Deputy Director, San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center (COC)

Chula Vista
Apr 11, 2017
Institution Type
Community College


WORK SITE: 	National City Blvd., Suite 7100, National City, CA 91950


Under the direction of the Director of San Diego Contracting Opportunities Center, responsible for supervising the delivery of all procurement counseling services including the scheduling and presentation of locally developed workshops or cosponsored outreach events; personally deliver technical counseling services; assist the Director in the overall administration of the program and in developing funding proposals for competitive and non-competitive grants and contracts; assist in managing the delivery of counseling services by Procurement Advisor staff; manage Bid Plan Center operations to ensure optimum client, sponsor and partner service delivery; serve as contract manager on various service contracts with program sponsors; as assigned, provide oversight and training to administrative staff; establish and maintain written procedures for all aspects of the position, and serve as liaison with all government contracting offices and prime contractors within service area. REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES: Prove day to day assistance to the Director in overall program administration and strategic planning; supervise, schedule, train, and direct the work of assigned staff; evaluate performance and provide direction and training as needed; assist in developing funding proposals for competitive and non-competitive grants and contracts; serve as Contract Manager on various service contracts with program sponsors; coordinate formal agreements and contracts, establish working relationships with independent contractors and delineate specific services and tasks to these consultants; develop, implement and maintain workshop and training curriculum and outreach programs; consult with potential and existing business owners to assess contracting assistance needs; assist clients with topics relating to doing business with government agencies, including understanding Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other procurement/contracting regulations, developing marketing strategies and tactics for government customers, and other related topics; prepare reports for sponsors relating to technical services provided; manage the development and implementation of advertising and marketing tools pertaining to technical services, including the use of traditional and web based communications tools, such as social media and email marketing campaigns; develop and deliver SDCOC technical capabilities presentation at public events and meetings; establish relationships with government representatives, political officials, prime contractors, small business service providers, small business advocacy organizations and small business owners in furthering the development of SDCOC technical assistance programs; develop survey instruments to evaluate program effectiveness; conduct surveys of program participants to determine participant needs; interpret and record survey results and implement program changes in response to results; assist and advise the Director on technical matters requiring internal change or emphasis; assume responsibility for SDCOC operations and activities in the absence of the Director; perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF: Operations, services, and activities of a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC); Federal Acquisition Regulations and Defense Supplements; local, federal, state, county, city and other government contracting policies; government forms, reports, registration and certification requirements; small, minority, disadvantaged, and women-owned business procurement programs; proposal writing and development skills; contract management skills; curriculum development and instructional design skills; program administration skills; online course authoring skills; negotiation skills; oral and written communication skills. MUST HAVE ABILITY TO: Assist in overall program administration; train, supervise and evaluate assigned staff; counsel clients and prospective clients on government technical procurement matters; establish and develop client/sponsor relationships such as mentor-protégé programs; develop proposals and deliver oral presentations; assist in program development efforts including needs analysis, delivery, and implementation of new services; develop training curricula and provide instructional design services; prepare and present presentations at public events and meetings; understand and use current office and Internet technologies; design, analyze and prepare technical service delivery policies and procedures; prepare and conduct government contracting and related technical workshops; establish partnerships with like-minded economic development-oriented organizations; prepare for and conduct staff appraisals; work with and exhibit sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse racial, ethnic, disabled, sexual orientation, and cultural populations of community college students; communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing; establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: Any combination equivalent to: a Bachelor's degree with major course work in business administration, public administration, or related field and four years of increasingly responsible, directly-related professional level government contracting and procurement experience or equivalent, curriculum development and workshop facilitation experience; and experience with managing or operating Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) programs.

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Experience providing professional level technical assistance to businesses in areas relating to government contracting/procurement.

Range 25, Steps 1-6, $5,913.00-$8,408.00. An excellent benefits package which includes medical, vision, dental, retirement, vacation, generous sick leave package, and life insurance is available for the employee and eligible dependents. This position is a classified exempt position in accordance with the Fair Labor Standard Act and California Education Code Section 88020. The employee holding this position is not eligible for overtime compensation.

Monday-Friday: 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (Approximately). Work schedule may be adjusted to meet the needs of the office.

As soon as the successful candidate is identified and following the subsequent governing board approval.

All application materials must be received online at Position is open until filled. Applications received by the first screening deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017 are guaranteed to be reviewed by the selection committee. Any application received after the deadline is not guaranteed a review.


Submit the following application materials on-line at

1. Letter of application (cover letter)
2. On-line application
3. Resume
4. Unofficial copies of college transcripts with date degree conferred

It is the sole responsibility of the applicant to ensure that all application materials are received by the deadline date. A separate, complete application packet is required for each position for which you are applying for.

All materials included in your application packet become District property,
will not be returned, will not be copied, and will be considered for this opening only.
We reserve the right to re-open, re-advertise, delay or cancel filling this position.


If additional positions become available in this classification, applications received in response to this posting may be considered for those additional positions for up to 90 days after final board approval.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer and in compliance with the American with Disabilities Act,
Southwestern Community College District will make reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities.



Similar jobs

Similar jobs