Subcenter Director, Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Overland Park, KS
Jun 20, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Job Description

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is an economic development program that increases economic prosperity in Kansas by providing free consulting services and affordable training to businesses that want to sell products and services to federal, state, and/or local governments. The Subcenter Director plays a key role in this effort by: managing a federally funded program; providing expert consulting and training; ensuring that economic impact goals are met and key stakeholders maintain support for the program; and promoting JCCC through community outreach.
  1. MANAGEMENT & ADMINISTRATION Responsible for the overall management of the Center and ensuring the continuation of the program through preparing successful grant proposal. Manages grant and funds to meet performance. Ensures that the PTAC program aligns with the JCCC strategic plan.
  1. COUNSELING & TRAINING - Provide government procurement counseling services to businesses either one-on-one or in a group setting. Assist business clients with government market assessment, past procurement analysis, market plan development and implementation, response development for potential bid offerings, regulation interpretation and certification registration assistance. Establish an annual professional development plan.
  1. OUTREACH EFFORTS & PROGRAM MARKETING - Promote PTAC and JCCC through speaking engagements, interviews with media representatives. Participation in professional organizations and trade associations. Interaction with other college departments.
  1. AGENCY & CONGRESSIONAL RELATIONS - Build effective working relationships with area agencies and congressional staff. Gain knowledge on how each agency buys. Understand needs, timelines, buying levels and prerequisites to work with a particular office. Work with each agency/congressional staff to put on joint training's covering certifications, registrations, regulations and contract opportunities.
  • Physical Demands: Valid driver's license is required. Travel for meetings, workshops, and conferences on regional and national level.
  • Mental Demands: While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; read and interpret data, information and documents; analyze and solve non-routine and complex office administrative problems; use math and mathematical reasoning; observe and interpret situations; learn and apply new information or skills; perform highly detailed work on multiple, concurrent tasks; work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions; and interact with clients, community members, legislators, funding partners and other stakeholders encountered in the course of work, some of whom may be dissatisfied individuals.

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Required Skills

Bachelor's degree in business or business related discipline. Strong written and oral communication skills. Strong interpersonal skills. Strong analytical ability. Proficiency in computer skills with Microsoft or related products.

Required Experience

Minimum of two years of work-related experience, skill or knowledge is required; such as contracting and government procurement experience. Experience in at least three of the following areas: Developing marketing or strategic plans; Developing bid and request for proposals; Internet marketing or e-commerce; Business management training; Providing consultation services to businesses; Direct experience as a buyer/seller of goods to the government.

Benefit Information:

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Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.


In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

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Job Location
Overland Park, Kansas, United States
Position Type
Competitive rate of pay

Hours per Week
Work Hours/Days
8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., occasional weekends /evenings/early mornings
Special Instructions
REQUIRED: (please attach with your application) - Resume and Cover Letter. Applications that do not include a resume and cover letter will not be considered. If selected for an in-person interview, you will be given a question to review and answer in writing during the interview process.