PTAC Program Manager

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Logo Posting Number STA00115PO19 Classification Title Program Manager I Internal Title PTAC Program Manager Campus Columbia Work County Richland College/Division Darla Moore School of Business Department DMSB Small Business Development Center Band 7 Advertised Minimum Salary $51,053 Advertised Salary Range $51,053-$56,000 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per Week Work Schedule

Regular office hours of 7.5 hours per day between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Some evening hours may be required.

Type of Staff Position Time-Limited (TL) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Other Professional About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Benefits for FTE, Research Grant or Time-Limited Positions Are Indicated Below

The University of South Carolina (UofSC), through the State of SC and Public Employee Benefit Authority (PEBA), offers employees a valuable benefits package, including health and life insurance, generous paid leave and retirement programs. To learn more about UofSC benefits, access the About Benefits section on the Applicant Portal at Grant or Time-limited positions may be eligible for all, some, or no benefits, based on the grant or project funding.

Benefit Eligibility Type Time-Limited (TL) South Carolina Retirement Yes State Insurance Programs Yes Annual Leave Yes Sick Leave Yes Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The PTAC Program Manager manages delivery of specialized services to small and mid-sized businesses interested in doing business with the government. Key duties include:
1. Plan, coordinate and oversee PTAC activities to achieve program goals.
2. Prepare proposals and program reports.
3. Develop and manage budget/financial reporting.
4. Ensure compliance with federal, state and university regulations and policies.
5. Conduct private consulting sessions and group training programs for clients to help them understand requirements and capture government contracts.
6. Conduct outreach and develop partnerships to enhance the program.
7. Maintain procurement client bid match database.
8. Assist clients with SAM registration, using GSA schedule and obtaining certifications such as 8(a), HubZone, etc.
9. Attend PTAC conferences; convey information to SC PTAC consultants.
10. Supervise/coordinate with seasoned staff consultants.
Must balance personal consulting and training duties with management responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master’s degree in related field and 3 years related program experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience.
Must have experience with government procurement processes and principles. Must have solid knowledge of the FAR and federal, state and local contracting requirements related to small business.

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated experience in grant writing, budget development and financial reporting.
Professional certifications: APTAC CPP or NCMA CFCM Certification.
Prior experience in a PTAC program.
Consulting experience, especially with small businesses.


Must have knowledge and experience in the government procurement arena with specific knowledge of bid proposal preparation and managing contract performance issues. Must be familiar with securing business registrations, certifications and researching procurement histories. Strong organizational, problem solving and both oral and written communication skills are required. Must be skilled in building teams and collaboration. Proficient in using database and designing reports.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date 04/01/2019 If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date 03/31/2020 Job Open Date 03/12/2019 Job Close Date 04/26/2019 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicant

This is a grant position which is renewed annually, based on fund availability and performance. The program has been operated here for about 30 years.

Positions are advertised for a minimum of five (5) business days on our job website. After five (5) business days, positions can be closed at the discretion of the department at any time. This employment site is updated on a regular basis. The length of the recruitment and screening process may vary from position to position, depending upon a variety of factors. Should review of your qualifications result in a decision to pursue your candidacy, you will be contacted by phone or email.

We are only accepting applications submitted by April 26, 2019.

Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, protected veteran status or genetics.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have at least a Master’s degree in related field and 3 years related program experience, or bachelor’s degree and 5 years related experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience with government procurement processes and principles and a solid knowledge of the FAR and federal, state and local contracting requirements related to small business?
    • Yes
    • No
Applicant Documents Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. List of References and Contact Information
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Recommendation 1
  2. Letter of Recommendation 2
  3. Letter of Recommendation 3
  4. Other Supporting Documents




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Posted: 4/17/2019
Application Due: 4/26/2019
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