Program Manager Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC)
The program manager directs and administers the operations of the Procurement Technical Assistance Program (PTAP) and manages the program activities. The Program Manager is considered key to the effectiveness of the program in meeting its objectives and must have appropriate management qualifications and a thorough understanding of the requirements of the DLA Procurement Technical Assistance Program. Knowledge and understanding of Federal, State and local government contracting policies and procedures gained from direct experience and/ or formal training is required. This position is Grant-Funded.Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in business related field with 5 years of management experience and/or 5-7+ years of direct work with government contracting in public or private entity involving knowledge of fed, state, and local regulations.
- Knowledge of/experience with System for Award Management (SAM) registration, Commercial and Government Entity Code (CAGE), NAICS, DUNS and Dynamic Small Business Search profiles.
- Understanding the process to provide assistance and support to clients for bid opportunity identification, government data records research, solicitation/proposal review, quality assurance programs, military standards/specification documentation, local, state and federal contract regulatory guidance and contract clause provisions
- Demonstrated ability and experience in building relationships with partners and stakeholders (community, legislators, university, EDCs) and monitoring progress of clients through stages of business cycle, monitor outcomes for clients.
- Experience monitoring e-commerce websites searching for solicitations and new business opportunities.
- Experience writing and securing grants; managing grants, contracts and budgets with significant knowledge of and high degree of personal commitment to, entrepreneurship, small business development and education;
- Candidates must have the ability to work within, and across complex organizations and manage multiple relationships;
- Be completely proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
- Public Speaking and business consulting experience are key.
- Computer literacy, ability to utilize technology to deliver client services virtually, effective verbal and oral communication skills and valid driver’s license are required.
- Master’s degree in business or related field with 5-7+ years of experience in small business/economic
- Development and/or senior-level management experience preferred
- Experience managing government grant funded projects and working with small business ownership/business development desired
- Certified as a Verification Assistance Counselor.
Applications & Resumes will be accepted until position is filled, with applications submitted prior to end of day October 25th recieving full consideration. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The starting salary for this position is $54,000-70,000, comensurate with experience.
All applications for this position must be submitted via our online application/resume system ONLY. Please do not fax, mail, or e-mail any documentation.
Successful interview, reference checks, background clearances (PA Criminal, Child Abuse Clearance & FBI Clearance), and demonstration of ability are requisite qualifications for all positions.
The University is very interested in hiring employees who have had extensive experience with diverse populations.
Kutztown University is an AA/EOE/member of the PA State System of Higher Education and actively solicits applications from women and minority candidates.
Kutztown University does not discriminate in employment or educational opportunities on the basis of sex, race, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status. To discuss a complaint of discrimination, please contact the University's Title IX Coordinator located in the Office of Social Equity, Old Main A-Wing, Room 02, by phone at 610-683-4700 or by e-mail at [email protected] or the Office for Civil Rights located in the Lyndon Baines Johnson Department of Education Bldg., 400 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20202-1100, by phone at 800-421-3481 (TDD: 800-877-8339), by fax at 202-453-6012, or by e-mail at [email protected].