PTAC Jobs Postings

Full Time Procurement Counselor Needed at NJIT in New Jersey
Posted 12/30/2016
At the discretion of the Director, the Procurement Specialist will provide duties including technical assistance and procurement counseling to small, veteran, HUBZone, minority, and women-owned businesses in the State of New Jersey. Instruct and guide clients on federal and state procurement regulations and processes which impact their respective business.

Job listing is open until filled.

Click here for full information – including application instructions.


The Mississippi Development Authority is Seeking a Program Manager
Posted 12/23/2016
The MS Development Authority is seeking a Program Manager in the Minority and Small Business Division in Jackson, MS. Principal Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Provide managerial/leadership oversight of the MS Procurement Technical Assistance Program Network;
  • manage the MPTAP budget & provide oversight on regional center budgets;
  • prepare quarterly/annual performance & budget reports;
  • submit annual Solicitation of Cooperative Agreement & SF424 application for funding;
  • maintain understanding of procurement & industry requirements to identify trends, recent developments, etc.;
  • develop/implement effective outreach programs to assure community small business providers, etc. are aware of & encouraged to use PTAC services

Click here for full information – including application instructions. [pdf]


The California Capital Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) seeks an experienced professional with knowledge of government contracts for the position of Procurement Counselor.
Posted 12/19/2016
Responsibilities include training and one-on-one counseling with small business clients on becoming qualified bidders and successful contractors to federal, state, and local government agencies. This position requires research skills and knowledge of how to build professional relationships with government agencies and prime contractors. A working knowledge of best business practices specifically for performing on government contracts is desired, as well as strong customer relations and counseling skills.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Click here for full information – including application instructions. [pdf]


Montana PTAC is Seeking a Contracting Advisor
Posted 12/13/2016
Big Sky Economic Development is seeking a Government Contracting Advisor for its Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) in Billings, MT. Government contracting advisors have the unique opportunity to assist business owners with diversifying their customer base and expanding revenue by teaching them how to sell to the largest customer in the world, the government!

For application instructions and a full job description, please visit www.bigskyeda.org

APPLICATION REVIEW WILL BEGIN ON DECEMBER 21ST.


The Turner Center for Entrepreneurship invites applications for a Director of the Illinois Procurement and Technical Assistance Center
Posted 12/1/2016
The Director of the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center manages the operations of the PTAC including client assistance, training, and grant management. The center is funded through a cooperative agreement with the State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), a division of the U.S. Department of Defense, and additional funding from Bradley University. Congress established the Procurement Technical Assistance Cooperative Agreement Program (PTACAP) in 1985 as a part of the Department of Defense (DOD) Authorization Act. IL PTAC operates under a cooperative agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA), a division of the DOD.

Click here for the full job description. Qualified applications should send a cover letter addressing qualifications for the position, resume, and contact information for three professional references to ptacdir@bradley.edu.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.


North Dakota needs a Program Manager
Posted 11/25/2016
Impact PTAC, which serves as the Procurement Technical Assistance Center for North Dakota, is seeking a new program manager. Ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in business and/or at least three years of experience in a managerial position as well as a working knowledge of government procurement. Position will be open until filled. Great benefits and competitive salary. Position is contingent on grant funding and is located at the main office in Fargo, ND.

Apply by sending a cover letter and resume to Tanner Olson at tannerolson@impactfdn.org.

Full job description can be found here: http://impactptac.com/?id=10


The Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Planning & Development Commission is seeking a Program Manager
Posted 11/25/2016
The Northwest Pennsylvania Regional Planning & Development Commission is seeking a Program Manager for its Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). Person will be responsible for management of the program and have a proven ability to counsel and advise businesses on how to seek, obtain, and perform on government prime contracts and subcontracts. Must possess significant knowledge and understanding of government procurement statutes, executive orders, federal department and agency regulations as contained in the FAR, DFARS, and local contract laws and regulations.

A bachelor’s degree or equivalent procurement experience is preferred. Certification in the Federal Acquisition Career Development Program/DAWIA or CPP is also preferred. Position will be based in Oil City, PA. Excellent benefits and competitive compensation. Equal Opportunity Employer.

Submit cover letter, resume, references and salary requirement to HR Dept., Confidential, 395 Seneca Street, Oil City, PA 16301 or vondac@northwestpa.org by December 6, 2016.


Washington PTAC seeks full time counselor in Lacey, WA
Posted 11/21/2016
The Thurston Economic Development Council in Lacey, WA is seeking a full time counselor

While experience in the government contracting marketplace is preferred, we welcome candidates who lack government contracting experience but possess a strong interest and aptitude for learning government contracting regulations and procedures and then teaching them to businesses. The learning curve is steep, but training opportunities and other resources and peer support are available. We’ve found that some of our best counselors are those who’ve had to learn the information on-the-job.

Click here for a complete job description and complete application procedures. [pdf]

Questions from interested candidates are welcomed. Contact Tiffany Scroggs at 360-464-6041 or email at programmanager@washingtonptac.org.


The Connecticut PTAP is seeking a Procurement Specialist
Posted 11/16/2016
Connecticut Procurement Technical Assistance Program, hosted by the South Eastern Enterprise Region, is seeking a full time Procurement Specialist to serve the eastern part of the state.

GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES

Advises seCTer’s PTAP clients on governmental procurement at a federal, state, and local level as called out in the Solicitation for Cooperative Agreement (SCAA) with Defense Logics Agency (DLA). The Procurement Specialist will deliver quality, cost effective and expeditious counseling to PTAP clients for obtaining government contracts. This will include general counseling on business development, which involves knowledge of how to create professional relationships with government program managers and contracting officers, as well as with prime contractors. A working knowledge of best business practices specifically for performing on government contracts is required, which shall include a pragmatic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), as well as of State and local procurement regulations.

If you are interested in an exciting job in beautiful Connecticut , please send your resume to Lisa Wood at lwood@secter.org.


Indiana PTAC is seeking SBIR/STTR Program Specialist
Posted 10/19/2016
The Indiana PTAC is seeking a SBIR/STTR Program Specialist. The SBIR/STTR Program Specialist’s role is to be a consultant to small business clients who are applying for Small Business Innovation Research/Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTR) grants. The SBIR/STTR Program Specialist will assist Indiana small businesses in understanding the SBIR process and preparing the grant application. The position reports to the PTAC State Director. The ideal candidate will have a few years of grant writing under their belt with a STEM background. The position will be a full-time position with the State of Indiana.

Contact: Shane Springer, IN PTAC State Director at sspringer@iedc.in.gov or 317.232.8836


The Nebraska PTAC is hiring a PTAC Counselor
Posted 10/11/2016
Nebraska PTAC is hiring for the PTAC Counselor position in Lincoln, Nebraska. This position is covering the South East part of the state. To apply please visit https://unomaha.peopleadmin.com/postings/3659

Nebraska Business Development Center is a fast-paced, hands-on, economic development nonprofit that supports the growth and sustainability of small to midsize businesses through professional consulting, workshop & events, and connection to business resources.


Senior Business Counselor – SW WA & OR State Region is Needed in Vancouver, WA
Posted 10/04/2016
Individual will be responsible for conducting outreach to American Indian, Alaska Native, Native Hawaiian, Tribal Owned and ANC Owned enterprises in or near their communities. Native PTAC provides advising, leadership and assistance to small businesses and entrepreneurs in the specialty area of government contracting. Advising is provided face-to-face and via electronic methods for small Native enterprises and the counselor must conduct the research associated with those services.

For full information, including application instructions, click here. [pdf]


The University of Houston PTAC is Hiring a Procurement Advisor
Posted 9/02/2016
The UH PTAC is hiring a full-time Procurement Advisor. Please visit this website to view the job announcement and application procedures:

https://jobs.uh.edu/postings/32490

If you have any questions feel free to contact Tim Scarborough by email at tdscarborough@uh.edu or by phone at 713-752-8402.


Monterey Bay PTAC Seeking Senior Procurement Specialist/Counselor
Posted 7/13/2016
The Monterey Bay PTAC is seeking someone with a passion to assist small businesses and a successful career in government or prime contracting to provide in-person and telephone counseling with Monterey County area small and emerging business clients in the methods and techniques in becoming responsible bidders and successful contractors/suppliers to Federal, State, and local government agencies

For full information, including application instructions, click here.


Chicago Women’s Business Development Center seeking Associate Procurement Director
Posted 6/14/2016
Chicago’s Women’s Business Development Center (WBDC), an affiliate of the Illinois Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is seeking an Associate Director to work closely with the Director to deliver services to clients, develop strategies, create new programs and initiatives, market the center, and all other activities essential to keeping the PTAC relevant and valuable to small businesses. The Associate Director will also work with the Director to provide funders with required reports and other deliverables, and to assist in proposal development in response to RFPs.

For full information, including application instructions, click here. [pdf]


Connecticut PTAP Seeking Part-Time Procurement Specialist
Posted 6/08/2016
Southeastern Connecticut Enterprise Region, Inc. (seCTer), Connecticut PTAP is seeking a part-time procurement specialist.

General Statement of Duties:

Advises seCTer’s PTAP clients on governmental procurement at a federal, state, and local level as called out in the Solicitation for Cooperative Agreement (SCAA) with Defense Logics Agency (DLA). The Procurement Specialist will deliver quality, cost effective and expeditious counseling to PTAP clients for obtaining government contracts. This will include general counseling on business development, which involves knowledge of how to create professional relationships with government program managers and contracting officers, as well as with prime contractors. A working knowledge of best business practices specifically for performing on government contracts is required, which shall include a pragmatic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR), as well as of State and local procurement regulations.

Click this link [pdf] for the full job description.

If you are interested, please apply by email to Lisa Wood, Statewide Director, Connecticut PTAP at LWood@secter.org.


Utah PTAC is Recruiting for an Associate Director or Regional Manager
Posted 5/09/2016
The Utah Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) is currently recruiting for an Associate Director or Regional Manager position for the Salt Lake area.

The Utah PTAC is looking specifically for a candidate who possesses federal acquisition, contracting and procurement related experience, that may be found from working for a federal agency, department of defense facility, large business prime defense contractor, PTAC program etc.

This position is very flexible and open to full or part-time availability.

If you are interested, please contact Chuck Spence at 801-538-8655 or at cspence@utah.gov.


Minnesota PTAC is looking for Area Manager for East Metro/East Central MN
Posted 11/2/2015
The Minnesota PTAC seeks an Area Manager to: assist businesses to initiate or expand government sales, assess current market position and capabilities of companies, develop and recommend a marketing or business strategy to increase government sales, and provide technical assistance and solutions to government contracting issues. While experience in the government contracting marketplace is preferred, they welcome candidates who lack government contracting experience but possess a strong interest and aptitude for learning government contracting regulations and procedures and then teaching them to businesses. This position is benefits eligible after a satisfactory 90 day probationary period. Click here for full information – including application instructions. [pdf]

Northwest Louisiana is Seeking a Procurement Counselor
Posted 10/13/2015
The mission of the NW LA PTAC is to increase the number of government contract dollars being awarded to businesses located in northwest Louisiana, thereby positively impacting the region and resulting in the creation and retention of jobs in the area. Responsibilities of this position include conducting outreach to businesses throughout 10 parishes of northwest Louisiana about government contracting opportunities with federal, state and local governments as well as prime contractors, guiding businesses through the process of finding, bidding, and performing on government contracts and sub-contracts and much more. Click here [pdf] to see the job description and application procedures.