PTAC Jobs Postings

Illinois PTAC is Seeking a New Director
Posted 9/8/2017
The Illinois PTAC is seeking a new Director for the John A. Logan College in Carterville, IL.

This is an awesome program that provides great benefits to our communities and the small businesses we serve. We are looking for the right person that can make a great impact in the region.

Click here for a full position description, including application instructions.


North Carolina PTAC Counselor Opening in Charlotte
Posted 9/6/2017
The North Carolina SBTDC/PTAC Program has an opening for a PTAC counselor at the University of North Carolina – Charlotte. The Procurement Counselor is responsible for counseling clients on a variety of business issues with emphasis on how do to business with federal, state and local governments. Other duties include client acquisition, marketing the organization and organizing/facilitating seminars.

Click here for a full position description, including application instructions.


Arkansas PTAP Seeking FT or PT Procurement Counselor
Posted 8/10/2017
Would you like to move to Little Rock, Arkansas? The Arkansas Procurement Assistance Center (APAC) is recruiting candidates for the position of Program Associate/Procurement Counselor. Our ideal candidate will have PTAC experience.  The APAC Program Associate provides education to business clientele in the public contracting process. Identifies, enrolls, counsels, and trains businesses (primarily small business owners and managers) in all aspects of public contracting with federal, state and local governments and with prime contractors.

Ideally we are searching for a FT counselor but if you would like to discuss a PT position, please contact me to discuss. You may also contact me directly at msberman@uaex.edu.

Click here for a full position description, including application instructions.


Kentucky PTAC seeking new counselor
Posted 8/10/2017
Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation (KSTC), a Lexington-based independent and innovative non-profit, is seeking a full-time Procurement Counselor for KYPTAC to provide coaching and bid-matching services to Kentucky companies seeking to do business with federal, state, and local governments.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about promoting and fostering business growth and opportunity in Kentucky, comfortable identifying and connecting with clients all around the state, and experienced in business development, government procurement, or a combination of the two.

Potential employees need experience and familiarity in government procurement and contracting. A Bachelor’s degree, strong English skills, and familiarity with Kentucky industry are required. View the attached document below for further details.

Click here for a full position description, including application instructions.


Puerto Rico PTAC is seeking two counselors
Posted 8/10/2017
The Puerto Rico Procurement Assistance Center is recruiting two candidates for the position of Program Procurement Counselor. Interested parties may request the job description and application instructions (in Spanish) from pedro.acevedo@pridco.pr.gov. Our ideal candidate will be fully bilingual (English and Spanish) and have PTAC and/or government contracting experience.

Colorado PTAC Counselor Opening
Posted 7/26/2017
The Colorado PTAC is looking to fill a counselor position in the Colorado Springs office. Colorado PTAC provides assistance to any Colorado business seeking the government as a market for their products or services. The assistance provided includes but is not limited to market entrance requirements, seeking opportunities, proposal management and contract performance. The Procurement Counselor will deliver quality, cost effective, and expeditious counseling to Colorado PTAC clients for obtaining government contracts.

Click here for a full position description, including application instructions.


Vermont Program Manager Opening
Posted 7/20/2017
The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Director role is a key position within the Department of Economic Development. (DED) Reporting to the Commissioner, this person will manage the PTAC program with a statewide staff to ensure prompt delivery of services to businesses throughout Vermont. In addition to growing the program – on average PTAC helps usher in over $100 million in federal, state, and local government contracts- this person will also help with the delivery of other DED programs and services via referrals. Candidate should have experience in management of staff, government contracting policies and procedures, grants management and business relationship management.

To find job postings and apply online:

  1. Go to the Department of Human Resources Website (DHR) http://humanresources.vermont.gov/careers.
  2. Click on “Job Seekers.”
  3. For internal applicants, click on Current Employees, Search Jobs and Apply Online. Log in to VTHR. Select Main Menu> Self Service> Recruiting Activities> Careers. The most recent postings will populate. To search for additional postings click on “Job Search” and select your search criteria.
  4. When the list comes up you can either:
  • Select the job posting you are interested in by clicking the “Select” box then click “Apply Now”. This will bring you to the online job application.
    Or
  • See job information by clicking on the job title. This will bring to you the job posting where you can apply by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

Oregon PTAC seeking Portland Procurement Counselor – Updated
Posted 6/1/2017
The Government Contract Assistance Program – GCAP is seeking to add either one full-time counselor or possibly two part time counselors in our Portland office.

The GCAP Counselor helps businesses understand how to find, bid, win, and perform on government contracts so that they can diversify their customer base and create jobs. Last year, businesses that worked with GCAP won over $60 million in government contracts!

Click here for a full position description, including application instructions. Select the Procurement Counselor Job Description.  Starting pay is based upon experience.


Arkansas Procurement Counselor Needed
Posted 5/31/2017
The Procurement Counselor provides education to business clientele in the public contracting process. Identifies, enrolls, counsels, and trains businesses (primarily small business owners and managers) in all aspects of public contracting with federal, state and local governments and with prime contractors.

Works independently within a cohesive program team, under supervision of the Program Director, with responsibility for educating, mentoring and monitoring over 300 small business clients, using electronic commerce techniques, and exceptional interpersonal skills.

Click here for a full position description, including application instructions.


Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech is Recruiting a Program Manager
Posted 5/26/2017
Serving within the Research Faculty of The Institute, this position directly supports the extension, service, and economic development missions of Georgia Tech to the State of Georgia and beyond. Primarily this position serves as Program Manager for the Georgia Tech Contracting Education Academy (GT-CEA), a program under the Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI2) in Atlanta, GA. Successful candidate will manage the operations of the GT-CEA which offers training in the field of acquisition and public sector contracting for government and business communities. The Academy provides continuing education training to government contracting officials and business professionals working within the government contracting arena. Functions managed include program marketing, instructor management, curriculum development, and accreditation.

Click here for a full position description, including application instructions.


Part-time PTAC Counselors Needed in Glendale, AZ and Yuma, AZ
Posted 2/14/2017
We are currently looking to fill two part-time PTAC Counselor positions.

Job Summary:

Provides one-on-one confidential counseling, technical procurement assistance and technical procurement training to Arizona Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) clients and the business community.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field or any equivalent combination of education, training, and procurement related experience.
  • Minimum three years of government procurement or related experience.
  • Minimum three years of small business ownership, management, or technical assistance experience.
  • Experience with government certifications, registrations, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and other government regulations

Submission Requirements:

Interested parties should send a cover letter, resume, and references to daniel.ayala@domail.maricopa.edu

For a complete job description, please click here


JARI (Johnstown, PA) is seeking a Business Consulting & Technical Assistance Specialist.
Posted 2/10/2017
The Business Consulting & Technical Assistance Specialist is responsible for understanding and supporting the needs of business; new business development; and maintaining and expanding existing business relationships. Applicants must have small business counseling experience. Government Procurement experience a plus.

Send resumes and salary requirements to LBrewer@jari.com by Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017. No phone calls, please. EOE


Maine PTAC is looking for a full-time counselor for south/west Maine.
Posted 1/17/2017
The PTAC Counselor supports a Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) sub-center office. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to outreach, client counseling, workshop planning and implementation, database management, reporting and training. While experience in the government contracting marketplace is preferred, we welcome candidates who lack experience but possess a strong interest and aptitude for learning government contracting regulations and procedures and then teaching them to small businesses. This position will be based in Southern Maine (along with our current Southern Maine PTAC counselor) and will report to the PTAC Program Manager. Click here for the full job description.

If you, or someone you know, is interested in this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@emdc.org.


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.


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.


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.