PTAC Jobs Postings

The Minnesota PTAC is Seeking a Procurement Specialist
Posted 12/30/2019
The Minnesota Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) seeks an experienced professional to assist businesses in initiating or expanding local, State and Federal government sales; assessing current market position and capabilities of companies; developing and recommending a marketing or business strategy to increase government sales; and providing technical assistance and solutions to government contracting issues. PTAC Procurement Specialist supports Central Minnesota and will be located at Camp Ripley in Little Falls.
All other interested employees should apply on the State Careers’ web site at Job Posting #37653. Application deadline: 1/06/2020.
Arkansas PTAC is Hiring a Procurement Counselor
Posted 12/05/2019

Arkansas PTAC is currently hiring a full time Procurement Counselor to be based in Little Rock. Position details can be found at You must submit your application through the UA HR portal and not e-mail application documents. We should have another opening in North East Arkansas in the next few months as well.

Please contact Melanie Berman at or 501-671-2361 if you are interested.

Indiana PTAC has an Opening in the Bloomington Office
Posted 11/14/2019

Indiana PTAC has an opening in it’s Bloomington office in beautiful, southern Indiana. Interested candidates should send their cover letter and resume to Procurement Specialist, Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

South Central Region Reports to: PTAC State Director

SUMMARY: The mission of the Indiana Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) program is to assist Indiana small businesses in obtaining and performing under local, state and federal government contracts, thereby creating a positive and measurable impact on Indiana’s economy. The PTAC Procurement Specialist’s role in accomplishing this mission is to be a consultant to small business clients to help them navigate the
government contract procurement process.

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Maine PTAC is looking for a Procurement Counselor
Posted 11/04/2019
Maine PTAC is looking for a Procurement Counselor for the greater Bangor area, helping small businesses to grow and creating a positive and measurable impact to the Maine economy. This position will provide counseling, training and technical assistance to clients, advising them how to identify potential contracting opportunities and obtain contracts with the Department of Defense, other federal agencies, state and/or local
governments and prime government contractors.Specific responsibilities include one-on-one counseling and training with small business clients. This position requires strong client counseling skills and the ability to build professional relationships with government agencies and prime contractors. While experience in the government contracting marketplace is preferred, we welcome candidates with experience as a business counselor who possess a strong interest and aptitude for learning government contracting regulations and procedures and then teaching them to small businesses.Maine PTAC is a statewide program and is hosted by Eastern Maine Development Corporation a non-profit economic development entity headquartered in Bangor, Maine.
The announcement can be found at
Junior Procurement Specialist Needed in Midwest Region
Posted 10/01/2019
The PEDCO PTAC is hiring a Junior Procurement Specialist for the Midwest Region (MN, MI, WI, and IA).
Please send resumes to or mail in a hard copy to 2756 O Street, Lincoln, NE 68510.
Any questions don’t hesitate to call Chris Armitage at 402-434-2127.
Native American Development Corporation PTAC is seeking Procurement Specialist(s)
Posted 9/27/2019
The Native American Development Corporation is currently accepting resumes with references for a Procurement Specialist position. The position will cover all Native/tribally owned businesses in the NADC PTAC service area of North Dakota or South Dakota. Travel is a mandatory requirement for this position.
Please send resumes and references to
Open until filled. Please see website for full job descriptions: Salary depends on experience and education.
The University of Texas at San Antonio is seeking a Senior Project Manager
Posted 7/12/2019
The University of Texas at San Antonio is seeking a Senior Project Manager to serve as Program Manager for the PTAC program.

Duties include the following:

  1. Serve as Program Manager for the UTSA Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) which provides specialized program offerings to small business contractors and entrepreneurs involved in government
    contracting and agencies that served them including area DOD commands.
  2. Prepare reports, monitor goal activity, and attend professional development training on the PTAC program and/or conferences as required.
  3. Proactively manage client activity, including database entry of activities performed.
  4. Cross-train and collaborate with other staff placing special emphasis and attention to making services available to the 38-county UTSA PTAC service delivery area.
  5. Develop and implement training curricula (training, workshops, conferences and meetings) to meet the needs of small businesses involved in contracting.
  6. Develop and implement marketing and outreach materials and programs to the contracting community.
  7. Provide counseling in the form of technical assistance to businesses seeking to contract with the federal government.

For complete job description and application procedures, please visit the UTSA website

The Idaho PTAC is seeking two Procurement Consultants
Posted 10/17/2018

The Idaho Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Boise State University is seeking a PTAC Consultant to provide government contracting assistance to Idaho business in:

The PTAC Consultants will be responsible for providing counseling to all business in their service area who are interested in contracting with the federal, state, and local governments. They are required to conduct outreach to existing clients to determine effectiveness of services offered and to determine additional needs of the clients. They will conduct training seminars to further educate business on government contracting and new requirements. They will maintain good relations with local stakeholders and government agencies to foster a cooperative environment.

The Illinois PTAC at WIU is seeking a Center Director (Moline, IL)
Posted 10/17/2018
The Director of the Procurement Technical Assistance Center manages the operations of the PTAC, which includes conducting research and consulting to help business clients sell goods and services to local, state, and federal government agencies. The Center also assists companies to secure subcontracts with prime contractors selling to government. The primary task of the PTAC Director is to:

  • Conduct research, including on-site client surveys, to assess the potential of a firm to perform successfully in the federal, state, or local procurement market.
  • Conduct research, using reference material, government publications, and contacts with federal and non-federal buying installations, to identify the segments of the government procurement market that match
    each firm’s product mix and administrative and technical capabilities.
  • Conduct research to identify and provide procurement leads to firms to market their products and/or services to federal, state, and local agencies.
  • Conduct research to identify, establish, and then maintain contacts within the federal, state, and local acquisition system, and call on these contacts for help in assisting firms.
  • Provide guidance to firms to help them complete required government forms and understand procurement regulations and guidelines.

The incumbent employee will be expected to:

  • Review government requirements and contract terms with firms and explain the meaning and significance of these requirements and terms.
  • Provide specifications and standards to firms and assists them in understanding solicitation requirements.
  • Conduct research and undergo training to ensure that PTAC director has the latest information regarding the dynamic nature of local, state, and federal government procurement systems.
  • Follow up and assist in all aspects of government contracting from contract award through successful contract completion.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with area manufacturers seeking qualified suppliers for programs such as the Small Business Set-Aside or the Business Enterprise Program.
  • Promote the programs and services of the Illinois PTAC through referral sources such as chambers of commerce, economic development organizations, public presentations and newsletters and other
    activities, which are directed to current and potential contractors.
  • Document Illinois PTAC related activities and assists in thepreparation of required reports and budgets.

RANK & SALARY: This is a full-time, 12-month, renewable position contingent upon funds and performance. Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications. Negotiable, commensurate with experience. Western Illinois University offers a competitive benefits package including domestic partner benefits. CLICK HERE or full benefit information.

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