BUSINESS ADVISOR-PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER

Employer
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Location
Texas, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


BUSINESS ADVISOR-PROCUREMENT TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE CENTER

Posting Number: SRGV5024
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: Business Development
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
To work with businesses and collaborate with resource partners, providing business advising and related support, and assist in the implementation of outreach and training events to promote the Procurement Technical Assistance Center Services and offer business development opportunities. To provide technical business development skills to the department and work with resource partners to assist businesses.


Description of Duties:
• Advises early-growth stage business clients, offering professional advising and planning assistance to develop their business ideas and increase awareness of government procurement options, compliance issues, and business topics.
• Provides business clients with related research assistance, information, and referrals to enhance their solicitation planning activities.
• Develops and presents content focused on business development such as vendor marketing, operations, contracting, management and other governmental contract related topics to complement advising discussions and planning.
• Maintains resource partner relationships with Federal, State and Local agencies to provide clients with appropriate referrals for additional assistance.
• Sets up training sessions with resource partners and staff and participates in event and project planning that includes speaker and topic selection to provide clients with additional, needed resources, and business growth opportunities.
• Presents center services at outreach events to attract business clients.
• Works with other staff in teams to enhance efficiencies and effectiveness of the center(s) and individuals.
• Tracks training results and client progress, concluding in business contract awards and job growth.
• Provides appropriate client and center reports and uses these to manage client development activities.
• Performs other duties as assigned.


Supervision Received:
Specific supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of assigned support staff.

Required Education:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited University in Business, Public Administration or a closely related field.

Preferred Education:
Master’s in Business or Public Administration

Licenses/Certifications:


Required Experience:
Two (2) years of experience in business, management, marketing, consulting, training or a related field.


Preferred Experience:
Experience working with either Federal, State, or Local government procurement.


Equipment:
Use of standard office equipment. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.


Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Primarily assigned to an Office environment. Position includes 40% travel within the South Texas area.


Other:
May be required to work night and/ or weekends. Some travel might be required. Exceptional planning and organizational skills.


Physical Capabilities: N/A

Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 04/20/2021
Grant Funded Position: Yes
If Yes, Provide Grant Expiration Date: 05/31/2022

EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non discrimination in it’s education programs and activities, including employment.


Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

*Date of Birth
*Gender
*Ethnicity/Race

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission. The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley reserves the right to discontinue accepting applications prior to the stated close date of this position, after meeting the posting requirement of three (3) calendar days.

If you have any questions, please visit our Careers site at https://careers.utrgv.edu for detailed contact information.


Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.


To apply, visit https://careers.utrgv.edu/postings/28109

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