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Multiple APEX Accelerator Positions Open

  • 01 Jun 2023 9:38 AM
    Message # 13209138
    Billy Grill (Administrator)

    Position Information

    Job Title APEX Accelerator Procurement Specialist (Cincinnati & Akron)
    Applications Accepted From Public: Open to the public
    Special Instructions to Applicants

    We are seeking candidates with a commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds.
    Please complete the online application and attach required documents. Required documents include detailed cover letter, current resume, and a list of at least three (3) professional references with current contact details, including email addresses.
    This position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by June 11, 2023.

    This position is eligible for the following benefits: medical, vision, dental, basic and supplemental life, winter break closure, paid holidays, educational benefits for you and eligible dependents, sick leave, vacation, and retirement.
    Posting Number 20165364S
    Job Description


    The APEX Accelerator Procurement Specialist will deliver quality, cost- effective and expeditious counseling to OU APEX clients related to obtaining government contracts in specified counties in each service area. Qualified applicants must demonstrate the ability to provide general counseling on business development; ability to create professional relationships with government program managers, contracting officers and prime contractors; working knowledge of best business practices on performing government contracts; and pragmatic knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations as well as State of Ohio and local procurement regulations and practices.

    Duties include client counseling on government procurement related topics; providing in-depth counseling; assessing a client’s requirements and capabilities; providing in-depth counseling to include program suitability, registrations, certifications, research, marketing, proposal preparation, interpretation of policies, preparing for audits, contract performance issues and client referrals to appropriate resources; effectively operating the assigned APEX office; working closely with the APEX Director and/or network colleagues to facilitate the smooth operation of the program; maintaining documentation of client counseling and training events; retaining appropriate files while preserving a functioning office space; fostering the APEX program growth through building relationships externally with partnering organizations and key stakeholders; and promoting the APEX program through presentations and training events.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Minimum qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in any field AND at least three (3) years of procurement related work experience. Candidates with no bachelor’s degree but with 5 years or more experience in a procurement related field or with APEX experience will also be considered.

    Understanding of and ability to travel; may occasionally be asked to travel out of sate to events or conferences. Ability to work evenings and weekends if necessary to meet deadlines. Reliable access to internet service for remote work when needed.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Department Voinovich School of Leadership & Public Affairs
    Pay Rate

    Commensurate with credentials. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.

    Job Open Date 05/26/2023
    Posting Close Date

    The position will remain open until filled. For full consideration, please apply by June 11, 2023.

    Job Category Administrative Special at-will appointment
    Months 12 month
    Planning Unit Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Service
    Work Schedule

    M_F 8-5

    Campus Athens
    Expected hours worked per week 40
    Expected duration of assignment Ongoing depending on funding availability.
    Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position. Sharon Hopkins,
    Diversity Statement

    Ohio University is proud of its rich history, diverse campuses, international communities, and beautiful Appalachian settings. As part of our ongoing efforts to provide and support a transformative learning experience, we affirm our commitment to fostering a welcoming, respectful, diverse, and inclusive workforce and community. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration free from discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, age, ethnicity, national origin, national ancestry, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, military service or veteran status, mental or physical disability, or genetic information. Ohio University is an equal access/equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

    Job Information

    Employment Type full-time regular
    Job Family/Subfamily Academic and Program Management-Research and Program Management
    Career Track & Level IC 2
    Pay Grade CA&P|17|

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents

    1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
    2. Cover Letter
    3. References
    Optional Documents

    Posting Specific Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. How did you learn about this position? www. The Athens Messenger The Chronicle of Higher Education Ohio University employee OHIO Jobs Line (phone) Employment Agency Posted Announcement Professional association Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, etc) OTHER

      (Open Ended Question)

    2. Do you have at least a Bachelor’s degree in any field AND at least three (3) years of procurement related work experience? Candidates with no Bachelor’s degree but with at least five (5) years or more experience in a procurement related field or with PTAC should also answer "yes".
      • Yes
      • No (disqualifying)

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