Eureka, CA, US(change)
Office Support Coordinator
GENERAL INFORMATION: The Norcal PTAC is part of Humboldt State University's Sponsored Programs Foundation and hosted by the Northern California Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Headquarters are located on campus in Arcata, CA. This nonprofit grant program serves the business community in seven northern counties of California providing free one-on-one government contracting assistance and non-credit workshops, webinars, and events. Funding for this program comes from the federal Defense Logistics Agency (DLA). Humboldt State University has hosted the PTAC program since 2013. See for more information.

This position is a half time, 12-month appointment. Includes vacation and sick time accrual; no health benefits. Retirement eligibility after two consecutive years. This position has the potential to grow into a Procurement Counselor role after 2-3 years of on-the-job training. Knowledge of government procurement is preferred but not required. While continuation of this position is foreseen for years to come, all Norcal PTAC positions are contingent on continued federal funding. This is not a state or federal position.

- Perform screening and intake interviews, and direct and register potential clients for appropriate consulting and/or training opportunities
- In partnership with Program Director, develop and maintain cooperative working relationships and partnerships with other operators within the region's economic development community
- Process PTAC travel claims and payment requests
- Assist with quarterly and annual programmatic/fiscal reporting and billing processes
- Assist with preparation of annual grant proposal
- Coordinate PTAC events including facilities arrangement, logistics support and registrations
- Attend and assist with PTAC events and webinars within Northern California
- Attend business functions as a representative of the PTAC
- Reconcile PTAC event records in database tracking system, Neoserra
- Collect procurement award information quarterly from federal and state public registries
- Research and keep up to date on relevant contracting opportunities, process or regulatory changes, procurement systems, and multiple award schedules as required
- Provide guidance to clients on federal, state, and local contract registration systems and certifications
- Coordinate day-to-day activities of PTAC office
- Maintain office supplies, equipment and materials
- Assist PTAC Program Director as assigned

- Computer skills required including proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint
- Ability to conduct online research, manage a database, and learn new software applications
- Willing to travel for events within Northern California
- Read, comprehend and interpret written materials of moderate to complex difficulty
- Ability to learn new, complex topics easily
- Excellent writing and verbal communication skills
- Detail-orientated with excellent organizational and multi-tasking abilities
- AA or Bachelor's Degree preferred from an accredited university or the equivalent in 4 years or more of sufficient and progressively responsible office coordination and customer service experience
- BA/BS in Business Administration, Contract Management, a related discipline, or equivalent experience
- Knowledge of government procurement principles and processes
- Previous experience working with small businesses or nonprofits
- Previous experience working with federal and/or state grants
- Previous experience with construction administrative support or veteran/military services

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Contact Person:Kristina Kunkel
Industry:Business Services - Other
Company Address:1 Harpst St, House 71Arcata, California, 95521
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