Senior Facilities Contracts Officer
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|Working Title:||Senior Facilities Contracts Officer|
|Role Title:||Professional Faculty|
|About Virginia Tech:||
Virginia Tech is a public land-grant university, committed to teaching and learning, research, and outreach to the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world. Building on its motto of Ut Prosim (that I may serve), Virginia Tech is dedicated to InclusiveVT—serving in the spirit of community, diversity, and excellence. We seek candidates who adopt and practice the Principles of Community, which are fundamental to our on-going efforts to increase access and inclusion, and to create a community that nurtures learning and growth for all of its members. Virginia Tech actively seeks a broad spectrum of candidates to join our community in preparing leaders for the world.
Reporting to the Associate Vice President and Chief Facilities Officer (AVP & CFO), the Senior Facilities Contracts Officer will provide direct oversight on facilities procurement functions leading to execution of contracts relating to Capital Construction Projects (over $2M in value), Non-Capital Construction Projects (under $2M in value), and other long-term agreement with contractors to provide professional services and/or related goods and services required for operations. Position will serve as the lead contract administrator of executed contracts for Facilities. Duties of the contract administrator include evaluating vendor performance with input from others, processing change orders when necessary, providing input for contract modifications, providing input regarding renewals of contracts, all in close coordination with university central purchasing buyers. Provide oversight on the data collection, reporting and analysis of Small, Woman Owned and Minority Owned (SWaM) contractor utilization and performance on capital and non-capital procurements. Serve as a lead advocate in facilities for increasing our university spend with viable SWaM companies. Oversee the successful application and utilization of existing university term contracts relating to pre, interim and post audit of construction management contracts. Research relevant legal issues and keep apprised of changes in public procurement policies. Serve as a liaison with Procurement, Legal Counsel, Legislative Support Staff and other university personnel to expedite solutions, optimize communications and improve efficiency wherever possible. Serve as a Virginia Construction Contracting Office (VCCO) for capital construction procurement activities.
Oversee staff responsible for maintaining operations manuals, procedure and web based procurement resources. Provide needed records analysis and create reports for multiple sources as needed or requested including FOIA rquests. Ensure the unit’s full compliance with the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia, Higher Education Procurement Guidelines under restructured university authority, and university policies and procedures. Directly supervise two Contracts Officers.
- Advanced degree in Business, Construction, Architecture, Engineering or closely related field, or a combination of training and work experience that equates to an advanced degree.
- Experience in capital construction, project management or procurement best practices, business principles and administrative processes.
|Employment Conditions:||Must have a criminal background check, Other (Describe Below)|
|Must have a conviction check:||Yes|
- Must obtain VCCO Certification within 18 months of appointment.
|How to Apply for this Job:||
For a full description of the position and requirements, and to apply, please go to www.jobs.vt.edu, posting #AP0170050. Attach a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references to the online faculty application. Review of applications will begin on April 4, 2017 and continue until the position is filled.
|Employee Category:||Administrative and Professional Faculty|
|If restricted or temporary, enter end date:|
|FLSA Status:||Exempt: Not eligible for overtime|
|Tenure Status:||Non-Tenure Track|
|Academic Year or Calendar Year:||Calendar Year|
|If part time, enter Percent Time:|
|Pay Range:||Commensurate with Experience|
|Department:||FS - University Design & Construction - Indirect|
|Location, if not Blacksburg:|
|Location Zip Code:||24061|
|Work Schedule:||Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.|
|Job Posting Date:||02/10/2017|
|Review Begin Date:||04/04/2017|
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|Restricted to university employees only?||No|
|Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Statement:||
Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, genetic information, or veteran status; or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees, or applicants; or any other basis protected by law.
For inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, contact the executive director for Equity and Access at 540-231-2010 or Virginia Tech, North End Center, Suite 2300 (0318), 300 Turner St. NW, Blacksburg, VA 24061.
|Reasonable Accommodation Statement:||
If you are an individual with a disability and desire accommodation please contact the hiring department.
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