Details for UNIV OF MO EXTENSION - Ad from 2019-08-11

University of Missouri Extension
Procurement Technical Assistance Counselor Position
HEADQUARTERED: University of Missouri – Columbia, MO
Extension PTAC Counselor - Columbia, Missouri JOB # 30910
For Job Application:

Position Overview

This position has responsibilities with the Missouri Procurement Technical Assistance Centers. Primary purpose of the Procurement
Technical Assistance Center Counselor role is to transform Missouri business and industry through education, technical service
and collaboration by working with small to medium size companies to improve bottom-line performance through assisting
businesses that are seeking to pursue and successfully perform under contracting and subcontracting opportunities with the
Department of Defense, other federal agencies, and/or state and local governments.

Independently consult with potential and existing business owners
Assist clients with DUNS & SAM registrations; provide assistance with socio-economic certifications
Conduct assessments of client needs
Serve as a critical link between Missouri companies and the faculty, research staff, of the University of Missouri System
Promptly record details, with actions taken, of client meetings as well as client inquiries
Conduct outreach to businesses throughout Missouri about government contracting opportunities
Conduct market research with/for clients to determine target agencies; develop marketing strategies
Travel to client sites, events and training as budget allows. Attend outreach events
Develop long-term relationships with federal, state and local government contracting personnel


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of post-secondary education in business, engineering, business education,
related areas include government procurement, marketing, finance, accounting, management, human resources, operations
management, e-commerce or entrepreneurship. Demonstrated ability in applying and transferring research-based knowledge
in the above subject matter areas. Must possess a valid driver’s license with a good driving record and have ability to travel
on a regular basis.


Commensurate with education and experience
• For more information about extension’s business PTAC program visit
This is a 12-month academic position.
University of Missouri Extension is an equal opportunity/access/affirmative action/pro-disabled and veteran employer.


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