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Please see Special Instructions for more details.For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01080z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by March 30, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
|Alternate Department Description|
|Criminal Background Check||Standard Background Check, Financial Background Check|
|Motor Vehicle Background Check||Yes|
|Restricted Position?||No, is eligible for layoff or severance benefits.|
|Job Category||Classified Staff|
|Role (State) Job Title||Procurement Officer I|
|Working Title||Contracts Specialist|
|Recruit Number||Staff - 8075|
|Pay Band||Payband 4|
|Salary||Commensurate with education and experience.|
The George Mason University, Facilities Department is currently seeking candidates for a Contracts Specialist position. This position will work Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on the Fairfax campus. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.
This position will facilitate the purchase of professional services according to the statutes of the Governing Rules of Procurement, the Virginia Higher Education Purchasing Manual, The Construction and Professional Services Manual, and the Mason Purchasing policies and procedures for all construction projects (capital and noncapital). Specifically, this position will lead professional services procurement efforts, including but not limited to: formulating solicitations; evaluating proposals and bids; negotiating term contracts, fixed cost, construction contracts, and/or cooperative contracts that result in cost savings, reduced administrative effort, and provide greater fiscal benefit to the university and other state institutions; oversees management of modifications to existing contracts; and manages contract closeout upon completion. Will assist departments in obtaining the contracted purchase of goods and services they need to function, and serves as an advocate to increase the total vendor base of the university, specifically vendors under the Small, Women-Owned, and Minority-Owned (SWaM) business designation.
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number 01080z at http://jobs.gmu.edu by March 30, 2017; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.
|For Full Consideration, Apply by:|
|Job Close Date||03/30/2017|
|Open Until Filled?||No|
|Mason Ad Statement||
Great Careers Begin at Mason!
George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. Mason holds a top U.S. News and World Report “Up and Coming” spot for national universities and is recognized for its global appeal and excellence in higher education.
Mason is currently the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs at campuses in Arlington, Fairfax and Prince William, as well as at learning locations across the commonwealth. Rooted in Mason’s diversity is a campus culture that is both rewarding and exciting, work that is meaningful, and opportunities to both collaborate and create.
If you are interested in joining the Mason family take a look at our current opportunities and catch some Mason spirit at jobs.gmu.edu/!
George Mason University, Where Innovation is Tradition.
George Mason University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, committed to promoting inclusion and equity in its community. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
|Campus Safety Information||
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- Cover Letter
- List of Professional References