Capital Outlay Contracts Officer, Northern Virginia

Virginia Community College System
Annandale, Virginia
Apr 20, 2018
May 25, 2018
Full Time

Capital Outlay Contracts Officer – Position Located in Northern Virginia

Virginia Community Colleges - System Office

The Virginia Community College System (VCCS) is comprised of 23 community colleges located on 40 campuses throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. Our colleges provide programs and courses of instruction through the associate-degree level, encompassing occupational-technical education, college transfer education, general education, developmental education, continuing education and workforce development. We provide access to quality higher educational opportunities and workforce training throughout the Commonwealth for over 225,000 credit students and nearly 175,000 non-credit students. Our mission is to give everyone the opportunity to learn and develop the right skills so lives and communities are strengthened. As such, the VCCS aims to become a model institution for diversity and invites multicultural professionals from all backgrounds to contribute to its aspiration for building an inclusive community where everyone is given equal opportunity to reach their full potential. If you are looking for a new challenge and like a high-energy environment making a difference in people's lives, then you'll love working with Virginia's Community Colleges.

About the Position:

The Capital Outlay Contracts Officer is responsible for the procurement of construction services, non-professional and professional services contracts under the supervision of the Capital Outlay Program Procurement Manager. Position will provide support, coordination, and direction regarding capital outlay, maintenance reserve, and non-capital construction project procurement, records management, reporting, and records retention for Northern Virginia Community College, other colleges or projects assigned, or the System Office.


To be successful in this position, the incumbent must be familiar with principles and practices of architecture and engineering disciplines, construction administration, and State and Federal codes, laws, and regulations which apply to the construction of public buildings. Demonstrated ability to manage multiple procurements of varied sized and complexity, ability to effectively communicate with not only engineering and architectural professionals, but also diverse trades people, and College staff, both orally and in written communications is needed. Highly proficient computer skills, good customer service and problem solving skills sets are essential.

Additionally, a combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor's degree in procurement, business administration or related field with considerable years of experience in the procurement of construction, professional and non-professional services is required. Previous government procurement and project management experience is highly preferred. Virginia Contracting Officer (VCO) certification is desired. Virginia Construction Contracting Officer (VCCO) certification is desired and required within one year of employment.

Application Instructions:

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This position will remain open until filled; however, first review of applicants will begin after April 29, 2018.


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