Job title: AOT Chief of Contract Administration

Company: State of Vermont

Job description: Overview

The Chief of Contract Administration is responsible for the coordination and oversight of all Agency procurements and contracts for construction, services, grant agreements, and work authorizations. The Chief will ensure that state and federal regulatory compliance is upheld for multiple funding sources. The Chief will work closely with the leadership team to develop and sustain a high level of employee engagement, satisfaction, and productivity. A successful candidate will develop and lead continuous improvement initiatives to improve efficiencies within the section.

Who May Apply

This position, AOT Chief of Contract Administration (Job Requisition #26381), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Maureen Parker at .
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Beginning September 15, 2021, State of Vermont Executive Branch employees must attest to being fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus or be subject to regular COVID-19 testing and masking requirements.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in an open office environment. Private means of transportation may be required. Professional demeanor and ability to manage conflict is required.

Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree AND nine (9) years or more of management experience in one or more the following areas (a) development of program rules and policies; (b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans: (c) program evaluation; or (d) budget preparation OR highway maintenance, engineering, construction, planning or a combination thereof.
OR
High school diploma or equivalent AND eleven (11) years or more of management experience in one or more the following areas (a) development of program rules and policies; (b) development of long- and short-range goals and plans: (c) program evaluation; and (d) budget preparation OR highway maintenance, engineering, construction, planning.

Preferred Qualifications

Expertise in state/federal procurement, contracting, administration, or business related field.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it’s more than a paycheck. The State’s total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:

  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program

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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Expected salary: $39.71 per hour

Location: Barre, VT

Job date: Wed, 22 Dec 2021 05:03:02 GMT

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