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Contracting Assistant
Job Code:2021-02-005
Department:582 Contracting
FT/PT Status:Regular Full Time
Salary Minimum16.26
Salary Midpoint19.11
  
Position Closes:
3/4/2021

Job Responsibilities & Qualifications:
PRIMARY FUNCTION
The primary function of this position is to provide support for business matters relating to contracts and procurement. Working under the direction of the Contracting Officer, the Contracting Assistant will provide support to the Materials and Contracting staff and play an important supporting role in the contracting process and in helping contracts and procurements move forward free of unnecessary delay. The Contracting Assistant will interact with all departments and hospital clients concerning contracts to ensure compliance with CIHA, federal and tribal guidelines.


EDUCATION/EXPEREINCE
Undergraduate degree or experience required. Incumbent shall have a minimum of six months experience in a business setting.

JOB KNOWLEDGE
Incumbent must have a general knowledge of business relations.

Ability to search resources for needed support data.

Incumbent should have one-two years’ experience in contracting or related field.

Must have knowledge to perform normal government contracting and grant functions.

Must be detail oriented to ensure accuracy of internal reports and/or written communication.

Must have Computer skills/technical proficiency, particularly in Word Access.

Must have ability to create and maintain a good working relationship with patients, Cherokee Indian Hospital staff, department heads, and programs of the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians.

Incumbent shall maintain a valid North Carolina driver’s license.

May have to work when Administrative Leave is granted if patient care would be compromised.