Despite pervasive connectivity in most urban areas in the United States, the FCC estimates that millions of Americans across the country have no access to broadband services. USAC administers the $10 billion Universal Service Fund, which the FCC created to address serious gaps in needed coverage. We deliver funds through four programs (E-rate, Lifeline, Rural Healthcare and High Cost), to people and places who need it most – rural, hard-to-reach communities, low income households and schools and libraries who need access to facilitate learning. We are passionate about our universal service mission, and we are in the midst of transforming our organization to better support its realization.
We seek a collaborative professional to serve as a Procurement Specialist II within our Purchasing team to perform cradle to grave contract support contract activities. Reporting to the Manager of Procurement you will be responsible for procurement duties ranging from small to moderate level of size and complexity.
This is an outstanding career opportunity for an individual interested in a genuine professional challenge in support of a public-spirited mission.
Working in a creative and fast-paced environment, the Procurement Specialist II will participate in the preparation of service proposals and bid responses for potential and existing suppliers for commodities and professional services. Among others, your responsibilities will include the following:
The successful candidate will excel at operating in a diverse and fluid environment, and will be crucial for the procurement of and contracting for all goods and services related to USAC operations.
The following skills are desired:
The Universal Service Administrative Company is dedicated to achieving universal service. This important principle suggests that all Americans deserve accessible, affordable and pervasive telephone and high-speed broadband connectivity. Our non-profit company is in the midst of a dramatic transformation to ensure that we are configured to achieve this goal.
USAC employees are passionate about our mission. Our work contributes to the success of all Americans. We’ve worked together to build a culture that is collaborative, ambitious, outcome-oriented, and feedback-focused.
USAC offers a comprehensive benefits package, ongoing professional development opportunities, and balance between the demands of work and life.
USAC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only principals will be accepted. No agencies please.
To apply, please submit a cover letter with salary requirements and resume here.