AUI-Government Property Administrator

Other Washington, D.C., District Of Columbia


Description

AUI-Government Property Administrator


 

 

Position Description:

 

Position Summary

Associated Universities, Inc. (AUI) has an opportunity for an experienced Government Property Administrator to work in our Washington, DC location. The successful candidate will be responsible for the accountability and control of company and government owned property across the observatories managed by AUI and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory (NRAO).

 

This position is responsible for administering property control program activities to ensure continual accountability of government, associate contractor, or company property in accordance with applicable government regulations or corporate policy. Maintains property accountability records and determines condition and arranges disposal of surplus or obsolete material or equipment. Conducts property audits; provides guidance on government regulations pertaining to property accountability; develops, recommends, and implements property administration policy and procedure; and prepares periodic and special purpose reports. Represents the organization as a prime contact with internal and external personnel related to government property.

 

Job Duties Summary

The Government Property Administrator will report directly to the AUI Controller. Responsibilities and duties:

  • Administers property control program activities to ensure continual accountability of government, associate contractor, or company property in accordance with applicable government regulations or corporate policy.
  • Maintains property accountability records and determines condition and arranges disposal of surplus or obsolete material or equipment.
  • Conducts property audits; provides guidance on government regulations pertaining to property accountability.
  • Maintains an awareness of regulatory changes and their impact on contracts.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements property administration policy and procedure.
  • Identifies government property issues and provides leadership in developing solutions.
  • Represents the organization as a prime contact with customers and outside organizations, interacting with senior personnel on significant matters.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
  • Other duties as assigned or required.

 

 

Work Environment

Work is typically conducted in an office environment.  Ability to work on computer for long periods and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face.Some limited (10%) travel required.

 

Position Requirements:

 

Minimum Education

Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, management or related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Minimum Experience

Minimum of six years of progressive experience in government property administration.

 

Licensure/Certification Requirements

Valid driver's license required.  National Property Management Association (NPMA) Certification(s) is preferred. Experience converting to a new government property tracking system is preferred.

 

Competency Summary

Must have an in depth understanding of government property administration principles, theories and concepts as well as a strong understanding of property administration practices, techniques, and standards. Must possess: (1) the ability to exercise independent judgment in solving a variety of complex tasks and issues; (2) strong organizational, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report and present findings; (3) good interpersonal skills to effectively interface with all levels of employees including management and outside representatives; and, (4) strong computer skills. The ability to work independently or lead in a team environment is essential, as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.

Application Instructions:

 

For consideration please apply online at the NRAO Careers page; upload cover letter and  resume.

The position will be open until filled.

 

AUI is an equal opportunity employer (M/V/F/W)