Job Overview

Summary

The mission of the Directorate of Cadet Activities (DCA) is to significantly enhance the development of the United States Corps of Cadets militarily, physically, academically, moral-ethically, spiritually, and socially by providing organized, comprehensive and diverse programs and facilities, which provide for entertainment, extracurricular, recreational, cultural and social activities.

Located in the scenic Hudson River Valley, only 50 miles from New York City, the U.S. Military Academy at West Point is a four-year academic institution, a nationally-renowned historic site, and the oldest continuously occupied military post in America. West Point's 3,000 civilian employees have access to Eisenhower Hall Theatre, the Hudson Valley's premier performing arts center, and recreational facilities such as an 18-Hole Golf Course and Ski Slope.

 

Duties

Types a variety of forms and documents requiring knowledge of the subject being addressed to support purchasing, procurement, contract negotiation, contract administration and contract termination processes. Maintains records of contracts and activity on each contract. Provides information and assistance to customers concerning procurement procedures and status of individual procurement contract requests.

In support of the procurement process, conducts research to assemble specifications and technical data, information on suppliers and vendors, and comparative data on goods available. Reviews contract clauses to select those appropriate for a specific purchase.

Performs a variety of administrative duties in support of branch operations.