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Director, Procurement

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

First consideration will be given to candidates whose applications are complete by September 21, 2017, although we will accept applications until the position is filled.

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Position Information

Position Title Director, Procurement
Position Type Administrative
Department Financial Affairs
FLSA Exempt
Union/Non Union Non Union
Full Time or Part Time Full Time
Grade 17
Salary Range
Hiring Salary Range $76,713 to $84,384/annually
Fixed Term/Tenure Track (Faculty Only)
Regular or Temporary Regular
Job Description Summary

Director of Procurement who will manage the daily operations, to include assignment of work to effectively meet ever-changing demand, of the College’s Office of Procurement and Contracting. The administrator in this position is expected to be proficient in the College’s established “Leadership Competencies.” The administrator will establish short and long range goals and priorities for the Office, review incoming purchase requests and determine methods of processing consistent with state law and college code.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. Master’s degree in Business Administration, Economics or related field required.
  2. Minimum of four years procurement experience required, to include relevant experience with RFP proposals and contract bids.
  3. Minimum of four years relevant supervisory experience is required. Prior procurement experience in a higher educational setting is preferred.
  4. Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM), Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), Certified Public Purchasing Buyer (CPPB), Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (A.P.P.), or Certified Purchasing Card Professional (CPCP) certification is preferred.
Criteria

CRITERIA:The following criteria, which are not the sole criteria used in the final hiring decision, will be used to review the applications of those persons who meet the stated minimum qualifications and to select those qualified applicants who will be interviewed. Other information and observations made during the interview process may be considered in the selection process. Please ensure that your application and attached documents address the criteria listed below:

  1. Demonstrated knowledge of modern procurement methods, principles and techniques.
  2. Strong negotiation skills.
  3. Familiarity with federal acquisition regulations.
  4. Demonstrated ability to define specifications in general terms for commodities and services.
  5. Ability to maintain good public relations for the Office of Procurement and Contracting interactions with the campus community, vendors, and other external agencies and entities.
  6. Skilled in the understanding of the type of supplies, equipment and services relating to an educational institution.
  7. Considerable knowledge of business law, county, state and federal laws related to the procurement function.
  8. Commitment to accuracy and attention to detail is required.
  9. Demonstrated supervisory experience.
Job Requirements
  1. Must be available to work Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Work schedule subject to change based on the needs of the department.
  2. Ability to communicate effectively in spoken and written standard English.
  3. As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
  4. A fingerprint supported background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment.
  5. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.
Is Background Check Required? Yes

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number PGCC103411/12
Open Date 09/07/2017
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Background Check Statement

A limited background investigation will be conducted prior to offer of employment. A signed authorization for release of personal information will be required if selected for an interview.

Special Instructions to Applicants

First consideration will be given to candidates whose applications are complete by September 21, 2017, although we will accept applications until the position is filled.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Which of the following best describes your level of completed education? (Education details must be included in your application.)
    • Master's Degree or above from an accredited college/university
    • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • Associate's Degree from an accredited college/university
    • One to two years of college credit (30 credit hours is equivalent to one year)
    • Less than 30 credits from an accredited college/university
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • None of the above
  2. * Do you have at least three years of related experience? See minimum qualifications for this position. A combination of relevant higher education and experience may be substituted.
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Briefly describe your experience referenced in the previous question. Do not enter "See Resume"

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • HERC
    • HigherEd Jobs
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • PGCC Website
    • Social Media (LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook)
    • The Chronicle of Higher Ed
    • The Washington Post
    • Other: Please indicate below
    • Educause
  5. How did you hear about this employment opportunity? If you selected "Other" please indicate source:

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Certifications - See Minimum Qualifications for type
Optional Documents