Director of Procurement

Description/Job Summary

The Director provides daily management and supervision of the Procurement operations, ensuring appropriate and consistent Statewide interpretation of and compliance with State procurement laws, regulations, policies and procedures. The Director executes this duty through the establishment of policy and procedures and the consistent, appropriate application of these policies and procedures through the Procurement operations as well as the campus community. The Director allocates financial and personnel resources in a manner to achieve both day-to-day operating goals as well as the department's strategic goals. The Director prepares budgetary plans and recommendations to obtain the needed resources to achieve the department's mission and ensures that budgetary controls exist to monitor, verify, and reconcile financial activities. As a part of the management function, the Director develops the vision and strategic planning leadership for these areas, including the establishment and implementation of goals and objectives to achieve these strategic plans.

Required Qualifications
  • ***PLEASE UPLOAD 7 PROFESSIONAL REFERENCES as an additional document***
  • Bachelors degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance or a related field
  • Eight (8) or more years of experience in public procurement administration, including five (5) years of contract management and negotiation
  • Three (3) years of supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's Degree in Business, Public Administration, Finance, or related field;
  • Experience in Higher Education
  • Experience with State procurement policy and procedures
  • Experience with and the ability to understand and interpret COMAR regulations

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