Procurement Manager

Los Angeles Community College District
California, United States
$110,681.00 - $137,114.00
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) invites applications for the position of Procurement Manager. This position plans, organizes, and manages the negotiation, preparation, and execution of contracts, leases, and procurement documents for the District.

MONTHLY SALARY: $9,223 - $11,426
*Salary Information is based on a full-time, 12-month position

Plans, organize, and manages activities related to the negotiation, preparation, and execution of a variety of contracts, leases, and procurement documents for the District including construction contracts, real estate leases, material and supply contracts and education agreements, grant agreements, maintenance agreements, and specially funded program agreements.

Develops and implements procedures and work standards for contract, procurement, and leasing activities.

Acts as a technical advisor to administrators on the preparation and interpretation of contracts, and modification of technical specifications for the procurement and lease of materials and services in accordance with laws and District policies.

Interprets rules, regulations, policies, and procedures pertaining to District contractual, procurement, and leasing agreements and provides technical information to District staff, representatives of other agencies, and prospective bidders.

Ensures the most economical procurement of materials and supplies in large quantities based on need, cost, and storage facilities; evaluates the advantages of lot bidding for District-wide procurements; reviews lease versus purchase questions; and makes recommendations thereon.

Oversees the development and preparation of technical procurement specifications and formal bidding documents for complex and specialized equipment and services.

Studies proposed changes in laws, regulations, rules, and procedures to report on their impact, prepares recommendations, and implements changes.

Acts as liaison between administrators, contractors, vendors, and District staff regarding prequalification, bid and contract administration processes and ensures that due diligence requirements are met.

Oversees the development of Requests for Proposals (RFP), Invitations for Bids, and Requests for Qualification documents.

Effectively utilizes specialized software programs to process contract, procurement and leasing related documents.

Supervises and participates in the preparation of reports and correspondence relating to contracts, procurements, and leases.

Signs contracts on behalf of the District.

Oversees the resolution of complex problems and issues over contractual interpretations and between vendors and users regarding deficiencies in quality of goods or services received by the District.

Prepares and reviews contracts for submission to the Board of Trustees.

Oversees the development and maintenance of a vendor database.

Oversees demonstrations and the testing of products.

Directs the development of training sessions for college employees on contracts, procurement, and leasing procedures and practices and participates in training sessions.

Directs the maintenance of official files of contracts, construction bids, procurement and leasing agreements, and related documents.

Performs related duties as assigned.

An anticipated vacancy is located at the District Office. The hiring list established by this examination will also be used to fill future vacancies as they occur during the life of the list.  Our Colleges include:

Los Angeles City College
East Los Angeles College
Los Angeles Harbor College
Los Angeles Mission College
Los Angeles Pierce College
Los Angeles Southwest College
Los Angeles Trade-Technical College
Los Angeles Valley College
West Los Angeles College


  • Medical and dental insurance and vision care plans are provided for employees and their dependents.
  • A $50,000 life insurance policy is provided free of charge for each employee.
  • 12 full-pay days and 88 half-pay days of illness leave.
  • At least 15 paid holidays per year.
  • Vacation days accrue annually beginning at 10 days and increasing incrementally to 24 days depending on years of service with the District.  Vacation days for management and confidential positions begin at 15, 20, or 24 days.
  • Other paid time off includes: bereavement leave, personal necessity leave, court subpoena, and jury duty.
  • Employees become members of the Public Employees Retirement System.  The employee contribution rate is 6 percent.  The District also contributes to the retirement system.  Employees are also covered by Social Security.
  • Employee Assistance Program



Education and Experience:
A bachelor’s degree from a recognized college or university preferably with a major in public administration, business administration, or a related field AND four years of full-time, paid, professional-level experience in contract negotiation and administration and/or procurement. Two years of the required experience must have been in a supervisory position.

A valid Class “C” California driver’s license is required.  Travel throughout the District is required.


For a complete job description including the Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities associated with the position please visit our website.


The examination process may consist of one or more parts which may include a training and experience evaluation, written test, performance test and/or oral interview.

Individuals protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) may request, orally or in writing, an accommodation in the examination process. Documentation of the need for accommodation is required solely for the purpose of establishing that the applicant has an ADA disability and that the disability necessitates a reasonable accommodation. Typically, a recent letter from an appropriate health care or rehabilitation professional which establishes that the applicant has an ADA qualifying disability, identifies the functional limitations as they relate to the testing situation, and recommends/suggests the appropriate accommodation is sufficient.  In order for appropriate arrangements to be made at the testing site, a request for accommodation and required documentation must be received by the Examiner of Record at least 3 days prior to the administration of the test.


Completed applications must be submitted through our online employment system by 4:00 P.M. on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2020. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of an application.  For a listing of other job opportunities with the Los Angeles Community College District, call our 24-hr job hotline, or refer to our Web Page 

Contact Us
Personnel Commission: (213) 891-2129
24-hr Job Hotline: (213) 891-2099
TDD: (213) 891-2408
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 7:30AM – 4:30PM

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