Asst Dir, Univ Procurement

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 01, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Asst Dir, Univ Procurement

Position Number: S00710P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category:
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: 47 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Non Driver
City: Richmond
Division: VP for Finance & Administration
Department: Financial & Business Affairs
Unit: Purchasing
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Andrea Cashell
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Assistant Director, University Procurement will participate in efforts that lead to cost optimization, improved quality and enhanced innovation through the development of strategic sourcing initiatives, competitive bid process and other related activities involved in the procurement of materials, products or services for Eastern Kentucky University. Will assist and ensure that the University is getting maximum value on each procurement dollar and promote the University's values related to procurement. Responsible for implementing contracts best suited for the University in order to leverage annual procurement volume, ROI and provide optimal value to the University. Will lead, direct and manage Procurement Officials and Procurement Specialists to ensure excellent customer service for University customers. This position will also oversee the Banner finance and JAGGAER eProcurement system as they relate to procurement. Additionally, the Assistant Director will ensure that the departmental procurement needs are fulfilled within a timely manner and in compliance with states, federal and University policies and best practices in the public procurement sector. This position will work closely with and report directly to the Director of University Procurement on all procurement related tasks.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in business or in a related area is required.

Minimum Experience:
Three years of related experience is required.
Procurement experience in Higher Education is preferred.
The job requires a working knowledge of Materials Management and Procurement.
Experience in eProcurement system (JAGGAER) preferred.
Experience in BANNER finance system preferred.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

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Desired Qualifications:

Job Functions:

Posting Number: S00710P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 02/01/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and educational institution and does not discriminate on the basis of age (40 and over), race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, ethnicity, disability, national origin, veteran status, or genetic information in the admission to, or participation in, any educational program or activity (e.g., athletics, academics and housing) which it conducts or any employment policy or practice.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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