Public Administration & Policy,
Business & Administrative Affairs,
Other Business & Administrative Affairs,
Grants & Contracts
Reporting to the Senior Director of Contracting and Procurement
in the University Finance Division, this position will be
responsible for applying policy, procedure, and laws in the State
of New Jersey for public procurement of goods and services at a
Public Research University.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Solicits verbal and written quotations for the purchase of
assigned commodities and services.
Performs vendor evaluation and award selection, assuring lowest
total cost corresponds with quality, delivery and other University
Conducts price and cost analysis to support vendor
Issues purchase orders, blanket agreements in accordance with
corporate policies and procedures, state and federal
Effectively communicates with suppliers, purchasing staff and
other internal departments to develop and review purchase
Reviews and interprets applicable principles, federal, and/or
state laws and regulations in the course of official duties.
Bids or negotiates a number of new, routine procurements
Researches and suggests methods, materials, and alternatives
that may affect better product, improved delivery or cost
Monitors vendor performance and compliance, critical dates and
Assists with organizing, preparing and developing bid
specifications, advertising and soliciting for public bidding,
negotiating or developing unusual bid criteria.
Performs administration of contracts including tracking
expiration dates, timelines, change orders and Board
Assists in planning for commodities and services replacement
within expiration dates.
May assign and monitor the work of clericals, part-time, and/or
student workers as required.
Prepares clear, technically sound, accurate, and informative
reports containing findings, conclusions, and recommendations.
Prepares correspondence in the course of official duties.
Maintains essential records and files.
Assists in the development and implementation of appropriate
training programs for students, staff and others.
Gathers and complies materials for publication and other
Represents the college at conferences, meetings, and
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a
One (1) year of professional experience in different aspects of
administration and business practices related to the procurement
field; including but not limited to acting as a buyer and
implementation of policy, procedures, and vendor service
Range P18 (Step 1 = $48,767)
Only completed online applications submitted on or before the
deadline will be considered.