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Senior Director Procurement Services

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Weekly Work Hours

40

Compensation Range

Administrator Range E07

Salary Minimum

$100,000.00 Annually

FLSA

United States of America (Exempt)

Position Type

Administrator

POSITION SUMMARY

Responsible for leading the operations of an organization, ensuring business goals are achieved by applying business strategies and developing organizational objectives.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
  • Must be able to provide leadership, oversight and accountability for the operational effectiveness and efficiency of an organization to achieve its mission and goals.

  • Understands and keeps abreast of applicable laws, regulations and government requirements and their impact on the business ensuring compliance through effective procedures, policies and practices.

  • Ability to manage complex projects; plan and evaluate processes or programs; examine and re-engineer operations; recommend policy, develop and implement new strategies and procedures.

  • Ability to provide strategic direction by identifying actions necessary to achieve task(s) completion and obtain results meeting timelines, quotas, budget, performance goals, etc.

  • Able to collaborate with leadership and/or stakeholders regarding ways to improve the functionality of the organization in the best interest of the district.

  • Must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with stakeholders and constituents internal/external to Dallas College.

  • Able to manage internal and external relationships in ways that promote the best interest of all stakeholders.

  • Ability to sustain and improve the work environment in the face of change and environmental challenges.

  • Understands and effectively manages group dynamics and ambiguity; maintains confidentiality; acts ethically and with integrity.

  • Ability to seek ways to proactively improve organizational processes and outcomes by being objective, fairly evaluating different components and aspects of a situation, maintaining a balance between the goals of the organization and those of the district.

  • Recommends policy/procedural changes to support business needs.

  • Must be able to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously, exercising considerable independent and professional judgment in matters of significance.

  • Requires excellent organizational and critical thinking skills.

  • Must be able to present, interpret and communicate information and instructions clearly and accurately, both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to manage and impart information to a diverse district-wide community working cross-functionally with other constituents to implement operational strategies and document new processes to improve the customer experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

Normal physical job functions performed within a standard office environment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to individuals with physical challenges to perform the essential duties and responsibilities.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATION
  • Master’s degree plus three (3) to five (5) years of experience in related field.

  • Official transcripts are required.

  • Must have valid driver’s license.

  • Bilingual preferred.

***Will be subject to a criminal background check. Some positions may be subject to a fingerprint check. ***

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Uses comprehensive knowledge of State procurement laws, regulations and requirements in the procurement of goods/services on behalf of Dallas College.

  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures that represent best practices while conforming to district regulations, institutional policies, state statutes, regulations and laws governing state institutions; communicates changes to stakeholders as required.

  • Maintains information required under applicable laws, regulations and district policies.

  • Negotiates and executes the purchase of goods/services, manages the acquisition process in collaboration with internal stakeholders, including bids, request for proposals (RFP) and/or request for qualifications (RFQ) development and contract negotiation to support business needs.

  • Introduces new strategies, techniques, and workflows to the procurement process in order to minimize costs and improve services to the district-wide community.

  • Manages effective partnerships with key suppliers to encourage superior service, provide competitive pricing and obtain quality goods and/or services.

  • Ensures a customer-service oriented environment that supports the vision, mission and goals of the organization and Dallas College.

  • May serve on various committees as a representative of Procurement Services.

  • Ensures staff is trained and knowledgeable of district policies/procedures as well as state regulations and statutes.

  • Prepares reports and other analytics to measure productivity, efficacy of purchasing and level of customer service.

  • Prepares reports, approval requests and other documents for the Board of Trustees, as required.

  • Provides excellent customer service.

  • Supervises approximately 2-10 employees.

  • Oversees purchases in excess of $100M in contract awards for goods and services.

  • Completes required Dallas College Professional Development training hours per academic year.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities performed by incumbents of this job and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Incumbents may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description. Position requires regular and predictable attendance.

About Us

Since 1965, Dallas College, formerly Dallas County Community College District, has served more than three (3) million students. Comprising seven campuses located around the Dallas/Fort Worth area, we are one of the largest community college systems in the state of Texas. We strive to be a leader in the community college space, placing students at the center of everything we do.

Dallas College is committed to cultivating an environment of opportunity and belonging for all students and employees. We recognize that the Dallas College workforce, and the diverse talent that stems from it, is directly linked to our success. We are part of an equal opportunity system that provides education and employment opportunities without discrimination on the basis of any protected attribute, including race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression, veteran status, pregnancy or any other basis protected under applicable law. In accordance with applicable law, Dallas College will make reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees’ religious practices and beliefs, as well as any mental health or physical disability needs.

Applications DeadlineJuly 9, 2024

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