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Procurement Manager I

Employer
Coastal Carolina University
Location
South Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Oct 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Other Business & Administrative Affairs
Employment Level
Administrative
Salary Band
Commensurate with Experience
Employment Type
Full Time
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Procurement Manager I

 

Coastal Carolina University is currently accepting applications for the following position: Procurement Manager I in the Office of Procurement Services. Under limited supervision of the Director of Procurement Services, the position serves as a Procurement Manager in procuring a variety of complex goods and services in accordance with the S.C. Consolidated Procurement Code and University procurement policies and procedures.  

 

Duties include, but are not necessarily limited to:  independently procuring a variety of complex goods and services up to the University’s procurement certification limits, including conducting market research, developing specifications, issuing solicitations, administering pre-bid conferences and site visits as needed, evaluating bids and proposals, and issuing awards; coordinating assigned procurements which are above the University’s certification limits with the State procurement office, including handling of all necessary communications and organization of evaluation panel meetings as needed; advising University departments of procurement policies and procedures and methods of procurement; serving as contract administrator for assigned solicitations and purchase orders, addressing service and product problem issues as needed; providing assistance, when needed, with processing non state-contract purchase requisitions which do not require solicitation, including coordinating any accompanying contracts with the University’s Legal area; providing assistance, when needed, in processing purchase requisitions for items found on state contracts; providing exceptional customer service to all constituents; and handling special projects and other related duties assigned by the Director. 

 

Requirements: A bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of experience as a buyer with a State of S.C. higher education institution, to include extensive experience with:  conducting market research; developing specifications; issuing complex solicitations for goods, services, and information technology; evaluating offers; and issuing awards is required. Experience in procurement management may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree upon approval of the Division of State Human Resources. Five (5) years or more of extensive experience as a buyer with a State of S.C. higher education institution, to include experience with:  conducting market research; developing specifications; issuing complex solicitations for goods, services, and information technology; evaluating offers; and issuing awards is preferred. CPPB, CPPO, and/or NIGP-CPP designation preferred.   

 

Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, minutes from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 46 states and 53 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

 

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

 

Interested applicants may apply on line at: https://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/13882.  Applicants must submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.

 

Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.

 

Procurement Manager I (AC30/004887/FTE-S00501P), full-time position with benefits. SC State Pay Band: 06.  Normal work hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet the special scheduling needs of the university.  Occasional one-day and overnight travel may be required for additional training or conference attendance.  

 

 

 

 

 

 

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