Formal review of applications begins: Nov 7, 2021
Key Position Information:
Prior experience in Asset Mgmt or Inventory Control -
Prior training program development and delivery - preferred
Typical Essential Duties
- Maintains/revises the Purchasing Guidelines as processes
advance through higher use of technological functionalities;
- Communicates new product information;
- Schedules events, meetings, projects, tests and programs
related to the department;
- Works with Director on all Quarterly Reports and Board Memos as
- Administration of the Procurement Card (P Card) Program.
This is the fifth of six levels in the Materials Management series.
Incumbents coordinate assigned purchasing functions, operations,
and supervise lower level staff. Responsibilities may include
preparing technical specifications and determining order quantity;
finalizing bids and issuing invitations to bid for College
contracts; determining merchandise and stock levels; negotiating
and purchasing supplies; recommending and implementing purchasing
and operational policies and procedures; providing input into the
development of a budget; and performing the duties of the lower
Bachelor's degree in business, accounting, insurance, or in a
related field to assigned area.
Three (3) years purchasing or risk management experience. Minimum
of one (1) year direct purchasing department involvement. Knowledge
of computer software applications with Oracle/PeopleSoft experience
preferred. Background in education with purchasing procedures and
* An equivalent combination of education and experience
sufficient to successfully perform the essential duties of the job
may be acceptable in lieu of those requirements listed
- Modern purchasing practices and concepts.
- Supervisory principles;
- Materials management procedures;
- Policy and procedure development practices;
- Customer service principles;
- Contract negotiation techniques;
- Contract management;
- Budgeting principles;
- Applicable Federal, State, and local laws, rules, regulations,
codes, and/or statutes;
- Data management techniques;
- Recordkeeping principles;
- Computers and related software applications.
- Ability to write bid specifications and analyze complex
- Monitoring and evaluating employees
- Prioritizing and assigning work;
- Developing, evaluating, recommending, and implementing
processes and procedures;
- Managing budgets;
- Providing customer service;
- Negotiating contracts;
- Interpreting and applying Federal, State, and local laws and
- Managing and reviewing inventory records and related
- Using a computer and related software applications;
- Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction
with subordinates, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc.
sufficient to exchange or convey information and to give and
receive work direction.
- Positions in this class typically require: reaching, standing,
walking, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive
- Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or negligible
amount of force constantly to move objects. If the use of arm
and/or leg controls requires exertion of forces greater than that
for Sedentary Work and the worker sits most of the time, the job is
rated for Light Work.
- Incumbents may be subjected to fumes, odors, dusts, gases,
extreme temperatures, work space restrictions, and intense
These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may
Manages and oversees staff to include: prioritizing and assigning
work; conducting performance evaluations; ensuring staff is
trained; ensuring that employees follow policies and procedures;
maintaining a healthy and safe working environment; and making
hiring, termination, and disciplinary recommendations.
Daily - 20%
Recommends and implements purchasing and operational policies and
procedures, ensures applicable Federal, State, and local laws,
rules, regulations, laws, and policies are complied with.
Daily - 10%
Develops and implements technical specifications; determines
merchandise and stock levels and order quantity.
Daily - 10%
Finalizes bids and issues invitations to bid for College contracts;
negotiates and approves contracts; and monitors the activities of
Daily - 30%
Prepares and administers budgets; responds to budget requests;
submits justifications for budget items; monitors and controls
Daily - 10%
Prepares and maintains a variety of operational and financial
records and reports; updates and maintains applicable
Daily - 20%
Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.
To apply, visit https://web.spcollege.edu/hrapp/job/4640
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