Community College of Philadelphia
Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a
work environment that attracts and retains talented and diverse
faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at
the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College.
We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually
dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship.
Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and
build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and
Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Strategic
position. The Strategic Sourcing
Administrator is responsible for the purchase of materials,
supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the College.
This position administers bids and proposals, qualifies vendors,
evaluates bids, negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and
services, processes requisitions, tracks purchases, monitors vendor
quality, and maintains a current database of vendor information.
The Strategic Sourcing Administrator supports the Director of
Purchasing in seeking new sources for procurement and provides
direction and guidance to other staff within the Purchasing
For a complete position description, and to apply online, please
visit our career site at jobs.ccp.edu, or click the “Apply”
Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees
are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality,
comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important
component of total compensation.
Our benefits include:
- Medical, dental and prescription drug plans for employee and
all of their eligible family members
- College-paid life and disability insurance
- College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and
New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
- Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
- Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic
- 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
- Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
- College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer
- Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off
Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity
employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration
for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex,
national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any
other characteristic protected by law.
• Bachelor's degree required from a regionally accredited
institution of higher learning. Any and all degrees must be from a
recognized institutional accreditor.
• Five (5) years of procurement experience required.
• Minimum of one (1) year public bid experience required.
• Ability to work independently, take initiative, and collaborate
with others required.
• Detail-oriented with excellent communications skills, both verbal
and written, to effectively interact with people of diverse
• Computer proficiency utilizing MS Word and Excel required.
• Ability to develop and integrate requirements to form the basis
of a written proposal required; strong documentation, negotiation,
and analytical skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines, bring projects to completion, and
prioritize work required.
• Ability to analyze problems, troubleshoot issues, and recommend
appropriate solutions required.
• The ability to lead, manage and participate on project teams with
shared responsibility for outcomes and decision-making.
• Ability to work effectively with all levels of management, other
colleagues, and demonstrate initiative, mature judgment, superior
customer service and the ability to anticipate the needs of the
• An Eagerness to learn, personable demeanor, and demonstrated
ability to interact in a team-oriented environment across multiple
levels of an organization.
• Strong documentation, negotiation, and analytical skills
• Ability to maintain sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a
diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and
staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and
ethnic backgrounds required.
• Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Operations
Management, Supply Chain, Finance preferred.
• Experience with contract management/negotiations with an emphasis
on construction procurement and change management preferred.
• Prior supervisory experience preferred.
• Ability to work within an enterprise-wide information system
required; Banner experience preferred.
• Access and PowerPoint preferred.
• Experience working in a collective bargaining environment with
collective bargaining agreements preferred.