Senior Sourcing and Contract Coordinator (Business/Administrative Associate) - OBFS Strategic Procu

Champaign, IL
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Civil Service Classification Department % Time
(# of months)
Work Schedule Salary Range Senior Sourcing & Contract Coordinator (Business/Administrative Associate) OBFS - Strategic Procurement 100%
(12 months)
Monday - Friday
8:30 am - 5:00 pm

To be determined

This position does not require the applicant to be present for an exam. However, you must submit an exam request form to be considered. The University will conduct a credential assessment. Your exam score will be based on the application materials submitted.

The University of Illinois' Illinois seeks applicants for Senior Sourcing and Contract Coordinator - Business/Administrative Associate (BAA) to lead and participate in special projects/initiatives representing a University of Illinois Strategic Procurement department and serves as a subject matter expert and mentor for other procurement professionals. This position also oversees complex contract negotiations, prepares complex procurement solicitations (RFP/IFB's) and contracts, and develops and delivers training and presentations regarding procurement and contracting topics.

Duties and Responsibilities: - OBFS Strategic Procurement.pdf

Minimum Qualifications (with Specialty Factor):
1. Bachelor's degree in business administration, public administration, or related field.
2. Four years of professional-level experience in procurement, contract negotiations, or similar work experience, one year of which was at an administrative level.

Additional Preferred Qualifications:
1. Master's degree in business administration, public administration or related field.
2. Completion of professional certification including Certified Professional Purchasing Buyer (CPPB), or Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO), or similar designation.
3. Knowledge of the Illinois Procurement Code and University procedures related to contracting and procurement

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Additional Information:
The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Special Instructions:
An updated application and copies of college transcripts must be submitted by the time you submit the exam request, which will be no later than May 31, 2017, in addition to any other relevant documents, such as a resume, staff development course listing, etc. These documents can be electronically attached to your online application through the "Documents" link on Part 2 of the application. Be sure to select the appropriate document type for ease of retrieval. Documents may also be submitted in one of the following ways: hand deliver or mail to Staff Human Resources, 52 East Gregory Drive, Champaign, IL, 61820; or fax to 217-244-7304.

To Apply:
Applicants and employees must submit an online Civil Service Application and Exam Request form for Business/Admin Associate - Strategic Planning (you must submit both) at by clicking "Apply to Job" on Civil Service Jobs/Application above. If an application was previously submitted, an update is still required, in which case you should follow the instructions for returning applicants. A request to create a civil service application will be processed within three (3) business days (Monday - Friday). Your logon information will be e-mailed to you. When you receive your logon information, you can complete your online Civil Service employment application and exam request form.

Exam Scoring Information:
You will not be required to report in person for this exam. The updated online application and all uploaded, relevant documents, such as a resume, college transcripts, and/or staff development course listings, will be used in the calculation of the exam score. These documents should be uploaded prior to submitting your exam request.

For this Credential Assessment exam, please remember to include all relevant work experience typically including coordinating and managing the business/financial and/or administrative operations of a unit.

To view the status of all your exam requests, pending test dates, scores, and current register positions online, go to Log in and click on "Civil Service Activity."

All correspondence to applicants will be sent through e-mail. We suggest you add these e-mail addresses to your e-mail contacts: and

If you have any questions, call us during regular office hours (8:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M., Monday through Friday) at 217-333-2137.

We appreciate your interest in University employment.

Campus' commitment to diversity and Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Policy:
Illinois is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or criminal conviction history. Illinois welcomes individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and ideas who embrace and value diversity and inclusivity. (

College Name or Administrative Unit: OBFS
Category: Civil Service
Title: Senior Sourcing and Contract Coordinator (Business/Administrative Associate) - OBFS Strategic Procurement (Champaign)
Open Date: 05/17/2017
Close Date: 05/31/2017
Organization Name: OBFS - Strategic Procurement


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