Assistant Director of Procurement

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Department: Procurement & Business Services

Position Summary: Under administrative supervision, provides support to a Director or other Executive, serving as a staff advisor and performing professional support tasks. 1. Assist in the development and implementation of programs, policies and objectives related to the unit, and assist the director with overall management. 2. Participate in the development of programs, departmental objectives and long-range planning. 3. May be responsible for direct supervision of specific operational areas or functions within the unit. 4. Provide overall leadership on special projects for the Director. 5. Serve as an expert in a specific area, providing reports, analyses, information, and recommendations to the director. Provides advice and expertise to campus and university units, interpreting polices of the unit. 6. May be responsible for overall leadership and coordination for program development, or administrative and financial operation of the unit. 7. Act as liaison to campus and university units and assist with evaluation of policies and compliance with them.

Minimum Qualifications: 1. Bachelora€™s Degree in related degree. 2. Five plus years of related experience, three years of which were in a supervisory capacity. 3. Strong verbal, presentation and written communication skills along with demonstrated high level of competence in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint is required. 4. Strong written and verbal communication skills. 5. Attention to detail and a keen ability to meet tight deadlines. 6. Must be able to work independently and exercise judgment. 7. Must be able to work with all facets of the university community and general public.

Preferred Qualifications: Mastera€™s degree preferred.

Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Type of Position Being Requested: Administrative Appointment

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Collective Bargaining Status of Position: Non-Unionized

FLSA Status: Exempt

Posting Number: AP0149P




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Posted: 11/2/2017
Application Due: 11/2/2018
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