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Director of Procurement

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Job Location Normal, Il 61790

Posting date 09-11-2018

General Summary
Director for the Procurement Office; Representative and spokesperson to other University department heads, outside agencies, and vendors conducting business with the University. Perform and/or supervise all procurement for the University. Has primary responsibility for University adherence to the State Procurement Code and compliance with all written regulations relative to procurement. Supervise professional and clerical staffing of the Purchasing Office. Develop and administer policies and procedures for the Procurement Office.

Required Qualifications
1. Bachelor's degree
2. Five years of purchasing experience, three years of which were in a supervisory capacity
NOTE: Possession of a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) certificate from the National Association of Purchasing Management (NAPM) or a Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) certificate or a Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) certificate from the Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (UPPCC) may be substituted for the two years of non-supervisory professional experience required in #2 above.
3. If this position is Security Sensitive or if you are subject to a criminal background investigation based on University policy, employment is contingent upon you passing a satisfactory criminal background investigation. You may not begin work until the criminal background investigation results have been received and cleared by Human Resources.

Desired Qualifications
1. Procurement experience in Illinois Higher Education or in an Agency of the State of Illinois and familiarity with the Illinois Purchasing Code.
2. Paralegal background/experience associated with contract review and understanding state and federal statutes.


Illinois State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to diversity. Females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Posted: 9/12/2018
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