Job description

The College of Charleston (Charleston, SC) welcomes applications for the position of Purchasing/Procurement Officer.  The successful candidate will: (i) develop and review specifications for use in acquisitions and administer the solicitation process to ensure compliance with SC Procurement Code and regulations; (ii) analyze, evaluate, and prepare bids/proposals and consult with buyers, customers, and vendors; (iii) facilitate the administration of awarded contracts and process solicitation documents under the direction of the Assistant Director and the Director of Procurement; (iv) maintain accurate purchasing and order/contract records and monitor and analyze past purchase actions, review market information, and make recommendations to management to improve efficiency; (v) develop and design cost saving strategies; (vi) teach strategic procurement/contract management courses to undergraduate students and collaborate in the development of such courses; and (vii) represent the College and participate in statewide user groups related to purchasing activities.

Qualifications:  U.S. Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement, Supply Chain Management, Public Administration, Accounting, or a related field, or a foreign equivalent degree.  In addition, to qualify for an instructional appointment at the College of Charleston, must have completed at least 18 graduate hours in a discipline related to the area of instruction.  The position also requires three (3) years of procurement or contract management experience in a public institution or higher education environment.

To apply:  Interested candidates should submit a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, and names of at least three references to http://jobs.cofc.edu/postings/8236

Application Deadline:  December 31, 2018

EEO Statement:  The College of Charleston is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group on the basis of gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, race, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, or disability.




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Job No: Posting Number 2018179
Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 12/31/2018
Work Type:
Salary: Commensurate with experience/education