Purchasing and Accounts Payable Manager
We invite candidates to apply for our Purchasing and Accounts Payable Manager position. The Manager will be responsible for planning, coordinating and directing the activities and operations of Accounts Payable and Purchasing in accordance with state guidelines and college policies and procedures. In addition, the Manager will provide leadership, supervision, oversight and technical expertise, will solicit pricing and delivery policies for services, commodities, equipment and construction, and will select vendors that meet the needs of the College. The Manager will be responsible for the preparation of RFP’s, RFQ’s and other competitive bidding documents, solicitations, and advertisements. Additionally, the Manger will monitor contracts and expenses; researches best practices and processes to assist department managers throughout the college on effective utilization of college’s resources. The Manger will be responsible of oversight and supervise the Procurement Card Program.
The Purchasing and Accounts Payable Manager will represent the college to state and federal agencies, other institutions and community organizations; maintain contact with state and may participate with local community college associations. In addition, the Manager will manage the vendor database and ensure accuracy and completeness of data. Responsible for demonstrating LSSC’s core value of Service Excellence; respect, competence, responsiveness, and collaboration, in all interactions.
QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Public
Administration from a regionally accredited institution. CPPB, CPPO or CPM certification required.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum of five years’ experience in one of the following areas: Accounts Payable,
Purchasing or Contract Management with increasingly responsible experience at the supervisory and/or
management level. Knowledge of Banner Purchasing Module preferred.
The college reserves the right to extend searches or, in the event of transfer or budget cuts, to not offer the position.
MINORITY APPLICANTS ENCOURAGED
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