Procurement and Accounts Payable Manager
TO APPLY: Go to www.lssc.edu and click on the “Employment” icon. Complete the Lake-Sumter State College application for the specific position in which you are interested.
A resume, cover letter and unofficial transcripts must be included with your application for consideration.
Lake-Sumter State College serves over 7,500 students annually in Lake and Sumter counties in central Florida. Lake and Sumter counties offer its residents small-town character, combined with the amenities of the major metropolitan city of Orlando while being just a stone's throw away from Florida’s coastal beaches. As a three-campus institution our Leesburg, South Lake (Clermont) and Sumter (Sumterville) campuses have become valuable assets in their communities. LSSC provides an accessible, affordable, and high-quality education that prepares students for transfer and career success, strengthens the regional workforce, and enriches the community.
We invite candidates to apply for our Procurement and Accounts Payable Manager position. The Manager is responsible for planning, coordinating and directing the activities and operations of Purchasing and Accounts Payable in accordance with state guidelines and college policies and procedures. In addition, the Manager will provide leadership, supervision, oversight and technical expertise. The Manager will solicit pricing and delivery policies for services, commodities, equipment and construction, and selects vendors that meet the needs of the College. Additionally, the Manager is responsible for the preparation of RFP’s, RFQ’s and other competitive bidding documents, solicitations, and advertisements. The Manager will monitor contract and expenses; researches best practices and processes to assist department managers throughout the college on effective utilization of college’s resources and will oversight and supervisory responsibility for the Procurement Card Program. The Manager will represent the college to state and federal agencies, other institutions and community organizations; maintains 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 three years’ experience in one of the following areas: Purchasing or Contract Management; minimum of one year of experience in Accounts Payable. Must have 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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