Director, Purchasing

Old Westbury, Nassau County / Westbury, Nassau County
Mar 28, 2014
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New York Institute of Technology (NYIT) is a non-profit independent, private institution of higher education with approximately 13,000 students worldwide. Offering 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, NYIT has conscientiously followed its mission of providing career-oriented professional education. Its academic programs prepare students for some of the most in-demand careers in today’s global economy, in areas including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. New York Institute of Technology seeks a Director of Purchasing to supervise, coordinate, plan and direct the procurement and distribution of all materials, supplies, equipment and services required by all NYIT campuses. The selected candidate will implement and monitor policy and procedures for purchasing, and revise as appropriate; maintain a continuous flow of supplies and materials to the campuses; work with deans, faculty and staff to develop bid specifications for purchasing of products and services; bid and/or negotiate the best combination of price, quality and service for supplies, equipment and service contracts; supervise staff and provide staff development opportunities.