Director, Procurement & Materials Management
University of Central Missouri - Warrensburg, MO

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Completed UCM online application for employment, cover letter, resume and three references required. Priority will be given to applications received by May 10, 2013. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Working hours:
Professional Hours

Bargaining Unit
No

Posting Date
04/19/2013

Closing Date

Open Until Filled
Yes

Position Purpose
Direct the procurement of all University departmental requirements. Administer and monitor the University’s Procurement Program. Administer and monitor contracts. Develop bid specifications and scopes of service for complex and technical solicitations (e.g., construction/capital projects) including requests for proposal, requests for information, and requests for qualifications. Supervise Procurement and Materials Management, and Mail Services staff. Supervise the Mail Services Manager and monitor the overall effective efficient operation of the Mail Services function on campus. Maintain contacts with vendors, manufacturers, and Procurement and Materials Management professionals. Maintain knowledge of Procurement and Materials Management-related laws and regulations. Assist in conducting studies, performance related analysis and vendor statistics using data from the Banner System and other sources. Responsible for fiscal year end audit of departmental materials for resale inventory and for reporting findings to the Director of Accounting Services. Conduct training seminars. Represents the University at trade fairs and community group meetings with community leaders, business owners, and executives.

Education & Formal Training
Bachelor's degree (Specify field(s) of study below)

Other Education & Formal Training
Procurement, Business Administration, or related field.

Computer Skills
Word-Processing, Other - Automated procurement system experience preferred. Banner experience preferred.

Experience
1. Five years progressively more responsible procurement experience, preferably in higher education.
2. Two years management experience, preferably in procurement.
3. Construction/capital project procurement experience preferred.

Other Experience

Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements of Position:

Other Licenses, Certificates, Registrations, & State/Federal Requirements
Certification by a recognized professional Procurement and Materials Management organization preferred.

Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Attention to detail, Budget-related skills, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality

Other Special Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge
Problem solving and decision making skills.
Public Procurement and Materials Management experience preferred.

Specify sensory abilities:

Physical & Environmental Factors:

Other Physical & Environmental Factors

Lifting weight

Special Working Conditions:
Travel required, Irregular work hours, Professional appearance, Work in stressful conditions

Other Special Working Conditions

Ability to Keyboard
No keyboarding test required.

Special Qualifications:

Other Special Qualifications

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