ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:
At Polk State, our amazing faculty and staff create an inspiring workplace.
This Director, Procurement Services position reports to the Vice President,
Finance and is an excellent opportunity within the College's Business Services
department. We offer a collaborative, creative and culturally diverse work
environment. If you want to be supported in your efforts to grow
professionally and to be recognized for your contributions, then come work
for Polk State.
ABOUT THE POSITION:
This is a professional support position reporting to the Vice President,
Finance. The position is responsible for the supervision of the college
purchasing and contract management. Work requires the analysis of complex
problems, planning of various interrelated activities, and the coordination of
effort of multiple projects or functions.
Direct and provide leadership for the overall Purchasing department
Prepare and review purchase actions and contracts, apply knowledge of
legal descriptions and procedures.
Supervise Purchasing staff that query markets, validates prices, and
procures supplies and services.
Develop and recommend policies and procedures including writing/updating
the Purchasing Manual, pertinent DBOT Rules and College Procedures. Review
payment requests against purchasing authorizations, when requested.
Recommend improvements to purchasing administrative system.
Ensure compliance with State and College rules, regulations, procedures
Write/administer formal procurements. Supervise all bid openings.
Ensure training is provided for user departments regarding purchasing
Ensure appropriate professional development of purchasing staff.
Review and determine appropriate resolution of Bid Protests.