Under the direction of the Associate Vice President of University Procurement, Business and Student Financial Services (AVP), the Managing Assistant Director is responsible for assisting with the planning and management of activities of the University's purchasing program; develops policies and procedures to establish and maintain legal compliance, financial accountability and physical control; and ensures a customer service centered approach when providing services to University users, outside vendors, agencies and the public. The Managing Assistant Director manages day-to-day work operations including the performance of technical and/or administrative tasks such as contract preparation, control, monitoring, amendment and evaluation; manages office support functions, including providing direct support to the AVP; and does related work as required.
Qualifications: Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree and two years of professional experience in procurement, supply services, higher education or a business environment is required. Master’s degree and specific experience in areas related to purchasing, contract services, accounting or budgeting is preferred.
Application: Please send cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references to: Search Committee Chairperson, Office of University Procurement and Business Services, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Candidacy review begins immediately and continues until appointment is made. Official transcripts for all degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required prior to the starting date of employment.