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Executive Director of Business Services

South Orange County Community College District

Job Title: Executive Director of Business Services
Job Location: Mission Viejo , CA
United States
Status: Full-Time
Job Category: Other Administrative Positions
Business/financial affairs, financial aid
Deans, directors, registrar
Application Closing Date: 08/15/2017
Date Posted: 2017-07-27

Job Description

Executive Director of Business Services
South Orange County Community College District

To plan, organize, coordinate and direct the Districtís centralized purchasing, contracting, risk management, material management, and related functions, including purchasing, contract administration, capital project equipment and procurement, District-wide procurement standards, Procurement Card program development and administration, contracting operations, property, liability, workerís compensation and other risk management programs relating to the Districtís self-insurance and conventional insurance coverage including claimsí activity management, records management, mail and courier services, shipping and receiving, warehouse operations, central stores, fixed asset management, material safety data sheets, and surplus disposal program.

Working cooperatively with the Vice Chancellor of Business Services and ensure that areas of assignment are operating within appropriate fiscal parameters and remain in compliance with District, local, State and/or federal requirements; ensure timely and accurate submission of required reports; coordinate with other departments, vendors, consultants, and outside agencies in matters related to areas of assignment; supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; and provide responsible and complex support to Vice Chancellor of Business Services; ensure that areas of assignment maintain strict ethical and legal practices; review related operating policies and procedures periodically and implement improvements.

To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; and encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and an interest based approach to problem solving.

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Job Requirements

Education and Experience Guidelines:
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.

A Bachelorís degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in business or public administration, purchasing or related field. A Masterís Degree in a related field is desirable.

At least four years of increasingly responsible professional experience directly related to purchasing, contract administration, public works contracts and material management, including at least three years in a management position, preferably in an educational or other public agency, including at least one year in a supervisory capacity. Required experience includes preparation of formal sealed bids and recent use of state-of-the-art computerized financial/accounting system. Coursework in legal studies or contract law is highly desirable.

License or Certificate:
Valid California driverís license. National certification as a Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) is desirable.

Information and Application Process Instructions

To Apply:
Please visit the Districtís Employment Opportunities website at for a detailed job description, to learn more about the District and to complete an on-line application.

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities within the South Orange County Community College District and at other institutions of higher education in the region on

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