The Director for Procurement manages the College’s procurement process; serves as the primary point of contact for the College on all contractual matters and agreements, including utility costs, materials, equipment, construction supplies, and services; and ensures that policies and procedures are effective and in accordance with Maryland laws and regulations, College bylaws, and Board of Trustees policies.
The Director serves as risk manager for the College, responsible for minimizing risk, assessing risk, and managing risk relating to contracts, agreements, and other documents binding the College; leads the Procurement Services unit to provide timely, consistent, and high quality contract service support to the College; defines and delivers upon expectations for correspondence, information and reports; and supervises one full-time Procurement Assistant.
This is an exempt, administrator position.
A bachelor’s degree in a related field, OR the equivalent, defined as an associate degree or applicable certification, education, or technical training and at least seven years of demonstrated progressive leadership experience in procurement, is required.
A minimum of five years of experience and/or responsibility relating to professional contracts and procurement is required.
The Director for Procurement must have strong organizational and communication skills, a strong understanding of most standard contract language, excellent customer service skills, the ability to analyze complex systems and make recommendations, and possess knowledge of standard business practices and policies including budget, planning, and standard accounting principles.
Apply online by November 10, 2021.
Harford Community College is committed to the principles of Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity. It is the policy of Harford Community College not to discriminate against applicants on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law with regard to any employment practices. HCC is an EEO and ADA/ADAA employer that values, embraces, and supports diversity in the College community.
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