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Director of Procurement and Contracts

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job No: 513783; 6/7/2022

DIRECTOR OF PROCUREMENT AND CONTRACTS 

 

California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

 

The University:  California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system.  The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all of its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.  

 

The Position: Under the general supervision of the Assistant Vice President for Business Services and Administrative Operations, the Director of Procurements and Contracts shall provide leadership and oversight for Procurement and Contracts. The position oversees and directs the University's procurement functions and works independently with minimal direction to determine and develop solutions. The Director supervises and coordinates staff and provides oversight and review for all purchasing, bidding, contract negotiations and preparation while ensuring compliance with University policy. The Director provides service to departments to ensure timely purchasing and delivery of items; coordinates bidding and selection for major commodities, service, and projects contracts; developed strategic purchasing programs; and manages vendor relations.

Required Qualifications & Experience: A bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university and three years of managerial or supervisory experience in purchasing and contracts, including direct responsibility for managing a wide variety of complex contracts and procurements and the management of procurement department staff. Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Strong leadership skills. The incumbent must have the ability to establish and maintain effect working relationships with others and provide exceptional customer service to a wide range of constituents across the University. The incumbent must have a demonstrated interest and/or ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the California State University. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University employees who may apply for the position.

 

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to OfficeHRM@calstatela.edu.

 

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

 

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Desired Qualifications: Experience working within a California State University system and working knowledge of PeopleSoft.

 

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

 

Appointment:  The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University.  All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan. 

 

Closing DateReview of applications will begin on June 21, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

 

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

 

In addition to meeting fully its obligations under federal and state law, California State University, Los Angeles is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population can live and work in an atmosphere of tolerance, civility and respect for the rights and sensibilities of each individual. To that end, all qualified individuals will receive equal consideration without regard to economic status, race, ethnicity, color, religion, disability, national origin or cultural background, political views, sex or sexual orientation, gender, or other personal characteristics or beliefs.

Candidates must demonstrate ability and/or interest in working in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. Certain positions require fingerprinting. The University actively encourages qualified minorities, women and persons with a disability to apply.  Upon request, reasonable accommodation will be provided to individuals with protected disabilities to (a) complete the employment process and (b) perform essential job functions when this does not cause an undue hardship. We are an Equal Opportunity/Title IX Employer.

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