Procurement Director Indiana State University is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Procurement Director. This position provides administrative direction for the procurement operations of the University to ensure that the requirements of the University are met in a timely, efficient, effective, and ethical manner while meeting all legal and University compliance policies. Plans, organizes, and directs all daily activities. Supervises staff to make sure that the daily operations of the department are performed in a timely and efficient manner. Develop and maintain policies and procedures related to University purchases that support compliance with State of Indiana and University procurement policies and procedures. Exercise signatory authority to contractually bind the University in legal agreements. Administer such University contracts in a manner that ensures contractual obligations and intents are fulfilled and University interests are protected. Manage the formal and informal bid processes of the University to ensure proper procedures are followed and the integrity of the process is maintained including working closely with Facilities Management on bidding capital projects and services. Identify and facilitate business contacts with specialized vendors including minority, women owned, small businesses, and veteran owned businesses.
About the Institution: Indiana State University is a world-class center of higher education, located in Terre Haute, Indiana, and serving a multi-state region that stretches from Indianapolis to St. Louis, Chicago, Louisville, Cincinnati, and beyond. It has been recognized by the Princeton Review as among the best universities in the Midwest. Indiana State is a beautiful, pedestrian-friendly campus located within walking distance of local shops, restaurants, and activities in Terre Haute’s historic downtown district. Situated near the Indiana-Illinois border, the campus is about an hour’s drive from Indianapolis and within a few hours of other major metropolitan areas. Indiana State offers more than 100 undergraduate degree programs and more than 70 graduate degrees, certificates, and licensure programs, many offered on campus and online. It also serves as a dynamic educational partner for businesses and industries across Indiana and throughout the Midwest. Indiana State is noted for programs in education, business administration, operations and supply chain management, aviation, criminology and criminal justice, cybersecurity, insurance and risk management, psychology, engineering technology, and a variety of health and human services degrees, among many others. Indiana State, one of the most diverse campuses in Indiana, is a welcoming community of students, faculty, and staff representing most U.S. states and many countries around the world. There are more than 260 student-run organizations offering activities and entertainment throughout the year, along with 15 NCAA Division I athletic teams, a first-rate student recreation center with numerous classes and recreational sports programs, and a Performing Arts Series and University Speakers Series that bring national touring productions and speakers to campus. Indiana State is a place of belonging where students, faculty, and staff learn and thrive together. Join our Sycamore family! Indiana State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring people with many varied backgrounds, identities, and characteristics to join our institution; additionally, we are committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. View our stance on equal opportunity employment here https://www.indstate.edu/policy-library/equal-opportunity-and-affirmative-action-policy
RequirementsRequired Education and Experience: The minimum requirements for this position are a bachelor’s degree in business or a related field and 5 or more years of purchasing experience within a large organization.
Application process: This position is open until filled. For full consideration, please submit an application and all required materials by September 28, 2023. For a full description and to apply, please visit https://jobs.indstate.edu/postings/45379