Procurement Senior Buyer

  • Company: University of Maryland
  • Location: College Park, Maryland 20742
  • Salary:
  • Date Posted: March 7, 2023
  • Closing Date: March 27, 2023


The University of Maryland’s (UMD) Procurement & Business Services department is seeking proactive problem solvers to join our growing team of procurement professionals who serve the diverse needs of our research and broader university community. This exempt regular position is eligible for telework. Salary is commensurate with experience. UMD is a vibrant and diverse top ten public research university. Located in the dynamic Greater Washington, DC metropolitan area, UMD is ranked number 10 among public institutions for research and development spend, and we have a bold plan to significantly grow our research enterprise.

UMD offers an excellent benefits package including: retirement (defined benefit or defined contribution options); employee and dependent medical (includes mental health & substance abuse), prescription, vision & dental plans; term life insurance; tuition remission for employee and dependents; paid leave (holidays plus annual, sick, personal and parental leave). This position is a Financial Disclosure Filer under Maryland State Ethics Commission. The University is seeking multiple qualified candidates for Senior Buyers in the following areas. Commodities & Services (General Goods & Services, Research & Scientific equipment and supplies, Contract Services) IT Procurement Construction & Facilities Senior Buyers apply their knowledge and experience to perform all aspects of procurement activities for procurements in assigned categories. Using independent judgment, discretion, creativity and analytical skills, you will handle a variety of procurement activities ranging from standard sourcing activities to complex competitive solicitations to recommending solutions for unique situations with complex specifications and limited market sources while ensuring compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. You will advise customers and complete actions within signature authority; for procurements above your signature authority, you will prepare required documentation to support recommended supplier selection for department leaders.


Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university Three (3) years of progressively responsible, related experience in procurement or allied, technical field, administrative functions, or the legal profession

Application Process

Consider joining the Procurement & Business Services team to help us meet the university’s current and future needs.

Please apply using the following link:

Contact Info

Name: Karol Salisbury
Phone: 301-405-3962
Closing Date: March 27, 2023