• Company: Baltimore City Public Schools
  • Location: Baltimore, Maryland 21202 United States
  • Salary: $57,340 to $71,986
  • Date Posted: June 17, 2021


Performs a broad range of duties in connection with the timely purchase of supplies, equipment, and services to support the ongoing operation of schools and offices. Work involves the detailed preparation of multiple bid packages for the purchase of commodities and professional services. Work is characterized by the large volume and complex evaluation procedures, sometimes requiring analysis of life-cycle costs and price analysis.


Bachelor's degree in business administration, marketing, or a related field. Degree must be from an accredited college or institution. C.P.P.B. certification is required within three years of hiring. Four years of experience in purchasing commodities and services. Experience with eCommerce suite applications such as Ariba, SAP, or Oracle. Experience in drafting bid specifications and solicitations (IFB and RFP), conducting pre-bid conferences, analyzing complex procurement evaluations, and identifying contract awards and debriefing of unsuccessful bidders. Knowledge of the principles and practices of purchasing procedures and operations in a large urban school system, supply methods and storage techniques, and purchasing trends. Proficient in the use of technical computer applications, including the Internet, Oracle, and Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access). Effective interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills. Skilled in writing specialized commodity and service specifications. Ability to make good decisions, solve problems, and analyze and interpret data. Ability to set priorities, complete multiple activities simultaneously and within deadlines as well as demonstrate flexibility to deal effectively with change.

Application Process

Qualified candidates for the position must submit the following: Completed online application Resume that clearly demonstrates the minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying. Upload copies of all transcripts: undergraduate, graduate, and all MSDE Certifications if applicable. Must provide three (3) professional references to include: name, title, business address, e-mail address, and phone number. All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into the application. All documentation must be scanned and uploaded to application. Benefits -- This position is eligible for benefits. To review the available options please see the information relevant to the union for this position by viewing the following link: This position is affiliated with the Paraprofessionals and School-Related Personnel (PSRP) bargaining unit. This position is affiliated with the City Retirement Plan. Please apply for this position by visiting the following link:

Contact Info

Name: Baltimore City Public Schools