Supervisor, Purchasing

  • Company: School Board of Volusia County, Florida
  • Location: Daytona Beach, Florida 32124 United States
  • Salary: $57,413 to $65,996
  • Date Posted: August 18, 2022
  • Closing Date: December 16, 2022



• Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or a related field and two (2) years responsible purchasing experience

• Professional certification as Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Professional Public Officer (CPPO) or Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) preferred

• Possess a valid Florida Driver’s License; if a holder of any other valid US state-issued Driver’s License, agree to acquire a Florida Driver’s License within thirty (30) days of employment, except in a case where accommodation is required

• Available after working hours (on call) for emergencies, disaster responses and scheduled shift work as a part of the Emergency Response Team as needed


*Evaluate the work performance of all personnel reporting to this position as required by the district.

*Assist with preparation of the purchasing budget.

*Serve as a liaison to schools and departments to assist in maintaining compliance with all mandated purchasing policies, procedures, rules and statutes.

*Review expenditures by the district for supplies and equipment to identify potential cost savings opportunities.

*Supervise the preparation of department bidding processes, including development of specifications, invitations to bid, evaluations, tabulations and school board approval procedures.

*Oversee the centralized purchase requisitions and ordering system utilized by the district.

*Participate in associations of purchasing professionals to keep informed of market trends and general purchasing guidelines.

*Develop and maintain the department purchasing procedures manual.

*Interviews and selects new employees as required.

*Participate in staff development and training.

*As directed serve as the new construction project manager for all purchases of school furniture and equipment.

*Assist in development and implementation of quality systems for the purchasing department.

*Develop, document and monitor purchasing procedure systems.

*Participate in the activities of the Disaster Preparedness and Response Team as designated.

* Perform other related duties as assigned by the Director, Purchasing and Warehousing Services.



• Ability to organize and prioritize work loads in such a manner that all tasks are accomplished within the acceptable time frame

• Ability to follow directions and successfully complete assignments with minimum supervision

• Ability to communicate effective and professionally with various levels of district staff and the business community

• Ability to interpret data and research technical information necessary for specification preparation and for evaluation purposes

• Ability to supervise employees in a fair and equitable manner

• Demonstrated knowledge of Florida state laws and regulations applying to the school system

• Computer literate, including familiarity with on-line purchasing systems, spreadsheets, word processing and data retrieval systems

• Familiarity with quality systems

Application Process

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Contact Info

Name: Ni'Tavia Johnson
Phone: 386-947-8786
Closing Date: December 16, 2022