Associate Director of Purchasing

  • Company: UNC School of the Arts
  • Location: Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27127 United States
  • Salary: $31,736 to $73,894
  • Date Posted: January 5, 2023
  • Closing Date: January 31, 2023


The primary purpose of this position is to provide leadership in locating and maintaining the best sources of supply for the goods, materials, equipment, and services needed by the university divisions and departments to conduct their business. The Associate Director is responsible for considering all aspects of the relationship with suppliers, including price, quality, value, and the ability to respond quickly to changing supply requirements, and for delivering purchasing services to the campus community in a customer-focused manner. This position will have direct supervision over one Purchasing Specialist, Warehouse Manager and Warehouse Technician. This position will also oversee the day-to-day operations of the Department of Purchasing Services which includes Purchase Orders, Purchasing Cards, Surplus Sales Reconciliation, 3rd Party Accounts (Lowe’s, Sam’s Club, etc.), Maintenance of Vendor Files, State of NC HUB Reporting, and Change Orders. Responsibilities also include insurance claims, reporting, and updating. This position will also handle bid solicitations for purchases over the $25,000 threshold – as delegated by the Director of Purchasing, Contract and Auxiliary Services.


Bachelor’s Degree. Two (2) + years of experience that is directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified. Two (2) + years of purchasing, supply chain, or related field of expertise. Two (2) + years of supervision experience. Budget experience

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Contact Info

Name: Jeanette Valentine
Phone: 336-770-3319
Closing Date: January 31, 2023