The Director for Procurement manages the College’s procurement process; serves as the primary point of contact for the College and contracting agencies on all contractual matters, including utility cost contracts; administers policies and procedures governing the procurement of all materials, equipment, construction, supplies and services; and ensures that policies and procedures are effective and in accordance with laws and regulations, College bylaws, and Board of Trustees policies.
The Director leads the Procurement Services unit to provide timely, consistent, and high quality contract service support to the College; defines and delivers upon expectations for correspondence, information and reports; and supervises one full-time Procurement Assistant.
This is an exempt, administrator position.
A bachelor’s degree in Business, English, Accounting, or a related field is required. A minimum of five years of increasingly responsible professional contract/procurement experience; work experience in a higher education environment; and working knowledge of State of Maryland fiscal rules are required.
The Director for Procurement must have strong organizational and communication skills, a strong understanding of most standard contract language, excellent customer service skills, the ability to analyze complex systems and make recommendations, and possess knowledge of standard business practices and policies including budget, planning, and standard accounting principles.
Understanding of Maryland procurement law specific to higher education is preferred.
Apply online by August 18, 2020.
Internal Number: 2020-085SFA
About Harford Community College
Harford Community College is a mid-sized, comprehensive college with a focus on access and excellence. Founded in 1957, the College serves as a true anchor institution in the vibrant community of Harford County, Maryland. We are guided by our core values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation in meeting the learning and enrichment goals of our students and the community. Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 70 affordable degree and certificate programs to nearly 2,000 full-time and 7,500 part-time students, as well as a wide variety of noncredit continuing education courses to nearly 11,000 students per year.