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Director for Procurement

Harford Community College
Job Location:
Bel Air, Maryland
Business and Financial Services
Starting salary range
Commensurate with education and experience

About Harford Community College

Harford Community College has served as an anchor institution in Harford County since its inception in 1957. We are a mid-sized, comprehensive college committed to serving our community through high caliber educational offerings and cultural events.

HCC's mission of "Grow. Achieve. Inspire. Contribute." and our vision of continuously striving for satisfaction, completion, and success throughout the College community is demonstrated by our shared organizational values of Agency, Equity and Inclusion, Communication and Collaboration, Respect, and Innovation. Harford Community College is an Achieving the Dream institution, joining a network of higher education institutions and partners to enhance community college student opportunity, access, and success.

Our beautiful, 352-acre campus is conveniently located near Baltimore, MD; Philadelphia, PA; Washington, DC; and Wilmington, DE. We offer more than 80 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.

Job Description

The Director for Procurement manages the College's procurement process; serves as the primary point of contact for the College on all contractual matters and agreements, including utility costs, materials, equipment, construction supplies, and services; and ensures that policies and procedures are effective and in accordance with Maryland laws and regulations, College bylaws, and Board of Trustees policies.

The Director serves as risk manager for the College, responsible for minimizing risk, assessing risk, and managing risk relating to contracts, agreements, and other documents binding the College; 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.

Required Education

A bachelor's degree in a related field, OR the equivalent, defined as an associate degree or applicable certification, education, or technical training and at least seven years of demonstrated progressive leadership experience in procurement.

Required Experience

A minimum of five years of experience and/or responsibility relating to professional contracts and procurement is required.

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

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.

Preferred Qualifications

Work experience in a higher education environment; and working knowledge of State of Maryland fiscal rules are preferred.

General Weekly Work Schedule

Generally 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.; however, additional hours may be assigned as needed by directing supervisor.

Posting Number: 2021-070FSFA

Close Date: 11/10/2021
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