Director of Procurement - West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission in Charleston West Virginia

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West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission

Charleston, West Virginia

United States


Detailed Job Description

Duties and responsibilities:  Reporting to the Vice Chancellor for Finance, the Director of Procurement is responsible for the development, implementation, and review of procurement policy as well as initiating and managing the processes for institutional consortia requests for proposals and bids at the institutions and agencies under the jurisdiction of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission and the West Virginia Council for Community and Technical College Education. Responsibilities include the administration of procurement and capital debt activities of the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:  Excellent written and oral communication skills;  excellent interpersonal skills; ability to successfully manage competing demands; ability to use Microsoft Office software; knowledge and experience working with relational databases; and the ability to manage,  plan, organize, direct, and accomplish work through others.

Education and experience: Master's Degree in Business Administration or Higher Education Administration is required.  However, a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Management or Accounting with extensive experience in a combination of higher education or governmental procurement will be considered as an education equivalency. Procurement related national or state certification is preferred.   Seven years of experience in purchasing, procurement, contracts, auditing, accounting, or related experiences are required.  Experience in policy development and construction project procurement is strongly preferred.

Salary:   Commensurate with education and experience.

Closing date:  Position is opened until filled. Application screening begins February 19, 2014.

Application process: Qualified candidates should submit a letter of interest, a current resume, and the names, titles, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for three professional references. Final candidates are subject to employment and credential verification, reference and background checks.  Submit all information electronically via e-mail “Director of Procurement” in the subject line to:  Ms. Vickie Hairston, Human Resources at

Keyword Phrases

  • managing the processes for institutional consortia
  • purchasing, procurement, contracts, auditing
  • Procurement related national / state certification
  • higher education or governmental procurement
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: At least 7 years
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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