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Job ID: 6726
6726 Assistant Director (Administrator I), Contract & Procuremen
September 4, 2018
Open until filled
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San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.
Initial review of applications will begin on September 13, 2018. To receive full consideration, apply by September 12, 2018. The position will remain open until filled.
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This position is in the Management Personnel Plan (Administrator I) and earns management benefits including medical, dental, vision, $100,000 life insurance plan, and the CalPERS pension plan. For more information on benefits included for this position, please see the benefits summary.
This is a full-time, benefits eligible, at will position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. but may vary based on operational needs.
This position serves as Assistant Director, Contract and Procurement Management, and is responsible for daily department operations and supervision of staff. Intimate knowledge of State regulations and California State University policies, procedures, and practices essential in order to effectively manage and guide the department through the full range of procurement and contractual services. This position will represent the Director in his or her absence and have delegated signature authority of up to $500,000.00.
The Assistant Director, Contract and Procurement Management will have delegated responsibility to generally make day-to-day operational decisions on all matters related to procurement, guide and facilitate the work of all staff, solve problems, assess and prioritize projects to meet deadlines, and delegate and review work assignments. This position ensures work is accomplished in appropriate priority while meeting necessary deadlines, provides operational leadership for department staff, and responds independently to inquiries of administrators, deans, directors, faculty, staff and vendors. This position also drafts policy and procedures for approval by the Director.
This position is also responsible for providing guidance as needed to department personnel, and preparing evaluations of their performance; ensuring that assigned operations in these areas are carried out in accordance with established policies and procedures based on organizational goals, university mission, policies and procedures, and in recommending and/or implementing improvements in policies and procedures as relates to department goals and to recommend changes in procedure in connection with' new or revised policies.
This position also prepares job descriptions for proposed new positions, creates personnel requisition including justification for position, reviews and approves position announcements, reviews applications, conducts interviews and participates in final selection.
The Assistant Director, Contract and Procurement Management independently trains, motivates and leads Buyers and support personnel. This position also coordinates vacation and absence requests to maintain adequate office coverage, evaluates and redistributes workload as needed due to staff vacations and illnesses, and assumes the responsibility of assuring that office policy are adhered to and handle disciplinary actions. This position also maintains effective working relationships with various levels of campus administration, State offices, Office of Risk Management, Chancellor's Office, Office of General Counsel and others as appropriate and participates in strategic planning for the department and division.
Duties are generally performed independently requiring sound and mature judgment. Sensitive situations and problems occur daily demanding immediate and effective response. The Assistant Director, Contract and Procurement Services is kept informed of activities that might impact other campus units and/or Business and Financial Affairs
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Compensation and Benefits
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $7,083 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.
San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.
Equivalent to an undergraduate degree in purchasing, accounting, marketing, general business or other appropriate field. Additional experience which has demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown may be substituted for the required education on a year of year basis.
Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills
At least five years Procurement and Contracts supervisory experience and professional knowledge, as well as supervisory experience in a support services operational experience at a California State University, or government institution.
At least five years Procurement and Contracts Public Works experience and professional knowledge, in at a California State University, or government institution.
Experienced in the administration of a wide range of programs. within a procurement, contracts and support services environment, Small Business / Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise, ATI and knowledge of Oracle Financials software.
Work assignments require excellent desktop skills using software such as Word, Excel, Calendar Software such as Meeting Maker or Google, and Outlook with the ability to toggle from on application to another.
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All management and executive employees shall be required to provide a written statement to the appropriate administrator of any and all outside employment. Employees shall also provide a written statement of outside employment if a written request by an administrator is made.
The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.
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