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Job Title: Purchasing Manager
Job Location: St. Charles, MO, USA 63301
Beginning: Dec 13, 2022
Deadline: Dec 13, 2022**
District: St. Charles Community College
Cottleville, MO 63376
Telephone: 636-922-8421
Job Description:
Founded in 1986, St. Charles Community College (SCC) has a reputation as one of the best two-year colleges in the state of Missouri. With extraordinary faculty and staff, SCC serves a student population of more than 10,000 and a general population of more than 350,000 throughout St. Charles County and beyond. SCC's main campus, located in Cottleville, is a beautiful 12-building campus which has won architectural awards for its innovative, contemporary "educational village" design. The college has a second location in Dardenne Prairie, featuring a state-of-the-art nursing and allied health program. The success of SCC is rooted in the mission of serving our community by "focusing on academic excellence, student success, workforce advancement, and life-long learning within a global society. We celebrate diversity and we enrich the economic and cultural vitality of the region by providing an accessible, comprehensive, and supportive environment for teaching and learning."
Under the direction of the Director of Financial Services, manages purchasing, warehousing, asset inventory, surplus property, shipping and receiving activities. Responsible for compliance with all statutes, regulations, board policies and procedures pertaining to these areas. Provides direction on matters outside normal operating procedures. Establishes goals, priorities and standards. Manages long-range purchase planning and needs analysis to simplify and standardize services and commodities and to reduce fiscal year procurement costs.
  • Supervises and provides leadership to purchasing staff.
  • Assists College departments with procurement activities in accordance with Board policy and procedures.
  • Coordinates deliveries and installation to ensure standardization and prompt delivery for College programs.
  • Coordinates major purchases to achieve maximum cost savings, optimal performance, and high quality standards.
  • Prepares federal, state and local governmental reports as required. Manages and participates in the preparation of financial and administrative reports for administration.
  • Assists Director of Financial Services in developing and administering budgets for purchasing, warehouse, shipping and receiving.
  • Provides input to the Director of Financial Services on Board/Purchasing policies and procedures.
  • Works closely with administration, faculty and staff in researching complex commodities and services. In accordance with Board Policy and applicable laws, develops specifications for the purpose of soliciting bids/proposals from qualified vendors under the direction of the Director of Financial Services. Distributes invitations for bids/proposals, advertises and sets bid/proposal opening dates. Receives and evaluates responses to determine successful vendor and prepares recommendations for the division VP/COO on purchases requiring Board of Trustees approval.
  • Responds to public information requests.
  • Develop and implement new processes and training tools for streamlining and automating purchasing processes and reducing inefficiencies.
  • Develop purchasing, shipping, receiving, warehouse and inventory policies and procedures to ensure cost effective, efficient operations.
  • Associate's degree and two years or more related experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Minimum three years progressively responsible professional purchasing experience.
  • Knowledge of purchasing laws (federal, state and local) for public entities; knowledge of fund accounting and government accounting procedures is essential.
  • Bachelor's degree in materials management, business, or closely related area.
  • Purchasing Certification.
  • Five or more years progressively responsible professional purchasing experience.
  • Two years supervisory experience.
  • Experience in a Community College or University setting.
  • Experience with Ellucian/Colleague software.
St. Charles Community College is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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