AC50 - Procurement Director
General Nature of Work:
Directs a complex procurement, warehousing and distribution operation for a major state university or directs a statewide purchasing function.
Guidelines for Class Use/Distinguishing Characteristics:
Positions in this class assume highly complex procurement responsibilities for the major state universities' research and hospital needs or for another statewide function.
Examples of Work:
(Note: The examples of work listed in this class specification are not necessarily descriptive of any one position in the class. The omission of specific statements does not preclude management from assigning specific duties not listed herein if such duties are a logical assignment to the position. The intent of the listed examples is to give a general indication of the levels of difficulty and responsibility common to all positions in this class.)
Establishes mandatory state term contracts for the procurement of high-volume items.
Negotiates complex contracts for state agencies.
Directs all activities of central state purchasing.
Evaluates and approves qualified vendors.
Interprets procurement rules and regulations for other officials.
Renders decisions on vendor protests.
Reviews and approves major bids.
Develops and implements procurement policies and procedures in accordance with state and federal regulations.
Directs a large staff involved in the procurement of goods and services.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
(Note: The knowledge, skills and abilities listed are not necessarily inclusive of the requirements for every position in the class.)
Knowledge of supply practices and procedures.
Knowledge of inventory control practices and procedures.
Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping procedures applicable to property and inventory
Ability to train subordinate employees.
Ability to oversee the work of others.
Ability to communicate effectively.
State Minimum Training and Experience
State Necessary Special Requirements:
Some positions require a commercial driver's license.
(Note: Additional requirements may be applicable for individual positions in the employing agency.)
A bachelor's degree and procurement experience.
MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:
A bachelor's degree and five years procurement experience.
MUSC Physical Requirements: