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|Classification Title||Purchasing and Contracts Manager|
|Job Category:||Classified Administrator/Manager|
|Job Open Date:||04/03/2018|
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|Initial Screening Date||05/04/2018|
|Job Open ID:||7118|
|Position Title:||Purchasing and Contracts Manager|
|Department||Purchasing (Dist) (Dist-013-092)|
|Salary Schedule Link:||Click here for current Salary Schedules|
|Pay Range:||13 - at $93,084 - $130,992 (salary placement in the salary range will be based upon comparable experience and qualifications; increases are given annually thereafter up to highest step)|
|% of Range:||100%|
|Hours per week:||40|
|Work Schedule||Monday through Friday|
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The District offers a comprehensive package of insurance benefits to eligible employees, which includes medical and dental insurance, a vision-care plan, life insurance and dependent life coverage, accidental death and dismemberment coverage, and a long-term disability income-protection plan. All premiums are fully paid by the District. Mandatory retirement incentive is with California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS).
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|Summary Description:|| |
To plan, organize, prioritize, coordinate, evaluate, and manage the District-wide purchasing and contracting programs, services, operations and activities within the Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management Department, including review, approval, and assignment of all purchase requisitions, bid processing, contract negotiations, dispute resolution and preparation and maintenance of records and reports; assure compliance to established guidelines, board policies, and administrative regulations for purchasing and contracts, including District, State, federal and other legal requirements; prepare analysis of bid results and recommending a course of action to District administration and Board of Trustees; obtain the best products and services at the best available prices, ensuring legal compliance; maintain customer service culture; train, supervise and evaluate the performance of assigned purchasing staff, perform a variety of other technical tasks related to areas of assignment and act for the Executive Director of Procurement, Central Services and Risk Management as directed.
To foster a culture of collaboration, mutual respect, innovation, and continuous improvement throughout the District; lead by example; actively participate in and support District-wide participatory governance components and activities and other collaborative processes; encourage professional excellence among the staff and promote an organizational culture of customer service, innovation, and quality services.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED AND EXERCISED:
Exercises direct supervision over technical and support staff.
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Duties may include, but are not limited to the example of duties listed in Job Duties. Please see Job Duties for details.
|Knowledge of:|| |
Applicable local, State and federal laws, codes and regulations, including those affecting public procurement and bidding requirements, including principles of California Education Code, Public Contracting Code, CUPCCAA, labor code, health and safety codes, and revenue and tax codes.
|Ability to:|| |
Analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
|Education and Experience Guidelines:|| |
Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying.
Equivalent to an Associate of Arts’ degree from an accredited college or university with major course work in purchasing, business or public administration or related field. A bachelor’s degree in a related field is desirable.
At least five years of increasingly responsible demonstrated purchasing experience in an educational or related public sector environment, including at least two years in a lead or supervisory capacity. Public education purchasing experience is preferred, including working in an organization responsible for public works, technology projects and/or capital improvements.
|License or Certificate:|| |
Valid California driver’s license.
|Conditions of Employment:|| |
The work environment and physical demands described here are representative of those required by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Work Environment:|| |
Standard office setting. Typically, duties are performed in an office environment while sitting at a desk or computer workstation. An incumbent is subject to contact with others, frequent interruptions, noise from talking or office equipment and demanding timelines. At least minimal environmental controls to assure health and comfort.
|Physical Demands:|| |
The incumbent regularly sits for long periods, walks short distances on a regular basis, travels to other District and County locations to attend meetings and conduct work; uses hands and fingers to operate an electronic keyboard or other office machines; reaches with hands and arms, stoops, kneels or crouches to retrieve files; speaks clearly and distinctly to answer telephones and to provide information; sees to read fine print and operate computer; hears and understands voices over telephone and in person; and lifts, carries, and/or moves objects weighing up to 20 pounds.
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