San Diego State University is seeking a highly motivated, collaborative and service-oriented
Director of Contracts and Procurement Management. This position reports to the Associate
Vice President of Financial Operations and serves in a key leadership role in the
development and administration of procurement policies and procedures supporting approximately
$100 million in annual spend across a diverse array of goods and services, inclusive
of capital construction. The department mission is to advance the San Diego State
University strategic objectives with the timely acquisition of quality goods and services,
respond to the needs of multiple faculty and staff clients, and comply with State
legislated purchasing mandates and campus policy.
The Director of Contracts and Procurement Management will develop and implement a strategic approach for spend management efforts guided by relevant
metrics and a sensitivity to customer needs and organizational complexity; seek opportunities
to improve service, consolidate spend, leverage vendors and implement technologies
and processes that promote efficiency and cost effectiveness; apply knowledge of policy
and procedures, procurement best practices, and applicable state and federal laws
to ensure compliance of procurement methods; engage in campus and California State
University committees and initiatives to advance and align with organizational goals
and objectives; and lead, train and mentor a diverse contracts and procurement team.
San Diego State University will conduct a thorough and expeditious search and selection
process. The position will remain open until filled; however, to ensure full consideration,
applications must be received by August 4, 2019.