Another Source is assisting California State University, San Bernardino, in recruiting a Procurement Lead to join their team.
California State University, San Bernardino is a preeminent center of intellectual and cultural activity in Inland Southern California. Opened in 1965 and set at the foothills of the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, the university serves more than 20,000 students each year and graduates about 4,000 students annually.Cal State San Bernardino has seen records in enrollment, diversity of faculty and students, grant and contract funding, overhead funds, fundraising and international programs development. CSUSB ranks as the second-safest among all 33 public universities in California.
Cal State San Bernardino is listed among the best colleges and universities in the western United States, according to The Princeton Review, Forbes and U.S. News and World Report, in their respective annual rankings. It also is part of the President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, With Distinction – the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for its commitment to service-learning and civic engagement. In addition, it is a "Military Friendly School" according to G.I. Jobs. CSUSB's College of Business and Public Administration was named by European CEO Magazine as one of the four most innovative business schools in the U.S. and among the top 18 in the world. The Sierra Club named CSUSB one of "America's Coolest Schools." The university has an annual statewide economic impact of more than half a billion dollars, along with more than $32 million in yearly statewide tax revenue.
The Procurement Specialist is a hands-on leader reporting to the Director of Procurement and Contract Services and is responsible for the coordination of services within the department. Develops and performs operational procurement activities for the university. This position oversees staff and assignments of diverse scope with high attention to detail and ensuring the timeliness of services. Able to execute multiple initiatives against time constraints. Responsible for the oversight and processing of architectural, engineering, and service provider agreements for construction-related projects. The Procurement Specialist develops and prepares a variety of communications and presentations for various campus stakeholders with an emphasis on procedures, guidance, and training.
Interprets and stays current on campus, CSU, guidelines, policies, codes and regulations related to campus Procurement, Contracts, and Public Works functions. Ensures compliance with relevant laws, policies and procedures referenced by the Integrated CSU Administrative Manual (ICSUAM).
Provides guidance to staff and lead continuous improvement initiatives.
Coordinates and administer the procurement and contracting of delegated major capital purchasing on public works contracts for state and auxiliary projects.
Assigns work duties to staff as needed ensuring efficient and timely services.
Serves as the subject matter expert for Public Works, Procurement, Contracts, RFPs and PeopleSoft Common Financial System (CFS) for all procurement and contract related matters.
Develops and writes request for proposals, contracts, and procurement procedures.
Demonstrates commitment to creating and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce. Builds effective teams committed to organizational goals, creating an environment in which employees are recognized for their accomplishments and contributions to the success of the team.
Incumbent must have a Bachelor's Degree.
Incumbent must have five (5) years of business operations experience. Finance, procurement, higher education or construction industry is preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Strong aptitude for business document writing, interpretation and negotiation.
Ability to analyze information and effectively present concepts in written, spreadsheet, and presentation format.
Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP System).
Strong Microsoft Office skills.
Excellent management, interpersonal and organizational skills.
Excellent written and verbal communication.
Ability to work in a team-oriented environment.
Ability to effectively present ideas and concepts in written or presentation format and use consultative and facilitation skills to gain consensus.
Thorough knowledge of and ability to apply extensive expertise to complex programs and/or administrative specialties, including pertinent laws and regulations.
Demonstrated expertise in and advanced knowledge of the principles, problems, and methods of public and business administration and operational and fiscal management.
Ability to understand problems from a broad, interactive perspective and discern applicable underlying principles to conceive of and develop strategic solutions.
Ability to work with representatives from public and private entities and handle potentially sensitive situations.
Professional Buyer Experience in large scale arena
Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) or Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO) is preferred
Three (3) years of supervisory experience
Professional Buyer Experience in the Public Sector is preferred
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.
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.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter.
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This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
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Additional Salary Information: Depends on Qualifications
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.