The incumbent primarily supports the procurement activities for the construction, maintenance, and other facilities-related requirements for the University. Specific duties include: effectively communicating about the different procurement methods for the University to internal staff and suppliers; developing and managing the solicitation process for assigned commodities and services; clarifying requirements for purchases; investigating sources of supply; negotiating terms of procurement contracts and managing contracts in assigned categories; interpreting and analyzing data and circumstances to further strategic sourcing opportunities and partnerships; exhibiting flexibility and resilience in fast paced environment, adapting based on changing department and campus needs; and performing other duties as assigned.
This position requires a Bachelor's Degree with major course work in a business management, public administration, finance, economics, law, construction, or related field, and five years of successful experience in procurement, legal, construction, or business related field.
Additional Salary Information: This is a full-time position and includes a generous university benefits package.
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UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.
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