Job Family Concept

The Procurement job family is responsible for all aspects of procurement of goods and services for the University and ensures compliance with applicable laws, regulations, and policies. Responsibilities may include researching products/services and related state statutes and initiating, managing, processing, and auditing requisitions through the review and approval of sole source justifications, bidding process, shipping and receiving, procurement agreements, organizing surplus auctions, and inventory management.


Role Descriptions

Role descriptions below outline the distinguishing functions of each role within this job family.

Procurement Purchasing Specialist:
Responsible for providing technical support for procurement functions.
Procurement Professional:
Responsible for performing procurement functions. This role demonstrates a level of expertise in one or more areas and is responsible for the interpretation and application of broad policies and procedures. May supervise the work of others; however, this is a secondary function of the role. Competencies for this role are typically gained through formal education, specialized training, and/or experience in a program or specialty area specific to the position responsibilities. Specialized and progressively responsible experience is required as the level increases.
Procurement Management:
Responsible for providing leadership, direction, training, and management for procurement functions, which may include surplus functions in a procurement area. Manages budgets, provides expertise and analysis for strategic and longā€range planning, provides interpretation of rules and regulations and is responsible for enforcing compliance. This role accomplishes goals through overseeing their areas of responsibility, planning, managing resources, prioritizing, and directing the responsibilities of employees.


Effective Date: TBD