Notice of Vacancy: College Director of Procurement

Qualifications & Experience


(M1) Bachelorís degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning in general business or related field; (M2) Experience with state of Missouri purchasing policy and procedures; (M3) Experience with an eSourcing purchasing software;  (M4) Excellent communication skills (interdepartmental); (M4) Proven leadership qualities; (M5) Contract Management experience.


(D1) Masterís degree or working towards a Masterís degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning;  (D2) Experience with ION Wave (eSourcing software); (D3) Knowledge of OTCís procurement processes; (D4) Property and casualty insurance experience; (D5) Experience with writing, posting, and evaluating RFPs.

Application Information & Deadline

Position Description

Position Title: College Director of Procurement

Salary Classification: Exempt


The Director of Procurement is responsible for coordinating the procurement of goods, supplies, and services essential to the daily operations of the College.


Acts under the delegated authority and general supervision of the Assistant Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services.


1. Oversees college purchasing and bidding procedures and activities.
2. Leads and develops procurement staff.
3. Research procurement strategies and establish relationships with other procurement leaders to develop best practices for writing and evaluating bids.
4. Contribute to the design and implementation of effective and efficient internal procurement policies and procedures.
5. Develop procurement strategies that identify and implement cost savings, process improvement opportunities and assure quality standards.
6. Develop strategic relationships with suppliers and organizations at the local/state/national level.
7. Utilize OTCís eSourcing system, ION Wave, to prepare, manage and evaluate procurement activities.
8. Implement contract strategy for OTCís service contracts and manage contract compliance.
9. Works with and assist the property management group.
10. Provides oversight and guidance with the Collegeís property and casualty insurance procurement.
11. Attend and participate in institutional community functions, and other events that strengthen the collegeís position in the community and the state.
12. Provide administrative advice and support to all college divisions as required.
13. Performs other duties as assigned.

The College:

Ozarks Technical Community College's primary mission is to provide accessible, high quality, affordable technical and general education that is responsive to the educational needs of the community and its diverse constituencies.

Ozarks Technical Community College prohibits discrimination and harassment and provides equal opportunities in its admissions, educational programs, activities, and employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, political affiliation, veteran status, and disabilities that include HIV and AIDS, and medical conditions. Bona fide occupational qualifications will be allowed in those instances where age, gender, or physical requirements apply to the appropriate and efficient administration of the position.