Director, Assistant, Purchasing and Contract Administration

Director, Assistant, Purchasing and Contract Administration


Guilford Technical Community College
601 East Main Street
Jamestown, NC 27282
Phone: 336-334-4822


Commensurate with Experience



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, December 17, 2021
Closes: Sunday, January 16, 2022

Target Start Date

Friday, December 17, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Education Required

• Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, or related field required.

Experience Required

• Five years general office experience with an emphasis in procurement related functions and contract negotiations and administration, with a strong preference for NC community college experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Education Preferred

• Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred.

Experience Preferred

• Preferred: direct supervisory experience; and general accounting and facilities related experience.

Position Description

The Assistant Director, Purchasing and Contract Administration is responsible for operations of the Shipping/Receiving, Mailroom/Courier Services and the Central Printing & Supplies.  S/he manages a staff of approximately six people.  S/he assists the Director in managing daily operations of the Purchasing Department, Contract Administration, and Lease Administration and is second command behind the Director.  As such the Assistant Director assumes the leadership role in the absence of the Director. S/he researches and advises of changes in procurement procedures and programs; recommends and coordinates implementation of new procurement programs; maintains documentation of purchasing procedures; designs, conducts, and manages training for all GTCC personnel related to procurement and contract administration policies and procedures; and assists with general purchasing/business activities as assigned.  S/he is responsible for the review, negotiation and management of contracts and leases; working with State and outside attorneys as needed.  

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