Director, Procurement & Equipment

Director, Procurement & Equipment


Asheville-Buncombe Technical Community College
340 Victoria Road
Asheville, NC 28801
Phone: 828-398-7900

Job Location

Asheville Buncombe Technical Community College

Asheville, North Carolina

Main Campus


Salary: $51,972 - $58,470 Total Comp: $74,485 - $82,921



Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, July 16, 2021
Closes: Monday, August 2, 2021

Target Start Date

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Executive Director, Business Services

Employment Type

Full Time Regular

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Requirements (Applicant must meet all of the minimum requirements)

1. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field;
2. Must have a minimum of two years of full-time or equivalent experience in procurement, contract management, or business administration;
3. Must have supervisory experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience working in a higher education environment.
2. Experience using Colleague. 
3. North Carolina Contract Manager Certification (will be required to complete upon hiring).
4. Proficiency in a foreign language such as Spanish, an East Slavic language, and/or American Sign Language.

Position Description

Job Description Summary

Under general direction from the Executive Director, perform the planning, organizing, and supervision of the College’s procurement operation in an efficient and economical manner.


1. Reviews, coordinates, and approves purchasing requests submitted by College faculty and staff; including supervision of and participation in the development of bid specifications and requests for proposals; solicitation and analysis of bids; and working with Purchase and Contract and/or ITS.

2. Supervises and directs purchasing staff responsible for procurement and equipment functions; including training, motivating, and evaluating assigned personnel.

3. Communicates regularly, effectively, courteously, and professionally with employees and vendors.

4. Assists with the submission of timely and accurate reports as required by institutional and external offices.

5. Coordinates, develops and conducts purchasing training sessions for College faculty and staff.

6. Backups other purchasing positions as required due to absences.

7. Coordinates meetings to ensure efficient and effective performance of the team and excellent customer service is provided.

8. Serves in a leadership capacity on special projects within Business Services.

9. Contributes to the College Vision, Mission, Values, and RISE statement.

10. Supports workforce diversity in all its aspects.

11. Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Post Contact

Jobs Website:

HR Main Phone: 828-398-7114