Director, Purchasing

Director, Purchasing

Employer

Western Piedmont Community College
1001 Burkemont Avenue
Morganton, NC 28655
Phone: 828-438-6000

Job Location

Main Campus

Salary/Grade

Hiring Range – Minimum to Midpoint ($3,280 – 4,100/monthly)

Benefits

Yes

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Friday, September 20, 2019
Closes: Sunday, October 20, 2019

Target Start Date

Sunday, December 1, 2019

Expected Work Hours

-

Reports to

Controller

Employment Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualifications

1. Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Business Administration, or related area.
2. Five years accounting and/or purchasing experience.
3. Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
4. Good written and oral communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

1. Experience in community college system.
2. Experience in Datatel (Colleague) and E-procurement.
3. Governmental accounting preferred.

Position Description

Responsible for the purchasing process for all supplies and equipment including bids as well as assist with inventory control.

  • Check requisitions for compliance with state procurement requirements.
  • Assist employees with purchasing decisions.
  • Determine best source of supply based on price, service, quality, and State Purchasing Regulations.
  • Assist with quotes as needed and submit formal bid packages to vendors as required.
  • Enter and post requisitions into E-Procurement, Datatel, and Etrieve. Distribute purchase orders as needed.
  • Maintain effective working relationships with the public, vendors, and employees of the College.
  • Send annual notices for inventory; verify for accuracy and prepare year end entries.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted online at https://wpcc.peopleadmin.com/.

Job Post Contact

Anita Berry

Benefit/Recruitment Specialist

Western Piedmont Community College

(828) 448-3127

EOE/M/F/D/V