TFS Purchasing Department Head

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

TFS Purchasing Department Head


Texas A&M Forest Service


Fiad Associate Director's Office

Proposed Minimum Salary

$6,083.34 monthly

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type


Job Description

The Purchasing Department Head reports to the Associate Director for Finance and Administration and is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the Purchasing Department.

-Supervise four employees, assist in their training and professional development, and evaluate their performance.
-Ensure the agency complies with State, System and Agency purchasing standards and requirements.
-Process purchase requisitions through to a purchase orders (including request for bid or proposal preparation, evaluation and selection of vendors, and negotiation of terms).
-Assist Agency departments with procurement needs.
-Attend purchasing related meetings and coordinate purchasing activities with other agencies; prepare required reports for other state agencies.
-Oversee HUB Compliance and HUB Program Administration
-Oversee administration of telecommunication services.

-Oversee contracting functions
-Other duties as assigned.

Education and Experience:
Required Education: Bachelors degree or equivalent combination of training and experience. Two (2) years of relevant experience may substitute for one (1) year of education.

Preferred Education: Bachelors degree in Business Administration
Required Experience: Minimum 5 years experience in purchasing.

Preferred Experience: Experience at a Texas A&M University System institution. Prior supervisory experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Required Knowledge: Microsoft Word & Excel.

Preferred Knowledge: FAMIS, State of Texas Procurement Regulations and State of Texas HUB Program.
Required Abilities: Work independently. Multi-task and work cooperatively with others.

Required Skills: Sound judgement, strong analytical skills and strong interpersonal skills.

Registrations, Certifications, and Licenses:
Required: Must possess public manager certification (CTCD or CPM).

Applicant Instructions:

Resume, a cover letter, references and a transcript are REQUIRED to be uploaded to application.   Certifications are preferred to be uploaded to the application.  Documents/certifications can be uploaded in the "My Experience" page in the "Resume/CV section.  More than one document can be uploaded; just click the "Upload" button for each document.  Documents can only be loaded at this time and cannot be uploaded once the application is submitted.  If there are any issues uploading documents, please contact 979-458-6690.   Please check your spam folder in case more information is sent in regards to this position.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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