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Procurement & Contract Services Manager (Administrator I)

Company: California State University, Sacramento
Location: Sacramento
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Procurement & Contract Services Manager (Administrator I)

Job No: 517565
Work Type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Finance/Accounting, Full Time

Working Title: Procurement & Contract Services Manager

Classification Title: Administrator I

Posting Details

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Tuesday, September 6, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.

Hiring Preference
Not Applicable

Position Summary

Under the general guidance of the Chief Procurement Officer/Senior Director, the Procurement & Contract Services
(P&CS) Manager performs a variety of duties and oversees the day-to-day procurement and contracting operations for
the campus to ensure full compliance with Federal and State laws and regulations; and established California State
University (CSU) policies, requirements, procedures, and guidelines. The P&CS Manager is responsible for supervising
the department staff whose responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the strategic sourcing of goods and services
for the university; competitive bidding; public works; procurement card administration; supplier management; records
management; monthly and annual fiscal year end close activities; implementing and maintaining eProcurement related
systems and processes; and various reporting to both internal and external entities. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to, providing communication, coordination and training on procurement and contract services related policies and procedures for internal and external clients; recommending and implementing policies, procedures and best practices for continuous improvement.

FLSA: Exempt (not eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA). This position is benefits-eligible.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,750 - $10,417 per month

Hiring Range: Commensurate with experience

Recruitment Type: Regular (at-will)

Time Base: Full-Time

Work Hours: 8:00 am - 5:00 PM; other hours as required.

Department Information

The University's Procurement & Contract Services Office provides the campus community with cost efficient and effective services for all acquisitions and contracting needs.

Required Qualifications


  • Equivalent to a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a major in supply chain, business administration, public administration or related field OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of strategic sourcing, procurement, public works, contracting and related processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of formal competitive bidding, eProcurement, supplier relationship management including small/disadvantaged enterprise advocacy, spend analytics, procurement card programs, cost reduction and savings tracking, and performance metrics.
  • Excellent written composition, reading, listening, and oral communication skills to accurately construe what others are saying and effectively present information, provide clear direction, and respond to questions from staff, faculty, peers, senior leadership, customers, other California State University (CSU) campuses, auditors, suppliers and external agencies.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills to prioritize and manage multiple concurrent projects effectively while adjusting to changing priorities, interruptions, and critical deadlines.
  • Technical skills to collect, research, analyze, interpret, track, and report data and information.
  • Demonstrated skills using standard office equipment; computers; software programs (such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe); video conferencing tools (such as Zoom, Teams, Slack, Skype); and financial and/or enterprise reporting systems (such as Jaggaer, PeopleSoft).
  • Ability to work independently and be a self-motivated, highly productive problem solver.
  • Ability to use interpersonal skills to develop collaborative working relationships with internal and external communities from diverse and multicultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to effectively motivate, lead, and manage staff; assign duties and responsibilities; oversee work assignments to ensure accurate and timely completion; evaluate performance; and to provide personal development and training.
  • Ability to analyze situations; assess requirements; interpret technical procedures; reason logically; apply applicable rules, regulations, policies and processes to formulate action plans and negotiate effective solutions to resolve conflicts.
  • Ability to prepare and present business correspondence and reports that are clear, concise and persuasive.
  • Ability to write effective and comprehensive procedure manuals and training materials.
  • Ability to adapt, demonstrate flexibility and patience in a changing environment. (e.g. technology, policies, priorities)
  • Five (5) years progressive experience in strategic procurement and contracts services or closely related fields.
  • Two (2) years of successful experience supervising and/or progressive leadwork direction over professional procurement and contracts staff.
    Preferred Qualifications

    17. Bachelor's or master's degree in supply chain, business administration, public administration or closely related field.

    18. Prior work experience in higher education, most preferably the CSU system.

    19. Experience utilizing the CSU Central Common Financial System (CFS), PeopleSoft, Jaggaer, FI$Cal, Planet Bids, California Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) or other similar systems for procurement and public works related activities.

    20. Experience managing staff in a hybrid, unionized environment.

    21. Certification from a recognized professional procurement, supply chain, or contract management organization such as ISM, UPPCC, ASCM (formerly APICS), NCMA, NIGP and/or demonstrated continuing professional development.

    Documents Needed to Apply

    List documents needed for this position: Resume and cover letter. Failure to upload these required documents to the online application may result in disqualification.

    About Sac State

    Sacramento State is located in the heart of California's capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the "Farm-to-Fork Capital," is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State's 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: "As California's capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement." As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.

    As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued. Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.

    To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

    Background Check Disclaimer

    A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

    COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:
    CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to
    Out of State Employment Policy

    Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

    As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

    Equal Employment Opportunity

    California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

    It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

    The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit .

    Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

    Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at .
    The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.
    Eligibility Verification
    Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa).

    Note to Applicants:

    Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

    Conflict of Interest:
    The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

    Advertised: August 16, 2022 (8:25 AM)
    Applications Closes: Open Until Filled

    To apply, visit


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