UWL Seeks a new Procurement Director. The Procurement Director is responsible for directing and managing all procurement functions for the University. This position holds delegated procurement authority from the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) and the University of Wisconsin System Administration (UWSA). Additional responsibilities include administering institutional purchasing programs and managing the day-to-day operations of the procurement team. The Procurement Director reports to the Controller. This position represents the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (University) to the Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA), University of Wisconsin System Administration (UWSA) and vendors for procurement matters. The Procurement Director develops procedures related to competitive solicitations, negotiations, and other procurement activities and is responsible for evaluating and implementing operational changes to improve the effectiveness of the procurement function. The Procurement Director will need to develop knowledge of DOA policies and procedures, Wisconsin state statutes, the Wisconsin Administrative Code (WAC), the Uniform Commercial Code (UCC), and federal regulations related to procurement. This position will also need to develop a strong understanding of polices and procedures established by the UW System Board of Regents, UWSA, and University. Work is performed under general supervision, but it is expected that the Procurement Director will progress to independent work after gaining experience in the role.
UW-La Crosse is an AA/EEO Employer. Employment will require a criminal background check.