Organize the purchasing activities at all Ivy Tech Community College locations into a coordinated, centralized purchasing function.
Supervise Sponsored Programs accounting and Grants Management staff to ensure the accurate accounting of post award funds. Including but not limited to:
o Develop budgets for Systems Office grants and review budgets developed by campuses
o Submission of final approved proposal received from Grant Development to the granting agency
o Provide project director orientation and grants budget training
o Fiscal reporting
o Track cost share obligations
o Oversee internal and external audits
Implement and lead a procurement team of statewide buyers.
Lead the development of specifications for equipment, materials and services.
Work closely with campuses to build a culture of compliance, long-term cost savings and sound business practices.
Develop and implement policies and procedures to facilitate the most economical and expeditious methods of purchasing goods and services College-wide.
Identify, evaluate and assess suppliers for all key commodities from perspective of cost, effectiveness and supply.
Establish strategic partnerships with key suppliers based on thorough assessment of capabilities and performance.
Develop and execute training plan that provides for required level of purchasing capabilities.
Lead in the preparation, issuance and evaluation of RF(x).
Assist College’s legal counsel with drafting contracts and agreements for purchase of goods and services.
Manage procurement systems, including Ivy Market, Bonfire and Contract Management.
Establish metrics and quantitative objectives for purchasing performance consistent with College objectives in terms of cost, quality and service level.
Act as a change agent for financial processes for the College.
Develop long range financial projections and cost-benefit analysis of programs and services.
Assist in execution of sale of bonds to support the construction of facilities throughout the state.
Serve in a key executive leadership role on the SVP/CFOs leadership team directing the fiscal strategy and operations of the College.
Other duties logically associated with this position may be assigned.