Major Duties: General Summary: Direct the operations of the Logistical Services units, including planning, managing and establishing policies and procedures for the purchasing, maintenance stores, surplus sales, postal operations and receiving and distribution areas.- Directs the University's purchasing function, including bidding, negotiation and administration of large University contracts and purchases. Establishes purchasing policies and procedures for the University community while ensuring compliance with relevant government regulations.- Oversees the maintenance stores operation, including surplus sales. Oversees postal, receiving and distribution operations.- Develops short and long-range plans for Logistical Services. Oversees logistical services budget.- Builds and maintains internal and external customer, vendor and community relations to ensure successful fulfillment of the department mission.- Directs the University's diversity business program.- Supervises professional, supervisory, clerical and bargaining unit employees. Resolves personnel and operational issues and directs the efforts of the management staff.
Minimum Qualifications: - Bachelor's degree or higher in Integrated Supply Chain Management or a related field from an accredited institution.- Eight years' relevant experience.- Supervisory experience.- Budget management experience.- Experience administering a collective bargaining agreement.
Internal Number: 352_57633
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One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.