Assistant Director-Procurement (Contracting / Purchasing)

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr - Lubbock, TX3.9

Performs varied and complex administrative duties in the management and coordination of a large specialized project and/or program. Requires independent judgment and application of established policies and procedures. Works under general supervision with evaluation based on overall results obtained.

Org Level 7

201181 - Purchasing Lbk

Org Level 1

Texas Tech Univ Health Sciences Ctr


HSC - Lubbock


Purchasing Lbk

Major/Essential Functions

The Assistant Director position within Contracting is responsible for daily operation of the contracting system, including front end assistance to stakeholder inquiries, contract review and approval routing, regular communication with general counsel and other needed resources, administrative oversight of institutional contract manager actions, and document execution, archival and distribution. An Analyst reports to this position to assist in the operational duties.

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in the area of specialization or closely related field. Three years of related administrative and technical experience. Additional job related education may be substituted for the required experience on a year-for-year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications
Strong written and research capabilities to professionally prepare, review, and facilitate preparation of procurement documentation with attention to accuracy, terminology, and specification in accordance with Intuitional and State guidelines.
Strong analytical and computer skills with experience using multiple software applications, using and maintaining a relational database system.
General knowledge of contracting and purchasing procedures in a higher education setting.
Experience and knowledge working with Microsoft Office Applications - specifically Word, Excel, Access and Outlook.
Experience in solicitation and contract development, bid analysis, cost avoidance, contract review and supplier selection and management.

Required Attachments

Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Pay Statement

Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as, the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan on the Human Resources webpage.

EEO Statement

As an EEO/AA employer, the Texas Tech University System and its components will not discriminate in our employment practices based on an applicant’s race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

Pay Basis


Minimum Hire Rate


Grant Funded?


Job Type

Full Time

Job Group

Other Administrative



Travel Required

Up to 25%

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