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Procurement Officer/Director of Auxiliary Operations

St. Mary's College of Maryland
Saint Marys City, Maryland
Closing date
Dec 26, 2022

St. Mary’s College of Maryland at Historic St. Mary’s City is accepting résumés for the position of Procurement Officer/Director of Auxiliary Operations.  The major responsibilities include the following: responsible for conducting the process of procurement for St. Mary’s College of Maryland (“The College”) and oversight of all auxiliary operations including Food Services, Laundry and the Campus Store.  Areas of responsibility include the College’s purchasing department (procurement and contracting process) and the administration of the College’s participation in the State of Maryland’s Corporate Credit Card Program.

Requirements include: Bachelor’s degree in business related field with some accounting course work.  Professional certification in procurement preferred; knowledge of public procurement philosophy, goals, and standard procedures. CPM a plus; knowledge of marketing principles and philosophy of providing excellent customer service; minimum of three years’ experience supervising procurement operations in a complex organization are required; purchasing and marketing experience working in a non-profit organization, college or university setting is preferred; and expertise in contractual matters and procurement law. All applicants for this position must have excellent verbal, written, and analytical skills, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of employees, students, state and federal officials, and the public.  Applicants must have the ability and desire to provide excellent customer service.  Proficiency in the use of various computer software applications is required.  Any combination of acceptable education and experience, which has provided the necessary knowledge and skills to fulfill the requirements of this position, may be considered.  Employment will be contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check and proof of COVID-19 vaccination, medical and religious exemptions will be considered.

St. Mary's College of Maryland, the National Public honors College, is located in Historic St. Mary's City, 70 miles southeast of Washington, D.C. St. Mary’s College is one of the nation’s best public liberal arts colleges – ranked near the top in U.S. News & World Report and a Best Value for in-state and out-of-state students. Non-sectarian since its founding, the college with its scenic waterfront campus is primarily undergraduate and residential, with a diverse coeducational student body numbering approximately 1600. The up-to-date curriculum is designed for today’s students who want an active, hands-on education led by professors who are committed teachers and experts in their fields. The quality of life is enhanced by the recreational opportunities of the Chesapeake region and close proximity to the amenities of Washington D.C., Baltimore and Richmond.

St. Mary’s College ( embodies diversity and inclusion in its mission.  We create an environment that recognizes the value of individual and group differences and we encourage inquiries from applicants who will contribute to our cultural and ethnic diversity.  Application materials should include a cover letter, résumé (including e-mail address), statement of how the applicant’s employment at the College will contribute to a culture of inclusion and campus diversity, and three references and be submitted online at:  Questions may be directed to Mary Grube at 240-895-4311.

Review of résumés will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. St. Mary's College of Maryland is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer.

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