Westmoreland County Community College is seeking a Director/Purchasing for it's Youngwood, Pennsylvania location. The Director/Purchasing is responsible for providing general oversight of all aspects of the purchasing function including supervision of staff and operations, short and long term planning, budgeting, contracts, leases, bidding and other administrative functions within the purchasing department.
The position requires a Bachelor's degree in a related field; (Master's degree preferred); Requires five to seven years of related work experience; Purchasing experience required; Experience in administering a Purchasing Card program; Experience in administering electronic purchase requisitions, purchase orders, electronic signatures; Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation preferred; Must possess strong analytical skills; Proven ability to work independently, as well as possess excellent decision-making and judgment skills; Strong leadership, critical thinking and problem solving skills; Excellent communication, interpersonal, and customer-service skills; Ability to adapt to a constantly changing environment with multi-faceted duties; Excellent organizational skills – including the ability to prioritize multiple work assignments and manage conflicting tasks, while paying attention to detail; Ability to maintain professionalism, confidentiality, composure and a customer-focused attitude while carrying out all job responsibilities; Demonstrated ability to interact professionally and confidentially with the college community and the public; Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse population, while exercising discretion and good judgment; Valid driver's license; PA Child Abuse History Clearance, PA Criminal Record Check Clearance and FBI Federal Criminal History Record Clearance at employee’s expense; Basic employment verification, national criminal database search and five panel drug screen at college’s expense; Prior work performance must have met or exceeded appropriate work standards; Ability to perform the essential responsibilities/functions of this position. To apply for this position please visit our website at https://westmoreland.edu
Westmoreland County Community College was founded in 1970. The campus is located in rural Youngwood, PA approximately 6 miles south of Greensburg, off Route 119. It is a short distance from the New Stanton interchange off the Pennsylvania Turnpike off of Route 119.The 80-acre campus comprises four buildings: Founders Hall, Commissioners Hall, Science Hall and the Business and Industry Center. Fo...unders Hall also contains the college bookstore, library, student activities center, gymnasium and more.In addition, there are athletic fields for baseball, softball and other sporting activities.Off-Campus Centers: To provide access to quality educational opportunities to area residents, the college operates six off-campus education centers that serve all of Westmoreland, Fayette and Indiana counties.•Advanced Technology Center•Bushy Run•Fayette County, Uniontown•Indiana County, Indiana•Latrobe•New KensingtonThe Westmoreland Public Safety Training Center, located near Smithton, provides public safety training for fire, police and emergency services responders.Faculty: 86 full-time and approximately 400 part-time faculty. Enrollment is approximately 5,517 full-and part-time students and our programs include, 63 associate degree, 13 diploma, and 55 certificate programs with options that prepare students for careers or transfer to baccalaureate degree programs at four-year institutions. The types of degrees granted are associate in arts degree, associate in applied science degree, diploma and certificate.