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AD procurement and accounts payable needed

February 15, 2013

Applications for this leadership position in the Controller's office due by March 11.

Colorado State University is seeking applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director of Procurement and Accounts Payable, a leadership position reporting to the University Controller.

Candidate qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree;
  • Minimum of five years of experience as a procurement professional;
  • Minimum of five years of experience supervising, developing and evaluating professional staff;
  • Skills in communications; interpersonal and problem solving skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with individuals from a variety of backgrounds and all levels of personnel within the organization, including senior management; and
  • Experience with the regulatory environment associated with a public nonprofit institution of higher education or other governmental entity.


  • Five or more years of higher education experience, preferably in a central leadership role in a comprehensive research-intensive university setting;
  • Strong background in customer service with 10 or more years of supervisory experience working in an environment with high volume transactions;
  • Three or more years of professional accounts payable experience;
  • Bachelor’s or advanced degree in business administration, finance or a related field; and
  • Nationally recognized procurement certification (i.e. CPPO, CPPM).

Application Procedures

The Search Committee will accept confidential applications and nominations until position is filled. For full consideration, complete applications must be received by 5 p.m., MST, Monday, March 11.

Applicants should electronically submit : a current resume; contact information for three professional references; and a letter of interest that addresses the qualifications listed above and the candidate’s experience related to the job description.

All inquiries, nominations, applications, and materials should be submitted electronically to the Search Chair. All applications or expressions of interest will be handled confidentially until the individuals invited for interviews are announced. References will not be contacted without the prior consent of the applicant.

For the comprehensive job description, please go to

CSU is an EO/EA/AA employer. Colorado State University conducts background checks on all final candidates.

Contact: Erika Borges
Phone: 491-5258