Under general supervision, the Contracting Officer will perform purchasing related functions and activities related to the procurement of goods and services for University of Kentucky Healthcare and participate in the contracting and value analysis processes. This position will interact with vendors and departments to ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to and service levels are met or exceeded.
Knowledge of purchasing policies and procedures. Analytical and communication skills (both oral and written).
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Bachelor's degree and one year of experience in purchasing management and/or inventory preferred. Experience in a medical facility also preferred.
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.
Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.