Under the general direction of the Vice President of
Administration, the Director of Business Operations will provide
oversight for the college's purchasing/procurement operations,
capital project reimbursements, supervises the College Services
department and support in budgeting and budget forecasting. The
incumbent also will perform budget forecasting, analysis and
reporting. The Director of Business Operations develops and
implements college policies and procedures related to purchasing
and procurement that supports the College's mission and strategic
The Director of Business Operations supervises the Office of
College Services staff.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
Working with the Vice President of Administration and staff in
the Office for Administration, serves as the lead in procurement,
budget analysis and college services operations.
Oversee all purchasing related functions to include purchasing
agreements, compliance with college policies and state and federal
regulations, development of bid and RFP documentation, coordination
of solicitation and evaluation of bids and RFPs, and tracking and
auditing campus purchasing activity.
Develops bid and Request for Proposals (RFP) documentation,
coordinates solicitation, internal review and evaluation of bids
Forecasts, tracks and audits campus purchasing activity.
Develops and executes budget development templates and
Assists departments in preparing, understanding and monitoring
Supervises and oversees the campus mailroom, duplicating
facility and college receptionist.
Responsible for coordinating the college's capital project
reimbursement process in conjunction with the County of Schenectady
and Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY).
Works with college leadership on creation, revision and
implementation of policies and procedures related to position area
Prepares county, Federal, state and other external agency
reports as requested.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Practicing knowledge and experience in leading the procurement
process within a governmental or higher educational setting.
Experience in public contracting language, rules, regulations
Familiarity and experience in conducting contract negotiations
and managing contract renewals with vendors.
Familiarity with budget development and forecast analysis.
Education & Experience: Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in related field.
Five years or more experience in the finance, budget and
Effective use and practice in Microsoft Office, particularly
with Word and Excel.
Experience in higher education.
Knowledge of enterprise business management systems (Banner)
Understanding of the role and environment of a student-centered
Supervising unionized employees.
Offers of employment will be conditional based on the successful
completion of a background check.
SUNY Schenectady County Community College does not discriminate
on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender or
gender identify, disability, or age in admissions, employment,
programs and activities. As an affirmative action and equal
opportunity employer with a commitment to promoting an environment
of equality, inclusion, and respect for difference, SCCC encourages
candidates who can contribute to this goal to apply.
CAMPUS SAFETY REPORT
The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus
Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV
institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an
Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts:
disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three
years; and the availability regarding the College's current campus
security policies. SUNY Schenectady County Community College's
Annual Security Report is available here.