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Procurement Officer

Administrative Services, Human resources


Procurement Officer

  • 494221
  • 305 LETCHER AVE HUMAN RESOURCES, LEXINGTON, Virginia, United States, 24450
  • Virginia Military Institute
  • Administrative Services
  • Human resources
  • Full-Time (Salaried)
  • Virginia Military Institute

Title: Procurement Officer

Hiring Range: Based on qualifications & experience

Agency: Virginia Military Institute

Location: Virginia Military Institute

Agency Website: www.vmi.edu

Recruitment Type: General Public - G

Job Duties

VMI is accepting applications for a full-time Procurement Officer in the Procurement Services Department.

Job Duties:
-Analyze purchase requisitions and select proper procurement method
-Develop specifications and evaluate responses for public solicitations
-Develop sources of supply focusing on meeting VMI SWaM goals
-Assist with pre-bid, pre-proposal and post-award conferences
-Enter purchase orders into eVA and VMI’s ERP system
-Monitor and evaluate vendor performance – ensure vendor compliance with quality and applicable terms and conditions
-Initiate vendor default actions
-Advise and provide assistance to VMI personnel on proper procurement procedures
-Prepare and issue procurements in accordance with applicable policies
-Ensure procurement files are properly documented and in compliance.

Salary based on qualifications and experience, and includes a competitive benefits package.

VMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against anyone because of race, color, religion, national origin, political affiliation, sex, age, or disability. AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.VMI will provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access and equal opportunities with regard to employment, educational opportunities, programs and services.

Minimum Qualifications

-Ability to work independently
-Strong oral and written communication skills and organizational skills
-Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products
-High School diploma or equivalent
-Related or relevant work experience

Preferred Qualifications:

-Graduation from a College or University with a degree in business or related field is preferred;
-Prior extensive procurement experience may substitute for college degree.
-Purchasing experience in a higher education setting or Commonwealth of Virginia agency.
-Commonwealth of Virginia VCO//VCA/VCCO or VASCUPP CUPA/CUPO Certification

Special Instructions: 

RMS provides a confirmation of receipt when your application and/or résumé is submitted successfully. Please refer to “Your Application” in your RMS account to check the status of your application for this position.

Please include a resume, cover letter, and the names and contact information for three professional references.

Contact Information:

Name: Tamara Wade

Phone: 540-464-7051

Email: wadete@vmi.edu


In support of the Commonwealth’s commitment to inclusion, we are encouraging individuals with disabilities to apply through the Commonwealth Alternative Hiring Process. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants will need to provide their Certificate of Disability (COD) provided by a Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor within the Department for Aging & Rehabilitative Services (DARS), or the Department for the Blind & Vision Impaired (DBVI). Veterans are encouraged to answer Veteran status questions and submit their disability documentation, if applicable, to DARS/DBVI to get their Certificate of Disability. If you need to get a Certificate of Disability, use this link: Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, or call DARS at 800-552-5019, or DBVI at 800-622-2155.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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