Assistant Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer

Thursday, January 7, 2021 - 00:00
University of Nebraska
Lincoln, NE

Assistant Vice President and Chief Procurement Officer The University of Nebraska seeks an innovative, collaborative leader to serve as its Assistant Vice President (AVP) and Chief Procurement Officer (CPO). This is a significant leadership opportunity for an experienced professional to formulate strategy and direct a Procure-to-Pay (P2P) organization. The position reports to the University's Vice President for Business and Finance/CFO. To become more efficient and effective, the University is transforming from a decentralized procurement model to a Center-led P2P model for the four campuses and Central Administration office. The AVP-CPO will have direct responsibility for University-wide procurement strategy and category management; contract administration; procurement operations; supplier management; and a unified payments area. A full job announcement is posted online at

To apply, follow instructions to complete the Applicant Profile. Along with your application, attach a resume, cover letter highlighting your experience and interest in the position, and three professional references with contact information. Direct questions about the position to: . Direct questions about the online application process to: (402) 472- 3701. The University of Nebraska does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. The University of Nebraska is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action and E-Verify employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, or protected veteran status. All positions opened at the University of Nebraska are subject to veterans' preference. The Chronicle of Higher Education.