Deputy Director of Purchasing and Support Services

San Joaquin County

Deputy Director of Purchasing and Support Services

San Joaquin County

$90,251 - $109,720 Annually, plus an excellent benefits package

Final Filing Date: March 3, 2017


San Joaquin County is currently recruiting to fill one Deputy Director of Purchasing and Support Services position.  This senior management position will be responsible for leading, managing and administering the programs and operations of the Purchasing and Support Services Division.

Purchasing and Support Services is a division of the County Administrator’s Office.  This at-will position reports directly to the Director of Purchasing and Support Services.  The division is seeking an innovative and strategic thinker with significant management experience to provide strategic leadership in the division which includes Procurement, Duplicating Services, Mail Room and Records Management.  The Deputy Director will have management responsibilities for providing centralized purchasing and support services for all County departments.

Candidates invited to participate in the screening and selection process will possess a combination of education and experience equivalent to:

  • Education ranging from a Bachelors to a Master’s degree in business administration, public administration, material management, economics, finance, or a related field.
  • Demonstrated administrative or management experience involving professional public sector purchasing, buying or acquisition, including two years of supervisory experience.
  • Ability to obtain certification as listed from one of three following certifying agencies: Either 1) Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) as issued by the Institute for Supply Management (ISM); OR 2) Certified Public Purchasing Officer (CPPO) or Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB) as issued by Universal Public Purchasing Certification Council (UPPCC); OR 3) Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM), Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM) or Certified Professional Contracts Manager (CPCM) as issued by the National Contract Management Association.


Applications must be received by the final filing date of March 3, 2017.  Apply to: San Joaquin County HR, Attn: Danielle Saad; 44 N. San Joaquin Street, Suite 330; Stockton, CA 95202. For additional information, or to apply online, you may go to our website at EOE


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