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Contracting Officer I

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Contracting Officer I
Requisition Number RE24493
Working Title Contracting Officer
Department Name 3P980:Purchasing
Work Location Lexington, Ky
Grade Level 43
Salary Range $18.16-29.07/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting for long periods of time.


Monday – Friday; 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Job Summary

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.

This position is essential to UK Healthcare’s operations and will follow UK Healthcare’s schedule.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Knowledge of purchasing policies and procedures. Analytical and communication skills (both oral and written).

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Bachelor’s degree and one year of experience in purchasing management and/or inventory preferred. Experience in a medical facility also preferred.

Deadline to Apply 09/24/2020
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.


Posted: 2020-09-11 Expires: 2020-10-11

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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