21 days old

Contracting Officer II

Lexington, KY 40507
Posting Details

Job Title Contracting Officer II
Requisition Number RE32146
Working Title
Department Name 3P980:Purchasing
Work Location Lexington Ky
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year
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

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting and/or standing for long periods of time; ability to lift, push and/or pull objects up to 50lbs.; effectively communicate with individuals from diverse backgrounds and varied professional levels, and phone communication.
Monday – Friday; 8:00 am – 5:00 pm., possible overtime occasionally to fill work requirements.
Employee will adhere to all UK Healthcare work time schedules and requirements.
Job Summary
This Contracting Officer II position operates as a contract manager in a hospital environment to procure, plan and execute the movement of goods through the supply chain. Coordinates the procurement of supplies and equipment. This position is required to determine the best methodology when performing procurement responsibilities and handles both Invitations for Bids and Request for Proposals. This requires a person who is multi-skilled and flexible in the performance of their duties. The Contracting Officer accepts legal responsibility for actions taken in performance of assigned duties.

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

Given the COVID-19 pandemic, and the need to protect our university community including our students, staff, faculty and visitors, the University of Kentucky is requiring COVID-19 vaccination for all new hires prior to starting employment. Therefore, as of October 18, 2021, all new hires prior to their first day of employment must submit appropriate documentation showing, i) completion of the first vaccination against COVID-19, or ii) completion of the full vaccination series against COVID-19, or iii) approved exemption (medical contraindications or a sincerely held religious belief) through the formal exemption process from the COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For those employees who have completed the first vaccination against COVID-19 prior to their first day of employment, the second vaccination (if applicable) must be completed following the vaccination recommended schedule to be considered fully vaccinated.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Microsoft suite, SAP, Communication Skills (both oral and written)
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
BA plus three (3) years experience. Prior healthcare employment preferred.
Deadline to Apply 06/22/2022
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: 2022-06-10 Expires: 2022-07-10

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