Procurement Coordinator


Procurement Coordinator

Drew University is currently seeking a Procurement Coordinator. In this role, the successful candidate will be responsible for leading all aspects of the procurement program, including purchase order processing and vendor relations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Procures a variety of commodities and services in accordance to University policies and procedures
  • Primary point of contact for all Drew University vendors. Liaises with vendors to resolve issues that may arise associated with processing purchase orders
  • Leads University community in all procurement activity and provides guidance on interpreting purchasing rules and its application to sourcing events
  • Develop, administer, and communicate Procurement Policies & Procedures
  • Oversee and maintain the Procurement functions of the BANNER system
  • Identify opportunities for improvement of processes through periodic review of practices and procedures
  • Communicate effectively with faculty, staff, and students to educate them on policies and procedures, train them in use of appropriate systems, and strive to understand their needs as they relate to their interactions with the procurement unit
  • Files, maintains, and distributes accounting documents, records, and reports


  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 2-4 years of progressively more responsible experience in procurement
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong people management skills
  • Solid knowledge of the BANNER (or similar) systems used to manage the purchasing and procurement system is essential
  • Proven track record managing and continuously improving procurement departmental operations
  • An energetic, upbeat, patient/approachable, and professional style
  • Strong organizational skills; must be detail-oriented
  • Ability to multitask and work in fast-paced, high-volume environments


To apply, please send cover letter and resume to For priority consideration, please apply by May 16th, 2019.

About Drew University:

Drew University, located on a beautiful, wooded,186-acre campus in Madison, New Jersey, includes the College of Liberal Arts, the Theological School and the Caspersen School of Graduate Studies. It has a total enrollment of more than 2,100 students with 145 full-time faculty members. Over 35% of our undergraduate students are from underrepresented groups, and we were recently ranked 19th among baccalaureate institutions for the number of international students enrolled. The Theological and Caspersen Schools offer master’s and doctoral degrees, and the College confers bachelor’s degrees in 32 disciplines.

Drew is dedicated to exceptional faculty mentorship and hands-on learning that successfully prepares students for their futures. Students regularly connect with local communities, and because of our proximity to New York City, we are home to multiple New York Semester experiences for our undergraduate students: Wall Street, United Nations, Contemporary Art, Communications and Media, Social Entrepreneurship, and New York Theatre. The University also houses the Charles A. Dana Research Institute for Scientists Emeriti, the Center for Global Education, the Center for Civic Engagement, the Center on Religion, Culture & Conflict, and the United Methodist Archives and History Center. Drew also recently received a multi-year grant to transform teaching and learning in the humanities by incorporating emerging digital technologies, methods, and pedagogies.

To enrich education through diversity, Drew University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In accordance with Department of Homeland Security regulations, a successful candidate must be authorized to work in the United States. These positions are subject to a background check.