Director of Procurement Contracting & Compliance

University of Connecticut

Director of Procurement Contracting & Compliance

  • Institution: University of Connecticut
  • Institution Type: Four-Year/Advanced Degree (B.A., M.A., Ph.D.)
  • Location: Mansfield, CT US
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Director of Procurement Contracting & Compliance

  • University of Connecticut | Mansfield, CT US
  • Hourglass IconJob Post Expiration: June 08, 2023
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Job TitleDirector of Procurement Contracting & Compliance

Position TypeFull Time

Job Category Staff

Salary Range $ 150,000 - 155,000

Location Mansfield, CT US

Application Deadline May 19, 2023

Contact Information

Contact Name Melanie Savino

Department Procurement Services


Phone -

Job Description


The University of Connecticut seeks to hire a Director of Procurement Contracting & Compliance.  Reporting to Associate Vice President of Business Services & Chief Procurement Officer (AVP/CPO), the Director is responsible for the oversight of contract preparation and procurement compliance at all UConn campuses, including the main campus in Storrs and all regional campuses. The Director is responsible for supporting the institution’s academic and programmatic needs while guiding contract compliance with federal and state laws and regulations and University policies and procedures.


Incumbent will lead a team of contracting and compliance professionals at UConn Storrs and Regional Campuses with responsibility for hiring and supervising staff by communicating University and department objectives, overseeing goal setting, assigning projects with coordination and monitoring of work activities of assigned staff members, directing activities, reviewing progress, establishing individual professional development plans, prioritizing workloads, developing staff members’ skills and abilities, evaluating performance, and providing feedback and coaching, participating in the administration of collective bargaining agreements or major personnel decisions, or both, including staffing, hiring, firing, evaluation, promotion and training of employees.  For full position requirements, please see job description located at, staff positions, search #497356.


This is a full-time position located on the Storrs campus.  Position will commence under a hybrid model which requires all employees to work on-site two days per week, future arrangements will be considered in accordance with University Alternate Work Arrangements policies and procedures.

The University offers a competitive salary, outstanding benefits, including employee and dependent tuition reimbursement at UConn, and a highly desirable work environment.  The starting salary range for this position is $150,000-$155,000.  Salary will be commensurate with successful candidate’s background and experience.

Please apply online at, staff positions, search #497356 and upload a resume, cover letter and contact information for three (3) professional references including a reference from applicant’s current place of employment.  Please note that references will not be contacted without prior discussion with the applicant.

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