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Purchasing/Contract Administrator

Posted on Jul 30, 2019 by Puget Sound ESD

Renton, WA 98056
29 Jul 2019
Annual Salary

Purchasing/Contract Administrator

Puget Sound Educational Service District seeks a Purchasing/Contract Administrator to develop, monitor, and manage PSESD purchasing systems in compliance with agency directives, and state/federal regulations.

PSESD is one of nine regional educational agencies serving school districts, charter schools, and state-approved private schools in Washington. Educational Service Districts, created by the legislature, are an essential regional delivery system for early learning and K-12 services in the state. PSESD is committed to becoming an Antiracist Multicultural Organization driven by equity in education.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in job-related field. (AA/AAS in job-related area, or Washington Association of School Business Officials (WASBO) certification, or Certified School Business Specialist (CSBS), and five years of applicable experience may substitute for the BA requirement)
  • Governmental or school district purchasing/procurement/contracts experience

Preferred Qualifications

(Cover letter should specifically address any experience meeting the preferred qualifications)

  • Procurement Certification
  • Experience administering public works contracts
  • Experience working with E-Rate

Puget Sound ESD is committed to having a diverse workforce, and encourages all candidates meeting the minimum qualifications to apply.

This is a full-time, year 'round position, based in Renton. The anticipated salary range for this position is $62,312-$81,758/year (Band H).

Candidate offers consider experience, qualifications & internal equity. Open until filled; for best consideration, submit complete application by Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

Interviews are tentatively scheduled for the week of August 19th. For more information to apply for this position, visit our Careers page at

We attract, retain, and motivate exceptional people with an equitable and competitive compensation package. We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, and vision; Washington State Department of Retirement System with current employer contribution at over 13%; employer paid life insurance; optional life insurance options; generous and flexible paid time off (24 days of paid annual leave, 12 days of paid sick leave, and 11 paid holidays per year); Tax Sheltered Annuity Plan; subsidized ORCA card; and free parking.

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