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University of Connecticut - Information Technology (IT) Category Manager (UCP 9/P5)


Sent on behalf of Gregory Daniels, JD, Interim Associate Vice President for University Business Services and Chief Procurement Officer…

The University of Connecticut, Department of Procurement Services, seeks to hire an Information Technology (IT) Category Manager (UCP 9/P5).  Under the general direction of the University Director of Procurement Services and/or a designated administrator, the Procurement Services Technology (IT) Category Manager is responsible for the administration and oversight of procurement activities for all IT related goods and services for all University of Connecticut campuses, including UConn Health in Farmington, CT. 


As a senior level Procurement Specialist, the Technology (IT) Category Manager is accountable for the performance, oversight, and management of all procurement strategies relating to the IT needs of the University including, but not limited to hardware, software, peripherals, support/consulting services, and other general IT related needs in support of the University community.   Ideal candidate will possess extensive IT industry subject matter expertise and also be familiar with current technology, procurement trends and supply chain strategies.  This position will require intimate knowledge of existing University policies and procedures, as well as knowledge and expertise required to manage the bidding and procurement process, negotiation of terms and conditions, creation of strategic plans pertaining to the needs of the University community, oversight of the procurement of technology related goods and services; management of awards for the University community; and also serves as primary liaison between the campus community, Office of the CIO, Procurement Services, and various vendors for all IT related matters.

For complete job description and required qualifications, please see posting at

Interested candidates must submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references, including one reference from current place of employment.  Please apply on-line using the University’s Husky Hire system at:  Please reference Job ID 494497.  Screening will begin immediately.  Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check. 

All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at

The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.

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