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Contracting Officer II

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Contracting Officer II
Requisition Number RE25196
Working Title Contracting Officer Lead
Department Name 3P980:Purchasing
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $41,475-66,373/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

Under general supervision, the Contracting Officer Lead will perform purchasing related functions and activities related to the procurement of goods and services for University of Kentucky Healthcare and participate in the contracting and value analysis processes. This position will interact with vendors and departments to ensure all policies and procedures are adhered to and service levels are met or exceeded.This position will train all other Contract Officers and be a subject matter expert for all Contract Officers in Healthcare for this position.

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

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Microsoft suite, SAP, and Communication Skills (both oral and written).

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Prior Healthcare employment preferred.

Deadline to Apply 11/19/2020
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: 2020-11-09 Expires: 2020-12-09

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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