The Senior Director of Contracts is a leadership role on a small but dedicated team of professionals trying to improve education through technology integration. In this role you will help discover innovative technology and make that technology available to our membership, as well as work with some of the best and most established names in the technology industry.
OETC strives to have the best EdTech contract portfolio in the country, but we don't want to stop there. Purchasing technology is only the first step–we want our membership to effectively integrate it. You will also interact with the CIOs of our membership and collaborate with them on solutions, whether that is a better price, a convenient contract, or a collaboration event such as OETC CIO Summit.
Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
Contract Development and Maintenance
Market research on goods and services appropriate for OETC’s membership
RFP development, drafting, and life cycle management
Contract performance evaluation
Organize and coordinate membership meetings to garner product feedback and to help construct RFPs
Promote the value of the OETC Membership to individual members
Organize, standardize, coordinate, facilitate and manage all ongoing vendor agreements
Serve as the primary contact for establishing new vendor agreements
Identify and develop relationships with new vendors based on product demand or interest from member organizations
Negotiate vendor agreements
Conduct performance evaluations for employees
Evaluate and manage the performance of operations and instructional programs
Prepare an annual budget in conjunction with the Executive Director
Manage the operations of the organization using the approved budget as a guide
Conduct semi-annual analyses of vendor sales, revenues, and expenditures, as well as generate forecasts for the following fiscal year to aid in the budgeting process
About Organization for Educational Technology and Curriculum (OETC)
OETC is a nonprofit that makes purchasing technology simple, reliable and affordable to meet the needs of education. We represent our membership in organizing cooperative purchases through a competitive bid process.
Our membership is made up of 1,000 educational institutions, united under a belief that everyone should have access to the tools for a great education. Through OETC, these institution...s wield a strong negotiating voice so that all members, regardless of individual purchasing power, can provide the technology access that all students deserve.
OETC also invests time and money back into the educational communities we serve by organizing events that support and connect educators, administrators, and leaders.