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Assistant Vice President, Materials Management

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Department: PURCHASING
Local Title: Assistant Vice President, Materials Management
Budget Title: Assistant Vice President
Work Type: Full Time
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Categories: Management and Professional, Finance


Are you looking to take your career to new heights with a leader in healthcare? SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is one of the nation's leading metropolitan medical centers. As the only academic medical center in Brooklyn, we serve a large population that is among the most diverse in the world. We are also highly-ranked by Castle Connolly Medical, a healthcare rating company for consumers, among the top 5 leading U.S. medical schools for training doctors.

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Job Summary:

The Department of Finance at SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is seeking a full-time Assistant Vice President of Materials Management. The successful candidate will:

  • Report directly to the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.
  • Develop, review and approve plans, policies and procedures.
  • Direct operation of Contracts & Procurement and expenditure processing.
  • Provide leadership in the development and implementation of administrative systems to support the major functions within the unit.
  • Establish in conjunction with each of the functional directors, standards, and appropriate levels of client services.
  • Work closely with other department heads and managers to ensure areas under his/her judication meet their support needs.
  • Serve as primary liaison with SUNY systems Administration and other NYS regulatory agencies on matters relating to Materials Management.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of Materials Management experience in a large public or private organization is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or an advanced degree in a business-related field is preferred.

Work Schedule:

Variable Days; Variable Hours

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Salary Range:

Commensurate with experience and qualifications


COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:


  An approved COVID-19 vaccination.

Executive Order:

Pursuant to Executive Order 161, no State entity, as defined by the Executive Order, is permitted to ask, or mandate, in any form, that an applicant for employment provide his or her current compensation, or any prior compensation history, until such time as the applicant is extended a conditional offer of employment with compensation.  If such information has been requested from you before such time, please contact the Governor’s Office of Employee Relations at (518) 474-6988 or via email at

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

SUNY Downstate Health Sciences University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, disability, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, familial status, pregnancy, predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, domestic violence victim status, criminal conviction, and all other protected classes under federal or state laws.

Women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities and members of underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

If you are an individual with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact Human Resources at


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