Mission

The mission of the Office of Procurement is to acquire quality goods and services in a timely manner, at the best possible value, to support the University’s objectives in achieving excellence in education, engagement, and innovation.  Key elements to being a successful purchasing unit for the university is reliable and timely customer service, delivery of effective solutions and transparency in our operations.

Our vision is to create successful partnerships with KSU divisions and departments, to strategically source and proactively build a best-in-class procurement resource, fostering effective competition, and achieving sustainable value.

Our responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage the University’s procurement and strategic sourcing efforts.
  • Administer the PeopleSoft Financials e-Procurement (ePro) system.
  • Administer the Purchasing Card (P-Card) program.
  • Oversee supplier relations for business opportunities with the University.
  • Monitor internal controls of purchasing transactions to ensure compliance with all purchasing policies of the State of Georgia, Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia, and the University. 
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