Policy ADMA-PUR-012

Responsible University Administrator:

Vice President of Finance and Administration

Responsible Officer:Director of Procurement and Contract Services
Origination Date:N/A
Current Revision Date:02/20/13
Next Review Date:02/20/17
End of Policy Date:N/A
Policy Number:ADMA-PUR-012
Status:Effective

 

PURCHASING POLICY

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Policy Statement


The Purchasing Department administers the procurement function for campus departments in accordance with the responsibility and authority delegated by the University’s President.


Reason for Policy/Purpose


This policy is required for the effective communication of university policies regarding purchasing.


Who Needs to Know This Policy


All members of The University of Southern Mississippi community.

Website Address for this Policy


www.usm.edu/institutional-policies/policy-adma-pur-012

 


Definitions


 

  

Policy/Procedures


The Purchasing Department administers the procurement function for campus departments and provides procurement guidance for all faculty, academic professionals, administrators, and staff. With the exception of collections purchased by the library and authorized purchases using procurement cards, no University employee may obligate the institution in any way or in any amount unless that person is specifically authorized to do so in writing by the President. The University will assume no obligations except those made by authorized signature authorities.

Review


The Director of Procurement and Contract Services is responsible for the review of this policy every four years (or whenever circumstances require immediate review). 


Forms/Instructions


N/A 

 


Appendices


N/A 

 


Related Information


N/A 

 


History


Amendments: Month, Day, Year – summary of changes

 

11/01/11: Formatted for Institutional Policies website.

02/20/13: Formatted for template. Minor editing throughout.