Delegated Authority

Purchasing Authority:

Delegation to the Campus Presidents

Campus presidents have received delegated authority from the Chancellor to purchase, sell, lease, or license personal property in accordance with Trustee policy and law. Responsibility for the preparation of campus internal policies and procedures consistent with the provision of the Integrated CSU Adminsitrative Manual remains with the campus presidents.

The Director of Procurement & Contract Services as a designee, under the delegation of the President, is authorized to commit the University to procure supplies, equipment, services and the execution of contracts/agreements.

The Director of Procurement & Contract Services has delegated authority to Procurement & Contract Services Staff as follows:

  • Buyer I - Commodities/Services Order Value $50,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Procurement Director of Procurement and/or Supervisor.
  • Buyer II - Commodities/Services Order Value $100,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Procurement Director of Procurement and/or Supervisor.
  • Buyer III Lead - Commodities/Services Order Value $1,000,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Director of Procurement & Contract Services.
  • Contract Administrator Commodities/Services Order Value $1,000,000. Minor Capital Projects up to $600,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Director of Procurement & Contract Services.