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 Administrative Manual remains with the campus presidents.

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

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

  • Buyer I - Commodities/Services Purchase Order Value $50,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Procurement Supervisor or Senior Director of Procurement & Contract Services.
  • Purcurement Specialist - Commodies/Services Value $50,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Procurement Supervisor or Senior Director of Procurement & Contract Services.
  • Buyer II - Commodities/Services Order Value $100,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Procurement Supervisor or Senior Director of Procurement & Contract Services.
  • Buyer III - Commodities/Services Order Value $500,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Procurement Supervisor or Senior Director of Procurement & Contract Services.
  • Procurement Management Specialist (Procurement Supervisor) - Commodies/Services Purchase Order Value, unlimited amount. Contracts and Service Orders up to $1,000,000 over this amount must be approved by Senior Director of Procurement & Contract Services.
  • Contract Management Specialist (Contract Services Supervisor) - Commodities/Services Purchase Order Value $1,000,000. Minor Capital Projects up to $709,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Senior Director of Procurement & Contract Services.
  • Contract Specialist - Commodities/Services Order value $1,000,000. Minor Capital Projects up to $709,000. Purchase Orders exceeding this dollar amount must be approved by the Senior Director of Procurement & Contract Services.