The Association of Universities for Research in Astronomy (AURA) is a consortium of over 40 US institutions and four international affiliates that operates world-class astronomical observatories. AURA’s role is to establish, nurture, and promote public observatories and facilities that advance innovative astronomical research. AURA is responsible for managing the operations of the Gemini Observatory, the National Optical Astronomical Observatory, the National Solar Observatory, the Space Telescope Science Institute, and the construction of the Large Synoptic Survey Telescope and the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope under cooperative agreements with the National Science Foundation and NASA.
The Central Administrative Services (CAS) unit of AURA is seeking a Procurement Manager for its operations in La Serena, Chile.
Under the direction of the AURA CAS Procurement Manager, the Procurement Manager is responsible for Contract Management, Purchasing, Management of Capital Property and Logistics for AURA operations in Chile.
The position will remain open until filled but full consideration will be given to applications received by May 30th 2019.
Please apply via the link providing your CV, cover letter and the names and contact information for three professional references