Procurement Services is primarily responsible for giving priority status to the needs of the pupils in Shelby County Schools and obtaining the maximum value for each dollar expended. Procurement Services’ personnel is to consider the interest of the school system and the betterment of its educational programs. The Director of the Procurement Services, along with staff, performs a broad spectrum of functions as required in coordinating all phases of centralized purchasing within established Board Policy and procedures governing the procurement of goods and services for Shelby County Schools.
The mission of Procurement Services is to establish strategic thinking in all procurement efforts that results in: responsible stewardship of Shelby County Schools (SCS) resources, customer-focused services, innovative suppliers, streamlining of business processes while maintaining compliance, and sustainability and diversity woven into everything.
Procurement Services’ vision is to become a world-class procure-to-pay process by creating value through strategic thinking, efficient processes, technology system integrations and exceptional customer care that support high student achievement. Procurement Services will demonstrate commitment to the community by implementing new strategies that will increase levels of spending with Local Small Business Enterprises.