Director of Purchasing
Florida Atlantic University
Administration Building, Office 121
Boca Raton, FL 33431

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Mr. Schiff was appointed Director of Purchasing and holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from FAU.

With an interest in public purchasing and information technology, Ed Schiff was originally recruited by FAU as a Senior Purchasing Agent and later advanced to Purchasing Coordinator, Assistant Director, Associate Director and ultimately, Director of Purchasing.

Mr. Schiff completed a three-year program with the College Business Management Institute and served on the Fiscal Systems Reporting Consortium Subcommittee for the development of a system-wide e-requisitioning platform. In addition, he is a team member of the Inter-institutional Committee on Purchasing Technical Subcommittee for the evaluation of electronic commerce methodologies and also serves as a programmer and sy

As a two time recipient of the FAU Owl Watch award, as well as the State of Florida/Davis Tax Watch award, Mr Schiff has brought several new programs to FAU, including the Purchasing VISA Card Program, ePayables, Office Products On-Line and the Virtual Showroom. As the Chief Contracting Officer for the university, he is responsible for the procurement of over $80,000,000 in goods and services each year.

In May 2007, Mr Schiff was elected Chairman of ICOP, the Inter-Institutional Committee on Purchasing, which is comprised of the Purchasing Directors and Associate Directors from all eleven State Universities in Florida.

Send comments to Ed Schiff, schiff@fau.edu.

Updated June 2007 by Dianne Parkerson

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