Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management

Welcome to Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management.

PCMM staffProcurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is a unit within Business Affairs which falls under University Finance and Administration. We support the University mission by providing effective management of OSU’s resources. Whether it’s purchasing a system that’s vital to an academic unit’s success, solidifying meaningful collaborative efforts through a contract, leading the way towards zero waste and effective sustainability or finding a home for a unique piece of equipment, the PCMM staff are dedicated stewards who are committed to effectively managing OSU’s resources.

PCMM includes the following departments:

Procurement and Contract Services

Procurement staff at the Supplier ShowcaseProcurement is dedicated to helping departments in obtaining best-value procurements in a manner that is professional and managed with integrity. Procurement manages the competitive processes and establishment of contracts and purchases that provide cost-effective procurement and facilitate supplier relationships that are mutually beneficial to the University and Contractors. Procurement focuses on finding effective procurement solutions.

Procurement is committed to being a leader in supplier diversity by providing the greatest possible procurement and contracting opportunities through outreach and education to both suppliers and the OSU community. Our goal is to create effective business solutions for OSU through opportunities with diverse suppliers.

Contract Services is the administrative office that advises and guides Colleges and Departments in meeting their contracting needs. Contract Services focuses on OSU contracts that facilitate business transactions outside of procurement, real property, construction and research. These include, but are not limited to, academic affiliations, study abroad, collaboration for non-research activity,Photo of a CPCA project building testing services, internships/work-study and host site agreements.

Construction Contract Administration (CCA) manages all construction-related procurements and contracts for the University. These can range from direct-purchase level Purchase Orders that are for furniture and installation to multi-million dollar capital planning projects. CCA works closely with Capital Planning and Development and other OSU organizations to plan and develop these procurements. 

Materials Management

testSurplus Property manages excess or surplus property by routing it to other OSU departments, state and local governments, qualified nonprofit organizations and the general public. Surplus Property’s  goal is to shift OSU assets and property away from the waste stream, facilitating further use or repurposing for those who can utilize the surplus items. Surplus Property also manages campus Lost & Found and small campus moves.

Campus Recycling develops and maintains a cost effective and efficient waste management program that focuses on reducing, reusing and recycling with trash disposal as a last resort. In addition to providing waste management services we are engaged in outreach, coordinating educational activities and the student club the Waste Watchers.

About Us

PCMM Mission, Vision and Core Values

Photo of people walking on the OSU campusProcurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM) is a unit within Business Affairs and is supported by the Chief Procurement Officer. PCMM is dedicated to supporting Oregon State University’s vision to be among the Top Ten land grant institutions in America. Our mission directly advances the University’s goals in sustaining an environment that ensures accountability of stewardship and strategic use of constrained resources.

Mission

PCMM supports the university’s goals pertaining to student success, research, outreach and global impact by delivering maximum value to the University by providing strategic and valuable:

  • contracting services;
  • sourcing of goods and services;
  • spend and revenue management;
  • supplier diversity program management; and
  • materials and resource management, including sustainability initiatives.

Vision

To provide services so highly valued by our customers that PCMM is sought after and recognized for our expertise, leadership and support.

Shared Values

Photo of an OSU classroomThe PCMM staff identified the following as values that we share:

  • Ambition – having drive and motivation for our responsibilities and our role
  • Creativity – being able to transcend traditional ideas and practices and using our imagination to create new ideas
  • Diversity – embracing differences
  • Empowerment – providing those around us with the knowledge, tools and authority to provide for themselves
  • Goal-oriented
  • Growth – developing skills, knowledge and expertise
  • Merit -gaining respect and commendation through excellence and effectiveness
  • Patience – having the capacity to maneuver through challenges and deal with difficulties without getting angry or upset
  • Resourceful
  • Strategic minded – using insight, information and opportunity to plan and achieve goals that provide positive outcomes

Organizational Chart

Download an organizational chart for Procurement, Contracts and Materials Management (PCMM).

Contact Us

Please visit our Contact Us page to get in touch.

Contact Us

Core Staff

Kelly Kozisek, Director of PCMM
Email or call 541-737-2067

Christine Atwood, Administrative & Diversity Manager
Email or call 541-737-4211

Full Contact Information

Contact Procurement and Contracts

Contact Campus Recycling

Contact Surplus Property

Location

We are located in the Property Services Building at 644 SW 13th Street.

Business Affairs