Residential & Dining Enterprises, the largest auxiliary organization at Stanford University, supports the academic mission of the University by providing the highest quality services to students and other members of the university community. The department has an annual operating budget of $185 million, 700 employees, oversees a 5 million sq. ft. physical plant across the campus, provides housing for 11,000 students, serves 18,000 daily meals at twenty-two dining and retail locations, and serves over 100,000 meals at Athletic Concessions events, and hosts 14,000 conference guests. R&DE is responsible for maintaining and renewing the residential and dining physical plant across the campus, using a combination of debt, reserves, and operating funds to pay for roughly $35M in renovation projects each year and $150M in new construction every couple of years.
The role develops and implements strategies for strategic purchasing, sourcing, vendor management, and optimal purchasing practices. It partners regularly with Executive Directors of operating divisions within R&DE so as to create efficient and effective processes for expeditious but compliant procurement practices. It is the primary liaison with University Procurement in developing University-wide strategies, global product and service contracts, as well as automated techniques to evaluate and optimize
Internal Number: 244930
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