The Executive Director of Procurement Services may delegate purchasing authority to decentralized areas with the approval of the Senior Vice President of Finance and Administration. Areas with delegated purchasing authority are subject to policy compliance verifications by the Executive Director of Procurement Services. Any departmental purchasing policies differing from the RIT Purchasing Policies and Procedures must be approved by the Executive Director of Procurement Services.
All Procurement Services Office staff and other department personnel involved in procurement are responsible for understanding and complying with these policies and procedures. Bring any situation requiring exception to or variation from these policies and procedures to the attention of the Executive Director of Procurement Services. Where appropriate, the Executive Director of Procurement Services will seek approval from senior management. The appropriate reason for the exception must be documented in the procurement files and available for verification.