Rule 3344-65-21 | Approval of purchase orders and change orders.
(A) Purchase orders are evaluated and approved by project, by vendor. Purchases over the bid threshold require a competitive bidding or selection process pursuant to rule 3344-65-16 of the Administrative Code.
(B) Purchase orders, including modifications, require the following approvals:
|$99,999 or less||associate director of purchasing operations or if position is vacant, an employee in purchasing services designated by the controller|
|$100,000 - $200,000||Controller|
|$200,001 - $649,999||senior vice president for business affairs and finance|
|$650,000 - $999,999||university president|
|$1,000,000 or more||board of trustees|
(C) Approval authority is based on the total amount of the purchase.
(D) Execution of contracts for purchases are governed by rule 3344-66-01 of the Administrative Code.
Prior Effective Dates: 11/12/2013, 10/10/2016, 1/28/2017