Description: ESSENTIAL DUTIES: Under the general supervision of Procurement & Contract Services Manager the incumbent will have full purchasing responsibility for a variety of diverse purchasing activities. Typical activities include purchasing of commodities of a technical and specialized nature and/or developing ordinary contracts, service agreements, or leases. Items or services purchased may range from those acquired directly from the vendor/contractor with little or no modification to unique, scarce or custom-made items requiring creative development of original specifications, with minimal supervision or assistance.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: *Education: Equivalent to an undergraduate degree in purchasing, accounting, marketing, general business, or other appropriate field. Additional experience which as demonstrated that the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities of the position may be substituted for the required education on a year-for-year basis *Experience: Equivalent to two years of experience at a level equivalent to Buyer I with background in areas such as formal competitive bidding processes, development of contracts, service agreements, leases, or other written legal agreements.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: *B.A. or B.S. in supply chain, procurement, business, accounting or related field, highly desirable. *Professional procurement certification (e.g., CPSM, C.P.M., CPPO, CPPB, or equivalent) highly desirable. *Demonstrated purchasing experience in government or public education with demonstrated knowledge of California Statues and Codes. *Experience with CSU policy and procedures. Ability to conduct research and prepare analytical reports. *Intermediate to advanced knowledge of PeopleSoft Finance. Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel or higher. *Excellent customer services skills and professionalism. Demonstrated ability to promote team rapport. Demonstrated
SALARY RANGE: $3,656- $6,424 per month plus excellent paid benefits. (Anticipated salary will be $3,656- $4,022 per month, depending on the qualifications of the successful finalist.) The California State University offers a premium benefit package that includes, but is not limited to, outstanding vacation, health, dental, and vision plans; a fee waiver education program; membership in the California Public Employees Retirement System (PERS); and 14 paid holidays a year.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: OPEN UNTIL FILLED; SCREENING TO BEGIN MARCH 22, 2019 (Applications received after the screening date will be considered at the discretion of the university.)
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Associated topics: buyer, display, inventory, merchandise, raw material, ship, shipment, store, supplier, supply chain
* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.