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Senior Procurement Officer

Company: The University of Texas at Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Job Description:

Senior Procurement Officer Hiring department Physics Monthly salary $3,916+ depending on qualifications Hours per week 40.00 Flexible from 700AM to 500PM Posting number 18-07-06-01-9628 Job Status Open FLSA status Non-exempt Earliest Start Date 07/16/2018 Position Duration Funding expected to continue Position open to all applicants Location Austin (main campus) Number of vacancies 1 General Notes None provided Required Application Materials A Resume is required in order to apply A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply. A List of 3 References is required in order to apply. Additional Information Purpose To procure goods and services in support of the research, teaching and administrative needs of the Department of Physics and its Centers in accordance with established University policies, and procedures. Essential Functions Purchase goods and services for the department faculty, students and staff including small orders, departmental requisitions, formal bid solicitations and sole-source purchases. Research issues with outstanding orders, exchanges, and credits from vendors. Work with end users and vendors to ensure orders are correct. Serve as liaison between the Department, University Purchasing Office, and vendors to meet procurement needs. Process a large volume of Procard vouchers on a monthly basis. Act as the point of contact for faculty, students, and staff who need information regarding purchasing guidelines and procedures. Assist the Department Administrative Manager as needed with funds transfers and other accounting related functions. Marginal/Incidental functions Other related functions as assigned. Required qualifications High school graduation or GED. Five to seven years of experience in performing stores work. Proficiency with the use of electronic purchasing systems and common office software such as Excel. Basic accounting knowledge. Knowledge of federal, state, and university purchasing rules. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to interact and maintain productive working relationships with a diverse population of vendors, faculty, staff, and students and to maintain a positive and professional demeanor. General experience with expense and product tracking. Ability to problem solve and research transaction related inquiries. Demonstrated ability to work independently with little daily supervision. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Preferred Qualifications Excellent organizational and analytical skills with attention to detail. Knowledge of the types, uses, construction, adjustment, and nomenclature of laboratory apparatus and instruments common to the department. Experience in a government purchasing office. Expert level knowledge of federal, state, and university purchasing rules. Experience with UT systems such as Point Plus and FRMS. Working conditions May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation A criminal history background check will be required for finalist(s) under consideration for this position. The retirement plan for this position is Teacher Retirement System of Texas ( TRS ), subject to the position being at least 20 hours per week and at least 135 days in length. The University of Texas at Austin, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions. If hired, you will be required to complete the federal Employment Eligibility Verification form, I-9. You will be required to present acceptable, original documents to prove your identity and authorization to work in the United States. Information from the documents will be submitted to the federal E-Verify system for verification. Documents must be presented no later than the third day of employment. Failure to do so will result in dismissal. UT Austin is a Tobacco-free Campus

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