Procurement Specialist

Kentucky, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 01, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Procurement Specialist

Position Number: S00700P
Position Type: Staff
Position Category: Fulltime Professionals
Search Type: External
Posted Salary Information: Grade 43 (Click here for EKU Salary Grades)
Driver Classification: Driver
City: Richmond
Division: VP for Finance & Administration
Department: Financial & Business Affairs
Unit: Purchasing
FLSA: Exempt
Contact Person: Andrea Cashell
Schedule Type: Full Time (37.5 hrs per week or more)
Additional Schedule Details:
Funding Source: Institutional
Retirement: KTRS

Position Summary:
The Procurement Specialist's primary responsibility is to provide operational support to maintain, develop, and enhance Eastern Kentucky University procurement department, including but not limited to the Procard program and eProcurement system. The incumbent will also be required to assist departments with purchasing goods and services, provide training for purchasing related processes, and cross train within the Procurement Department so that they may prepare and issue detailed and RFP specifications, negotiate contracts, maintain vendor relations and assist with all other procurement needs.

Minimum Education:
Bachelor’s degree is required. Business Administration or related field of study preferred

Minimum Experience:
One year of experience in a customer service related field is required. Experience in a college or university setting preferred.

Minimum Licensure and Certification:

Qualification Equivalencies:

Desired Qualifications:

Job Functions:

Posting Number: S00700P
Number of Vacancies: 1
Job Open Date: 02/01/2021
Application Review Date:
Job Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions Summary:

AA/EEO Statement:
Eastern Kentucky University is an EEO/AA institution that values diversity in its faculty, staff, and student body. In keeping with this commitment, the University welcomes applications from diverse candidates who support diversity.

Background Check Statement:
Offers of employment are contingent upon satisfactory background check.

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