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Strategic Buyer

Quinnipiac University
Connecticut, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 7, 2023

Quinnipiac University invites applications for a Strategic Buyer. The Strategic Buyer works under the general supervision of the Director of Procurement in the Strategic Sourcing and Procurement Department. The Strategic Buyer assists in all procurement functions, with a focus on purchasing. The Strategic Buyer purchases materials, equipment, supplies and services of a specialized or complex nature in accordance with procurement policies.

About Quinnipiac:
Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls more than 9,500 students in 110 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Computing and Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as both a best-value school and a top national university, and has also earned recognition in Princeton Review’s “The Best 387 Colleges.” Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit . Connect with Quinnipiac on Facebook and follow Quinnipiac on Twitter and Instagram @QuinnipiacU.

  • Authorizes tier 2 requisitions and creates purchase orders as needed within authorized amounts
  • Assists with monitoring policy compliance
  • Assists end-users in identifying vendors, obtains competitive quotes for purchases and makes fiscally responsible purchases
  • Assists the Director of Procurement in the bid process as required
  • Maintains and assists users with the e-procurement system and establishes vendor catalogs, establishes users, oversees upgrades and implements new functionality
  • Assists with training tools and materials
  • Runs and reviews reports as needed to analyze vendor spend
  • Trains new employees on purchasing processes and policies
  • Has working knowledge of all departments processes and provides assistance for Accounts Payable and P-card services as needed
  • Responsible for other related duties as assigned
Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance, or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years of experience in purchasing
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated knowledge of budgeting and accounting principles
  • Experience in contract administration preferred
  • Knowledge of Ellucian Colleague preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Please note that the university has a COVID-19 vaccination requirement. For more information, please

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Advertised: February 06, 2023 Eastern Standard Time
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