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Buyer I (Accounting & Procurement) 235603

Valdosta State University
Georgia, United States
$33,410.00 - $33,410.00
Posted date
Nov 11, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job Summary

Procure supplies, materials, equipment, and services for campus departments.


Typical Allocation of Duties:

Process purchase orders and requisitions - 25%
Review and processes requisitions and prepare purchase orders.

Maintain files - 15%
Maintain and update a variety of purchasing files and records.

Coordinate with departments - 15%
Coordinate with university departments to determine procurement needs and coordinate the acquisition of goods and services.

Ensure compliance - 10%
Ensure compliance with state laws and university purchasing policies and procedures.

Determine vendor sources - 20%
Determine vendor sources and product availability.

Monitor status - 15%
Maintain contact with vendors and ensure compliance with contracts. Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.


Required Qualifications

Required Experience
Associate's degree in specified field and one (1) year of related work experience. Professional licensure, certification, and/or designation may be required in some areas.

  Conditions of Employment

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background check. Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).

Position Requires completion of VSU’s Annual Compliance Training course (such as State Business Transactions, Drug Free Workplace, Anti-Harassment Policy, Introduction to Information Security, Workers Compensation, Motor Vehicle Policy, USG Ethics Policy, Conflict of Interest/ Outside Activities Policy, Leave Procedures for Faculty and Staff, Georgia Open Records Act, Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), and Contracts 101. Supervisory positions require training in FMLA and Worker’s Compensation.

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