Bachelor's degree and 5 years of experience in related area or equivalent combination.
Problem-solving skills; multi-task, work with frequent interruptions, and effective listener.
Thorough knowledge of program activity and best practices.
Highly effective verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
Proficiency in the use of basic computer applications relevant to job duties.
Demonstrated knowledge of accounting, business and purchasing procedures.
Proficiency in the use of PC software applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access and the ability to use standard office equipment such as keyboard, calculator, fax, copier, scanner, etc.
Successfully complete a background/credit check.
Ability to establish and maintain strong working relationships with a highly diverse organization. Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise discretion.
Successfully complete a background check.
Experience working in higher education and/or a Division I Athletics Business Office. Working knowledge of NCAA regulations.
Demonstrated strong analytical, time management and organization skills. Skill in identifying the customer's perspective and maintaining a commitment to excellence in customer services.
Knowledge and experience with negotiating techniques used in travel, procurement and business contracting.
Demonstrated working knowledge of UC/UCR accounting, travel, entertainment and purchasing policies and procedures. Demonstrated working knowledge of UCRFS, SIS+, Web Recharge, Fleet Services, UCR Purchasing System and other UCR on-line systems such as Sub POlite, PRLite, Storehouse ordering, Equipment Inventory and email software.
Completion of campus purchasing assistants training program and travel training programs.
Experience with query tools to extract data from databases. Advanced skills in Word and Excel, to include the use of pivot tables and formulas.
Skill in negotiating techniques used in procurement and business contracting.
Knowledge of accounting principles as they relate to procurement and maintenance of inventory records. Knowledge and experience using an on-line purchasing system.