Buyer 2 Procurement Services University of California, Santa Cruz
JOB #: 1706975
FULL TIME; CAREER Starting Salary Range: $22.99-$25.00/hourly. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves acquisition of goods and services including equipment acquisition, contracting for professional services, design and / or construction services, business contracts, maintenance services, consulting and personal services.
Uses professional purchasing skills and concepts to complete purchasing assignments of moderate complexity requiring the analysis and review of multiple purchasing options. Has authority to make purchases within a moderate and pre-approved dollar limit. Exercises judgment within defined purchasing limits and practices to determine most effective methodology to acquire common goods and services. Works on purchasing problems of moderate scope where analysis of situations or data requires a review of a variety of factors.
Procurement Services is a department within Financial Affairs, a division of Business and Administrative Services (BAS). The department is charged with purchasing all types of goods and services needed to support the educational mission of the University. It is the goal of Procurement Services to provide a high level of professional customer service, while ensuring compliance with federal, state and local regulations. Best value solutions are sought through fair procurement practices that promote diversity and sustainability.
Analytical skills necessary to evaluate the quality and cost effectiveness of purchasing options.
Ability to communicate effectively both in writing and verbally.
Ability to read and interpret terms and conditions of basic contracts.
Understands ERP/financial systems (such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP, Banner, et cetera).
Some knowledge of the organization's departments and operations required.
Position is open until filled; Initial Review Date: 02-28-2017
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit they must be submitted electronically via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site (http://jobs.ucsc.edu ) on or before the initial review date. Computers are available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources office located at 1201 Shaffer Road, Santa Cruz. For further information or to request disability accommodation call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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