The position is responsible for the coordination of procurement administration of University purchases, contracts and negotiations. Assisting with the development and conducting training programs. Research and analyze data. Monitor procurement purchases to ensure State, Federal and University policy and procedures are being followed.
Primary Function of Organizational Unit:
The Procurement Office provides direction over the entire procurement activities within NCA&TSU, including purchasing and administration of the procurement card. Manages all procedural aspects of purchasing activities within State and Federal laws, North Carolina Division of Purchase and Contract rules and regulations, agency/university policy and procedures. Communicates with internal and external customers, clients and suppliers; negotiates between parties; verifies availability of funds, advises management on proper allocation of funds, etc.
Internal job number: 000068
Bachelor’s degree; or Associate’s degree and two years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
All degrees must be received from appropriately accredited institutions.
- Higher Education, government procurement experience preferred. – Professional purchasing certification desirable (i.e. CPPB, CPPO, C.P.M. or CPCM). – Ability to assess and demonstrate working knowledge of common procurement principles, ethics, and standards with integrity and confidentiality. – Ability to take ideas or set of instructions and convey them to individuals or groups in a manner that is comprehensible (verbal and non-verbal), that leads to building strong professional relationships. – Excellent verbal and written communication skills required. – Able to facilitate training for staff and faculty at all levels within University. – Familiar with accounting principles and practices. – Ability to work independently and as part of a diverse team. – Provide professionalism and diplomacy at all levels within the University. – Must possess ability to adhere to strict deadlines while maintaining sense of urgency; multi-tasking daily duties and projects. – Direct experience with an Enterprise Resource Planning System (“ERP”) preferably Ellucian Banner. – Direct experience with an eprocurement system, preferably Jaggaer (formerly SciQuest). – Knowledge of State and departmental procurement regulations, guidelines, and policies and procedures including North Carolina Administrative Code, statutes and Executive Orders. – Knowledge of the North Carolina E-Procurement System, the North Carolina Interactive Purchasing System (IPS). – Computer skills and knowledge; Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint), Adobe Pro; Visio knowledge desirable. – Comfortable with public speaking (i.e. presentations) or training one-on-one or group settings.
If no applicants apply who meet the required competency level and training and experience requirements, then management may consider other applicants. Salary would be determined based on competencies, equity, budget, and market considerations.
You must complete and submit an electronic application for employment to be considered. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of completing an electronic application.
Applicants seeking Veteran's Preference must attach a DD 214 form. Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty with your application during the process of applying to the job posting. Final candidates are subject to criminal and sex offender background checks.
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North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University is one of the nation’s most highly respected doctoral research, land-grant institutions. With an enrollment of almost 11,000 students, we are committed to fulfilling our mission through exemplary undergraduate and graduate instruction, scholarly and creative research, and effective public service. As a member of the A&T family you will be an integral part of its history and future – joining more than 1,800 current faculty and staff. You will be expected to be a leader and mentor. You will influence the minds that will affect our world. As a change agent, you will use your intellect and influence to make a positive impact on the greater A&T community. A&T will be more than your job, it will become your passion—and that commitment to yourself and others will last a lifetime. Because that’s what Aggies Do!