Sr. Buyer

  • Valdosta State University
  • Valdosta, GA
  • Sep 22, 2018
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Job Description


Valdosta State University


Classification Information


Senior University Buyer

Position Information


Position Title
Sr. Buyer


Equal Employment Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of Valdosta State University to employ people of the highest quality available based on ability, experience, training, intelligence, character, and physical fitness according to the needs of the University. No applicant for employment otherwise qualified for employment will be excluded because of race, color, sex, age, religion, creed, disability or national origin. Furthermore, no employee will be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any program or activity conducted by Valdosta State University based on such criteria. This policy pertains to all facets of employment including promotions, upgrading, and compensation as well as layoffs, demotions, and other terminal action.



Job Search Identifier
Staff

Proposed Salary
$38,093.00

General Summary of Responsibilities

This position is responsible for all university procurement outside of the P-Card system, including processing purchase requests through eProcurement. Develops, posts, evaluates, and awards bids within the university's delegated purchasing authority on Georgia Procurement Registry (GPR). Issues purchase orders under $50,000, tracks purchase order fulfillment, and monitors contract performance. Ensures that all activities are in compliance with State of Georgia, Board of Regents and Valdosta State University regulations/policies by staying current on updates. Others duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

Completion of bachelor's degree and 3 or more years' experience in government purchasing or equivalent, or accounting.

5 years' experience in government purchasing or equivalent, and/or accounting can be substituted for the required degree.

GCPA (Georgia Certified Purchasing Associate) certification within 6 months of filling position.

Credit check.

Preferred Qualifications

GCPA, CPPB, CPPO, CPM or equivalent certification


Compliance Requirements

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.

Position Requires a Criminal Background Check.

Position May Require Credit Check (if using P-Card, working with Cash, etc.).


Essential Duties of the Position


The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Determine the correct method for procuring the services/goods requested by researching state contracts and using order of precedence, while adhering to federal, state, and local procurement guidelines along the way.

Percentage Of Time
45 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Develop, post, evaluate, and award bids, while adhering to DOAS requirements.

Percentage Of Time
5 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Ensure compliance with State purchasing regulations by remaining current on DOAS, SPD, and BOR purchasing rules and regulations.

Percentage Of Time
5 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Compiles monthly Purchase Order (PO) close reports and distributes to each buyer.

Reconcile monthly open POs for specifically assigned departments.

Percentage Of Time
10 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Maintain PO folders on shared drive for active versus closed status.

Percentage Of Time
5 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Provide periodic training to campus on eProcurement module.

Percentage Of Time
3 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Assist the CUPO in Procurement website maintenance

Percentage Of Time
3 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Periodically follow up with vendors who have not completed their registration in the vendor onboarding system.

Percentage Of Time
6 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Develop/maintain procedures for position.

Percentage Of Time
3 Essential Duties of the Position
The duties below reflect 90% of the employee's responsibilities. There is an additional 10% reserved for professional development and any other duties that may be assigned.

Job Duty

Review Marketplace Requisitions for completeness prior to being sourced.

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