Buyer II

Apr 14, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Buyer II

Requisition Number:

Department: 3900340601-Procurement & Contract Service

Position Type: Professional

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
Procurement and Contract Services. The Contract Administrator manages contracts and sub-contracts while ensuring successful contract completion. The majority of time is spent negotiating, administering, extending, terminating; conducting performance assessments; and evaluating budgets on bids and sponsored funds.

Essential Functions:
  • Maintains records of contract deadlines, estimates, and any extensions or changes made to contract terms.
  • Provides administrative and technical guidance and support to faculty, staff, and administrators.
  • Maintains and update contract renewal processes, procedures and Fiscal Year deadlines as needed.
  • Communicates processes, procedures and deadlines to campus personnel.
  • Resolves all contract issues that may arise between the supplier and departmental end users.
  • Actively participates in supplier meetings including contract kick-off meetings and supplier performance meetings.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus

    Minimum Education Required:
    Bachelor’s degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Three or more years of buying related experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Ability to obtain Georgia Department of Administrative Services (GA DOAS) Buyer certification Georgia Certified Purchasing Associate (GCPA) as courses become available; effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Georgia Certified Purchasing Associate (GCPA) or Georgia Certified Purchasing Manager (GCPM)

    Preferred Experience:

    Salary Range: up to budgeted maximum $36,635.00

    Job Open Date: 03/24/2017

    Job Closing Date: 4/21/2017

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.

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