Procurement Specialist

San Marcos
May 17, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Procurement Specialist

Job Number: 2017305

Location: San Marcos

Department: Student Health

Recruitment Type: Open to All

Job Type: Full-Time

Monthly Salary: $3,166.67 - $3,500 commensurate with skills and experience

Job Category: Non-Exempt

Required Qualifications:
1) General purchasing/procurement experience.
2) Knowledge of general accounting principles.
3) Proficient in the use Microsoft Office 2016, including Word, Excel & Outlook. Must indicate specific software applications in which you have experience on the application, resume or cover letter.
4) Certified Texas Purchasing Manager (CTPM) certification or 12 months to obtain required certification from date of hire.
5) Experience & proficiency with Quickbooks software.

Preferred Qualifications:
1) Experience using SAP information system for procurement and reconciling departmental expenditures.
2) Two years of general purchasing/procurement experience.

Job Description:
Student Health Center (SHC) at Texas State University is seeking a Procurement Specialist for general purchasing and procurement of goods/services, furniture/equipment, accounts payable and goods receipts for San Marcos and Round Rock Student Health Centers. This position assists with the bid and contracting process and is responsible for purchasing & contract file maintenance.

The Student Health Center (SHC) is a nationally accredited, team-oriented ambulatory health care facility complete with an in-house lab, x-ray, and pharmacy which serves a student population of over 38,000. Work hours M-F 8am to 5pm. Additional hours occasionally required.

Job Duties:
The purpose of this position is to support the Assistant Director with general purchasing and procurement of goods/services, furniture/equipment; accounts payable and goods receipts for San Marcos and Round Rock Student Health Centers. This position assists with bids and the contracting process. The duties are mainly related to procurement and contracting which include, but are not limited to: research goods and service options for procurement requests, create Purchase Requisitions &/or Purchase Orders in SAP and e-Procurement system; procurement card purchases; prepare change notices; reconcile invoices; research and resolve vendor setup and accounts payable issues; confirm receipt of merchandise and process goods receipts; maintain Quickbooks; maintain continuing education balances for SHC employees; maintain framework purchase order balances to ensure expenses are within budget; assist with service and contract renewals; maintain purchase order and contract files.

Additional Information to Applicants:

Job Open Date: 05/16/2017

Job Close Date: 5/30/2017

Open Until Filled: No

Normal Work Days: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal Work Hours Start: 8:00AM

Normal Work Hours End: 5:00PM

Posting Notices:

Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans’ status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

For a detailed description of this position and to apply, visit or call (512) 245-2557 or visit our office at 601 University Dr., J.C. Kellam Bldg., Suite 340.

About Texas State and San Marcos:
Texas State University is a emerging research institution located in the burgeoning Austin-San Antonio corridor and in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. It is the largest of eight campuses in the Texas State University System and one of the 75 largest universities in the country, with over 38,000 students and approximately 4,000 faculty and staff

Texas State is located in San Marcos, a growing community of over 50,000 people located about half way between Austin and San Antonio. Texas State enjoys a setting that is unique among Texas universities. The beauty of the crystal-clear San Marcos River and the stately cypress and pecan trees on the campus add to the charm of the university's picturesque setting. Our location on the banks of the San Marcos River provides outdoor recreational activities throughout the year.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon a criminal history background check.

Texas State University is a tobacco free campus.

Texas State University is an EOE and a member of the Texas State University System.

Related links:
Apply Online at Texas State University
Texas State University main webpage
Summary of Benefits
Texas State University Human Resources
San Marcos, Texas Chamber of Commerce


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