Purchasing Specialist

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Purchasing Specialist

Job Title
Purchasing Specialist

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Procurements And Disbursements

Proposed Minimum Salary

Job Location
Corpus Christi, Texas

Job Type

Job Description
Job Description:

  • This position is responsible for reviewing, auditing, and approving eTravel/Concur expense reports for travel credit card reconciliations and/or travel reimbursements.

  • Review, audit, and approve eTravel/Concur expense reports for travel credit card reconciliations and/or travel reimbursements according to University, System, and State rules, regulations, and policies.
  • Monitor all foreign travel requests for accuracy, check for visual compliance, forward Travel Request to appropriate Vice President/Provost & President for approvals, and coordinate the purchase of Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI) insurance.
  • Answer phone and troubleshoot eTravel/Concur issues as needed. Act as a backup by answering department phone and greeting guests as needed. Monitor and maintain Travel email box. Cross trains to provide backup for AP Payments and Vendor Care.
  • Screen Travel Credit Card applications, orders, issues, and cancels credit cards utilizing Citimanager, Financial Accounting and Management Information System (FAMIS), and Pcard vendor software. Assist cardholders with declines and raising/lowering credit limits. Monitor and maintain travel credit card files. Assist Card Services Coordinator with training and other travel related duties including web page maintenance.
  • Provide backup support and assistance for P-Card Program.
  • Perform other duties as necessary and/or assigned.

  • High School Diploma / GED.
  • Two (2) years of clerical, accounts payable or related professional experience.
  • Additional education may be considered as a substitution for the minimum experience requirement.
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates degree in Business, Accounting or closely related field, or specialized/technical training with some college coursework.
  • Experience in clerical work in a University or State Purchasing department.
  • Experience with eTravel/Concur, Banner, Cascade, Visual Compliance, Outlook email system, FAMIS or similar automated purchasing modules.

  • $14.87

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

To apply, visit https://tamus.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/TAMUCC_External/job/Corpus-Christi-TAMUCC/Purchasing-Specialist_R-015067-1

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Job No:
Posted: 12/12/2018
Application Due: 2/11/2019
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