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Procurement Analyst - IT

University of California-Riverside
Riverside, CA

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details

Reporting to the SOM Chief Technology Officer and the Manager of Business Operations, the Information Technology (IT) Procurement Analyst is responsible for coordinating the entire IT purchasing process for the School of Medicine. This will include receiving and processing software/hardware requests, overseeing OIT software/hardware contracts, communicating with vendors to secure better pricing, requesting quotes, and working with OIT staff on whether maintenance contracts are still needed. The incumbent will enter procurement requests into UCR's purchasing system to prepare Purchase Orders, following up with the UCR's Central Procurement department that issues the PO and authorizes invoices to be received and paid. They will also serve as an expert on UCR's IT purchases, security policies, and IT contracts available through UC systemwide agreements. As necessary, assists with sole source justifications and developing specifications for Request for Proposals (RFPs). The incumbent will enable the customer (the School of Medicine Community) to succeed by developing proactive engagements with relevant departments/units as necessary.The full salary range for this position is $54,200 - $93,200 annually. However, the expected pay scale for this position is $54,200 - $73,700 annually. We base salary offers on a variety of considerations, such as education, licensure and certifications, relevant experience, and other business and organizational needs.Applicants must have current work authorization when accepting a UCR staff position. Currently, we are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa for staff.Selected candidates will be required to comply with all applicable University policies and/or collective bargaining agreements, as may be amended from time to time. Federal, state, or local government directives may impose additional requirements.


The University of California, Riverside is one of 10 universities within the prestigious University of California system, and the only UC located in Inland Southern California.

We are located approximately 50 miles east of downtown Los Angeles. UCR is also within easy driving distance of dozens of major cultural and recreational sites, as well as desert, mountain and coastal destinations.

Widely recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the nation, UCR's current enrollment is over 19,000 students, with a goal of 21,000 students by 2020. The campus is in the midst of a tremendous growth spurt with new and remodeled facilities coming on-line on a regular basis.

UCR plays many roles. As a university, we help educate students to reach their potential and goals. As the only public research university in Inland Southern California, we are on the leading edge of pioneering research that affects the challenges each of us face daily. As a proud member of the Riverside and Southern California communities, UCR's impacts extend beyond just educating students, including contributions to the local economy and promoting positive growth.

The University of California, Riverside serves the needs and enhances the quality of life of the diverse people of California, the nation and the world through knowledge – its communication, discovery, translation, application, and preservation. The undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs; research programs; and outreach activities develop leaders who inspire, create, and enrich California’s economic, social, cultural, and environmental future.

With its roots as a Citrus Experiment Station, UC Riverside is guided by its land grant tradition of giving back by addressing some of the most vexing problems facing society. Whether it is assuring a safe, nutritious, and affordable food supply; stimulating the human mind and soul through the humanities and arts; or finding solutions to the profound challenges in education, engineering, business, healthcare, and the environment, UC Riverside is living the promise.

Located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California, the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities — air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UCR provides a gathering place where scholars can pursue their life's work in an academic setting that encourages faculty to make a difference in the world. The university provides faculty members with the resources, support and stimulation needed to reach their goals.

UCR has a commitment to excellence and a proven track record of innovation and collaboration. Every day, our diverse faculty brings an entrepreneurial spirit to showing what a public university is capable of in the 21st century.

In the process, our faculty makes a global impact while remaining leaders for innovation in Inland Southern California.

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