Purchasing, Ext Contracts, & University Services Specialist
Posting Details Job description St.
Catherine University in St. Paul/Minneapolis, Minnesota, is a comprehensive Catholic university and home to 1 of the nation’s largest colleges for women, with associate and graduate programs for both women and men. Founded by the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet in 1905, the University integrates liberal
arts and professional education within the Catholic traditions of intellectual inquiry and social teaching. Committed to excellence and opportunity, St. Catherine enrolls nearly 5,000 students in certificate, associate, baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral programs in traditional day and evening/weekend/on-line formats.
St. Catherine University is an Equal Employment Opportunity institution, committed to excellence through diversity in education and employment. St. Catherine University strongly encourages applications from those who identify as diverse in terms of nice, gender identity, race, ethnicity, national origin, niceual orientation, disability, veteran status, and/or religion. Position Title Purchasing, Ext Contracts, & University Services Specialist Primary Campus St. Paul Posting Number20190061-STAFF Position Summary Info Position Summary The Purchasing, External Contracts, & University Services department at St.
Catherine University invites applications for a full-time Specialist. This position provides purchasing execution, purchase order oversight, vendor management and maintenance, project support, and administrative support for the Purchasing, External Contracts University Services department. Responsibilities : •Assignments include buying, inventory analysis, basic accounting. •Ms word processing, spreadsheet management, and creation purchase order and vendor info file oversight for both manual and electronic (Docfinity) info.
• Proven expertise to manage and troubleshoot questions from the purchasing email inbox and phone line. •Act as the day-to-day liaison with facilities, custodial, receiving, business office (accounts payable), mailroom, document services, and dining/catering. • Handle special program and project work as assigned, new process implementation, and assist in training. • Expertise to operate independently. • Manage projects through completion and complete daily tasks promptly. • Exercise excellent customer service skills. • Proven strong vendor organizational skills and the expertise to multitask and prioritize workflow as needed.
Minimum requirements Qualifications: •Associate’s Degree. •Two or more years of purchasing or buying experience wanted. •Basic Inventory and Accounting experience. •Experience working with cross-functional teams. •Professional and customer driven attitude. •Computer Literacy – In depth knowledge of Microsoft word, Microsoft excel, & Power Point. •Strong communication, self-starter, time management, and people skills. Preferred Requirements Preferred Requirements: •Bachelor’s degree preferred. St. Catherine University seeks creative, adaptable employees who enjoy working in a university climate that promotes cultural diversity and multicultural understanding.
Candidates of color are encouraged to apply. Consistent with the University’s commitment to women, diversity and social justice, preference will be given to candidates who manifest these themes in their experience. To Apply and Special/Other Requirements Summary To apply: Please go to the St. Catherine University employment site to apply for this position. Candidates may also visit the St. Catherine University Human Resources office to submit an electronic application. We are located in Derham Hall, Room 8.
Three references and successful completion of a experience investigation will be required for employment. For details, contact Michael Hara at meharastkate. edu. Review of applications will begin August 12, 2019 and will continue until the position is filled; however, priority will be given to complete applications received by August 23,2019. St. Catherine University 2004 Randolph Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55105 EEO/Drug Free Workplace Employer Tobacco-Free Campuses Our University is a proud member of the Upper Midwest HERC and is committed to recruiting and retaining outstanding and diverse faculty and staff and assisting dual career couples.
For more details and to find other higher education jobs in the Upper Midwest region, visit the HERC website. Permanent Link to Posting http: //stcatherine. Listedbuy. com/postings/3848 Posting Detail Info Posting Start Date08/07/2019Close Date08/23/2019Posting Specific Questions Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (). What is your highest level of education completed? Some high-school High school certificate or GED Some college Associate degree Bachelor's degree Some graduate school Master's degree ABD Professional degree (e.
g. JD, MD) Doctoral degree How many years of purchasing or buying experience do you have have? (phone)(phone) 6 All candidates that are offered a position with St. Catherine University will be required to have a experience investigation completed. Will you consent to a experience investigation if offered this position with the University? Yes No Are you presently legally authorized to work in the United States for any U. S. employer? Yes No Will you now or in the future require an employer to sponsor you for an employment-based visa/status in the U. S. (e. g. H-1B status)? Yes No Can you perform the required functions of this position with or without accommodation?
Yes No How did you hear about this opportunity? St. Catherine University web site St. Catherine University employee referral Associated Colleges of the Twin Cities Chronicle of Higher Education College or University web site Community agency/organization Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Facebook Glassdoor Google Jobs Higher Ed Jobs Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC) Listedbuy. com Indeed Latinos in Higher Ed Linked In Make It. MSP. Minnesota Council of Nonprofits Minnesota Private College Council Listedbuy.
com/Minnesota Workforce Center Pollen Midwest Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce Simply Hired Twitter Zip Recruiter Other Please specify where you heard about this position (e. g. web sitename, St. Catherine University employee name, community agency name). (Open Ended Question) Candidate Documents Required Documents Introductory letter Resume Optional Documents Other Document one Other Document two References
Location: Saint Paul, MN
Company: St. Catherine University