Specialist - Procurement
Job Number: P789
Work Type: Administrative
Location: Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Categories: Procurement Services
Specialist - Procurement
$46,448 - $57,520; commensurate with experience
Job Summary/Basic Function
Perform the duties and assignments associated with the procurement of products and services for the University as administered by the Executive Director of Procurement Logistic Services. Essential tasks include: evaluate online procurement requisitions and place orders and/or issue bids according to the purchasing policies stipulated by the University, and state legislation. Assist and act a backup to the Senior Specialist on new multi-year Beverage contract (Coke or Pepsi). Assist and act as backup to the Senior Specialist on Purchase Card administration, training, and issuance. Perform other related projects, tasks, or duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree required. Note: High School Diploma and six (6) years directly related procurement experience may be considered in lieu of the Bachelor's Degree.
Required Related Experience
Two (2) years experience as a buyer in procurement required.
Desirable Related Experience
Three (3) years procurement experience as a buyer in higher education or government preferred.
Documents Needed to Apply
Cover Letter & Resume Required
MTSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including but not limited to the following:
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- Sick Leave
- Vacation Leave for Administrative/Classified Staff/12-month Faculty
- 13 paid University holidays
- Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance
- Retirement plans
- Optional 401K and 403B Deferred Compensation Plans
- Educational benefits for the employee and their spouse and dependents
MTSU is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer that values diversity in all its forms. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.
Proof of U.S. citizenship or eligibility for U.S. employment is required before employment (Immigration Control Act of 1986). Clery Act crime statistics for MTSU are available at https://www.mtsu.edu/police/docs/2022AnnualSecurityReport.pdf or by contacting MTSU Public Safety at (615) 898-2424.
MTSU is a Tobacco & Drug-Free campus.
This position requires a criminal background check. Therefore, you will be required to provide information about your criminal history to be considered.
For individuals requiring reasonable accommodation to apply: In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation to apply for a position with MTSU, please call 615-898-2929 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application Review Date: September 28, 2023
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