Purchasing Assistant / Travel Coordinator

University of California, Riverside
June 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:$54,476 - $78,091
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Purchasing Assistant / Travel Coordinator Job Number Full/Part Time Schedule Salary

29756875 Full Time 8AM - 5PM $54,476 - $78,091

Position Information

Under general supervision, assists with processing financial transactions, order follow up for account reconciliation, and provides additional support to the administrative staff as needed while remaining compliant with UC policies and procedures. Uses skills as an experienced procurement professional. Works on assignments that are diverse and complex in nature, and requires strong analytical skills necessary to compare and contrast purchasing options. Demonstrates good judgment in selection methods and techniques. Makes independent decisions. Receives assignments and determines how to use resources to meet schedules and goals. Identifies risks and responds accordingly. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. The anticipated budgeted hiring range for this position is $54,475.92 - $62,350.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is ten weeks after their first date of employment.

Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement

High School Diploma plus five (5) years of Administrative Experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Required Bachelor's degree in business administration and one year of related experience. Preferred

Experience Experience Requirement

Experience within a customer service oriented environment responding to and meeting/exceeding the needs of the customer while adhering to policy. Preferred Experience working in an institution of higher learning. Preferred

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrated extensive and responsible purchasing and accounting experience in an online environment. Ability to analyze varying product and service features, prices and qualities, and determine the most cost effective purchase for the department. Demonstrated interpersonal skills to communicate and interact effectively and professionally with colleagues, faculty, students, international visitors, and diverse clientele. Ability to sit for long periods of time. Skill in creating and editing spreadsheets and reports using Word, Excel, or other software applications; skill in exporting/importing data from or to different software applications or data collection and retrieval; and experience with Internet search engines for data gathering purposes. Skill in prioritizing assignments to complete work in a timely, organized, and accurate manner under the pressures of deadlines, interruptions, distractions and competing priorities and requirements. Skill in accurate record keeping with strict attention to detail. Ability to interpret and apply complex policies; ability to research and analyze information to formulate and implement solutions to problems. Skill in working independently, following through on assignments and setting priorities that accurately reflects the relative importance of job responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

Ability to lift 30lbs.

Demonstrated knowledge of University financial policies and procedures.

Skill and knowledge of UCR's financial systems, Oracle Purchasing systems, ePay, Concur, and/or other on-line accounting and purchasing systems.

Additional Information

In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is 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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.

  • UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020

  • UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.

  • Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019

  • Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings

  • UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.

  • The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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