University Human Resource Services

Purchasing Agent, Purchasing Services

Professional position available March 3, 2014.  

Responsibilities:  procure supplies, equipment, and services in a timely manner from reliable sources while maximizing value and meeting the quality standards of the university; provide assistance in the public works process while adhering to federal, state, and local laws and university regulations.  

Minimum qualifications:  bachelor’s degree from an accredited university with a focus in business management or related field; three years of procurement of goods and services experience; excellent written and oral communication skills; excellent personal computer skills. 

Preferred qualifications: graduate study in business management or related field; additional years of related experience; background in Banner and/or SciQuest e-procurement software, catalog purchasing, and supplier management; familiarity of local, state, and federal laws as they apply to university procurement and public works; general knowledge in contract management and public relations techniques. 

Candidates for searches must have current authorization to be employed in the U.S. without employer sponsorship.

Send cover letter, resume, copy of transcript of highest degree earned, and names and contact information for three references to:  

Roger Hassenzahl, Director
 Purchasing Services
 Ball State University
 Muncie, IN  47306

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Ball State University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer and is strongly and actively committed to diversity within its community.

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