Procurement Card Program Specialist (AA/S-NE)

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Work type: Staff
Location: Sacramento
Categories: Unit 9 - CSUEU - Technical Support Services, Administrative, Probationary, Full Time

Working Title: Procurement Card Program Specialist

Classification Title: Administrative Analyst Specialist Non Exempt

Posting Details

Priority Application Deadline (Posting will remain open until filled): Wednesday, August 31, 2022 at 11:55 p.m.

Hiring Preference

Eligible on-campus applicants in California State University Employees Union (CSUEU) Bargaining Units 2,5,7, and 9 will be given first consideration in the recruitment.

Position Summary

Under the general direction of the Procurement & Contract Services Manager, incumbent will serve primarily as a specialized individual contributor providing day-to-day corporate procurement card program administration and performing a wide variety of administrative, operational, and technical duties requiring in depth knowledge of complex policies, regulations, and procedures related to procurement and hospitality for the entire campus.

FLSA:  Non-exempt (eligible for overtime compensation under FLSA). This position is benefits-eligible.

CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,288 - $6,347 per month 

Hiring Range: $3,288 - $4,500 per month

Recruitment TypeRegular (probationary)

Time BaseFull-Time

Pay Plan 12 months 

Work Hours: 8:00am - 5:00pm.  Partial telework schedule may be available, at management discretion, after a training period to be determined.

Department Information 

The University's Procurement & Contract Services Office provides the campus community with cost efficient and effective services for all acquisitions and contracting needs.

To accomplish this, procedures have been established which provide departments a smooth flow of incoming requisitions through the procurement cycle and delivery of supplies or services to the campus.

Minimum Qualifications 

Entry to this classification requires general knowledge and skills in the applicable administrative and/or program field with a foundational knowledge of public administration principles, practices, and methods. This foundation would normally be obtained through a bachelor's degree and/or equivalent training and administrative work experience involving study, analysis, and/or evaluation leading to the development or improvement of administrative policies, procedures, practices, or programs.

Required Qualifications 


  1. Equivalent to a bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution with a major in business administration, finance or related field and/OR a combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge.
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of procurement, hospitality policies, corporate credit card programs, research and statistical analysis, and financial reporting practices.


  1. Verbal and written communication skills to effectively convey information, provide clear direction, and respond to questions from staff, faculty, peers, senior leadership, and others.
  2. Listening, reading and comprehension skills to effectively interpret information from various sources to develop full understanding of situations.
  3. Excellent time management and organizational skills to ensure assignments are completed accurately and on time.
  4. Demonstrated skills using standard office equipment; computers; software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe; video conferencing tools (such as Zoom, Teams, Slack, Skype); and enterprise financial systems (such as Jaggaer, Peoplesoft).
  5. Accurate technical skills to enter, collect, research, track, analyze, and report data and information.
  6. Excellent customer service and problem-solving skills.


  1. Ability to learn, interpret, and apply a wide range of policies, laws and regulations to ensure financial transactions are compliant.
  2. Ability to follow direction, work independently, and make sound business decision within the position’s scope of authority.
  3. Ability to multi-task, manage a high volume of work, and effectively adapt to change.
  4. Ability to effectively present information, provide training, and respond to questions from faculty, staff, and students.


  1. Progressively responsible experience in procurement, accounts payable, contracting, travel, or other business finance related fields

Preferred Qualifications

   14. Prior work experience in higher education, most preferably the CSU System.

   15. Experience utilizing the CSU Common Financial System (CFS), PeopleSoft, Jaggaer, and/or Concur travel system.

Required Licenses/Certifications


Documents Needed to Apply

List documents needed for this position: Resume and cover letter. Failure to upload these required documents may result in disqualification.

About Sac State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State’s 31,000 students come not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission: “As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students for leadership, service, and success. Sacramento State will be a recognized leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sac State is dedicated to student successdiversity, equity and inclusioncommunity engagementphilanthropy, and campus safety.  

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning.  

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Background Check Disclaimer  

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position. One variation of background check required could be a LiveScan screening, which involves submitting fingerprints at a certified LiveScan Service Center.

COVID-19 Vaccine Certification Information:

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

Out of State Employment Policy

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States. 

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit 

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit . 

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification: 

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at . 
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Eligibility Verification  

Selected candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S.. California State University, Sacramento is a sponsoring agency (i.e. H-1-B Visa). 

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Conflict of Interest:

The duties of this position include participation in decisions that may have a material financial benefit to the incumbent. Therefore, the selected candidate will be required to file Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interest when they first occupy the position, an on an annual basis, complete ethics training within 6 months of appointment, and attend this training every other year thereafter.

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