Working Title: Procurement & Contract Services Coordinator
Classification Title: Administrative Support Coordinator II
Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Monday, March 27, 2023 @11:55pm PST
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.
Under general supervision of the Procurement & Contract Services Manager and Chief Procurement Officer, this position will serve as the primary administrative resource for the Procurement and Contract Services (P&CS) department. The incumbent must possess strong organizational, interpersonal, and time management skills; exhibit the ability to investigate, troubleshoot and provide recommendations to address administrative issues; perform a broad range of administrative, operational, and technical duties which require intermediate to advanced knowledge of procurement practices, California laws and regulations, financial computer software and web-based applications, and general office management procedures in support of internal and external personnel. Accountable for independently organizing and prioritizing complex tasks for the department and delegating appropriately.
FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for overtime compensation)
Anticipated Hiring Range: $3,681 - $4,270 per month, commensurate with candidate's education, experience, skills, and training.
CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,681 - $6,034 per month
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Salary Grade/Range: Range 2
Recruitment Type: Regular
Work Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
Entry to this classification requires a fully functional knowledge of and skill in standard office procedures and practices, as well as an ability to understand and operate in a variety of organizational structures. Additionally, incumbents are expected to have a thorough knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation and be able to clearly communicate orally and in writing. Knowledge of business mathematics beyond basic arithmetic. The ability to use and quickly learn new office support technology systems and software packages is also a prerequisite.
Qualifications would normally be obtained through a high school program, technical/vocational program, or their equivalents combined with several years or related office work experience.
- Comprehensive and detailed knowledge of the university infrastructure, policies, and procedures.
- Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills to effectively convey information, provide clear direction, and respond to questions from staff, faculty, peers, suppliers/contractors, leadership, and others as warranted.
- Expertise in using standard office equipment; computers; software programs such as Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Adobe; enterprise financial systems, and video conferencing tools such as Zoom, Microsoft Teams, etc.
- Excellent time management, problem-solving, and organizational skills to ensure assigned projects are completed accurately and on time and; be accountable for the results.
- Thorough knowledge of English grammar, punctuation, and spelling.
- Ability to learn, understand and apply policies, laws, and regulations to ensure database entries and updates are compliant.
- Ability to interpret and apply policies and procedures independently, and use judgement and discretion to act when precedents do not exist.
- Ability to effectively present information, provide training, and respond to questions from faculty, staff, suppliers, and students.
- Ability to multi-task, manage a high volume of work, and effectively adapt to change.
- Demonstrated progressively responsible administrative support experience with a wide variety of duties and responsibilities including providing customer service and administrative support in a high-volume, deadline-driven environment.
- Experience acting as a primary point for administrative duties in a department which would act in coordination, and in liaison with other offices, individuals on a range of operational and administrative issues.
- Experience with providing administrative support coordination and work independently handling multiple projects or priorities.
- Experience addressing issues in a fast-paced administrative work environment and ability to apply solutions to resolve issues.
- Experience presenting information and responding to questions from various client groups such as faculty, staff, administration, customers, and the general public.
- Experience with document management and retention including utilizing scanning equipment and indexing documents.
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- Experience working at an institute of higher learning, preferably the California State University (CSU) system.
- Knowledge of public procurement processes.
- Experience using the CSU’s Common Financial System (CFS) and/or Jaggaer.
- Experience with procurement department functions and related processes and procedures
Documents Needed to Apply
Resume and cover letter
Failure to upload required documentation may lead to 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 success, diversity, equity and inclusion, community engagement, philanthropy, and campus safety.
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Note to Applicants:
Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.