CLASSIFICATION: Level 2 / Class Code 2325 / Full-Time / Non-exempt / Benefited / Represented
HIRING SALARY RANGE: $22.98 - $28.50 hourly (commensurate with qualifications)
The Buyer is a hands-on, front-line, customer service driven position. The Buyer supports Purchasing staff in the operation of college-wide procurement programs and assists all college staff in the conduct of college business. The Buyer is the point person for day-to-day business items including, but not limited to, mail room and postage machine, receiving, space management, and various college-wide supplier relationships, as assigned. The Buyer works with the college's financial system, peripheral systems and SaaS solutions, and various supplier websites. The position is highly-visible and requires interaction with most college departments. Strong interpersonal and communication skills are a must.
The ideal candidate for this position: has a combination of a degree and experience as a public agency Buyer; demonstrates excellent computer and writing skills; has knowledge and understanding of trends and best practices in public procurement, supply chain, and sustainability; is someone who owns individual responsibilities while understanding their place on a larger team; has a positive attitude and demeanor; exhibits the knowledge, skills, and abilities, as listed below.
Typical duties and responsibilities consist of, but are not limited to, the following:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES
Remain calm and professional under various degrees of pressure and stressful situations;
Maintain discretion and confidentiality, make independent decisions in the best interests of the college;
Work independently and collaboratively to get things done with a sense of urgency;
Operate with total transparency;
Exhibit confidence in demeanor, and be professional in appearance, behavior and attitude;
Must be effective and professional in both verbal and written communication.
HEALTH AND WELFARE BENEFITS
FOR YOUR FINANCIAL FUTURE
FOR YOUR WORK/LIFE BALANCE
THE HIRING PROCESS
The following may be required during the recruitment process:
Failure to provide required information shall immediately disqualify an applicant from employment consideration.
Please note: This position has been designated as “sensitive” and requires a pre-employment background check.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities. Please contact Human Resources if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Applicants who meet the position requirements will be competitively evaluated to identify the individuals whose breadth and depth of experience and education most closely relate to the stated requirements and the needs of the College. Not all applicants will be contacted for an interview.
The position is open until filled.
The skills listed above are comprehensive, and we understand there are great candidates who possess only a subset of those skills, or who have other important skills. If you match some of these skills, please do not hesitate to apply.
UC Hastings College of the Law is an Equal Opportunity Employer. UC Hastings strives to provide a diverse and inclusive educational environment that fosters cultural awareness, mutual understanding and respect. UC Hastings College of the Law is interested in candidates who will contribute to diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching. Qualified women and members of underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.