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Purchasing Analyst

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Work type: Regular
Location: Calabasas Campus
Categories: Finance

Perform the procurement function by timely and effectively acquiring goods and services for the University Community using the PeopleSoft Procurement system in a manner consistent with University Policy and sound purchasing practices. Promote competitive bidding where appropriate to do so. Provide sound procurement advice and act as a good steward of the University. This position will support the University's strategic plan by maintaining its purchasing function.


  • Maintain the University's purchasing function by effective provision of centralized services, as well as by establishment of sound policies, in cooperation with the Director of Purchasing Manager.
  • Provide for positive service, building interaction with all users of purchasing services.
  • Assist in negotiation and administration of all University contracts handled by purchasing.
  • Examine and evaluate University purchasing expenditures to ensure policies are upheld.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Two years of college or equivalent experience. Four years of business experience. Strong analytical and good communication skills. PC skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and the Internet.

Preferred: Purchasing experience preferred. PeopleSoft experience preferred.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is a regular, nonexempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Advertised: Pacific Standard Time
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