Founded in 1863, Boston College is a Jesuit, Catholic university located six miles from downtown Boston with an enrollment of 9,150 full-time undergraduates and 4,420 graduate and professional students. Ranked 31 among national universities, Boston College has 758 full-time and 1,096 FTE faculty, 2,750 non-faculty employees, an operating budget of $956 million, and an endowment in excess of $2.2 billion.
The Assistant Buyer reports to the Assistant Director, Auxiliary Services, and works in partnership with Dining Services and Procurement to ensure the purchase of high quality goods at optimum pricing for the University. This position prepares bids, and requests quotes and proposals, while monitoring supporting spreadsheets, comparisons, recommendations, and justification of purchases. The Assistant Buyer generates department food orders to vendors and maintains purchasing data information files, reports, and price lists for active and archived records within FoodPro Menu Management System, as well as other internal departmental purchasing systems.
This position serves as liaison between vendors and department units, and provides order updates, procurement services and issue resolution. The Assistant Buyer validates and processes receiving reports, vendor invoices and other payment documents, and forwards to Procurement and/or Accounts Payable. Additionally, this position coordinates, and processes manufacturer rebates from monthly vendor usage reports, and maintains the database for payment reconciliation. and other assignments as determined by the manager.
Bachelor's Degree, preferred with a minimum of two to three years' experience in a purchasing setting.
Boston College conducts background checks as part of the hiring process.
Boston College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected category including disability and protected veteran status. To learn more about how BC supports diversity and inclusion throughout the university please visit the Office for Institutional Diversity at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity
Boston College offers a broad and competitive range of benefits including depending on your job classification eligibility;
Tuition remission for Employees Tuition remission for Spouses and Children who meet eligibility requirements Generous Medical, and Dental Insurance Low-Cost Life Insurance Eligibility for both 401K and University Funded 403B Retirement Plans Paid Holidays Annually Generous Sick, and Vacation Pay Additional benefits can be found on www.bc.edu/employeehandbook
Boston College's Notice of Nondiscrimination can be viewed at https://www.bc.edu/offices/diversity/compliance/nondiscrim
Internal Number: 3621
About Boston College
Boston College is one of the nation's best and most selective universities, with U.S. News & World Report ranking Boston College 31st among national universities, and Forbes ranking it 26th in its 2012 America's Best Colleges listing. Boston College confers more than 4,000 degrees annually in more than 50 fields of study through eight schools and colleges. Faculty members are committed to both teaching and research having earned nearly $60 million in research grants in the last year alone. The University has made a major commitment to academic excellence. As part of its Strategic Plan, Boston College is in the process of adding 100 new faculty positions, expanding faculty and graduate research, increasing student financial aid to more than $128 million annually, and widening opportunities in key undergraduate programs, such as international study, internships and student formation.