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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: 6/16/21
Engineering Research Support Organization (ERSO) supports 240+ faculty affiliated with 22 campus-wide departments, schools and colleges, with over $182 million in research awards. The mission of ERSO is to partner with all the members of the ERSO community so they can pursue world class teaching, research and public service. Our priorities are to attract, develop, and retain staff who value professional excellence and embody a service mindset; Create an infrastructure that promotes efficiency, provides transparency, and facilitates compliance; Always striving to improve through feedback from the ERSO community and campus partners. The ERSO team supports the College of Engineering, College of Environmental Design, The School of Information and various organized research units, centers and institutes.
The Purchasing/Payment Coordinator provides procurement and payment support and services to the ERSO Region. As part of a service organization, the Purchasing/Payment Coordinator is expected to train, instruct and advise customers on various procurement and payment methods available, as well as advise on University, Federal and State policies and procedures. This position requires a higher degree of autonomy. Working knowledge of UCB policies and procedures is required in applying standard administrative guidelines in resolving problems. This requires frequent research and determination of the appropriate payment or procurment; as well as performs a high volume environment, processing payment, and reimbursements. This position is responsible for coverage of duties when other purchasing/reimbursement coordinators are on vacation or not present.
Berkeley is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work in a high performing culture that supports the outstanding work of our faculty and students. We offer the freedom to grow with career development programs as well as promote an environment of optimal health, wellness, diversity and belonging, through campus programs and work/life balance. Candidates are strongly encouraged to check out the Berkeley Workplace Culture at this link: http://jobs.berkeley.edu/why-berkeley.html. If you are interested in learning and growing with a great team, we are interested in meeting you!
The hourly salary range designated for this position: $30.00 - $32.00; however, starting salary will be commensurate with experience.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
Equal Employment Opportunity
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. For more information about your rights as an applicant see:
The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.