St. John's established in 1870, has three New York City campuses; a graduate center in Hauppauge, NY; international locations in Rome, Italy; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France; and study abroad locations around the world. The Princeton Review and other top rankings consistently recognize the University's outstanding academics, diverse student body, dynamic internship and volunteer opportunities, focus on student life, and diverse study abroad offerings. St. John's University offers more than 100 undergraduate and graduate programs in its six colleges and schools, with a growing number of programs offered online. The University is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and 12 other major academic and professional associations.
A dedication to diversity, equity and inclusion is at the heart of our mission. As a Catholic and Vincentian university, St. John's is committed to institutionalizing practices of inclusive excellence to ensure that we welcome and celebrate the intrinsic worth of all members of our community. We will become an even stronger university as we enhance equity at every level of our institution. As noted in our Vision Statement, our graduates will excel in the competencies and values required for leadership and service in a rapidly evolving world.
Part-Time Senior Buyer
The Sr. Buyer is responsible for the purchasing of materials, equipment, supplies and services in accordance with established University purchasing policies and procedures.
Investigates and develops sources of supply, prepares bid specifications, issues bid requests, reviews and evaluates quotations and bids and awards relevant purchase orders in accordance with University policies, procedures and dollar thresholds.
Monitors, interprets, communicates and enforces University purchasing policies and procedures to the University community and to vendors.
When applicable, coordinates deliveries and follows up on issues. Serves as liaison with vendors.
Schedules, trains, monitors, reviews and approves the work of student workers to ensure timely and accurate completion of work.
Researches and assists Accounts Payable with vendor payment issues as needed.
Performs change orders/cancellations of purchase requisitions and purchase orders as needed.
Performs liquidation of purchase order encumbrances as needed.
Acts as back-up to monitor and witness the Facilities sealed bid process.
Assists with streamlining the business process with use of the P-Card for small dollar purchases where necessary.
Assists with the development, implementation and monitoring of various University procurement programs.
Performs other duties as assigned or requested.
3 to 5 years procurement experience.
Familiarity with a variety of procurement concepts, practices, and procedures as well as with various commodity markets.
Must possess good computer, analytical and interpersonal skills and have the ability to communicate easily with both vendors and personnel at all levels within the University structure.
Must demonstrate initiative, discretion and be able to establish priorities with good independent judgment.
Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team.
St. John's offers a competitive compensation program which is commensurate with your qualifications, experience, and contingent upon the departmental budget. We also offer an extremely comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our workforce. Along with exceptional benefits such as medical, dental, life insurance, long term disability insurance, tuition remission, generous 403(b) employer contribution, employee assistance program, and liberal paid time off policies, faculty and staff can also enjoy St. John's performing arts, libraries, bookstores, dining facilities, campus recreation and sporting events.
Any offer of employment is subject to receipt by St. John's University of satisfactory references, verification of employment and education.
St. John's University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from women and minorities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
St. John's University is Catholic, Vincentian and Metropolitan. We are committed to attracting, motivating, and retaining a highly qualified and diverse workforce to support our mission of academic excellence and the pursuit of wisdom. Known for over 100 years of proud athletic tradition, our Big East excitement keeps Red Storm fans cheering. Ranked among America's top universities by The Princeton Review, St. John's University educates leaders for today's global society through quality academics, high-tech resources and an expanding international presence. With 1,500 Faculty and 1,400 Administrators/Staff, St. John's is a leading Catholic University in the Vincentian tradition, dedicated to making a positive difference in people's lives through active engagement in issues of energy and resource conservation, social justice and global citizenship. These values enhance the academic experience of more than 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students on three residential New York City campuses in Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan; a graduate center in Oakdale, NY; an international campus in Paris, France and Rome, Italy; and learning centers in other locations worldwide.