Job Details

University of California Riverside
  • Position Number: 1728715
  • Location: Riverside, CA
  • Position Type: vhe_category

Full/Part Time
Full Time

8AM - 5PM

$61,600 - $106,300

Position Information
As Procurement supervisor, manage and coordinate the travel, procurement functions, facilities, and equipment repair and maintenance orders for 3 academic departments (Biochemistry, Microbiology & Plant Pathology, Nematology) and 2 research centers (Center for Conservation Biology & Citrus Clonal Protection Program). Ensure compliance with appropriate business policies, guidelines and procedures. Conduct research to obtain best sources, from contract and non-contract vendors, ensuring best price, quality, availability and delivery combination possible. Inform and educate members of the unit about purchasing resources and constraints. Prepare or supervise the preparation of approximately 6,000 purchasing transactions annually, maintaining accurate records and timely submissions to allow for prompt vendor payments. Responsible for maintaining large equipment inventory and the coordination of annual physical inventories. Responsible for evaluating and procuring all equipment for administrative purposes. Supervise two Administrative Assistants who will assist with purchasing, travel and entertainment reimbursements, printing and other administrative duties for the BMPN Unit.

Minimum Requirements
Supervisory skills required to lead purchasing group in department ensuring adherence to purchasing practices and guidelines.
Knowledge of procurement policies, the organization's departments and operations, and Federal Acquisition Regulations.
Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills.
Full knowledge of the purchasing function.
Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills required in interacting with both internal and external resources.
Analytical skills necessary to evaluate the cost effectiveness of purchasing options.
Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, work on multiple projects and complete assignments on time.

Preferred Qualifications

Additional Information
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • UC Riverside was included in the (August 2018) edition of The Princeton Review's "The Best 382 Colleges."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2017) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • In 2016, UCR was recognized for graduation rate success by the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU) for achieving near parity across racial-ethnic, socio-economic, and gender boundaries.

  • UCR ranks among the Top 15 Public Research Universities in the nation, as identified by the 2017 Washington Monthly.

  • In 2017, two separate reports from the Education Trust celebrated UCR as a national leader for African American and Latino student success. UCR was one of just three schools to be named top-performing institutions in both reports and the only California campus recognized among 18 top-performing colleges and universities in the nation for high black student graduation rates.

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview

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