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Oklahoma State University
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Posted: 04/11/2017

Process requisitions for the purchase of supplies, equipment, and services. Issue, evaluate, and award requests for quotes, bids, and requests for proposals.  Maintain vendor files and vendor relationships. Maintain commodity information and keep current on new products. Provide purchasing assistance to user departments. All other duties as assigned. Minimum qualifications: Bachelor degree and two years purchasing experience in the public or private sector. Experienced in customer service. Computer skills in Microsoft Office. Math aptitude and accuracy. Excellent oral and written communications skills. Experienced in e-procurement systems.

Prefer candidate with bachelor degree and six years related experience with four of these years in the purchasing field.  Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.), Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO), or Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB). Negotiation and contract administration skills.

Apply online at for consideration.  For assistance with the on-line application process or to request an accommodation to enable application, contact OSU Human Resources, 106 Whitehurst, Stillwater, OK 74078 or call 405-744-7401.  Oklahoma State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/E-verify employer committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or other protected category.

OSU is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and desires priority referrals of protected veterans for its openings. OSU will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)