Location:EAC (Education and Administration Center)
Recruiting Start Date:05/03/2021
Estimated Start Date:05/17/2021Develops, negotiates, and administers service and supply contracts and agreements. Develops new business proposals of moderate to high dollar value, risk, creativity, and complexity. Creates solicitations and contracts while analyzing cost estimates. Negotiates price, date of delivery, and other contractual and licensing provisions, to include terms and conditions, with suppliers. Reviews specifications and statement of work with originator.
The following statements are illustrative of the essential functions of the job and other key duties that may be required. The description may not include all functions performed by the incumbents in various locations. The district reserves the right to modify or change the duties or the essential functions of this job at any time.
- Reports consistently for work as scheduled
- Performs other duties as assigned
- Attains proficient or higher evaluations on established Performance Standards
- Assists at bid openings and proposal meetings
- Attend seminars and continuing education classes to stay current in government procurement activities
- Conducts pre-bid conferences with bidders and departments
- Develops and maintains effective relationships with customer contracting officials to facilitate business transactions and enhance future acquisitions
- Directs the development of terms, conditions, and specifications ensuring compliance with project instructions consistent with contract terms and conditions
- Evaluates requests for purchase of supplies, equipment, and services to determine appropriate procurement method
- Evaluates, analyzes, tabulates and recommends bid awards to user by considering price, quality, and delivery (best value)
- Initiates the coordination of purchase order closeout actions on a timely basis, including, but not limited to, review of claims, final project cost, and coordination
- Maintains files and distributes bid information to end user and vendors
- Monitors vendor performance
- Prepares and maintains contracts and contract renewals for approval and signature as required with a wide range of commodities and values
- Provides information and support for technical purchases to project staff and district personnel
- Responsible to the Purchasing Supervisor and District Contracting Officer for ensuring the appropriate project procurement system is utilized
- Reviews life cycle cost analysis and cost proposal development and participates in technical proposal preparation for service contracts
- Serves as assistant P-Card administrator, working with the bank on declines, new cardholder set-up, training on purchases and reconciliation, MCC issues, etc.
- Serves as Purchasing web administrator
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
- Ability to adapt to changing technologies and to learn functionality of new equipment and systems
- Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing
- Ability to create, access, input, retrieve, and manipulate information in various software systems, including databases and spreadsheets
- Ability to establish and maintain accurate record keeping, document management, and filing systems
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with individuals from many diverse backgrounds and professions including supervisors, administrators, coworkers, staff, students, parents, and the general public
- Ability to follow oral and written instructions
- Ability to greet and interact with the public in a courteous and professional manner
- Ability to maintain a positive attitude
- Ability to maintain confidentiality
- Ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities
- Ability to operate standard office equipment, performing a wide range of supportive tasks
- Ability to perform effective statistical analysis
- Ability to perform routine bookkeeping and clerical accounting tasks effectively and efficiently
- Ability to train others in procedures and the use of equipment
- Ability to understand and follow complex oral and written instructions
- Ability to use Enterprise Resource Planning software effectively
- Ability to work days, hours, locations, and assignments as directed by the supervisor within the position responsibilities
- Ability to work independently, without direct supervision, and in a team environment
- Commitment to the education of students as a primary responsibility
- Computer proficiency including office productivity applications
- Considerable knowledge of policies, procedures, and overall district functions
- Demonstrated ability to manage simultaneous demands and set clear priorities
- Demonstrated ability to work well with others in a team setting
- Demonstrates citizenship, compassion, courage, discernment, excellence, honesty, hope, integrity, patience, perseverance, reliability, respect, responsibility, and trustworthiness
- Demonstrates successful interpersonal interactions
- Energetic, creative, innovative, flexible
- Excellent cooperative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills
- Extensive knowledge of governmental purchasing practices and procedures, including ability to prepare specifications for Request for Proposals (RFP) and Request for Quotes (RFQ)
- Knowledge of negotiation principles and practices
- Strong mathematical and analytical skills
- Strong organizational, interpersonal, written, listening, and verbal communication skills
- Strong understanding of education
- Willingness to participate in trainings, conferences, and professional learning opportunities to continually improve abilities
Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a staff member typically encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive.
- The noise level in the work environment may alternate among quiet, moderate, and loud.
- The incumbent is frequently required to interact in person and through communication methods with the students, public, and/or other staff.
- The incumbent is required to work scheduled school/work hours and/or days.
- The incumbent may be required to work extended school/work hours and/or days as directed.
- Work is generally performed within a standard office environment.
Physical Demands: The following are some of the physical demands commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. All physical demands, if listed, are considered essential functions
- Sits, stands, walks, stoops, kneels, and crouches/squats while performing duties
- Has oral and auditory capacity enabling interaction interpersonally and/or through communication devices
- Uses eyes, hands, and finger coordination enabling the use of equipment and writing utensils
- Lifts or carries burdens weighing up to 25 lbs. while performing duties
Cognitive Functions: The following are some of the cognitive functions commonly associated with this position. They are included for informational purposes and are not all-inclusive. The staff member may be required to analyze, communicate, compare, compile, compute, coordinate, copy, evaluate, instruct, negotiate, synthesize, reason, and use interpersonal skills.
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Hours per Day:8.0 hour(s) per day
Number of Days per Year:260 days M-F
FLSA Status:United States of America (Non-Exempt)
How to Apply:
New applicants (including current district staff members) must use the Workday application portal. Documents emailed directly to a supervisor will not be considered for application purposes and will not receive a response. A completed online application also includes the following uploaded documents in PDF format:
- A current resume
Please do not call to request site visits or interviews at the school/location. Please direct all inquiries via the email address indicated on the posting
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