Purchasing Agent II in support of Information Technology (IT) (UCP 8)
Sent on behalf of Matthew Larson, Associate Vice President for University Business Services and Chief Procurement Officer…
The University of Connecticut, Department of Procurement Services, seeks to hire a Purchasing Agent II in support of Information Technology (IT) (UCP 8). Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President for University Business Services & Chief Procurement Officer and/or his/her designee, and working within a team structure, this position will support the technology needs of the University for all campuses, including UConn Health in Farmington.
Primary responsibilities of a Purchasing Agent 2 include, but are not limited to, utilize existing policies, procedures and statutes to plan, develop and organize all phases of assigned responsibilities for bidding, negotiating and assisting with contracting of complex and routine purchases covering all areas of technology including, but not limited to, audio visual, telecom, IT hardware, software, peripherals and/or other assigned commodities requiring specialized technical expertise, as well as ability to maintain knowledge and understanding of industry standards and trends to ensure the technical needs of the campus community are met.
For complete job description and required qualifications, please see posting at https://procurement.uconn.edu/.
Interested candidates must submit a letter of application, resume and contact information for three (3) professional references, including one reference from current place of employment. Please apply on-line using the University’s Husky Hire system at: http://jobs.uconn.edu. Please reference Job ID 2020293. Screening will begin immediately. Employment of the successful candidate will be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment criminal background check.
All employees are subject to adherence to the State Code of Ethics, which may be found at http://www.ct.gov/ethics/site/default.asp.
The University of Connecticut is committed to building and supporting a multicultural and diverse community of students, faculty and staff. The diversity of students, faculty and staff continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice. More than 100 research centers and institutes serve the University’s teaching, research, diversity, and outreach missions, leading to UConn’s ranking as one of the nation’s top research universities. UConn’s faculty and staff are the critical link to fostering and expanding our vibrant, multicultural and diverse University community. As an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer, UConn encourages applications from women, veterans, people with disabilities and members of traditionally underrepresented populations.