Procurement Associate

US-NY-Old Westbury
2 months ago
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Dean's Office
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Committed to educating the next generation of leaders and to inspiring innovation and advancing entrepreneurship, NYIT enrolls approximately 10,000 students on campuses in North America, China and the Middle East. As a forward-thinking institution NYIT has pioneered educational practices to serve student needs since 1955. NYIT offers 90 undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees in 50 fields of study and is home to students from more than 100 countries and from 50 states. Its seven schools and colleges include: School of Architecture and Design; College of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering and Computing Sciences; School of Health Professions; School of Management; College of Osteopathic Medicine, and the newly formed School of Interdisciplinary Studies and Education.


NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine Finance Department seeks a Procurement Associate to assist in processing invoice payments, processing new vendor contracts and assisting the Senior Director of Finance with special projects.


  • Work with Senior Director of Finance for the College of Osteopathic Medicine on special projects & prepare Excel spreadsheets as needed for quarterly reports.
  • Create Requisitions & scan and upload requisitions to database. 
  • Create & distribute purchase orders (faxing, e-mailing to end-user and/or accounts payable.
  • Approve Invoices: Confirm receipt of merchandise and or services. Scan, upload and submit to accounts payable.
  • Place Credit Card Orders: Items that cannot be sources through current suppliers; create requisitions if needed to secure funds; provide the necessary documents to NYIT Procurement
  • Place Orders Online [BPO's]: Medical Supplies and Specific Chemicals and Lab Supplies; Resolve shipping, billing, & credit issues with supplier and/or A/P.
  • Responsible for processing new vendor documentation:  Credit Applications; Vendor Applications; Assure that Agreements/Contracts are approved by General Counsel; maintain vendor relationships.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • Prior experience in purchasing/procurement, preferably 1-2 years.
  • Excellent computer skills including excel



EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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