• Senior Procurement Specialist

    Job Location(s) US-NY-Old Westbury
    Posted Date 2 months ago(6/5/2018 9:18 AM)
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    # of Openings
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    NYIT (New York Institute of Technology) offers 90 degree programs, including undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees, in more than 50 fields of study, including architecture and design; arts and sciences; education; engineering and computing sciences; health professions; management; and osteopathic medicine. A non-profit independent, private institution of higher education, NYIT has 9,000 students at campuses in New York City (Manhattan) and Long Island (Old Westbury) in New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; Vancouver, British Columbia; and in various programs around the world. NYIT sponsors 13 NCAA Division II programs.


    NYIT is guided by its mission to provide career-oriented professional education, offer access to opportunity to all qualified students, and support applications-oriented research that benefits the larger world. More than 100,000 graduates have received degrees from NYIT. For more information, visit nyit.edu.


    • Process Requests for Proposals (RFP's) and bid requests for campus
    • Negotiate contracts with strategic partners; assure that the University obtains the best value by negotiating with suppliers and formulating cost/price analysis based on experience and knowledge.
    • Serve as administrator for the campus Procurement Card (Pcard) Program: conduct training, provide assistance and information to cardholders, and process monthly download.
    • Administer campus Travel Program: Provide information and work with constituents to ensure compliance; provide regular reports to management
    • Provide information to campus constituents about Procurement policies, procedures and processes
    • Develop and manage effective relationships with internal departments and suppliers.
    • Initiate new vendor requests as solicited by campus departments; administer new vendor set-up process and maintain vendor database.
    • Resolve vendor invoice issues; serve as liaison between accounts payable, department and vendor.
    • Work in collaboration with appropriate internal resources to ensure accurate, relevant and current information for the NYIT Procurement Services website (internet and intranet) to ensure accurate information, to include policies and procedures, tax exemption and vendor application information.





    • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field required and/or equivalent experience
    • 4 years’ experience required
    • Familiarity with ORACLE ERP Purchasing Software Module; and VISA Intellilink (Pcard) administration/reconciliation software
    • Familiarity with corporate card programs
    • Must possess excellent written communication skills, including ability to prepare accurate and appropriate documentation and to review, proofread and check documentation for accuracy.
    • Ability to deliver with accuracy and efficiency
    • Excellent oral communication skills, including ability to develop and conduct training sessions pertaining to procurement practices and procedures
    • Computer skills necessary to enter and manipulate words and data and use standard microcomputer-based software to communicate with others, prepare documentation, and/or analyze data
    • Excellent organizational skills with an emphasis on attention to detail and ability to multi-task and prioritize competing tasks/priorities



    EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability



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