Procurement & Supply Specialist 3 job Shoreline Washington
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Procurement & Supply Specialist 3 Job

Employer Name: Shoreline Community College SpiderID: 7789343
Location: Shoreline, Washington Date Posted: 7/26/2018
Wage: $45,288 - $59,448 an Category: Purchasing/Buyers
Job Code:
Number Of Openings: 1

Job Description:
Procurement & Supply Specialist 3

16101 Greenwood Ave N
Shoreline, WA 98133

Date of First Consideration: September 3rd, 2018
Salary Range: $45,288 - $59,448 annual salary commensurate with qualifications & experience

TO APPLY: please visit for full job announcement and application steps. We accept submissions made only through Shoreline Community College’s HR website.

The Financial Services department is responsible for recording, reporting and accounting for cash flow transactions. This department has key roles and responsibilities, including accounts receivable, support of purchasing services, financial reporting, and maintaining financial records and controls. We strive to provide excellent service to all students, staff and community.

Under the Director of Financial Services, this position provides administrative support in the area of fiscal management and performs specialized fiscal tasks in support of the Financial Services department. Responsibilities include but are not limited to purchasing and procurement functions. This position maintains established financial and data spreadsheets and prepares/compiles daily, monthly and yearly fiscal reports.

Shoreline Community College is dedicated to inclusive excellence in teaching and learning, student success, and community engagement. Shoreline serves the educational, workforce, and cultural needs of our diverse students and communities through the core themes of educational attainment and student success, program excellence, community engagement, access and diversity, and College stewardship. Shoreline Community College is a place of open inquiry and learning, with a campus that models ideals set out in our Community Standard*. We are committed to upholding a culture of free expression, as well as maintaining a supportive and respectful learning and working environment for all.

Essential Functions:
• Preparing field orders and annual orders, including change orders; determining appropriate procurement method and applicable contracts; verifying calculations, account structures; numbers, vendor numbers, sales tax, and supporting documentation
• Exercising authority to independently make decisions with significant fiscal impact; determining appropriate course of action/procurement methodology, including but not limited to: competitive bids, sole source acquisitions, request for bid proposals or direct negotiations; originating and finalizing competitive solicitation documents for long term agreements and/or one time purchases; monitoring sustainability programs and developing strategies for improving sustainable practices
• Placing online or telephone orders with procurement cards; reconcile, balance, and prepare monthly credit card statements for procurement and corporate cards; resolving disputes and addressing instances of external fraudulent activity
• Preparing, auto-signing, and matching checks for accounts payable, refunds, and employee reimbursements
• Responding to telephone calls, voice mails, and e-mails from vendors and campus personnel; perform research of issues as necessary
• Asset tracking and conducting physical inventory
• Performing other duties of a similar nature and level as assigned

Job Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in business administration, procurement, logistics, or supply management OR Associate’s degree in business administration, procurement, logistics, or supply management OR related professional certification
• Three (3) years of full-time experience as a purchasing professional OR equivalent experience

• Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel, Outlook, Word, and 10-key by touch
• Accounting and fiscal recordkeeping principles, particularly processing vendor payments
• Applicable rules and regulations as they relate to expenditures for goods and services and employee reimbursements
• Office of Financial Management's State Administrative and Accounting Manual
• State Board for Community and Technical Colleges' Fiscal Affairs manual
• Washington State Purchasing Manual/Purchasing rules and regulations

• Contributing to equity and inclusion by fostering a climate of multicultural understanding and awareness
• Effectively employing automated procurement systems
• Developing and leading user committees that aid in development of contract specifications or contract dispute resolution
• Preparing and interpreting complex contract specifications and award criteria
• Analyzing bids or proposals submitted by suppliers and determine award
• Preparing and conducting individual and group training sessions
• Creating and manipulating spreadsheets, using mathematical formulas to calculate data, linking worksheets, importing data from other sources, filtering lists
• Establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with suppliers, customers, employees, and the public
• Technical proficiency using administrative computing systems and processes
• Time management, multitasking, and coordinating work outcomes/activities with multiple partners
• Effective professional communication (both oral and written) including complex department policies and procedures
• Ability to work under pressure with frequent in-person interactions and numerous interruptions
• Ability to travel domestically 1-2 times a year for work-related functions with prior notice.

TO APPLY: please visit for full job announcement and application steps. We accept submissions made only through Shoreline Community College’s HR website.

Job Criteria:
Start Date:
Position Type: Full-Time Permanent
Years of Experience Required:
Education Required:
Overnight Travel:
Vacation Time:

Job Benefits:
Health/Dental Benefits, Retirement Benefits, Paid Holidays, Vacations, and Sick Leave, Life and/or Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Casual Dress, Day Care Services, Company Cafeteria

Company Profile:
Shoreline Community College faculty and staff are part of a diverse community of learners that welcomes your expertise and enables your professional growth.

People who represent diverse cultures and backgrounds help everyone at Shoreline Community College gain perspective and make meaningful impact, so we strive to create an inclusive and accessible environment for all.

Together we will support and sustain our committment to diversity, equity, and inclusive excellence.

We are currently inviting applications to new positions in our admin, faculty, and classified staff. For more information and current openings, please visit

Contact Information:
Contact Name: Human Resources Company Type: Employer
Company: Shoreline Community College
City: Shoreline
State: Washington
Zip: 98133
Web Site:

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