Part-time Purchasing Clerk – Corsicana Campus

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Purchasing Clerk is principally responsible for providing assistance to the Purchasing Agent of Navarro College processing purchase orders.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Processes purchase requisitions: enter data on computer and issue purchase orders
  • Solicits quotes from vendors when appropriate including state contracts via phone or internet.
  • Faxes orders to vendors and others as appropriate.
  • Answers telephone and email requests from employees and vendors.
  • Assists Purchasing Agent with monthly p-card reconciliation report.
  • Assists departments with purchasing problems, and questions.
  • Assists Purchasing Agent with purchase order preparation, change orders, travel authorizations and vendor W9 correspondence.
  • Communicates with vendors in relation to purchase order status (XOPOL report).
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Purchasing Agent or Comptroller.

REQUIRED EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

Preferred

  • Associate degree with Business emphasis.
  • College hours in Business field.
  • General office experience.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Must have excellent computer skills – testing required for proficiency in word processing, Excel, and basic typing skills. Position requires substantial data entry.
  • Prior experience in company purchasing is preferred.
  • Must have knowledge of data entry.
  • Must have appropriate language skills, mathematical skills, and reasoning ability.
  • Ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Ability to handle multiple responsibilities.
  • Ability to plan and organize work and to function as a team player.
  • Must be service-oriented with the ability to pay attention to details in a fast paced environment.
  • Willing to work occasional weekends and evenings if called upon.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Variances from regular working hours may be necessary to fulfill the responsibilities of the position.
  • Busy working environment with numerous interruptions.

 

REPORTS TO:  Purchasing Agent

SALARY:  $10.00 per hour / 19 hrs per week

APPLICATION DEADLINE DATE:  Open Until Filled