Purchasing Analyst
University of Nevada Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV
The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for Purchasing Analyst

UNLV is a comprehensive research university of approximately 27,000 students and 2,800 faculty and staff dedicated to teaching, research, and service. The university has internationally recognized programs in hotel administration and creative writing; professional degrees in law, architecture, and dental medicine; and leading programs in fine arts, sciences and education. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in dynamic Southern Nevada. For more information, visit us on-line at: http://www.unlv.edu.

The Purchasing Department is accepting applications for the position of Purchasing Analyst. Primary responsibilities include preparation of contract documents, issuance of bids and/or requests for proposals; award and administration of contracts and the procurement of a wide range of goods and services.

A Bachelors Degree from a regionally accredited college or university with one year of related professional experience or equivalent is required. Equivalent related work experience, education, or a combination of work experience and education may be substituted for work experience and/or education requirements on a year-for-year basis. Candidates must have a high degree of proficiency with Microsoft Office and associated applications. Successful candidates must demonstrate hands-on experience in preparing, reviewing, processing, managing, and administering contracts, complex bids and request for proposals and have good oral and written communication skills with the ability to write concise, logical, analytical reports. Investigative and problem solving skills are required. A thorough knowledge of various procurement policies, including state and federal, contract law, construction practices and the UCC are preferred. A Professional Purchasing Related Certification such as a C.P.M., CPPO, or CPPM is preferred.

Salary competitive; contingent on labor market

Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on March 1, 2013 and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Sharrie Mayden Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-2894 or hrsearch@unlv.edu.

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