Job Description

Payroll Title:
BFS: IPPS - Procurement & Cont
Hiring Salary Range
$43,900.00 - $60,080.00/Year
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Appointment Percent:
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Work Schedule:
8 hrs/day, Mon-Fri

#116916 Buyer, Facilities Management

Filing Deadline: Fri 7/8/2022

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Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 6/24/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.

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This is an exceptional opportunity to do innovative work that means more to you and those we serve at UC San Diego. Recognized as one of the top 15 research universities worldwide, our culture of collaboration sparks discoveries that advance society and drive economic impact. Best practices and best people at the best place to work! Our candidates come from all walks of life and so do we. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our organization thrive!

The "Why"

Our organizational core values (People First, Innovation, Integrity, Excellence, Accountability) define the culture at Business & Financial Services and push us to be our best. We’re excited to grow our team and learn from people that want to make a difference. If you love what you do and comfortable with designing for the future, we encourage you to consider joining our progressive organization. We recognize that candidates come with a wealth of experience and talent beyond just the technical requirements of the job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is the key to innovation and excellence. Our organization places particular emphasis on equity, diversity, and inclusion incorporating exit interview feedback to enhance retention efforts and advance issues affecting the overall staff experience. To do great, we have to be great. If you're a team player with bold ideas and execution, now is the right time to connect!

Incumbent serves as the Buyer, Facilities Management (FM) in Strategic Procurement ---a unit of Integrated Procure-to-Pay Solutions (IPPS) housed within Business and Financial Services (BFS). This position manages MRO Supplies, Facilities Services, Minor Equipment and related commodities within the context of UCSD’s e-Procurement portal. Incumbent will serve as the transactional and supplier point of contact within assigned commodity/service areas, and is also responsible for adoption and implementation of strategically sourced agreements.

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This position is expected to be a hybrid position and subject to change based on leadership determination in alignment with University guidance on flexible work arrangement policies and protocol.

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About UCSD


  • Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.

  • Ability to read and interpret terms and conditions of basic contracts.

  • Basic understanding of purchasing, business law concepts, accepted business practices, and the ability to learn and apply such knowledge under direction to prepare purchase orders and contracts conforming to the regulation requirements.

  • Proficient at MS Office applications (Word, Excel, and Power Point, Project, Outlook, and Visio).

  • Strong presentation, analytical, and written and oral communication skills.

  • Understands ERP / financial systems (such as Oracle, PeopleSoft, SAP, Banner, etc.).


  • Background Check and Conflict of Interest Disclosure required

Our employees enjoy competitive compensation packages and educational opportunities in a diverse, stimulating workforce. Click here for Details

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

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