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Posted: Thursday, January 11, 2018 1:54 PM

Los Rios Community College District

Senior Buyer/Contract Specialist
Job Posting Number: C00475P
Salary: $4,854.54 per month
Closing Date: 01/31/2018

Complete job description and application available online at: https://jobs.losrios.edu/postings/6065

Position Summary

Under supervision of the General Services Supervisor, reviews, evaluates, processes, and maintains contracts; purchases materials, supplies, equipment and services in accordance with applicable laws, regulations and District policies; analyzes product sources, quality, price and availability; and applies sound business practices in the development and analysis of contracts and purchasing functions. [For a detailed job description for this Los Rios Classified Employees Association (White Collar) posting Job Descriptions click here].

This position is assigned to the Information Technology department.

Assignment Responsibilities
● Researches and investigates sources of supplies, materials, equipment and services.
● Interviews vendors and obtains information regarding price, availability, terms and delivery of goods and services.
● Provides technical assistance to District personnel and makes recommendations regarding purchases.
● Interprets and explains purchasing policies and procedures, applicable laws, and regulations.
● Prepares written quotations for major purchases.
● Develops specifications and other documents required for the formal bidding process.
● Reviews and evaluates bids.
● Negotiates with vendors and recommends award of purchasing contracts.
● Reviews, analyzes, and maintains District contracts relating to facility leases, lease/purchase agreements and other District contracts.
● Maintains master contract files and coordinates the development review and implementation of contract terms.
● Monitors vendor compliance with legal requirements such as bonds and certificates of insurance related to contracts, including construction contract requirements.
● Prepares and maintains records and reports.
● Reviews and processes requisitions.
● Performs related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications
EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION: A Bachelor’s degree with a major in business, public administration, economics, business law, accounting or a related field from an accredited college or university and two years of technical experience in business, finance, business administration, and/or purchasing, including experience in personal computer applications. Satisfactory completion of 60 semester units of course work, which includes purchasing, business related courses, business and contract law, business administration, accounting, or data processing with five years increasingly responsible experience in the business environment, or other qualifying experience as determined by the District.

Promotional: Three years of experience in the Los Rios District performing duties at the level of a Buyer III, or equivalent. (Promotional applies to regular, current Classified employees working with the Los Rios CCD.)

Have sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles.

(Experience Requirement: One year of experience is equal to 12 months of experience at a maximum of 40 hours per week. Applicable part-time experience will be converted to the full-time equivalent for purposes of meeting the experience requirement. Education Requirement: 15 units are equal to six months of education; 30 units are equal to one year of education.)


The Los Rios Community College District is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate regardless of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, political affiliation or belief, or marital status.

• Location: Sacramento, Sacramento, CA

• Post ID: 21301562 sacramento
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