Under the supervision of the Sourcing Manager the Buyer shall administer the centralized procurement functions of the school system, which includes formal bidding and procurement methods. Evaluates and performs analysis on data, and formulates data to include Capital, Technology and Academic Sourcing Services functions of organization. Responsibilities require understanding of both theory and practice.
Graduation from an accredited college or university with a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Business or a related field; PLUS, two (2) years related experience in related field; OR an equivalent, combination of related education/experience totaling six (6) years.
Degree Equivalency Formula:
Bachelor’s Degree= 4 years plus required years of experience.
Master’s Degree= 2 years plus required years of experience.
Where Master’s degrees are required, years for Bachelor’s Degrees must be included.
Physical Demands: Requires sedentary work involving standing or walking for brief periods, exerting up to 10 pounds of force on a regular basis; and some dexterity in operating office equipment; must be able to use hands and fingers for sign language.
Unavoidable Hazards: The position is exposed to no unusual environmental hazards.
Sensory (ADA) Requirements: The position requires normal visual acuity and field of vision, hearing and speaking abilities.
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT COMPLIANCE
Shelby County Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the district to provide adequate accommodations to qualified persons with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are encouraged to discuss ADA accommodations with management.