The department of Biology is a large, unified department with strong undergraduate degrees, nationally-ranked graduate programs, and world-class research spanning the breadth of biological questions and experimental systems - from ecosystems to microbiology and developmental biology, from evolution to cell biology, from molecular biology to systems biology, bioinformatics, and genomics. It is always an exciting time for Biology - enormous advances in global genome analysis coupled with unprecedented developments in interdisciplinary research have made the 21st century the Century of Biology.
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- Under moderate supervision, performs routine and ad hoc administrative tasks in support of the procurement function, administering the transactions associated with obtaining goods and services for the university.
- Serves as an informational resource for department or other departments in identifying appropriate vendors and suppliers.
- Responds to employee inquiries and requests and explains policies and procedures.
- Monitors procurement processes and communicates issues with supervisor to inform decisions.
- Oversees inventory of necessary items and coordinates reorder, inventory receipt, and/or returns as needed.
- Prepares reports to monitor outstanding procurement documents and payments.
- High school diploma or GED
Combinations of related education and experience may be considered
- 2 years in a relevant field
Working Conditions / Demands
- Proficient communication skills
- Ability to build strong customer relationships
- Instills commitment to organizational goals
- Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
- Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
- Promotes information sharing
This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.Work Location
Bloomington, IndianaAdvertised Salary
$34,000-$35,000 a yearBenefits Overview
For full-time staff employees, Indiana University offers a wide array of benefits including:
- Multiple plan options for medical insurance
- Dental insurance
- Health Savings Account with generous IU contribution
- Life insurance, LTD, and AD&D options
- Base retirement plan contribution from IU, subject to vesting
- Additional supplemental retirement plan options
- Tuition benefit for IU classes
- 10 paid holidays per year
- Generous Paid Time Off
- Paid Parental Leave
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Learn more about our benefits by reviewing our online Benefits Brochure.Job Classification
Career Level: Intermediate
Job Function: Finance
Job Family: Procurement
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