Posted by Grace Monte on February 12, 2020
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Purchasing. The IT Buyer is responsible for purchasing information technology, including software, hardware, SaaS, services and other commodities. Responsibilities include assignment of major contracts and authority to make purchasing decisions for the university.
Required qualifications include Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience that equates to four years, preferably in business administration or a closely related field; one year of professional experience; ability to perform complex financial analysis; demonstrated positive interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and project a positive attitude; ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Desired qualifications include IT procurement experience; demonstrated understanding of information technology architecture and infrastructure; working experience with software licensing models (by user; enterprise or site licensing; volume-based/activity-based; development agreements; etc.), and also experience with technology-specific legal issues such as: Software-as-a-Service, hosted application, PaaS, IaaS agreement types; hosting environments (on prem, third party). third party security and infrastructure; familiarity with SOC I, SOC II, SAS 70, and similar control reports and standards; Service Level Agreements; experience working with ERP systems including purchasing/logistics, requisitions, and accounting modules.
“CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).”
- Location: , Mt Pleasant, Michigan , United States
- Salary: Not provided
- Clearance Required: No
- Spouse Friendly: No