Purchasing Coordinator

Santa Barbara, California
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 20.00 - US$ 22.50 per hour
Ref. Number
Costanza, Daniel S., Spherion
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Job Description

Our longstanding client is looking for an outstanding employee to help assist in their Purchasing Department.

Our ideal candidate will be responsible for handling all purchasing issues and processing all purchase orders and vendor blankets for extramural contracts and grants. Candidate will also assist with departmental and gift funds in accordance with applicable policies and procedures. Duties also include verifying appropriateness and approval of charges in accordance with federal, state, university, donor specified and agency award guidelines. Candidate will advise principal investigators, researchers, students and staff of applicable purchasing guidelines and procedures.

Working hours: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Our client is looking for a great candidate who can processes petty cash, membership, and miscellaneous reimbursements for previously authorized transactions. Ensures submission of appropriate supporting documentation in addition to verifying the approval and availability for the corresponding funding source. Maintain complete and accurate financial files, insuring the department is "audit ready" at all times. Updates desk manual and keeps abreast of policy and procedure modifications.

High School

1-4 years

Our client is looking for a tech savvy, detail oriented, hardworking, and reliable professional. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook . The ideal candidate will also have prior experience in a Purchasing role and or similar industry. Candidate must also posses great interpersonal communication skills and is able to work in a fast paced environment. Attention to detail and great customer service is extremely important in this role.

If you are interested in this great opportunity to work with one of the best education institutions in the county please apply to this job posting with your updated resume, or contact our office.

Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law. San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance: Qualified applicants in San Francisco with criminal histories will be considered for employment in accordance with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.

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