The following is a current civil service vacancy at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Applicants compete by examination. If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete and submit a Civil Service application, resume and unofficial transcript to the Office of Human Resources. Examination appointments are required. NOTE: Some positions may be represented by a union and may require union dues.
OFFICE SUPPORT ASSOCIATE – PURCHASING
Description: This position maintains the AIS Supplier Database; serves as the AIS Supply File Manager; produces summary reports of purchase orders and contracts awarded during the preceding month to send to the Board of Trustees; serves as Purchasing resource person for both vendors and University departments which includes explaining the purchasing process, forms and assists in navigating vendors and fiscal officers through the specific steps; prepares, assembles, and distributes purchase order folders for the purchasing officers; assists purchasing officers in public bid openings; and is the P-Card holder and departmental card manager for the Purchasing department and prepares reports from PaymentNet software; serves as Purchasing department receptionist. The Office Support Associate may be assigned other related tasks in support of the department’s mission and goals.
1. High school graduation or equivalent; and
2. Any one or combination totaling eighteen (18) months from the following categories:
(a) work experience performing routine clerical/office support work, including use of computer systems
(b) vocational training that provided a knowledge of generally accepted clerical procedures
(c) college or university course work in Office Occupations, Business Administration, Business Education, or closely related fields
30 semester hours = eighteen (18) months
(d) college or university course work in any curriculum
48 semester hours = eighteen (18) months; and
3. Ability to keyboard accurately at a rate of 40 w.p.m.
Starting Salary: $1,967 per month
Application Deadline: March 8, 2013
Residency: Illinois residency required
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Qualified applicants must submit a Civil Service application http://www.siue.edu/humanresources/forms/pdf/APPLICATION_FOR_CIVIL_SERVICE_EMPLOYMENT.doc (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to:
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Office of Human Resources
Campus Box 1040
Edwardsville, IL 62026-1040
Or email your Civil Service application (required), resume and unofficial transcripts to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only one Civil Service application is required to be completed per year. Please use only one application to apply for multiple positions. The Office of Human Resources will not contact applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications listed.
For more information please visit the Office of Human Resources website at www.siue.edu/humanresources or call Civil Service Testing at 618-650-2190.
If qualifying by education, you must submit a copy of your transcript at the time of application. Applicants applying for Veteran’s Preference must submit a copy of form DD214 at the time of application.
Applicants will be subject to a background check and/or drug screening prior to an offer of employment.
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment and students on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran’s status.
The SIUE Annual Security Report is available on line at: http://www.siue.edu/securityreport/. The report contains campus safety and security information and crime statistics for the past three (3) calendar years. This report is published in compliance with federal law, entitled the “Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act.” For those without computer access, a paper copy of the report may be obtained from: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Administration, Rendleman Hall, Room 2228.