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Emory Healthcare/Emory University Procurement Specialist (ETS) | Temporary in Atlanta, Georgia

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The Procurement Specialist will be responsible for assisting department members in securing travel arrangements to scientific meetings; travel arrangement experience is highly desired. Experience in designing and maintaining websites in Cascade is desired.


  • Responsible for the administrative support of developing, executing, planning and managing continuous delivery of materials to guarantee accurate and timely on-hand quantities.

  • Performs data analysis as well as travel management, and other related duties as needed in order to support departments within Emory College of Arts and Sciences (ECAS).

  • Assists faculty in procuring lab consumables via Emory Express.

  • Tracks and processes vendor invoices, confirms costs and anticipates delivery dates.

  • Evaluates supplier capabilities regarding quality, technology, service, and timeliness; reconciles discrepancies in invoicing and goods receipts as necessary.

  • Collaborates with vendors to ensure a positive working relationship.

  • Works with Strategic Procurement Services to support negotiations for selected supplier agreements.

  • Acts as liaison between suppliers and involved faculty to resolve procurement related problems.

  • May assist department members in securing travel arrangements to scientific meetings.

  • May work with faculty in completing all travel request reimbursements to the accounting office.

  • May manage and reconcile department P-card and charges.

  • Submits journals and removes account encumbrances.

  • Performs other related duties as required.


  • Two years of college coursework in business management or related field plus two years of professional procurement experience, OR an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

  • Travel coordination experience required, at least three years of experience in booking international and domestic travel is preferred.

  • Emory Express, EBI and PeopleSoft Financials experience is highly preferred.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint.


  • Bachelor's degree in related field.

NOTE: Position tasks are required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location; working remote is not an option. Emory reserves the right to change this status with notice to employee.

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Job Number 124164

Job Type Temporary Full-Time

Division Emory College

Department ECAS: Biology

This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues: Not Applicable

Job Category Business Operations

Campus Location (For Posting) : City Atlanta

Location : Name Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor