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Emory University Warehouse Specialist II (LITS) in Atlanta, Georgia


JOB DESCRIPTION: Fulfills the Network Services warehouse function within Emory University's Library and Information Technology Services (LITS) division. Reports to the Field Services Auxiliary Manager and will serve in the role of procuring voice, network, and wireless equipment that support functions for all network components of Emory University, including Emory Healthcare, the schools, and administrative business units. Provides support to the Network Services organization, which is responsible for a wide array of data ports, voice lines, and wireless access points. Assists in the administration and support for procuring equipment for Network Services; Voice, Network, Wireless. Works in collaboration with the University's Procurement Services department to assure adherence to the University's purchasing policies and procedures. Interacts with suppliers to secure cost-effective, high-quality products. Compiles and refines solicitation specifications; researches and identifies potential sources. Assists in determining the most appropriate method of acquiring goods and/or services by examining and evaluating the unique elements of each material request, including estimating the value, determining delivery requirements, and researching sources of supply. Accesses and employs the on-line computerized procurement system in the procurement process. Reviews and expedites purchase orders and assists in the resolution of accounts payable problems. Tracks and monitors the status of orders to respond to customer inquiries and to resolve problems. Participates in the decision-making process of sole source procurements by evaluating and determining the validity of the requestor's documentation. Participates in the decision-making process of sole source procurements by evaluating and determining the validity of the requestor's documentation. Develops and professionally manages effective business relationships. May coordinate on-site vendor product presentations. May represent Network Services in procurement meetings and/or committees. Coordinates delivery, receiving and RMA functions. Coordinates preventive maintenance for LITS vehicle fleet. Performs related responsibilities as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: 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. Experience in a university and/or academic health care environment is desired. Excellent communication skills, with an ability to adapt approach, language and style to different audiences. Excellent collaboration and team-building skills. Positions within this classification require a valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record. Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds and to bend, stoop and twist.

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Job Number 35276

Job Type Regular Full-Time

Division LITS: Library and IT Services

Department LITS: Field Svcs/Coord Central

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

Job Category Information Technology

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries about this statement should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322