Procurement Technician

Procurement Technician


North Carolina Community Colleges System Office
200 West Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603
Phone: 919-807-7100

Job Location

200 W. Jones Street
Raleigh, NC 27603


$33,960 – $42,000/GN08


State of NC

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Closes: Thursday, December 2, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, January 3, 2022

Expected Work Hours

8am - 5pm M-F

Employment Type

Full-Time Position

Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or GED and 3 years of experience as a buyer; or completion of 2 years of college coursework in business or related program and 1 year of experience as a buyer; or equivalent combination of training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications

High school graduate, and one year experience in procurement operations.

Position Description

The primary purpose of this position is to research availability, obtain pricing/quotes, and delivery schedule for the procurement of goods and services for the North Carolina Community College System Office. Provides information to the staff; contract/business owners in the development of purchase requisitions. Responsible for the review and processing of purchase requisitions for accuracy of information and ensuring procurement is processed by or through the correct means. Research Statewide Term Contracts, Agency Term Contracts, and obtain quotes, Authority to process e-requisitions up to $5,000 without Purchasing Director’s approval. This position also provides technical assistance to the individual community colleges with regards to purchasing. This position will serve as the Security Administrator for the NC e-Procurement System to set up and maintain user requests.

The person in this position must maintain a working knowledge of current laws, policies and procedures related to NC State procurement processes and procedures. This person must also have the ability to communicate the appropriate policies and procedures orally and in writing to system office staff, contractors, and vendors; the ability to analyze problems and make decisions based on the law and current policies and procedures.

This person will serve as a backup for ordering required materials for procurement and auxiliary services. The person in this position must be able to read and understand rules and regulations and to apply the information gained in the accomplishment of their daily task.

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/AND ABILITIES: Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; ability to interpret current general statues, policies, rules and laws and the how to apply them to daily tasks. Must have proficiency with Microsoft Office products (i.e., Word and Excel). Must have general knowledge of the NC State procurement process, general statutes, and Administrative Code for both IT and Non-IT commodities and services.  

PREFERENCES: Experience in buying goods and commodities. Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with co-workers; experience in critical thinking and analytical skills.

How to Apply

The North Carolina Community College System Office uses the Merit-Based Recruitment and Selection Plan to fill positions SUBJECT to the Office of State Human Resources Act (OSHR) with highly qualified individuals.

Individuals interested in applying for this position must complete the online process at, Résumés will not be accepted in lieu of the application. Work history and credentials must appear on the application to receive consideration during the selection process.

Job Post Contact

North Carolina Community College System
Human Resources | Caswell Building
5001 Mail Service Center | Raleigh, NC 27699-5001
Phone: (919) 807-7177 | Fax: (919) 807-7222