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Job Summary

The Department of Procurement and Contracts assists departments by identifying qualified bidders, preparing competitive bid documents, coordinating the bid process, and analyzing supplier bid responses. The Procurement staff assist prospective suppliers by identifying potential opportunities, sharing supplier information with departments, and helping suppliers understand University of Michigan policies and bidding procedures.

Job Duties:

Perform clerical duties and other assigned duties.

Compile and maintain information and records to prepare purchase orders.

Enter purchase orders using M-Pathways.

Contact vendors and respond to customer and supplier inquires.

Assist in preparation of request for quotations, request for proposals, and evaluating vendor responses.

Assist with review and edits of maintenance, consulting, service contracts and software licenses.

Maintain software/hardware contracts and renewal Excel spreadsheets.

Send out contract renewals.

Assist in updating department website.

Assist in updating department procedure processes.

Required Qualifications*

UM-Flint SOM General Business of Management in their Junior to Senior year ONLY!

Able to communicate effectively and provide quality customer service.

Experience using Microsoft Office.                              

In order to be considered for this position, you must apply online at    

A cover letter and resume must be uploaded as one document.

Available to work 20 hours per week during office hours 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday

Desired Qualifications*

Advanced Excel Skills

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.