Accounting Positions - Parkway School District
Position: Accounting Positions
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Job Title: Buyer
Job Location: Parkway School District
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Jan 23, 2022**
District: Parkway School District
Chesterfield, MO 63017
Telephone: 314-415-8100
Job Description:
Buyer                                                                                                    Location: Purchasing
Position: 12 Months 8 Hours                                                                       FLSA Status: Exempt, 8
Open Date: 1/10/2022                                                                                    Closing Date: 1/23/2022
Starting Pay: $52,000 (and up depending on experience)
Benefits: Parkway School District offers you and your eligible family members a comprehensive and valuable benefits program including HSA, wellness offerings, and an employee assistance program.
Full description on our website> Inside Parkway > Benefits and Wellness
Essential Job Functions:
The Buyer is thoroughly engaged in identifying and analyzing suppliers that support the mission of the Parkway School District.  This role is directly involved in soliciting optimal savings opportunities for the district.  The Buyer will support district departments through maintaining positive supplier relationships and ensuring efficient and effective procurement of goods and services. 
She or He will develop bid specifications and documentation for the district; obtain and evaluate bids; conduct bid openings with vendors and notifies them of bid results; prepares award documents for Board of Education approval; responds to vendor inquiries; aids district personnel in finding suppliers for their needs; and negotiates problems with vendors.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management, Operations, Finance, Accounting, or Business preferred but not required.
  • Highly self-motivated with the ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Ability to work under pressure with very tight timeliness in a calm and professional manner
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Google Drive (Docs, Gmail, Sheets)
  • Highly detail oriented and organized
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing with staff, administration, and vendors of the district
  • Knowledge of School District policies and procedures
  • Ability to perform other duties as assigned
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** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.