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University of Rochester Purchasing Assistant - 230028 in Rochester, New York

Purchasing Assistant Job ID 230028

Location Central Administration Full/Part Time Full-Time Favorite Job Regular/Temporary Regular Opening

Full Time 40 hours Grade 007 Support Operations-Fac & Svcs

Schedule

8 AM-4:30 PM; POSS WKNDS/HOL

Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY :

Handles all input/output information for a computer installation. Follows written procedures and interprets and adjusts for variations in procedures within established limits.

SUPERVISION AND DIRECTION EXERCISED :

May direct other lower level Data Control Clerks or clerical assistants.

MACHINES AND EQUIPMENT USED :

Typewriter, adding machine, electric accounting machine, unit record equipment such as a sorter, collator and computer forms printer, computer terminal and other equipment as may be required on the job.

TYPICAL DUTIES :

  • Logs and balances all input and output information for computer processing. Performs associated duties such as receiving, sorting, reviewing for accuracy and completeness, and editing and correcting errors.

  • Prepares data for card punching, optical scanning, sorting, etc., in accordance with written instructions. Transports and controls movement of input/output data to or from the various processing areas. Analyzes and suggests improvements in flow of information, error detection/correction, etc.

  • May identify operations parameters such as estimated quantity of input/output, estimates of run time, individual priorities and the like, for use by computer operators. May establish job flow, computer utilization, or other operations schedules as directed.

  • May prepare, retain and/or summarize data, records and reports and maintains them as guided by retention cycles.

  • Determines accuracy of input/output data and trouble shoots areas of incomplete and faulty data, contacting originating department as necessary. Reschedules processing of data when problem is resolved.

  • May process or assist in processing data through electric accounting machine, sorter, etc., and operate or assist in the operation of a remote terminal for selective data review. Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS :

    Requires 1 year of relevant post High School education or equivalent and 1-2 years of related experience.

    NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit management from assigning other work as required.

    How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

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