Procurement Clerk in Greensboro, NC at Advanced Personnel Resources

Date Posted: 9/1/2022

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    701 Green Valley Road
    Greensboro, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/1/2022

Job Description

Advanced Personnel Resources is currently recruiting for a Procurement Clerk for an educational client of ours in the Triad. The Procurement Clerk will be responsible for selecting and procuring various retail store supplies, technology, software, regalia, apparel/gifts, food and sundries for the stores. The Procurement Clerk meets with vendors, students and faculty and researches new trends or advances in product lines to make appropriate buying decisions that will bring the best values to students. Operates the Book Information Center. Coordinates the day-to-day operations of the convenience store. Coordinates all merchandising and replenishment of assigned buying categories at all stores. Provides support for the Campus Store and Cashier Operations at the remote sites as needed.


Hours: 7:30 AM-4:30 PM, Monday through Friday. We take several major holidays off


Pay: $17


Benefits offered by APR:

Medical, Dental, Term Life, Short-Term Disability, Holiday Pay, Service Bonus, Direct Deposit


Duties/Functions

  • Procures, stocks and merchandises all school supplies, gifts/novelty items, uniforms, kits, software and technology items for the five campus stores; communicates with faculty by phone, email and office visits to complete supply orders; researches up-to-date supply items and changes.
  • Requests adoptions from faculty to procure required and optional supply orders for each class; meets with instructors (Nursing, Dental, etc.) to ensure that supplies, kits and clothing items are ordered for the various technical departments. Adopts required items into POS/website
  • Keeps a standard of receiving procedures to assure inventory accuracy and training appropriate staff in correct receiving procedures
  • Provides staff coverage for select Campus Stores day to day as required, which can include schedule changes and driving to the remote campuses.
  • Orders and coordinates the distribution of graduation caps and gowns to students and faculty and staff; attends graduation committee meetings and commencement ceremony and directs the annual Graduation Fair event
  • Coordinates with the Senior Operations Technician the processing of all receivers for merchandise into the point of sale system and maintaining price/margin integrity.
  • Organizes the merchandising of required supplies, books, uniforms, kits and food and drink products utilizing the store part time staff.
  • Operates the Customer Service desk at the store as needed.
  • Orders food and sundries through college-approved vendors.
  • Creates and updates supply data and tracks sales through the POS system to order supplies and process returns for vendor credit for all campuses
  • Data entry into Colleague/Ellucian for receipting payments and sponsorships.
  • Assists the Retail Services Manager with the college’s Vending Services program.
  • Provides technical support for students, staff and other college personnel as it relates to campus store activities, registration and supplies
  • Cashes out registers and check out cashiers on an as-needed basis
  • Accepts, receipts and verifies for deposit all cash, checks or other negotiable instruments in payment of books, supplies, sundries, tuition, fees other miscellaneous income as applicable
  • Directs the overall merchandising and pricing of supplies in all stores to maintain a neat, clean and orderly presentation.
  • Assists with the campus store annual inventory
  • Participates on college committees and attends college meetings and activities
  • Schedules and participates in staff development activities that will improve job skills and enhance overall job performance
  • Adheres to the college’s time and attendance policy
  • Attends annual local, state and national college campus store buying shows, tradeshows and conferences as needed
  • Demonstrates and models the college’s employability skills: adaptability, communication, information processing, problem solving, responsibility and teamwork
  • Performs all duties as assigned by supervisor

Difficult Challenges

  • Comparing and analyzing trends in technology to keep abreast of changes in the laptop and computer industry.
  • Analyzing the historical sales data, sell-thru, digital sourcing and general marketplace data and then working with the Assistant Manager to interpret this data correctly in ordering and procurement.
  • Attending tradeshows and conferences and meeting with hundreds of vendors to compare and contrast pricing, packaging and overall value of products.
  • Meeting with faculty to resolve conflicts, questions and provide information on required materials.
  • Consults with the Assistant Manager on forecasting sales trends each semester based on enrollment.

Job Requirements

Education Required

  • Associates degree required from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.

Experience Required

  • Two years’ of experience working full-time in a business or retail environment and/or equivalent part-time experience.

Physical Demands

  • Physical Activity:Long periods of standing and or walking
  • Environmental Hazard(s):<15%
  • Lifting:20 to 50lbs.


Once you have applied to this position, please give the office a call at 336.272.7720 and ask for Misty.