Northwest Association of College & University Housing Officers

Purchasing & Project Specialist at University of Washington, Seattle

Are you organized, detail oriented and have a track record for keeping commitments?  Are you professional and skilled at working with internal and external customers with tact?  Are you ready to work on a team where your impact will be felt throughout the organization?  If so, this opportunity is knocking!

Housing & Food Services (HFS) provides on-campus housing to over 8,000 student residents and operates over 40 dining and café locations that serve the entire campus community. In order to successfully accomplish this, we employ over 1,200 student, classified and professional staff members who work throughout HFS, providing residential and dining services to the campus, as well as additional campus services such as the Husky Card (the campus ID card), conferences and catering. We seek continuous improvements to our services and have embarked on a 15-year plan to create new housing and dining communities and enhance the residential experience for students. HFS staff members support the University’s focus on the undergraduate experience through many programs and services—providing students a smooth transition to living on their own.

As reflected in our mission statement—working together to enhance student life—teamwork and service to our students and customers are at the heart of our business.

The University of Washington’s department of Housing & Food Services is searching for a Purchasing and Projects Specialist for our Dining department.  Among the many responsibilities this role will have, the Specialist will oversee the selection and purchasing process for UW Dining, including the vending program and inventory management within our dining facilities.  This person will also take the lead on UW Dining’s sustainable food efforts.  This position reports to the Dining Administrator for Business Operations, and is a manager level position.

Find more information and apply at: https://uwhires.admin.washington.edu/eng/candidates/default.cfm?szCategory=jobprofile&szOrderID=155366&szCandidateID=0&szSearchWords=&szReturnToSearch=1

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