Employment Opportunities

Buyer Trainee
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Open Until filled


The Buyer Trainee will be responsible for the daily routine of the office, which includes but not limited to logging in incoming requisitions, logging out outgoing requisitions, answering, message taking and directing telephone calls. Procurement of departmental office supplies via requisitioning and other duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position requires the Buyer Trainee to assist in the daily input of requisitions into the Banner System and processing into Purchase Orders. This includes requisitioning and procurement of departmental office supplies and other supplies, processing departmental Purchase Orders, separating, emailing, mailing and faxing orders to designated vendors. You will be responsible for processing expediters, cancelling requisitions, cancelling purchase orders, inputting new vendors in the Banner Systems and updating previous vendors.


Applicants should have a high school diploma as a minimum and computer experience. A positive attitude and willingness to learn, along with excellent oral and written communication skills are a must. Being present at work is a must.


Applicant should have strong interpersonal skills for relating with the administration, faculty, staff, students, parents, vendors, and other individuals seeking assistance.

How to Apply

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and a completed Application for Educational Support Staff Employment eithe rvia email at HROffice@hamptonu.edu or fax to (757) 727-5969:

Office of Human Resources

Hampton University

Hampton, VA 23668

**No phone calls

**Incomplete applications will not be considered

**As a condition of employment, Hampton University requires all employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, unless you submit and are approved for a medically contraindicated exemption or religious exemption.

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