Under the supervision of the Director of Procurement Services, Research Category Manager, or other designated supervisor as assigned, the Purchasing Agent I is responsible for independently performing a full range of routine procurement duties involving the purchase of lab supplies, research related equipment and/or services in support of the University’s research community for the Storrs, Regional campuses and UConn Health in Farmington.
The terms and conditions of sponsored awards may have specific requirements for the acquisition of equipment, such as the National Science Foundation, which requires that before equipment is purchased the grantee assures the same or similar equipment is not otherwise reasonably available and accessible. Further, 2 CFR OMB part 200 Uniform Guidance 200.318 lays out the requirements for equipment purchases with federal funds.
In the fall of 2019, a new and improved travel system will be available to you! With a commercial look and feel, backed by a 24/7 Travel Management Company (Key Travel), Concur will allow you to request pre-approval for travel, book travel, and easily complete your expense report for quick reimbursement.