Job Description

Grand Canyon Education (GCE) is seeking a Procurement Assistant (NFWS) to support the mission of Grand Canyon University through GCE's Procurement department.

This position is required to work Summer 2024 and must reside in Arizona.

Position Summary/Purpose:

The purpose of this position is to assist the Procurement department with administrative duties related to GCE, GCU, and Orbis purchases.

Primary Responsibilities/Accountabilities/Essential Functions:

  • Manage the department’s Outlook inboxes.
  • Agreement digital record filing.
  • Utilize Word templates to draft agreement amendments.
  • Purchase requisition review and approval.
  • Communicate with suppliers as needed.
  • Communicate with internal employees.
  • Assist with monthly PCard reconciliation.
  • Support Procurement & Contract Specialists as needed.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

Equipment Used and Responsibility:

  • MS Office
  • Coupa Software


  • Colangelo College of Business (CCOB) major highly preferred.
  • Must be available to work during the Fall and Summer breaks.
  • Current Sophomore or Junior preferred.
  • Accuracy & attention to detail.
  • Knowledge of administrative office work.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and professionally.
  • Willingness to provide excellent customer service.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Self-driven and skilled at time management.
  • Strongly prefer candidates who desire to work full-time as a Procurement & Contract Specialist for GCE's Procurement department after graduation.


Grand Canyon University is committed to a student first policy. Therefore, all applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for student employment:

  • Enrolled at GCU as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s program or Master’s program.
  • Retain a 2.0 GPA as a Bachelor level student or a 3.0 GPA as a Master level student.
  • Maintain good financial and academic (SAP) standing with the University.

You may be subject to termination if you fall below the minimum requirements.

Physical Requirements:

* Sitting: 4-8 hours a day, depending on work schedule

* Standing: 0 hours a day

* Walking: 0 hours a day

* Lifting: Never

* Carrying: Never

* Pushing: Never

* Bending: Never

* Squatting: Never

* Kneeling: Never

* Climbing: Never

* Reaching: Never

* Grasping: Never

* Fine Eye to Hand Coordination: Never

* Driving: Never

* Work Environment: Office building on site or work from home. Work performed is primarily inside, subject to variations in temperature and weather, equipment noise and dust.

Pay Rate: Minimum Wage

Anticipated End Date: June 30, 2024

Application Instructions

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