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Requisition ID:  11403

Account Clerk

Job Summary

Purdue University is currently looking for an Account Clerk within the College of Agriculture. As the Account Clerk in the College of Agriculture Procurement Center, you will work collaboratively with departmental faculty, staff, students, and other business units or areas and perform various business functions to support the procurement and purchasing process for organizational units. Tasks will include duties such as procurement, purchasing, invoice processing, credit card reconciliation etc. This position will also serve as a liaison between departmental business offices and procurement to analyze, resolve or recommend action on unique problems.



  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Three years account clerk or clerical business services experience
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems, file management and records, forms and other office procedures and terminology
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills and professionalism in dealing with students, individuals and business customers
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce at all levels
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle interruptions and meet deadlines
  • Ability to identify problems, analyze information and implement solutions
  • Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion
  • Ability to work independently and in a dynamic team environment
  • Must possess a learning orientation to changing technology
  • Proficiency in software experience: Ariba, PaymentNet, Microsoft Word, Excel, Database and Outlook/Electronic Email


  • University-related experience

Additional Information:

  • Purdue will not sponsor an employment authorization for this position
  • A background check will be required for employment in this position
  • FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
  • Retirement Eligibility: PERF/Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
  • Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply