Procurement Card Administrator (Male, Age 47) in Amite, LA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleProcurement Card Administrator
Salary$46,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week45
Company Size(not answered)
LocationAmite, LA
Years Experience2 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
University – 5-7000 employees – 15,000+ students

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Order Procurement Cards, train cardholders, audit purchases

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
HMO health insurance, state retirement

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well compensated

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
I work with 8 others. The environment is pleasant and enjoyable.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 2
Hours: 7
Co-Workers: 4
Supervisors: 3
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 6
The Actual Work: 5

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
promotion within

What was the application process?
submitted resume, job performance grades, attendance record

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes. 6 interviewers on the committee. director asked many questions

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Why I wanted the job. Why I thought I would be the best for the job.

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, i was briefed during the interview and was provided with a job description prior to the interview.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
no

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
no. I majored in Petroleum engineering and this is nothing like that.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
n/a

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Finish college.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
social skills – you deal with all employees in the organization. analytical skills – auditing is a duty.

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Be prepared to have ot meet deadlines and have to stay on employees to get you what you need for the deadlines.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, i will retire in 9 years.

What are your current career goals?
retiring in 9 years

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
no

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1Procurement Card Administrator2 years46000Issue cards, train cardholders and audit purchases
Prior Job 2Accounting Specialist 213 years38000accounts payable dept, post journals, other payment documents issue checks, prepare 1099s.

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3.75

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
2.9SMJCAssociate – engineering
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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