Procurement Information Systems Specialist

  • Company: Harford County Public Schools
  • Location: Bel Air, Maryland 21014 United States
  • Salary: $83,019 to $109,543
  • Date Posted: August 29, 2022
  • Closing Date: October 1, 2022


Under general supervision, serves as the functional enterprise resource planning expert for the Procurement Department. Applies knowledge of ERP systems, with the ability to prepare ad hoc reports used to enhance business processes. Creates, tests, and implements software applications for use in procurement business processes. Monitors procurement systems for performance issues, such as security breaches or slow response times, and troubleshoots transactional issues within the procurement module when operational issues arise. Collaborates with the Office of Technology staff when creating databases to store large quantities of data, including text, images, audio, or video files, when required. Analyzes user and customer needs and recommends solutions as needed. Assists with updating and installing patches or new software versions to our existing procurement systems. Performs database administration tasks such as creating new databases or restructuring existing ones as requested. Performs month-end close in procurement software systems. Prepares and provides Lawson (ERP) procurement reports to include vendor information and relevant data. Prepares and provides procurement reports, creates, and updates Crystal Reports and develops adhoc reports as requested relevant to the department. Creates and updates custom reports as requested. Performs required electronic processes for mid-year and end of year inventory. Prepares Microsoft Office documents and spreadsheets as needed. Performs other work-related duties as assigned


A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, information science, business, or related field OR an equivalent combination of education and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities deemed sufficient to prepare the applicant to successfully perform the duties of the position. Five years of successful experience working with an integrated ERP software system. Basic knowledge of Oracle, Lawson, Crystal Reports, HTML, Adobe Acrobat Writer, Photoshop, SharePoint, and Microsoft Office software programs is preferred. Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs and database programs. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Excellent planning, organizational, and time-management skills. Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills; customer-service oriented. Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills Able to maintain the confidentiality of information.

Application Process

Employment applications are accepted online only. To access the online application site, visit the Current Job Openings section of the HCPS website at If you have questions or require assistance, please contact the Human Resources Office at 410-588-5226.

Contact Info

Name: Staff Management
Phone: 410-588-5226
Closing Date: October 1, 2022