Shipping & Receiving Coordinator (Bookstore)

Aurora University seeks talented staff and administrators who are passionate about supporting an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.

Position Purpose: The Shipping/Receiving Coordinator in the campus bookstore supports learning by processing all inbound and outbound shipments, assisting in supervising sales floor, including but not limited to cashier area, maintaining inventory levels, merchandising and customer service.

Core Competencies:

  • Represents Aurora University in the most positive manner with prospective, former and current students, clients, suppliers, and the community we serve. Interacts effectively with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students and other customers of our service, learns and uses operating practices of the department and Aurora University.
  • Upholds the Mission Statement:Aurora University an inclusive community dedicated to the transformative power of learning.
  • Handles all information with tact and discretion and recognizes the confidential nature of university business.
  • Supports learning through performance of essential job functions and performing other duties and functions as necessary or as assigned.

  • Essential Job Functions:

  • Serves as the lead cashier while providing outstanding customer service.
  • Ensures sales floor is fully stocked and items priced properly.
  • Responsible for shipping and receiving orders.
  • Assists with inventory management.
  • Assist with training new team members.
  • Oversees staff and daily operations in manager’s absence.

  • Essential Job Requirements:


    • High school graduate with some college preferred.


    • Retail experience is preferred.
    • Previous supervisory responsibility experience is preferred.


    • Excellent interpersonal, customer service skills, and communication skills.
    • Highly organized, detail-oriented, and accurate.
    • Able to handle multiple priorities and effectively meet deadlines as required.

    Special Requirements:

    • Ability to interact verbally in person, over telephone and via various media.

    Physical Requirements:

    • Ability to push, pull or lift 60 pounds.
    • Ability to sit or stand for prolonged periods of time
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including weekends.

    Benefit-eligible positions offer excellent benefits including health, dental, life, vision, long term disability, a 403(b) retirement plan through TIAA, and tuition remission. Please send resume with cover letter and contact information for three references including name, telephone and email address.

    Apply to:

    Aurora University
    Human Resources
    347 South Gladstone Ave
    Aurora, IL 60506
    630-844-5650 - fax - email

    Aurora University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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