Manager of Central Receiving

South Carolina, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
May 18, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Manager of Central Receiving


Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the full-time position of Manager of Central Receiving (Supply Manager II) in the Office of Procurement Services. Reporting to the Director of Procurement Services, the position, under limited supervision, manages the Central Receiving area of the University – including receiving, distribution, and inventory control – to ensure the University’s objectives related to goods requirements and sound inventory management are met. 


Duties will include, but are not limited to: managing the processes of receiving and distribution of supplies and equipment obtained via University purchase orders and purchasing cards; ensuring receiving records are properly recorded and maintained; overseeing the prompt and accurate receipt of supplies and equipment physically into the warehouse and onto the appropriate accounting records; ensuring the tagging of appropriate items is completed within specified time periods; entering all identifying information into the inventory database, including calculating total costs on new items, and making revision entries for internal departmental relocation of items; supervising Central Receiving staff to ensure the department meets its objectives; correspond with the University’s Controller’s Office and Accounts Payable on matters involving receiving and inventory records; serve as the University’s main liaison with the S.C. State Surplus Office including coordination of removal and/or sales of surplus and obsolete items per the requirements of S.C. code; oversee an annual physical inventory of tagged University property and preparing associated reports of same; manage a system for the recycling of surplus departmental items; ensuring the Central Receiving Warehouse is maintained in an orderly and secure manner; and perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Procurement Services.


Required Qualifications: High school diploma or equivalent (GED) and two (2) years of work experience managing a receiving, distribution, and inventory control operation, including employee supervision is required. A bachelor’s degree in a business-related field and one (1) year of experience as described may be substituted.


Preferred Qualifications:  Five (5) years of work experience managing a receiving, distribution, and inventory control operation, including employee supervision, work experience in a central receiving operation for a higher education institution, a bachelor's degree in accounting or other business-related field and certification as a forklift operator are preferred.


Coastal Carolina University is a public comprehensive liberal arts institution located in Conway, South Carolina, just nine miles from the Atlantic coastal resort city of Myrtle Beach. Coastal Carolina University enrolls over 10,000 students from 47 states and 61 nations. The University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award the baccalaureate and selective master’s degrees of national and/or regional significance in the arts and sciences, business, humanities, education, and health and human services, a specialist degree in educational leadership, and Ph.D. degrees in Marine Science and Education.

Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.


Interested applicants may apply online at or online in the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity at Coastal Carolina University between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.  Applicants should include cover letter, resume and the names and telephone numbers of three (3) professional references. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.



Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.


Supply Manager II (AC09/102924), full-time position with benefits. SC State pay band: 05.  Normal work hours are 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Must be flexible to meet the scheduling needs of the university. Some overnight travel may be required for professional development and other associated activities.