Warehouse Coordinator

Location
Oregon, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Warehouse Coordinator

Job no: 527747
Work type: Classified Staff
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Operations/Infrastructure, Other

Department: Library
Classification: Warehouse Coordinator
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $15.33 - $21.40 per hour
FTE: 1.0

Review of Applications Begins
Position closes July 29, 2021.

Special Instructions to Applicants
Complete applications must include:
  • A current resume or CV
  • A cover letter that demonstrates how your skills and experience meet the minimum and preferred qualifications for the position

    As part of the application process, applicants will be asked to provide names and contact information for three professional references.

    Department Summary
    The University of Oregon Libraries is an essential partner in the University's educational, research, and public service mission. With five locations on the Eugene campus, and branches at UO Portland and at the Oregon Institute of Marine Biology, the Libraries offer many flexible, service- and technology-rich environments for our users' research and learning needs. UO Libraries is committed to supporting and enhancing the diversity of the university community, to providing a culturally inclusive environment where diversity of thought and expression is valued and respected, and to disrupting systemic inequalities. With a focus on equity in service, we strive to create a powerful learning community, a welcoming space where faculty, students, and patrons of all ages and cultural and ethnic backgrounds can access the information necessary to achieve their personal and professional goals. Our mission is to actively support the student learning experience, enable the creation and stewardship of knowledge, and contribute to advancements in teaching, research, scholarship, and public service. We value intellectual freedom, user-centered service, evidence-based approaches, transparency, innovation, teamwork, diversity, and integrity.

    The University of Oregon Libraries is the only Association of Research Libraries (ARL) member in Oregon. The library is a member of the Orbis Cascade Alliance, SPARC, Center for Research Libraries, DuraSpace, the Council on Library and Information Resources, Coalition for Networked Information, EDUCAUSE, and other major organizations.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.

    The Libraries' Facilities and Business Services unit is responsible for (1) coordinating with other campus departments for the safety, security, maintenance, and inventory of library facilities; (2) coordinating with library tenants for facility related needs; (3) purchasing supplies, services, and equipment for library operations; (4) conducting accounts payable and receivable operations for the libraries (excluding research collections); and (5) shipping, receiving, and mailroom.

    Position Summary
    This position is responsible for coordinating the UO Libraries' warehouse/dock/mailroom operations with one classified staff (.50 FTE) and 2-4 students. This position must organize incoming and outgoing shipments and deliveries from vendors, patrons, and libraries. The Warehouse Coordinator is responsible for compiling all receiving and shipping records, ensuring input accuracy into the IRIS (library staff intranet) purchase request and receiving system as well as the FedEx and UPS systems, and reporting the output to supervision and management. Further responsibilities include coordination of movement of all incoming and outgoing materials, supplies, and mail to their final destination, reporting and tracking of capital assets and high-risk inventory, inventory and ordering of supply items, and overall management of the shipping/receiving area, including coordination and training for other employees.

    Minimum Requirements
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations and storeroom methods in the areas of shipping/receiving, delivery/stock rotation, and inventory control procedures; AND
  • Knowledge of transportation agencies and shipping methods.

    Special Qualifications:
  • Valid Oregon Driver's License and ability to obtain UO Driver Certification
  • Ability to drive 1-ton van

    Professional Competencies
  • Ability to handle multiple duties independently and to prioritize job duties as assigned
  • Ability to work independently and in a team-oriented work environment
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with students, staff, delivery persons, or patrons
  • Ability to communicate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions, follow schedules and meet deadlines
  • Self-initiative and problem-solving skills

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Ability to operate equipment in a safe and consistent manner, i.e. pallet jack, hand truck, power tools, cargo van with lift gate
  • Experience in operating light motorized equipment, using hand and power tools, and performing minor services
  • Experience using a Hydraulic Dock Lift
  • Experience in basic mail room procedures and in receiving materials and/or supplies; basic miscellaneous maintenance skills
  • Ability to work in all types of weather while unloading tubs of books and other library materials

    FLSA Exempt: No

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    This is a classified position represented by the SEIU Local 503, Oregon Public Employees Union.

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at uocareers@uoregon.edu or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

    In compliance with federal law, the University of Oregon prepares an annual report on campus security and fire safety programs and services. The Annual Campus Security and Fire Safety Report is available online at http://police.uoregon.edu/annual-report.



    To apply, visit https://careers.uoregon.edu/en-us/job/527747/warehouse-coordinator

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