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Mail Services Clerk (Part-Time/Academic Year-10 months) (August-May)

Employer
Providence College
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 27, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Founded in 1917, Providence College (PC) is a premier Catholic liberal arts institution steadfastly committed to academic excellence through a dynamic core curriculum, a distinctive Development of Western Civilization Program, and abundant experiential learning opportunities. The only U.S. higher education institution administered by the Dominican Friars, PC is committed to providing a variety of opportunities for intellectual, social, moral, and spiritual growth in a supportive environment. Providence College believes that cultural and intellectual pluralism is essential to the excellence of its academic programs, and strives to foster an academic culture and campus community reflecting the global environment in which we live and work.

The approximately 105-acre campus is situated in Rhode Island’s capital city and is close to the many cultural and educational offerings of Rhode Island’s “renaissance city.” Additionally, Providence is located an hour from Boston and just a few hours from New York City.

For years, Providence College has been recognized in the U.S. News & World Report “Regional Universities – North Category” and has been commended by several other ranking publications.

Posting Details

Position Title Mail Services Clerk (Part-Time/Academic Year-10 months) (August-May) Overview
Provide support to Mail Services and the Providence College community.

Part-Time/Academic Year-10 months (August-May). Regular hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. Essential Duties:
1. Assist in the distribution of packages and mail, periodicals, magazines, newspaper, etc. to the students and College community. This includes loading student mail and packages into the smart lockers, sorting and daily distribution of departmental mail, delivering oversized packages, and forwarding of student mail and redirection of any mail not belonging to the College. Maintain the security of the mailroom and the mail and supervise student workers.

2. Make decisions within established practices and precedents, requiring minimal interpretation or analysis and provide excellent customer service to the campus community.

3. Use and monitor postage metering systems.

4. Perform basic computer functions including word processing, data entry, updating preformatted documents, printing reports, and email. Including running reports and track usage of lockers. Marginal Duties:
1. Answer phones, greet and direct visitors to appropriate areas or persons.
2. Perform all other duties as may be required.

Education and Experience Required
  • High School education or equivalent.
  • 1-2 years of related experience or an equivalent combination of technical school education and experience.
  • Working knowledge of word processing and database systems required.
  • Good organizational and communications skills also required.
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure and to prioritize assignments while juggling multiple tasks.
  • Must have flexibility to respond to fluctuating workloads.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
Physical Demands Employee Status Part-Time/Academic Year Union Status Non-Union Shift: Other If other, please enter regular schedule.
Academic Year-10 months, from August-May. Hours are Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. EEO Statement
Providence College does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, national and ethnic
origin, sex, gender, except where gender is a bona fide occupational qualification, sexual orientation,
gender identity, religion, disability, age, veteran status, or genetic information. The College will develop,
and from time to time update, an affirmative action program and will insist on a good-faith effort on the
part of its employees to comply with the program. The College will request and expect its agents and
those with whom it conducts its affairs to meet the commitment of this important program.
Requisition Number AS493P Closing Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants Supplemental Questions

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Documents Needed To Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
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