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Distribution Coordinator

College of the Holy Cross
Massachusetts, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Dec 7, 2022
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About College of the Holy Cross:

Founded in 1843 in Worcester, Massachusetts, the College of the Holy Cross is among the nation's leading liberal arts institutions. A highly selective, four-year, exclusively undergraduate college of 3,100 students, Holy Cross is renowned for offering a rigorous, personalized education in the Jesuit, Catholic tradition.

Holy Cross highly values the unique skills, perspective, talents and passion that each employee contributes to its learning community. To work at The College is to accept an invitation to participate in the growth and development of all campus members, students, faculty and staff. The College's commitment to diversity is an important feature of the Holy Cross education. Informed by the presence of diverse interpretations of the human experience, Holy Cross is building a community marked by freedom, mutual respect, and civility. We seek others who support our values of diversity and inclusiveness. Job candidates of all diverse backgrounds who embrace the open and inclusive culture of Holy Cross are welcome and encouraged to apply.

Job Description:

The Distribution Coordinator reports to the Central Stores Supervisor. This role is responsible for receiving, shipping, storing and delivery of materials and packages for the entire campus. This position receives packages and freight daily from UPS, FedEx, DHL and freight shipping companies. The Distribution Coordinator will maintain required records, information and data as required through the use of package tracking software.

  • Unload and receive ground and freight deliveries. Scan packages into tracking software.
  • Prepare, organize and prioritize deliveries to end users on campus. Load delivery truck to allow for efficient distribution; including large pallets.
  • Exercise caution and follow proper techniques when lifting or moving packages. Use appropriate dollies, hand trucks or other material handling equipment as needed.
  • Responsible for the safe, efficient and timely delivery of packages and freight. Communication and scheduling with end users on campus is required on a daily basis.
  • Perform vehicle pre- and post-trip inspections; report any defects and maintain a clean and neat vehicle. Drive College vehicles observing all traffic safety and other regulations.
  • Complete deliveries with proof of delivery documentation using package tracking software. Items are delivered and/or picked up from end users within 24 hours per pre-established standard practiced procedures.
  • Complete local pickups and deliveries. Items are picked up and/or delivered to/from local off campus suppliers per the instructions of the supervisor using established schedules.
  • Upon completion of daily delivery rounds, unload vehicle(s) and secure any remaining undelivered items. Maintain warehouse and dock organization, as well as workstation area, to ensure cleanliness and safety.
  • Assist other Central Stores staff in their functions. Work from written/oral instructions by the supervisor to assist in shipping, receiving, issuance of material and record keeping as required and in adherence with all department procedures.
  • Complete Emergency Order/Requests. Ensure that emergency orders and/or requests are prioritized and handled within the time schedule defined by the Supervisor.
  • Perform other duties as required or requested

  • Physical ability to perform the position duties including daily bending, twisting and lifting and ability to frequently lift up to 75 pounds without assistance and/or carry objects weighing up to 25 pounds.
  • Must be detail oriented with capability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced, high volume environment.
  • Ability and willingness to learn and use new software applications and programs.
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service with the capability to identify and resolve problems/issues in a timely manner.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to relate well with a variety of people. Work independently and in a team environment.
  • Ability to safely use hand trucks, pallet jacks, delivery vehicles and other hand equipment/tools.
  • Possess and maintain a valid driver's license
To mitigate the spread and effects of COVID-19, and as an integral part of its public health and safety measures, College of the Holy Cross requires that all successful applicants show proof of full, up-to-date vaccination (including a booster dose once eligible) by an FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccine before beginning employment, unless an accommodation exempting the applicant from this policy has been granted. Applicants who wish to request an accommodation based on a disability or sincerely-held religious belief should inform Human Resources after an offer of employment is extended; please do not include any medical, genetic, or religious information in your application materials.

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, non-exempt position

College Description

The College of the Holy Cross is a private, Jesuit Catholic, undergraduate institution serving approximately 3,100 students. Founded in 1843, Holy Cross is the oldest Catholic college in New England and has a tradition of academic excellence. It is located atop Mount Saint James in Worcester, Massachusetts. The picturesque, 174-acre campus is an award-winning and registered arboretum.

Region Description

Worcester is a city of approximately 200,000 people centrally located in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. It is approximately one hour from Boston, Hartford, and Providence, and three hours from New York City. Worcester is known as the Heart of the Commonwealth. Worcester offers many cultural and recreational opportunities which you can read more about here .

The College is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and complies with all Federal and Massachusetts laws concerning Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action in the workplace.

A member of the Higher Education Consortium of Central Massachusetts (HECCMA).

To review our Employee Benefit Options, please go to:

Application Instructions:

Please attach a cover letter addressing the position requirements along with your resume.

In your cover letter please address how your work supports the College's mission as a Jesuit, undergraduate liberal arts college (see ) and its core commitment to diversity and inclusion. For more information, please visit .

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