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Shipping, Receiving, Mail and Moves Coordinator

Overview of Shipping, Receiving, Mail and Moves Coordinator

Our Auxiliary Support Services department at Purdue University Northwest is seeking a Shipping, Receiving, Mail and Moves Coordinator to join their team. The primary responsibility of the position provides timely, efficient and effective services consisting of Mail Services & Package Delivery, Shipping & Receiving. The secondary responsibility will be assisting with event set up, office and various moves, recycling and general cleaning and other Building Services support. Assist our Grounds and Maintenance departments with general tasks and snow removal as needed. Individual in this position must be willing to work as a team member and take the initiative to foster continuous improvement that will insure on-going valued added services are being provided by Auxiliary Support Services and Facilities Services.

Pay: up to $16.00/hour

Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00am – 4:30pm

PNW Job Title: General Services Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities of Shipping, Receiving, Mail and Moves Coordinator

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of mail services, package delivery, shipping and receiving.
  • Receiving, inspecting, and at times unloading shipments by any carrier.
  • Assist customers with Office Max returns
  • Responsible for the management and operation of the Hammond campus warehouse including pickup and delivery of record storage boxes, verify boxes are properly labeled and move to record retention area
  • Annually shred records based on retention date.
Secondary Responsibilities
  • Assist with event set up/break down, office/furniture and miscellaneous moves, recycling, building services support
  • Assist Grounds and Maintenance Departments with general tasks and snow removal
  • Maintenance of delivery vehicle: fill with gas, check fluid levels, clean as needed; report any damage or required maintenance; ensure work area is well maintained
Benefits of Shipping, Receiving, Mail and Moves Coordinator
  • Full benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Retirement, Life Insurance and more
  • Ten paid vacation days first year of employment
  • Ten paid holidays
  • University paid and matching contribution to retirement
  • University contribution to Health Savings Account –
    • Plus, a chance to earn more through participating in University Wellness Initiatives
  • Employee Wellness Programs
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Tuition remission for you, your spouse and dependent children at any Purdue campus
For more information on our excellent benefit package, please visit:

Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is a premier metropolitan university dedicated to empowering transformational change in our students and in our community. We offer two campuses serving approximately 8,800 undergraduate and graduate students. At PNW, we value academic excellence, support growth, and celebrate diversity.

PNW sits between Chicago’s skyscrapers and Lake Michigan’s sandy shores. You can have all the perks of a world-class city just a short drive away or enjoy the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes National Park and Lake Michigan just 15 miles away.

Experience of Shipping, Receiving, Mail and Moves Coordinator
  • One-year work experience in at least one of the following is required: shipping, receiving, package delivery, and/or mail
  • Prior work experience in a university setting is preferred.
Education of Shipping, Receiving, Mail and Moves Coordinator
  • High school diploma/GED
Core Competencies of Shipping, Receiving, Mail and Moves Coordinator
  • Ability to work well with people
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks with varying deadlines.
  • Basic level proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel in a MS Windows environment.
  • Valid driver’s license required and must be an acceptable vehicle driver under the Purdue University Risk Management Standards.
  • Must be able to bend, kneel, climb a ladder up to 10 ft. high, and lift up to 50-80 lbs. and on occasions with equipment assistance up to 100 lbs.
  • Excellent written, verbal, math and customer service skills required.
  • Able to perform job responsibilities with direct or minimum supervision.
  • Ability to work adjusted schedule dependent upon area of coverage.
  • Ability to work overtime to meet the business needs of the University.
  • Perform other related duties as requested.
  • Must be able to travel to other PNW locations as needed.
Additional Information

Professional references will be verified prior to any offer of employment. Employment is contingent upon completion of successful background check along with a motor vehicle records check if applicable.

Purdue University Northwest is an EEO/AA employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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