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Georgia Southern University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 8, 2023

Shipping & Receiving Clerk

Job ID: 263217
Location: Georgia Southern - Savannah
Full/Part Time: Full Time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

About Us

Join Our Team at Georgia Southern!

Georgia Southern is a dynamic university with three vibrant campuses in Hinesville, Savannah and Statesboro serving the communities in Southeast Georgia. As a Carnegie Doctoral/R2 institution, our world-class scholars instruct about 26,000 students in associate's, bachelor's, master's and doctoral level degree programs. Whether you are seeking the charm of a small town, the traditions of a historical/urban destination near the beach or supporting our military service members and their families, Georgia Southern offers its faculty and staff the best of all worlds!

Beyond an ideal location, there is a place for you to work in an exciting environment abounding with opportunities for personal and professional growth. We are steeped in tradition and devoted to academic distinction in teaching, scholarship and service. In 2018 Forbes Magazine listed Georgia Southern, along with 10 other Georgia companies or institutions, as one of America's Best Midsize Employers. Georgia Southern University is passionate about serving our region while preparing our students to be lifelong scholars, leaders, and responsible stewards of their communities and the world.


Armstrong Campus - Savannah, GA

Department Information

Procurement & Logistical Services

Job Summary

The Shipping & Receiving Clerk receives, delivers and occasionally store a wide range of materials, equipment and supplies ordered by the University.

  • Receive, inventory, process and delivery equipment, supplies and materials for the University
  • Maintain a clean and accident-free workspace, obey and enforce safety standards, policies, and procedures
  • Maintain high-quality rapport with faculty, staff and students to ensure services provided are aligned with the University mission
  • Ship and track all outbound equipment (i.e., return to vendor, warranty, damages)
  • Check, document condition and report shortages to buyers for resolution and follow-up with shippers and vendors on damaged material receipts including filing of claims
  • Coordinate with buyers, vendors, shipping companies, to document and rectify discrepancies
  • Tag, document and capture serial numbers of inventory equipment, stage equipment for delivery according to priority of receipt
  • Perform data entry in the areas of receipt and issuer in computerized inventory system
  • Utilize material handling equipment and/or physically hand load material on delivery vehicle
  • Create receipt in computer-based programs (spreadsheets and databases) to document arrival/acceptance of equipment and material on campus and process all associated
  • Maintain files of all pertinent documents for future reference

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Other Required Qualifications
  • Forklift operator certified or ability to obtain forklift certification

Required Experience
  • One (1) or more years of related work experience

Proposed Salary

$13.63 - $15.00 per hour

This is a non-exempt position paid on a biweekly basis.

Required Documents to Attach
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Two (2) Professional References

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Consistently exhibit engaging customer service
  • Ability to work well in a diverse and inclusive environment through commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Proven proficiency with computers including Microsoft Office, Google, and/or applications as required for specific position
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and secure sensitive information
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively

  • Adhere to University policies and procedures to meet Institutional goals and support University's mission for student success

  • Effective communication (verbal and written), organizational and human relations skills

Apply Before Date

October 13, 2023

Application review may begin on September 15, 2023.

Contact Information

For more information or questions about a job posting, please contact the Department of Human Resources by phone at (912) 478-6947 or by email at

For technical support, please call the Shared Services Center at (877) 251-2644 or

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Southern University, as determined by Georgia Southern University in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Legally authorized to work in the United States for the duration of employment without assistance from the University.

Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation.

Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco and Smoke-Free Community.

Proof of valid driver's license upon hire and throughout employment.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Southern University provides equal opportunities to all employees and applicant for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the America with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-6947.

Other Information
  • Must be able to perform duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation
  • May be required to maneuver items weighing up to 50 pounds with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Work performed in warehouse environment
  • Workweek may occasionally extend beyond 40 hours
  • Ability to operate forklift and University vehicle

Background Check
  • Position of Trust

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