General Services | Campus Employment

Department – General Services
Job Title – Receiving Assistant

Purpose of Job

  • To assist the Receiving/Mail employees in their day-to-day job duties.  This position is required to be able to fill in for the regular full-time employee in the event of sickness or vacation; they must be reliable and be able to work with little or no supervision.  They must also possess a helpful and cheerful attitude, as they will come in contact with students, faculty, and staff. The hours are 9:00 – 4:00 Monday – Friday.  A car for transportation to Sentry Dr. is a plus.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Collection of daily mail and packages from the U.S. Post Office. 
  • Sorting, recording and inspecting of all incoming materials
  • Distribution of mail and packages to dorms, apartments, houses, administrative and academic offices.
  • Secure signatures for packages
  • Track and locate misplaced packages
  • Fill and distribute work orders, along with rotating inventorying stock.
  • Loading, unloading freight and materials which is completed either by hand or powered equipment.  Students must be trained on safe and proper use of equipment.
  • Delivery of first class, and bulk mail to the U.S. Post Office

Job Qualifications

  • Time management  
  • Attention to detail:  Must be precise and neat when recording information.
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Must be able to lift 70 pounds on a regular basis  
  • Willing to work outdoors in inclement weather
  • Problem solving skills
  • Good attendance 
  • Trustworthy
  • Valid driver's license and good driving skills. 
  • Completion of the university's driving program required


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