Shipping Coordinator

Rate of pay: $10.40

Work location: Iowa Memorial Union

What you will learn

You can expect to learn skills such as time management, conflict resolution, balancing priorities, managing finances, interpersonal communication, customer service experience, and working with people from diverse backgrounds and working as part of a team.  Although your job in the Division of Student Life may not be directly related to your future profession, the skills you learn here will help you in your chosen career path and give you valuable work experience to strengthen your resume.

Basic job function

Responsible for coordinating the tasks related to the shipping of merchandise and vendor returns.

Responsibilities

  • Estimate staffing needs.
  • Prepare staffing schedules.
  • Train and instruct employees in proper procedures.
  • Prepare outgoing shipments using proper packing and shipping procedures.
  • Prepare merchandise for returns to vendors, i.e. cleaning of labels.
  • Check outgoing returns against items listed on requisitions, invoices or other proper forms for correct counts.
  • Run daily shipping reports.
  • Supervise shipments utilizing freight carriers.
  • Maintain inventory of shipping supplies.
  • Maintain shipping area in clean and orderly manner.

Qualifications

  • Some heavy lifting

Training requirements

  • IMU Student Orientation
  • Emergency Response
  • Cash Handling
  • Security Awareness

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