Mailroom – Receiving and Delivery 1

University Libraries
Student Employee Job Description

Title: Mailroom – Receiving and Delivery 1

Pay Rate: Entry

General Description:

Handle day-to-day tasks in the University Libraries’ Mailroom

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Receives, inspects, sorts and delivers USPS, UPS, FedEx and campus mail and/or packages
  2. Packs, unpacks and processes OhioLINK library materials
  3. Packs materials for delivery to Better World Books, NE Depository and other companies
  4. Packs discarded library materials and ship to proper recycling organization
  5. Recycles discarded shipping materials, such as cardboard boxes, bubble envelopes, packing paper, etc.
  6. Maintains copier paper supply in Library room 370
  7. Keeps statistics related to packing and unpacking
  8. Photocopies of OhioLINK, OHDEP and KDEP packing labels
  9. Answers telephone and communicate with customers
  10. Keeps Mailroom work area clean, neat and safe
  11. Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  1. Able to lift 40 lbs.
  2. Able to push heavy carts, operate a flatbed and two-wheeler
  3. Able to stand for hours
  4. Manage time efficiently, work independently and meet deadlines
  5. Interpret instructions and follow them accurately
  6. Able to work during semesters between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. None

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: Library environment

  1. May be exposed to dirt and dust
  2. May require frequent use of video display terminal
  3. May require light physical effort (e.g., stooping, bending and lifting)
  4. May require physical strength to enable lifting 40 lbs.