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Warehouse Coordinator

Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002
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Amherst College

Amherst Campus
Amherst Staff
Full time

Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.

Job Description:

Amherst College invites applications for the Warehouse Coordinator position. The Warehouse Coordinator is a full-time, year-round position, job group and level AO-4 ($19.48). Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the w ays in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.
The Warehouse Coordinator, having a thorough understanding of product and equipment use, is responsible for the operational function of Seymour Warehouse, the central receiving facility at Amherst College which houses custodial supplies, equipment, furniture, and lighting.

Responsibilities include using general accounting practices to maintain accurate records, working with a diverse group of vendors, and making general repairs to custodial equipment. In addition, the manager performs general custodial duties, participates in office moves and set-ups for special events, provides general trucking both on-campus and off-campus and coordinates the work of special services generalists when in the warehouse.

This position is designated as providing essential services and is expected to report to work even if the College is closed for weather-related or other reasons. The schedule for this position is generally Monday through Friday 6:00 am - 2:30 pm. Some overtime, weekend, and occasional shift change work is required.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities

Warehouse Operations
  • Procure custodial supplies and equipment, and maintain accurate tracking of all warehouse items including furnishings
  • Obtain and compare bids from vendors, partnering with the Director of Procurement as needed
  • Execute and manage work orders through the facilities work order system using School Dude and EMS (Event Management System)
  • Bill departments for services and materials, processing invoices
  • Manage the warehouse operations budget
  • Manage customer service calls including coordinate deliveries in partnership with facilities and trades and effectively communicate with a diverse set of individuals

Warehouse Staff Coordination
  • Provide direction to the part-time Special Services Generalist/Custodian performing work in the warehouse
  • Coordinate the warehouse work of Special Services Generalists as needed
  • Supervise students and casuals working in the warehouse as needed
  • Work intentionally towards an inclusive culture and climate

Special Services - Trucking / Material Handling / Custodial
  • Deliver custodial supplies, equipment, and furnishings, ensuring safe storage and moving of materials
  • Perform general custodial duties, and participate in office moves and event setups

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Valid Driver's License and successful credentialing is required in order to operate college vehicles
  • 1 year of related experience
  • General accounting skills
  • Experience with basic MS Office software
  • Strong organizational, time management, interpersonal, and written and verbal communications skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Commitment to or experience working with a diverse community
  • An acceptable criminal offender records information (CORI) check
  • Successful completion of a pre-employment physical and lift test

DOT Requirements for operating a CMV (operation of a vehicle in excess of 10,000 lbs. (GVWR, or more than 9 passengers)
  • Completion of CMV Driver Application
  • Able to read and speak English
  • Employment verification for preceding 3 years
  • State driving record
  • Driver History Check for preceding 3 years
  • Complete a road test
  • 21 years or older
  • DOT physical certifying the operation of vehicles weighing more than 10,000 pounds.
  • Drug and alcohol test

  • Associate's degree
  • 1 year of related vehicle and equipment use
  • General background in managing inventory and operating mechanical equipment safety

Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).

Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for Benefits Information .

Interested candidates are asked to submit a resume and cover letter online at https://amherst.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/Amherst_Jobs . Please be sure to upload all requested documents prior to clicking Submit. Applications cannot be revised once submitted . Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
To find information about job group and level (JGL) follow this link.


Posted: 2021-10-06 Expires: 2021-11-07

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