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Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Company name
University of Arkansas


Fayetteville, AR, United States

Employment Type

Logistics, Administrative, Bluecollar, Operations

Posted on
Oct 03,2019

Valid Through
Jan 16,2020


Position Information

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Working Title

Shipping and Receiving Clerk

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About the University

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200 academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

About the College/Department

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Summary of Job Duties

Under the direction of the Warehouse Manager, the Shipping and Receiving Clerk purchases supplies from local vendors and delivers them to University Housing’s warehouse and various places on campus. This position is required to follow efficiency guidelines set by the supervisor to ensure efficient driving routes and proper usage of vehicle time. In addition, the Shipping and Receiving Clerk displays the professional image of the University by maintaining good relationships with all external business contacts and maintains knowledge of campus delivery zones, traffic flows, building accesses, and storage areas. This position involves frequent heavy lifting and applicants selected for an interview will be required to demonstrate their ability to lift and carry 75 lbs. Other duties as directed by Management.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.

The formal education equivalent of a high school diploma

At least six months of experience in inventory control, stock room operations, warehouse operations, shipping and receiving, or a related area

Does this job require any license(s)/certification(s)?


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Preferred Qualifications

At least three years of experience in inventory control, stock room operations, warehouse operations, shipping and receiving, or a related area

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

Knowledge of packaging, shipping and receiving procedures, rules and regulations

Ability to read packing slips and confirm deliveries

Ability to follow instruction orally and in writing

Ability to perform basic mathematical computations

Ability to monitor supply levels and notify purchasing assistant

Ability to perform manual labor under varying working conditions using necessary tools and equipment, including pallet jack and forklift

Ability to operate standard office equipment, including computer and copier

Physical activities associated with this position

The following physical activities are associated with the position and will be performed with or without an accommodation. All individuals are encouraged to apply.





Manipulate items with fingers, including keyboarding


Repetitive motion
















Employee is required to have visual acuity to perform an activity such as: operates machines where the seeing job is at or within arm’s reach; performs mechanical or skilled trades tasks of a non-repetitive nature, such as carpenters or technicians.

Physical Conditions

None. The employee is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Overtime Eligible


Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions.


Work Location/Building

Fayetteville Campus - University Housing Warehouse

Benefits Eligible


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Type of Background Checks Required

National criminal background and registered sex offender check

Pre-employment Screening Requirements

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (


) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

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Open Until Filled


Anticipated Start Date

Anticipated End Date (for temporary appointments)

Recruitment Contact Information

Tom Hardcastle

All application materials must be uploaded to the U of A’s employment system at Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location

222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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Fayetteville, AR

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