On-Call Post Office Clerk

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Posting NumberU00075PPosition TitleOn-Call Post Office ClerkDepartmentPost OfficePosition StatusOn-CallPosition TypeTemporaryMonths per YearOtherWork hours

As needed.

Start Date (For temporary positions only)08/17/2020End Date (For temporary positions only)05/31/2021Position Band/LevelUnionPay Range$15.89 per hourWill Letters of Recommendation be required from references?NoJob Summary

Responsible for processing mail and packages, keeping accurate records and familiarity with postal equipment, as well as ability to interact with students and employees in friendly professional manner and perform specialized duties as described below.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned within classification.
1.Process incoming, outgoing and College mail and packages, including forwarding of mail
2.Pick up, sort and deliver mail/packages as required
3.Assign mail boxes for faculty, staff and students as required
4.Ensure outgoing mail conforms to United States Post Office rates and requirements
5.Greet customers, maintain facilities, check ID’s and sell postage as assigned, complete sales on POS system. Operate computerized, electronic, and automated mailing equipment
6.Certify and insure College mail where required
7.Maintain a faculty, staff, student package area
8.Distribute flyers as indicated on job tickets
9.Operate post office vehicles as assigned and maintain gas/mileage record log as assigned
10.Log and capture mail volumes and meter readings
11.Wear uniform and safety shoes per Union contract
12.Maintain an interest in learning new ideas
13.Ability to speak and listen effectively and respectfully with supervisors, customers, and employees of the College
14.Maintain an appropriate image and dress
15.Establish and maintain a high level of customer service

Minimum Qualifications

One year retail experience.

Preferred QualificationsPhysical Demands (For Union Positions Only)

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand for long intervals of time; walk, sit; perform repetitive motions; reach; climb; balance; crouch; talk; hear; possess a reasonable level of eye to hand coordination. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 80 pounds with appropriate equipment and assistance.

EEO Statement

Skidmore College is committed to being an inclusive campus community and, as an Equal Opportunity Employer, does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, national or ethnic origin, physical or mental disability, military or veteran status, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, dating violence, or stalking, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.

Employment at Skidmore College is contingent upon an acceptable background check result.


Special Instructions to Applicant

To be considered for this position, please fill out an online application and attach the following required document: list of three references to include name, title, company, email address and telephone number of three professional references. Also, may attach optional documents of cover letter and resume.

If you encounter difficulty attaching any one of the required documents, please contact Human Resources at: [email protected] or 518 580.5800.

Posting Date07/27/2020Open Until FilledYesClosing DateQuicklink for Postinghttp://careers.skidmore.edu/postings/4135Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Higher Education Recruitment Consortium (HERC)
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Indeed.com
    • Inside Higher Education
    • LinkedIn
    • New York State Department of Labor
    • Saratoga Chamber of Commerce
    • Saratogian
    • Scholarly Hires
    • Skidmore Website
    • Times Union
    • Twitter
    • Career Fair
    • Invited by Department to Apply
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by Skidmore Employee
    • Other
  2. How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
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    • 7+
  3. Are you a current Skidmore employee or retiree? Please Note: In keeping with Skidmore’s hiring policies, external applicants will not be given consideration during the internal posting timeframe for this position. External applicants should not apply at this time but may apply when and if the position is posted to our website: https://careers.skidmore.edu/.
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Documents Needed to ApplyRequired Documents
  1. List of Three References
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume




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Posted: 7/18/2020
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