Receiving and Supply Assistant

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Receiving and Supply Assistant




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High school graduate or equivalent; Two years work experience in inventory control or related field; Computer experience; Forklift operations; Oral and written communication skills.

Any qualifications to be considered in lieu of stated minimums require the prior approval of the Human Resources Director.


Experience in the development of programs designed to increase the efficiency of existing operations.

Primary Responsibilities:

Position assists in maintaining and providing for the operation of the General Store inventory and the receiving and distribution of University property.

Assist in inventory control, stock levels, disbursement, and warehouse security measures, inventory control records; central receiving control procedures and records; assist in inspecting and monitoring the operation of the General Stores inventory control, records and security; must be able to read a standard packing list, inspect and receive all tangible goods that have a Purchase Order, and ensure delivery to proper department. Must be able to understand and utilize computer equipment used in the Central Stores, including UPS and FED-EX online software; assist in preparing requisitions on selected items from order lists and physical count; must be able to operate forklift and lift, move and/or carry heavy objects (includes objects over 40 pounds); make recommendations for improvements to the General Store/Central Receiving operations; maintain updated training respectively for all areas of responsibility; process departmental requests for supplies; other duties as assigned.

Responsible for personal safety and the safety of others; must exercise due caution and practice safe work habits at all times. Will be responsible for General Stores and Central Receiving in absence of supervisor. Assist with special projects as assigned.

Warehouse working conditions; Heavy physical duties; Must be able to climb ladders and stairs; Long periods of standing may be required. Position is Security Sensitive. After hours and weekend “on-call” availability required.

Other Information:

Texas Law requires a 60 day waiting period before new state employees are eligible to enroll in health insurance.

It is the policy of Sul Ross State University to provide equal employment opportunity for all persons in accordance with their individual, job related qualifications and without consideration of race, creed, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status and ancestry. Equal employment opportunities shall be afforded in all personnel actions or decisions including, but not necessarily limited to, recruitment, hiring, training, upgrading, promotion, demotion, termination and salary. Retaliation is prohibited against a person who opposes a discriminatory practice, files a charge, testifies, assists or participates in an investigative proceeding or hearing.

About SRSU:

Sul Ross State University, located in Alpine, Texas (, is in the Scenic Davis Mountains of West Texas, is a member of the Texas State University System, is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award Associate, Bachelor’s, and Master’s degrees, and has an enrollment of approximately 2,000 students of campus in Alpine, Texas. At an elevation of 4,480 feet, and on the periphery of the Chihuahuan Desert, Alpine enjoys mild winters and cool summers. Davis Mountain State Park, Fort Davis National Historic Site, Big Bend National Park, and Guadalupe National Park are all within one to three hours driving distance from Alpine. More information is available regarding Sul Ross State University and position openings See our website.




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Posted: 5/2/2021
Application Due: 7/31/2021
Work Type: Full Time