Mail Clerk

Job description

Job Title: Mail Clerk
Location: Mail Services
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Part-Time
Job ID: 5773
Staff Posting Details

Appointment: Regular, part-time (0.75 FTE) position

Position Summary:

This mail clerk sorts incoming and outgoing mail and provides customer services, including over-the-counter stamp sales, mailing parcels, accepting delivery and transmitting facsimile message processing. Processes delivery of mail, packages and other services to students, faculty, and staff.

Essential Job Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Deliver student incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Process incoming and outgoing parcels.
  • Process outgoing departmental mail on Connect + 3000 meter machine.
  • Conduct over the counter stamp sales.
  • Process facsimile messages.
  • Answer phone and in person questions regarding the status of student, faculty and staff mail.
  • Research incorrectly addressed mail for correct addressing and reroute mail to the correct address.
  • Distribute and collect campus mail.
  • Deliver packages to departments via golf cart.
  • Forward mail for students who have graduated, are on study abroad, or leave of absence.
  • Lift, carry, push and pull items one to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Sit and Stand on a regular basis.
  • Execute cashier transactions, including giving change and counting the till.
  • Make daily deposits.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervise work-study students

Budget Responsibilities


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to understand complex Postal Service, Federal Express, and United Parcel Service procedures, rates, and regulations
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to use personal computers, telephones, fax equipment, calculators, and mail metering equipment
  • Ability to respectfully work, communicate, and provide leadership within a diverse campus community


  • High School diploma or G.E.D
  • Customer service and cash handling experience highly desired
  • 1 year of relevant experience preferred

Compensation and Benefits: Decisions about starting salaries are made based on the extent and relatedness of the candidate's education and experience and on internal equity and market considerations.

This position is non-exempt from the provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

Puget Sound offers a generous benefits package. For more information, visit:

Application Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately. Search and selection procedures will be closed when a sufficient number of qualified candidates have been identified.

Required Documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

All offers of employment are contingent on successful completion of a background inquiry and if applicable for the position, drug screen, physical test and functional assessment.

Diversity Statement:

  • We acknowledge the richness of commonalities and differences we share as a university community; the intrinsic worth of all who work and study here; that education is enhanced by investigation of and reflection upon multiple perspectives.
  • We aspire to create respect for and appreciation of all persons as a key characteristic of our campus community; to increase the diversity of all parts of our University community through commitment to diversity in our recruitment and retention efforts; to foster a spirit of openness to active engagement among all members of our campus community.
  • We act to achieve an environment that welcomes and supports diversity; to ensure full educational opportunity for all who teach and learn here; to prepare effectively citizen-leaders for a pluralistic world.

Puget Sound is committed to an environment that welcomes and supports diversity. We seek diversity of identity, thought, perspective, and background in our students, faculty, and staff. To learn more please visit:

The University of Puget Sound is an equal opportunity employer.




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Job No:
Posted: 6/9/2021
Application Due: 9/7/2021
Work Type: Full Time