Warehouse Lead

University of North Texas
Closing date
Oct 16, 2021

Job Details

UNT System Overview:

Welcome to the University of North Texas System, or UNT World as we like to call ourselves. UNT World includes the University of North Texas in Denton, the University of North Texas at Dallas and the University of North Texas Health Science Center in Fort Worth. We are the only university system based exclusively in the robust Dallas-Fort Worth region and we are committed to transforming lives and creating economic opportunity through education. We are growing with the DFW region, enrolling a record 47,000+ students across our system and awarding nearly 12,000 degrees each year.

Posting Title:

Warehouse Lead


UNT-Asset Management-151020

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Department Summary:

The Property Management department is charged with managing the 25,000 plus personal property items acquired with both State and non-State funds, and any donations to UNT or the UNT System.

Position Overview:

The Asset Management Department at the University of North Texas is seeking to hire a Warehouse Lead to join our team. This position is responsible for coordinating, organizing, and supervising the surplus warehouse activities. This position also directs the loading and unloading of goods and materials, verifies and signs for receipt of goods and maintains a safe and clean warehouse environment. Responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to: * Interacts and applies established policies and procedures in order to maintain the surplus warehouse operations. * Conducts inspections of incoming items and determines campus reuse and prepares for public auction. * Maintains a safe working environment for all users in warehouse. * Assists in the hiring, training and supervising of staff. *Performs and/or directs campus asset removal.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties or job may change over time in accordance with the ongoing needs of the Department. Physical Job Requirements The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use fingers and hands to feel, grasp, operate or handle large objects; and reach with hands and arms. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds. Ability to learn or operate a forklift. Ability to use furniture dolly, hand truck and light duty tools as well as drive a 14ft box truck as needed. Work Environment may include indoor/outdoor heat, cold, rain, etc. This job operates in a professional office environment and warehouse. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets.

Minimum Qualifications:

Graduation from High School or GED equivalent and six years of experience in purchasing, accounting or related field. Substitution of education for experience allowed.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

• Ability to keep records; to assemble and organize data, and to prepare and submit reports in acceptable formats.
• Ability to establish rapport, maintain and build ongoing positive relationships with all visitors.
• Prior experience in inventory control and warehouse shipping and receiving.
• Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
• Must be able to effectively handle problems and duties in the warehouse and shipping and receiving areas.
• Ability to understand and follow safety procedures.
• Ability to receive, track, and distribute materials, supplies, and equipment.
• Knowledge of light equipment operation and/or maintenance.
• Ability to lift and manipulate heavy objects.
• Knowledge of postal or commercial shipping methods and procedures.
• Skill in making mathematical calculations and computations.
• Supervisory skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

Drive a box truck
Use moving equipment
Operate a forklift
Data Entry
Customer Service

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

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Security Sensitive:

This is a security sensitive position.

EEO Statement:

The University of North Texas System and its component institutions are committed to equal opportunity and comply with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of North Texas System and its component institutions do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its application and admission processes, educational programs and activities, and employment practices.

Classification Title:

Warehouse Lead

Physical Requirements:

Carrying, Cleaning, Climbing, Crawling, Driving, Kneeling, Lifting up to 10 pounds, Lifting up to 25 pounds, Lifting up to 50 pounds, Lifting or moving up to 75 pounds, Pulling , Pushing, Reaching, Sitting, Squatting, Stooping, Bending, Standing, Twisting, Walking, Writing, Grasp, Talk or Hear, Ability to communicate


Coordinates, organizes, and supervises all surplus warehouse activities.


Directs the loading and unloading of goods and materials. Performs and/or directs campus asset removal.


Verifies and signs for receipt of goods, and determines campus reuse and prepares for public auction.


Maintains a safe and clean surplus warehouse environment.


Plans and carries out assignments and resolves problems and deviations in accordance with instructions, policies and accepted practices.


Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of small team performing routine activities.


Provides training for members of team, monitors the quantity and quality of work, coaches employees on performance, and contributes to employee pay decisions and changes.


Assists with analyzing and redefining existing policies and procedures pertaining to the surplus warehouse operations.

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Working at University of North Texas

Since 1890, the University of North Texas has been a catalyst for transformation for its students and the North Texas region. As the nation’s 26th largest public university, UNT is dedicated to providing an excellent educational experience to its 36,000 students while fueling the intellectual, economic and cultural progress of one of the largest, most dynamic regions in the United States.

A student-focused public research university, UNT graduates more than 8,500 students each year from its 12 colleges and schools and offers 97 bachelor’s, 82 master’s and 35 doctoral degree programs, many nationally and internationally recognized. As UNT’s strengths in science, engineering and technology grow, the university continues to nurture its core areas of distinction in music, education, social sciences, business, the arts and humanities. Leading Texas public universities in the number of Goldwater Scholars and designated a “Best in the West” university by The Princeton Review, UNT is known for its academic excellence.

By providing access, welcoming diversity and strengthening collaborations with our many educational, business and community partners, as well as building new partnerships across the globe, UNT's faculty and staff work each day to prepare students for the challenges they will meet in our changing world.

Fostering global understanding and promoting cultural appreciation are central to preparing tomorrow's successful global leaders. Our strategic international partnerships seek to improve quality of life, facilitate the exchange of ideas and culture, and allow for important research addressing global issues. UNT's campus benefits from a rich diversity of about 2,500 international students representing 140 countries.

UNT faculty produce groundbreaking research in a wide range of disciplines spanning the sciences, mathematics, engineering and technology while also making nationally recognized contributions in the arts and humanities. The College of Music is one of the nation’s best music colleges with an internationally respected jazz program. UNT has the oldest program in emergency administration and planning and a unique program in applied philosophy and environmental ethics.

UNT also is home to many national centers and institutes, including the Net-Centric Software and Systems Center — a National Science Foundation Industry/University Cooperative Research Center; the Center for Electronic Materials Processing and Integration; the Institute of Applied Science; the Center for Advanced Scientific Computing and Modeling; and the Center for the Study of Interdisciplinarity.

UNT has developed many state-of-the-art research facilities, such as the federally funded Center for Advanced Research and Technology, one of the nation’s most extensive facilities for powerful materials characterization and analysis; a high-performance computational facility; and a clean room/nanofabrication research facility (under construction). UNT’s research extends outside the academy as well, with field stations as close as a neighboring lake and as far away as southern Chile.

In addition, UNT is developing Discovery Park, a research park with technology incubator facilities on a 300-acre property near the main campus. The university also has developed a Design Research Center in the heart of the Dallas design district.

As the largest and most comprehensive university in the North Texas region, UNT is growing as a national leader in education, research and scholarship, student support and community engagement — the pillars of a great public research university. UNT’s ultimate mission is to give a green light to greatness by helping its students, region, state and nation excel.

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