Operations Specialist 2 - Volshop

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville, TN
Closing date
Sep 19, 2021

Job Details

Senior Service Supervisor I - Volshop

Regular, Full-time, Market Range 03

This position performs manual and clerical tasks in unloading, receiving, verifying, pricing, and shipping merchandise. Responsible for being the backup delivery person/truck driver to each VolShop, as well as moving event trailers on home football games. This position is also the backup for VolShop order fulfillment, along with other duties as assigned.


Loading and unloading merchandise from various trucking companies. Verifying that it is our merchandise.

Receiving and sorting merchandise. Verifying Stock numbers, quantity, and prices from our purchase orders. Works very closely with all VolShop buyers. Majority of the merchandise is hand unloading a box at a time. Freight is unloaded with a forklift.

Delivering merchandise to VolShop locations. Daily delivers to campus customers and to all of store locations.

Responsible for moving trailers to locations needed to sell merchandise for all events.

Backup for Order Fulfillment. Print orders, verify what store to pull orders from, verify the merchandise is correct when it arrives back to Order Fulfillment.

Pack and ship to customers.


    High School diploma or GEDVocational/technical training preferredOne-year experience of receiving/distribution required.One year experience of driving a truck and delivering merchandise, preferredStrong communication skills both verbal and written.Strong time management skills with particular attention to detail required.Ability to learn and use the Receiving, inventory and order fulfillment system is required.

Job: Other Services Jobs
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: Volshop
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jul 19, 2021, 5:46:23 PM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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