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Mail Dispatcher/Receiving Specialist

Des Moines Area Community College
Ankeny Campus

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Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
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Full Time
Institution Type
Community College
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Job Title:

Mail Dispatcher/Receiving Specialist


Ankeny Campus

Job Number:


Employment Date:

As soon as possible

Job Category:

Support Staff Positions

Application & Position Contact Information:

Human Resources at (515) 964-6479 or [email protected] for information concerning the application process. Greg Martin at 515-964-6368 or [email protected] for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.

Salary Information:

HIRING RANGE: $17.04-$18.26 per hour based on experience.
Pay Grade: 06

Job Summary:

Provide the College with efficient mail service. Assist in the daily operations of the shipping and receiving department.

Essential Functions:

Sort incoming mail from Ankeny Post Office and campus centers for immediate distribution.
Weigh mail and apply postage and dispatch all outgoing mail. Deliver and pick up mail from Ankeny campus.USPS Shipping duties. Use the Pitney Bowes Pro Enterprise software for shipping USPS parcels at discounted rates using name and address labels with tracking information.
Obtain permits and keep current on regulations for presorting 1st Class mail to obtain discounts on large mailings and bulk mailings.
Record outgoing mail rates and charge backs to departments.Keep accurate records of postage meter readings and request money as needed.Assist in the daily operations of the shipping and receiving department.Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.
One year of mail processing experience that involves postage classifications and rates.
One year shipping and receiving experience.
Ability to operate postage machines and scales.
Knowledge of current software applications.
Ability to use miscellaneous equipment related to shipping and receiving.
Valid Iowa Driver’s License with a satisfactory driving record.
Ability to interact effectively, courteously and impartially with diverse populations.

Physical Requirements:

Maximum Occasional:

  • Lift of 55 lbs Floor to Waist & Knuckle to Waist
  • Pinch 3 lbs
  • Hand coordination
  • Forward and Overhead Reach
  • Bending
  • Standing and Ability to be Mobile
  • Carry 55 lbs for 100 ft
  • Floor to Overhead lift 1 lb
  • Grip 10 lbs
  • Crouching
  • Foot Coordination

Mobility accommodations will be reviewed on a case-by-case basis and determined by the essential functions of this position.

Physical Demand Category:


Post offer, Pre-Employment Physical Test:

Prior to starting employment, all persons are required to have a post offer, pre-employment physical verifying the physical ability to perform the duties described.

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, day hours

Posting Date:


Deadline for Submitting Applications:


Open Until Filled:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

DMACC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity employer and embraces diversity. Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply. Individuals with disabilities desiring a reasonable accommodation in the application process should notify Human Resources at 515-964-6301 or by email [email protected]

THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications and commenting “See Resume” will not be accepted. The application form will be used to screen applicants for required qualifications.

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Nondiscrimination Statement::

Des Moines Area Community College shall not engage in nor allow discrimination covered by law against any person, group or organization. This includes in its programs, activities, employment practices, or hiring practices, and harassment or discrimination based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information (in employment) and actual or potential parental, family or marital status. Veteran status in educational programs, activities, employment practices, or admission procedures is also included to the extent covered by law.

Individuals who believe they have been discriminated against may file a complaint through the College Discrimination Complaint Procedure. Complaint forms may be obtained from the Campus Provost’s office, the Academic Deans’ office, the Judicial Officer, or the EEO/AA Officer, Human Resources. ADA questions and concerns may be directed to the Section 504/ADA Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg. 6, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515-964-6857, [email protected] Title IX questions and concerns may be directed to the Title IX Coordinator at 2006 S. Ankeny Blvd, Bldg. 1, Ankeny, IA 50023, phone 515-964-6216, [email protected] Questions or complaints about this policy may be directed to the Director of the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, Citigroup Center, 500 W. Madison, Suite 1475, Chicago, IL 60661-7204, phone 312-730-1560, fax 312-730-1576, email [email protected]


DMACC is the largest community college in Iowa, serving Central Iowa since 1966. We have 500+ faculty and staff dedicated providing the most immersive, progressive, and innovative learning experience for our students.

We're proud to provide one of the best opportunities for educational advancement in the state. Our student body is made up of traditional students as well as professionals from a multitude of backgrounds.

We offer the lowest tuition and fees in the state with more than 220 programs of study. Our credit students can graduate with an associates degree, college diploma or certificate.  With courses available online or face-to-face, students can easily plan a class schedule that fits their needs.

With an average class size of 18 students to 1 faculty member, students get a level of assistance that may not be possible at other institutions.

We offer learning opportunities through our six campuses and six learning centers.

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