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Sr. Mail Courier

The University of Oklahoma
Norman, OK

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Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs, Auxiliary Services
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Details


Coordinates and performs shipping and receiving functions following established standards.


  • Manages the receipt, storage, issuance and delivery of materials, supplies and equipment.
  • Receives, inspects, records, and logs materials into inventory system.
  • Accepts and signs for orders. 
  • Coordinates invoicing statements, inventory counts and various reports.
  • Delivers supplies and/or materials using university vehicles, including moving and/or lifting of equipment.
  • Reviews requests for materials, supplies, equipment and preparing appropriate paperwork. 
  • Monitors shipping materials, processing and storage of incoming shipments, supplies inventory and merchandise returns.
  • Assists with planning and evaluation of sorting procedures, delivery schedules and mail routes.
  • Maintains filing systems. 
  • Assists customers with problems or complaints.
  • Maintains good working relationships with vendors and service providers.
  • Performs related duties as assigned to successfully fulfill the functions of the position.

Job Location

Required Education: High school diploma or GED, AND: 

  • 12 months experience in shipping and receiving.


  • Basic math and computer skills
  • Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instructions 
  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
  • General office skills such as multi-line phone, copying, filing, faxing, and mail 
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines 
  • Ability to work independently 
  • Ability to supervise
  • Ability to operate a forklift or other moving equipment


  • Valid Oklahoma Driver's License in order to drive University vehicles or ability to obtain within 30 days of hire date
  • Working Conditions:

    • Ability to engage in repetitive motion.  
    • Lift weight up to 50 lbs.  
    • Frequent moving, pulling and carrying of non-uniform objects.  
    • Must be able to determine the condition of items by sight.
    • Exposure to extreme temperature changes

    Departmental Preferences:

  • Previous mailing or USPS mail handling experience. 
  • Cash handling experience.
  • Customer service experience.
  • Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy.  To view the policy, visit

    Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.

    Organization: Post Office (Union & Student)
    Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
    Schedule: Full-time
    Job Posting: Mar 12, 2024


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