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Mailroom Clerk

Excelsior University
Albany, NY

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The Mailroom Clerk is responsible for performing multiple duties in Excelsior University's mailroom and fulfillment center. Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, the Mail Clerk will be responsible for performing multiple tasks in Excelsior University’s Mail / Fulfillment Center. This is a full-time, on-site role benefits eligible role operating 8:30am - 5:00pm EST Monday to Friday at Excelsior's home office of 7 Columbia Circle, Albany, NY 12203.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Stamp, sort, and distribute incoming and outgoing mail.
  • Count, weigh, or measure material.
  • Receive shipments and deliver to appropriate unit or store in warehouse.
  • Maintain organization of warehoused material.
  • Operate all Mailroom equipment and software (such as mail machine, shipping software, fax server, folding machine, photocopy machine, etc.).
  • Answer telephones; convey messages.
  • Stuff envelopes for mailings, as needed.
  • Receive and process incoming mail fulfillment requests.
  • Provide customer service to staff.
  • Insert material, affix labels and packaging of a variety of printed material & CD’s.
  • Perform quality checks to ensure accuracy and consistency of work performed in mail fulfillment.
Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • At least one year of prior professional administrative or mailroom experience required.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to follow instructions and provide quality customer service.
  • Ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to work individually and as a team member.
  • Ability to work flexible hours.
  • Some PC knowledge preferred, (email, Microsoft Office Suite). Knowledge of Microsoft Excel will be helpful to perform the fulfillment part of this job.

The hiring salary range for this position is $35,000.00 - $39,000.00. The hiring salary range above represents the University's good faith estimate at the time of posting.

Application Information

If you have problems with online submission, please call 518-608-8270.

Excelsior University offers competitive compensation and a generous benefits package that includes paid time off, retirement, and excellent health insurance. Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and the names of three professional references. Please submit requested information by clicking the Apply Now button on this page.

Excelsior University is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to any legally protected characteristic.


Excelsior University is an equal opportunity employer committed to ensuring all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to any legally protected characteristic.


Founded as Regents College in 1971 and chartered as a private, nonprofit institution in 1998, the College was renamed Excelsior College in 2001. Excelsior means “ever upward” in Latin, and it reflects the aspirations of our students and graduates.

Excelsior College is an accredited, recognized leader in removing obstacles to the educational goals of the adult learner. We provide efficient and affordable access to higher education through multiple avenues to degree completion.

An Adult Learner Focus

Excelsior College revolutionized adult higher education by recognizing learning wherever and whenever it occurs.

A leader in online and distance learning, Excelsior College awards degrees at the associate and bachelor’s levels in liberal arts, nursing, business, technology, and health sciences, and at the master's level in liberal studies, nursing, and business. Certificate programs are also offered by the Schools of Business & Technology, Health Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Nursing.

Customized Flexibility Makes the Difference

Students have educational paths that are as unique and diverse as they are. Detours and rest stops are a fact of life. Our committed, national faculty members, and caring, professional staff help working adults overcome barriers to achieving personal, professional, and academic success.

As a proven leader in the assessment and validation of student knowledge through the application of a rigorous yet flexible and individualized approach, we work with each student to discover how best to avoid back-tracking on their road to success.

Our Mission

Excelsior College provides educational opportunity to adult learners with an emphasis on those historically underrepresented in higher education. The College meets students where they are - academically and geographically, offering quality instruction and the assessment of learning.

A Pioneer in Distance Learning

We offer busy students around the world the advantage of both earning credit at a distance and applying previously-earned college-level credit toward degree or certificate programs.

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