University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison


Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Apply now Job No: 493144
Division/Organization: Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research & Graduate Education
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Location: UW-Madison
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $10.00
Job Categories: Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Teamwork/Collaboration, Communications, Facilities and Landscaping, STEM


Department Overview:

The UW Space Science and Engineering Center is a multi-discipline research and development organization that focuses primarily on climate, weather, atmospheric, and space related research. Funding sources include NASA, NOAA, NSF, DOE, and private industry, with an aggregate annual budget of about $30 million. Our projects include observation, analysis and application of the data collected by our instruments in Antarctica, on satellites, aircrafts, ships and land based installations. This information is made available to the scientific community worldwide and helps to enhance our understanding of Earth and the solar system beyond.

Anticipated Start Date:

May 1, 2019

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Anticipated Hours Per Week:

29 hours/week


Varies between 8:00am - 5:00pm

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:


Number of Positions:



  • Must be a registered student for duration of employment.
  • Willingness to work during the school year.
  • Previous office experience.
  • Customer service experience is a plus.
  • Mechanical aptitude is a plus.
  • Good driving record.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and database programs.
  • Knowledge of FileMaker Pro is a plus.
  • Dependable.
  • History of being very accurate.
  • Attention to detail and ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Strong verbal and non-verbal communication skills.

Position Summary/Job Duties:

We are looking for organized, energetic and customer oriented individuals to join our student team working in the Shipping and Receiving department and offering assistance as part of the Building Services group. 

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Shipping out equipment and items from the SSEC.
  • Receiving deliveries into the SSEC.
  • Delivering packages to their recipients.
  • Database entry.
  • Making deliveries using a university vehicle.
  • Following up on customer requests, answering phone calls, responding to emails.
  • General infrastructure support such as replacing light bulbs, hanging frames and white boards.
  • General project support such as moving equipment or picking up supplies.
  • Moving or assembling office furniture.

Physical Demands:

MUST be able to lift at least 30 pounds.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

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