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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison


Material Handlers

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 502591
Division/Organization: College of Letters & Science
Department: Chemistry
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $11.25
Job Categories: Interpersonal Communication, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Business Management, Finance, and Marketing, Customer Service, Department and Office Assistants

Department Overview:

Department of Chemistry

Anticipated Start Date:


Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Anticipated Hours Per Week:

15-25, based on candidate availability


1st Shift - 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM, Monday - Friday

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

$11.25 per hour

Number of Positions:



Must be an enrolled student.  Must work on-site.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Dependability
  • Great work ethic- candidates must be willing to do physical work, mainly indoors

Position Summary/Job Duties:

Duties include moving items such as furniture, shipping boxes, building materials, and laboratory equipment throughout the Chemistry buildings. 

COVID-19 Workplace Safety:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy:

Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Physical Demands:

Work requires long periods of time standing and walking, must be able to life up to 50 pounds.

Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

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

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement: 

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

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