KU Surplus Assistant-Student Hourly - 12741BR

KU Surplus Assistant-Student Hourly

Procurement Services
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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Position Overview

Help us save the planet!

This is a student position in the KU Surplus Operations area. Up to 20 hours a week are available during the academic year and 40 hours a week during the summer and breaks. This is a very physical position which requires heavy lifting and warehousing.

Job Description

  • Collecting, loading, organizing & redistributing surplus property from campus buildings and student housing areas.
  • Cleaning and light repair of surplus furniture.
  • Assist in maintaining KU Surplus inventory.
  • Other tasks as needed.
  • Conditions of the job include operation of a 1.5 ton box truck and possibly a forklift.
  • Willingness to work in a variety of weather conditions.
  • May include inventory tracking and posting items for sale on online auction sites.

Required Qualifications

  1. Must meet KU minimum enrollment requirement for employment (6 credit hours).
  2. Must have valid U.S. Driver’s License.
  3. Candidate must to be able to perform heavy lifting as position involves carrying materials in and out of buildings and unloading at accumulation site.
  4. Must be able to work 20-40 hours during summer M-F, between 7:30 AM-4:00 PM and 15-20 hours when classes are in session.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Federal Work Study eligible.
  2. Experience providing customer service.
  3. Experience with materials, handling equipment and data entry, experience with Microsoft Access a plus.
  4. Seeking degree in Environmental Studies, Business/technology or similar fields.
  5. Experience in On-Line Auctions and Website tools.

Additional Candidate Instructions

On your application/resume please include available hours as well as your class schedule between the hours of 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM, M-F.

First review of applications begins August 31, 2018. This posting will remain open until the positions have been filled.

Contact Information to Applicants

Nina Villeareal

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Procurement Services
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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