Mail Clerk (7867)

California State University - Northridge, CA

Mail Clerk (JID 7867)
Student Housing/Conference Services
Full Time / $2600-$2678/mo.

CSUN's Commitment to You
CSUN is committed to achieving excellence through teaching, scholarship, learning and inclusion. Our values include a respect for all people, building partnerships with the community and the encouragement of innovation, experimentation and creativity. CSUN strives to cultivate a community in which a diverse population can learn and work in an atmosphere of civility and respect. CSUN is especially interested in candidates who make contributions to equity and inclusion in the pursuit of excellence for all members of the university community.

About the University
One of the largest universities in the country, California State University, Northridge (CSUN) is an urban, comprehensive university that delivers award-winning undergraduate and graduate programs to nearly 40,000 students annually and counts more than 330,000 alumni who elevate Southern California and beyond. Since its founding in 1958, CSUN has made a significant and long-term economic impact on California, generating nearly $1.9 billion in economic impact and more than 11,700 jobs each year. The LAEDC recognized CSUN as its 2015 Eddy Award winner for its positive economic impact. Serving more students on Pell Grants than any other institution in California, CSUN is also a social elevator and one of the most diverse universities in the country. CSUN ranks 13th in awarding bachelor's degrees to underrepresented minority students and seventh in bachelor's degrees to Latino students, serves the 13th largest Jewish student population, and enrolls the largest number of students who are Deaf and hard-of-hearing of any U.S. state university. The journal Nature recently named CSUN a Rising Star for scientific research, and the NSF ranks CSUN in the top five nationally among similar institutions for graduates who go on to earn doctorates in the sciences. CSUN is where individuals rise. And through them, so does Greater Los Angeles and beyond.

About the Department
Student Housing and Conference Services (SHCS) is a large department within California State University, Northridge (CSUN) serving the university community consisting of 44 acres of grounds and approximately 1,100,000 square feet of facilities space in 34 buildings that house 3,200 single students and 120 students/staff with families. For more information please visit:

Major Duties
Under general supervision, the Mail Clerk performs work involving the daily coordination, sorting, distribution, and forwarding of United States mail and other printed packaged materials for all Student Housing residents. The incumbent drives a state owned pick-up and utility cart in order to perform responsibilities; responsible for collecting Student Housing mail from US Postal Services; maintains process for distribution of packages; maintains the database of current resident mailbox numbers and forwarding addresses; handles requests for flyer distribution from campus and community organizations; responsible for assisting with the hiring and training of student Mail Assistants; assists in maintaining student Mail Assistants work schedule, work flow, and quality of work; provides general upkeep of databases related to distribution and forwarding of Student Housing resident mail; tracks use of office supplies and orders replacements when appropriate; coordinates distribution of mail box keys and orders replacement keys when necessary; and performs other duties as assigned.

One year of general office clerical work, stock clerk work or delivery service work.


Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
General knowledge of office methods, supplies and equipment. Working knowledge of current postage rates and shipping rules and regulations. Ability and skills to: accurately interpret and apply current postage rate charts and regulations; spell correctly; read and write at a level appropriate to the duties of the position; problem solve; perform mathematical calculations quickly and accurately; lift and move bags of mail; learn the organizational structure, programs, and physical layout of the campus; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships; and ability to operate standard office equipment.

Pay, Benefits, & Work Schedule
The university offers an excellent benefits package.

The salary range for this classification is: $2600 - $4331 per month.
The anticipated HIRING RANGE: $2600 - $2678, dependent upon qualifications and experience.

HOURS: Full Time; 40 hours per week; 9:00am - 6:00pm, Monday through Friday.

REG: This is a Regular position with a one-year probationary period.

General Information
This position is a sensitive position as designated by the CSU.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

The person holding this position is considered a 'mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

How To Apply
Candidates should apply by completing the CSUN on-line application utilizing: link. NOTE: Internal candidates should apply through the portal by accessing the View Job Openings/Apply link on the Human Resources/Employee pagelet.

Applications received through October 8, 2018 will be considered in the initial review and review of applications will continue until position is filled.

In order to be considered in the initial review, applications must be submitted prior to the date listed above. Application submissions received after the initial review date will be reviewed at the discretion of the University.

For more detailed information on the application and hiring process, please visit the link below:

Equal Employment Opportunity
CSUN is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, national origin, age, gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, and disability. Our nondiscrimination policy is set forth in CSU Executive Order 1096. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for applicants with disabilities who self-disclose by contacting Recruitment Services at ext. 2101.