Mail Clerk/Postal Services Clerk

Johns Hopkins University - Baltimore, MD

Position Description:
To manage the daily operations of the mail room for the Peabody Institute. Will be responsible for the tracking, processing, and distribution of incoming and outgoing mail and parcels. This includes managing the mail for all faculty and staff departments as well as for the Residence Halls and Peabody Living Center. Position will also assist the Plant Operations Office in managing the Maximo work order system along with other business software for Plant Operations.

Job Responsibilities:
Sort, process, track, and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail and packages.
Average amount of incoming mail: 30-40 per day.
Average amount of incoming packages: 40-50 per day.
Handle interdepartmental mail, USPS, UPS, FedEx and all other deliveries to campus.
Help customers send outgoing mail through above mentioned services.
Use Pitney Bowes postal meter, package tracking software, and maintain proper amount of postage.
Maintain a log of daily, weekly, monthly expenditures.
Establish and maintain a list of 740 student mailbox numbers in conjunction with the registrar.
Coordinate departmental package pickup or delivery.
Maintain a secure environment for the Peabody mail and packages.
Identify problems and resolutions and actively implement change accordingly under the direction of the manager.
Demonstrate effective customer service for customers.
Manage and train student workers who will assist with mail room duties.
Process work orders for Plant Operations using the Maximo software.

Special Skills and Requirements:
High School diploma/GED required. Prior experience in a post office or mail room preferred.
Ability to lift and carry up to 25 lbs. on a regular basis.
Ability it walk and stand for periods of time.
Effective and professional verbal and customer service skills.
Experience in a post office or mail room is preferred.
Knowledge of postal meters, mail rates and regulations preferred.
Experience with Microsoft Office is preferred.

The Peabody Institute of the Johns Hopkins University is committed to active recruitment of a diverse faculty and student body. The University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities and encourages applications from these and other protected group members. Consistent with the university’ goals of achieving excellence in all areas, we will assess the comprehensive qualifications of each applicant.

Classified Title: Mail Clerk
Working Title: Mail Clerk/Postal Services Clerk
Role/Level/Range: ATO 37.5/01/OB
Starting Salary Range: Commensurate with Experience
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: 37.5 hours per week
Exempt Status: Non-Exempt
Location: 07-MD:Peabody Institute
Department name: 10000984-Facilities
Personnel area: Peabody

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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During the Influenza ("the flu") season, as a condition of employment, The Johns Hopkins Institutions require all employees who provide ongoing services to patients or work in patient care or clinical care areas to have an annual influenza vaccination or possess an approved medical or religious exception. Failure to meet this requirement may result in termination of employment.

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