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Application Review Date
The First Review Date for this job is: September 16, 2021
About International House: Founded in 1930 through a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., International House is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented facility located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus. The historic complex is adjacent to the California Memorial Stadium along Piedmont Avenue. The building has six floors of 470 single and double residential rooms, including a conference center featuring the Chevron Auditorium with a capacity of 350, several other smaller meeting rooms, plus a library, and a dining commons with a capacity of 325. Since its founding, it has housed more than 95,000 residents including two Governors of California and eight Nobel Prize laureates. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines.
Each year I-House provides some 1,100 students and scholars from 75+ nationalities (including the USA) with an opportunity to live and learn together over the course of a typical 12-month cycle. With a renewed emphasis on the acquisition of intercultural leadership skills, I-House strives to augment and expand the impact of the residential life experience by encouraging lifetime personal and professional connections that transform lives and offer skills that enrich and enhance career opportunities. I-House's rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.
Mail Processors manage, supervise, or perform a variety of tasks that include the following: sort and classify all outgoing mail according to postal regulations (foreign and domestic) for all classes of mail; prepare packages for shipment according to postal regulations and various common carriers; prepare, classify, rate, and record information and recharges on outgoing registered, certified, receipt requested, insured, and special delivery mail according to postal regulations; receive, record, and deliver incoming registered, certified and insured mail according to postal regulations; process improperly addressed mail received by the University, searching various name and address files and directories to locate addresses; label, sort, and prepare catalogs, brochures, and other publications for shipment according to postal regulations and national ZIP scheme; maintain all bulk- mail and second-class accounts with the Post Office; answer all questions about classes of mail, postage rates, customs requirements, weight and size limitations; operate and maintain postage meter machines; sack, tray, and tub outgoing mail by classification; pick up mail from and deliver mail to the U.S. Postal Service; record charges for postage utilized by departments on daily distribution sheets, audit mail charges and prepare statements of charges for departments; operate high speed, automatic, address-labeling machines; sort U.S. and campus mail for distribution to departments; deliver U.S. and campus mail to departments; pick up outgoing mail from departments and central pickup points; and perform other related duties as required. This series normally pertains only to positions in a Central Mailing Division operation.
Under supervision, incumbents perform a variety of duties related to the Concept. Mail Processors typically perform cycles of assignments involving pickup, sorting, delivery and dispatch of both U.S. mail supervisor related to the handling and processing of mail. This is the full-on campus mail. processing and delivery of U.S. and campus mail as outlined in the Series Incumbents are also assigned duties that are performed in accordance with postal rules and regulations or standing instructions of operational level for the Central Mailing Division Mail Processor series.
Incumbents at this level are distinguished from Assistant Mail Processors in that incumbents perform duties requiring a knowledge of postal regulations and rates and campus distribution systems.
Ability to read, write in the English language and perform mathematical calculations.
Active listening, dynamic flexibility, critical thinking, multi-tasking and time management skills.
Understands and follow generalized and specific work instructions, both oral and written; perform tasks for prolonged periods while standing, walking, driving, operating hand trucks, electric carts, forklifts, and other motorized moving equipment; lift and transport heavy mail sacks.
Two years of experience in the handling of campus and U.S. mail, including a working knowledge of postal regulations and postal rates; and knowledges and abilities essential to the successful performance of the duties assigned to the position.
HOW TO APPLY: Please submit your cover letter and resume as a single attachment when applying. Failure to submit the required documents will result in disqualification.
Conviction History Background
This is a designated position requiring fingerprinting and a background check due to the nature of the job responsibilities. Berkeley does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities. The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check.
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The University of California was chartered in 1868 and its flagship campus - envisioned as a "City of Learning" - was established at Berkeley, on San Francisco Bay. Today the world's premier public university and a wellspring of innovation, UC Berkeley occupies a 1,232 acre campus with a sylvan 178-acre central core. From this home its academic community makes key contributions to the economic and social well-being of the Bay Area, California, and the nation.