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Under direct supervision, the Accounting & Receiving Clerk routinely receives, stores and distributes supplies; submits purchase requisition in PAW; and uses a university purchase card for materials and equipment for both the Library and the Gallery. The position reports to the Business Services Specialist.
Why Work at UMBC?
UMBC offers competitive compensation. This role starts at $33,997 and has 11 days of vacation as well as winter break, spring break, and personal days for regular full time roles. Tuition remission is also available.
The Accounting & Receiving Clerk/Storekeeper II position verifies and records incoming and outgoing shipments and prepares items for shipment by performing the following duties:
Receiving Clerk Duties:
Receives and inspects shipments for compliance with delivery documents and purchase order specifications, rejecting damaged items, recording shortages, and corresponding with shippers to rectify damages and shortages.
Reports defective materials or questionable conditions to the department supervisor.
Determines the method of shipment, utilizing knowledge of shipping procedures, routes and rates. Affixes shipping labels on packed cartons or boxes. Posts weights and shipping charges and affixes postage.
Supports and assists with preparing purchase requisitions.
Authorizes release of shipments and submits invoices for payment.
Will assist with cash receipt documentation for daily deposits.
Will process invoices in UMBC PAW for Library and Gallery.
Amongst other duties, will process requisitions, contracts and payment requests for all Library Departments. Process payments using the UMBC purchasing card while maintaining backup documentation. Process all Library supply orders using the purchasing card or PAW system.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED
Two years of related experience
Position requires extensive standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling and lifting to transport and stock assigned supplies and materials. This position must frequently lift and move items over 50 to 60 pounds.
Note: Additional related experience and formal education in which one has gained the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for full performance of the work may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for-year basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.
Knowledge of issuing and storing supplies, materials and equipment
The ability to perform basic math and communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
The ability to operate a pallet jack to move equipment.
Knowledge of computers and other standard office equipment
Background Screening Statement:
A background check will be required.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references.
Open Until Filled
UMBC offers a rich benefits package including the following for nonexempt regular employees.
Generous Leave which includes accruing the following for full time positions:
11 Days of Annual Leave (increases with years of service)
If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.
As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.
UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.