Warehouse Clerical Project Assistant
The University of Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info


Press Warehouse Stock

About the Department

The University of Chicago Press Distribution Center (CDC) fulfills orders of UChicago books as well as those of roughly 150 other scholarly publishers. Those orders primarily come from authors, professors, bookstores and major wholesalers.
Job Information


  • Receive, code and submit invoices for payment approval.
  • Order supplies proactively and as instructed for all departments of Distribution Center.
  • Reconcile and file management's expense reports as needed.
  • Collect and report daily attendance of all CDC departments.
  • Carry relevant working knowledge of al CDC departments to provide assistance to management as needed.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
  • High level of discretion in sensitive matters.
  • Customer Service oriented.

Additional Requirements

Education, Experience, or Certifications

  • High school diploma or GED preferred.
  • Good math, bookkeeping and accounting skills preferred.

  • Experience in a warehouse environment.
  • At least two years of publishing experience required, preferably in books.
  • Excellent writing skills, word-processing experience and the ability to work with and understand complex computer reports a must.
  • Understanding of warehouse operations a plus.
  • Previous experience in inventory control preferred.
  • Material handling equipment experience preferred.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:
  • Microsoft Office skills and experience in Warehouse Management systems required.
  • Understanding of inventory best practices.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
  • Exposure to warehouse environment.
  • Use computer for extensively for four hours or more.
  • Lift up to 50 pounds.

Pay Range:
  • $18.61 - $27.24 per hour.

Required Documents:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter

When applying, the document(s) MUSTbe uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

Benefit Eligibility


Requires Compliance with University Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement

Pay Frequency

Pay Range

Please refer to Additional Requirements to see the pay ranges
Scheduled Weekly Hours


024- Local 743, I.B.T. Clerical
Job is Exempt

Drug Test Required

Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required

Health Screen Required

Posting Date

Remove from Posting On or Before

Posting Statement:

Employees must comply with the University's COVID-19 vaccination requirements. More information about the requirements can be found on the University of Chicago Vaccination GoForward.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Disabled/Veterans Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, age, status as an individual with a disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or other protected classes under the law. For additional information please see the University's Notice of Nondiscrimination.

Staff Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process should call 773-702-5800 or submit a request via Applicant Inquiry Form.

We seek a diverse pool of applicants who wish to join an academic community that places the highest value on rigorous inquiry and encourages a diversity of perspectives, experiences, groups of individuals, and ideas to inform and stimulate intellectual challenge, engagement, and exchange.

All offers of employment are contingent upon a background check that includes a review of conviction history. A conviction does not automatically preclude University employment. Rather, the University considers conviction information on a case-by-case basis and assesses the nature of the offense, the circumstances surrounding it, the proximity in time of the conviction, and its relevance to the position.

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