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Application Review Date The First Review Date for this job is: April 11, 2019
Departmental Overview Berkeley Law is one of the nation's premier law schools, located at one of the world's great universities, in one of the most vibrant places on the planet. As one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of California, Berkeley, it is consistently ranked as one of the top law schools in the nation.
The law school has produced leaders in law, government, and society, including Chief Justice of the United States Earl Warren, Secretary of State of the United States Dean Rusk, American civil rights activist Pauli Murray, California Supreme Court Justice Cruz Reynoso, president and founder of the Equal Justice Society Eva Paterson, United States Northern District of California Judge Thelton Henderson, and Attorney General of the United States Edwin Meese.
Responsibilities Mail Processing:
Receive and sort U.S. Postal Service (USPS) mail, other parcel deliveries, and campus mail/parcels addressed to the School of Law.
Distribute mail and parcels throughout the Law School complex to faculty, staff, departments, centers, and student groups.
Collect outgoing mail from departments and mail bins in the hallway at least 4 times a day.
Sort outgoing mail for pick up by USPS, campus mail, and courier services.
Work with Law Library to prepare book packages for shipment.
Sign for incoming registered, insured, and certified mail on behalf of Berkeley Law.
Deliver express courier items promptly to the addressee.
Receive and deliver supply orders for departments of Berkeley Law.
Sign for deliveries as needed.
Consult with department contact or Director of Operations for very large deliveries.
Submit a service ticket to Building Services for assistance to deliver large items.
Contact Director of Operations for furniture deliveries.
Assist with large mailing projects.
Prepare large shipments for pick up.
Pack, secure, and seal packages as needed.
Work with pick up couriers to ensure that the package(s) are appropriately prepared and collected for delivery.
Under the direction of the Director of Operations, forward mail to former, emeriti, and sabbatical faculty as needed.
Faculty Mail Room:
Monitor Hires & Separations emails for new faculty hires.
Consult with Director of Operations as needed to clarify if a mailbox is needed for a new hire.
Similarly, consult with Director of Operations to determine if a mailbox label can be removed.
Label boxes in Faculty Mail Room as requested.
Post updated copies of Berkeley Law Directory at designated locations throughout building as needed.
Monitor mailboxes and report full mailboxes to professor's faculty assistant or FSU Manager as needed.
Experience with mail processes and procedures, strong commitment to excellence in customer service, and strong attention to detail with ability to maintain 100% accuracy.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, with ability to interact with persons of various backgrounds.
Ability to learn quickly and adapt to changes.
Demonstrated ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks and to work with interruptions.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented environment, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Demonstrated reliable attendance.
Ability to move 30 to 50 lbs. with assistance of proper lifting tools and co-worker assistance.
High school diploma or equivalent
Experience in an academic environment.
Familiarity with UC Berkeley mail services.
Strong reading and writing skills.
Salary & Benefits This position is a non-exempt, bi-weekly paid position. Hourly pay will be commensurate with experience within the Union negotiated range of $20.70 - $22.42 per hour.
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University visit:
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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