Storekeeper III

Salisbury University   Salisbury, MD   Full-time     Maintenance
Posted on November 1, 2023
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Storekeeper III 

Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 61 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Storekeeper III in the Henson School of Science & Technology. 

Primary Job Duties:  To provide purchasing and stockroom support for departments within the Henson School of Science & Technology to include chemical reagents, biological materials, expendables, gases, and other supplies. Responsible for maintaining the stockroom and ordering and dispensing supplies, chemicals and equipment for teaching and research programs within the Henson School. Responsible for maintaining records of expenditures for correct billing to departments and reconciliation of credit card statements. Maintain records of inventory items in the Henson School of Science buildings.

Minimum Qualifications:  High School Diploma or GED required. Five years of purchasing or related experience (e.g., ordering, chemistry lab work).  Experience working with chemical reagents and other hazardous materials (e.g., proper storage, handling, dispensing and disposal). Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, email and other routinely used business software.

A demonstrated knowledge of safety and proficiency in working with chemical reagents and other potentially hazardous materials. Ability to maintain a steady inventory of research supplies ranging from laboratory glassware to commonly used chemical reagents. Demonstrated knowledge of common laboratory supplies and equipment. Excellent communication, organization and record-keeping skills. Ability to handle multiple requests and prioritize work. Ability to direct the work of student assistants.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor of Science in Chemistry or other science field.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Starting pay will be $19.47 to $25.79 per hour which is approximately 40,609 - $53,791 annually depending on experience with a 2.5% increase after satisfactorily completing a six-month probationary period for new hires and internal promotions. The primary hours for this position are daytime Monday-Friday, however there are occasional night/weekend hours based upon the needs of the University. This position is also considered essential meaning the position is expected to report for work in emergency situations such as extreme weather conditions when the campus may be closed. 

Visit our website to apply online, submit a cover letter and resume by October 30, 2023. The position will remain open until filled. Only applications submitted through Salisbury University's Online Employment Application System will be considered. Any other documents must be uploaded with your online application. No documents will be accepted via e-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

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