Job Information

University of Utah Stockroom Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah

Open Date 05/11/2021

Requisition Number PRN26107B

Job Title Storekeeper 3

Working Title Stockroom Coordinator

Job Grade C

FLSA Code Nonexempt

Patient Sensitive Job Code? No

Standard Hours per Week 40

Full Time or Part Time? Full Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

VP Area Academic Affairs

Department 00121 - Chemistry

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range 12.02 to 21.63

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

The department of Chemistry has an immediate opening for a stockroom coordinator who will oversee ordering, receiving, and inspecting of materials, supplies and chemicals. In charge of warehouse and issuing supplies/equipment as well as assisting with outgoing shipments.

This position is considered Category I: Mandatory and required on campus or health care facilities to support on-site operations. Employees hired into this category will be required to be physically located at work site if they are healthy and without COVID -19 symptoms.


Oversees stores, receiving, delivery and shipping functions for the Chemistry department stockroom.

Plans the range and quality of materials to be stocked based on consultation with Chemistry personnel.

Evaluates supply needs, turnover rates, cost, perishability, hazardous nature of goods, and storage limitations.

Makes decisions regarding the physical layout of the stockroom and assists with inventory maintenance.

Monitors items which are not moving, and determines redistribution actions.

Oversees the receiving and inspecting of orders and resolves order problems with vendors and Chemistry. Verifies stock meets specifications and orders are complete.

Oversees the distribution and delivery of supplies/materials to research labs, including large items.

Monitors the receipt, inspection and delivery of radioactive and flammable materials according to federal standards and University policies and procedures.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency that may be required

Often: Hazards ( includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals ).

Seldom: Extreme cold, extreme heat, noise ( there is sufficient noise to cause you to shout in order to be heard above the noise level).

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Walking, standing, bending, lifting – up to 50 pounds.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead, lifting – over 50 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications

Four years shipping and receiving/stockroom experience, or equivalency, with preferably at least two years supervisory experience; the ability to routinely move or manipulate heavy objects; a knowledge of standard warehousing procedures; demonstrated human relations skills; and a commitment to provide excellent customer service required. A valid Utah Driver’s license with proof of insurability may be required for positions that require delivery responsibilities.


The work requires moving large items, climbing stairs and lifting up to 50 pounds.

Work will be performed in the stockroom which has a dock and open bay door.

Safety goggles, lab coat and gloves may be required to perform some warehousing duties.

Type Benefited Staff

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

135 Park Building

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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For more information:

To inquire about this posting, ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.