Job Information

University of Utah Storekeeper 3 in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date 10/13/2021

Requisition Number PRN28015B

Job Title Storekeeper 3

Working Title Storekeeper 3

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 President

Department 00428 - UIT - Network & Comm. Srvs

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $12.02/hr. to $21.63/hr.

Close Date

Open Until Filled Yes

Job Summary

Orders, receives, inspects, warehouses and issues equipment, materials and supplies to various University departments. Assists with outgoing shipments.

About UIT : University Information Technology ( UIT ), the central IT service provider for campus, reports to the Chief Information Officer and is responsible for many of the University of Utah’s most critical common IT resources including the campus network; the Campus Information Services ( CIS ) portal; UMail, telephone, and online collaboration services; high performance and research computing; information security; software licensing; and a host of other systems and services. For more information about UIT visit .

About the University: Located in Salt Lake City, in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountains, the University of Utah is the flagship institution of the State of Utah’s system of higher education and a member of the PAC -12 Conference. Salt Lake City combines the amenities of a major metropolitan area of more than one million people with the friendliness and ease of living of a small, Western city. Seven major ski resorts are within an hour’s drive from campus, and opportunities to pursue activities from biking to hiking to fishing abound. Salt Lake is also home to the Utah Symphony and Opera, the Utah Ballet, several professional sports teams, and a wide range of other cultural and recreational activities.


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· Automatic and immediately vested14.2% employer contribution (\_401aPlan.php) to personal retirement account (401a)

· Freepublic transportation pass ( (Utah Transit Authority)

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1. Assists supervisor with stores, receiving, delivery and shipping functions and personnel for a University department.

2. Plans the range and quality of materials to be stocked based on consultation with departments. Evaluates supply needs, turnover rates, cost, perishability, hazardous nature of goods, and storage limitations.

3. Makes decisions regarding the physical layout of the storeroom and supervises inventory maintenance. Monitors items, which are not moving, and determines redistribution actions.

4. Assists the receiving and inspecting of orders and resolves order problems with vendors and departments. Verifies stock meets specifications and orders are complete.

5. Monitors the storeroom budget by maintaining records of expenditures and reconciling accounts. Documents storeroom operations for billing and inventory control.

6. Assists the distribution and delivery of supplies/materials to customers, including large items.

7. Assists supervisor with training, assigning work, and evaluating performance.

Problem Solving

This position works independently in the performance of most tasks and has authority to make hire/salary recommendations for Storekeeper I’s and II’s. He/she may determine disciplinary actions to take within the parameters of University policy and with input from the supervisor. The incumbent will generally oversee the stockroom activities of a university department and have authority to select appropriate supplies/materials and prioritize work functions. He/she makes recommendations and may be responsible for the implementation of new internal procedures.

Examples of problems encountered by the incumbent include ensuring the proper shipping and handling of hazardous materials; assisting department personnel with special orders; and getting deliveries to customers promptly and correctly. He/she will be required to determine the appropriate discounts on damaged items; coordinate the ordering process with vendors; resolve order problems and ensure good recovery with customers; and locate difficult items or those needed quickly. The incumbent also provides adequate inventory for common departmental needs and assists departments with furniture selection and office design.

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.


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


Online reports may be submitted at

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.