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Mailroom Services Specialist

JOB SUMMARY:
Lasell University is seeking a Mailroom Services Specialist. The Mailroom Services Specialist is responsible for coordinating all functions of the Lasell University Mail Room. This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Assistant Director of Events and Auxiliary Services.  

 

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 
The statements below are intended to describe the principal duties of the person or persons assigned to this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties and responsibilities.  Lasell University has the right to add or change the job responsibilities at any time.

  • Sorts, distributes, and delivers incoming/outgoing mail and packages for students, faculty, and staff.
  • Assists with putting mail into envelopes for the delivery route.
  • Delivers mail on foot and or via use of University provided vehicle to Lasell offices and buildings according to schedule. Mail and package delivery requires delivering to 15+ free standing buildings and occasionally delivery in inclement weather.
  • Provides superior customer service to the entire Lasell community.
  • Delivers all University mail to USPS daily using University-provided vehicle.
  • Tracks and records the volume of all incoming/outgoing mail and packages.
  • Meters all outgoing U.S. Postal mail and international mail. Handles all carrier packages incoming/outgoing for USPS., Fed Ex, and UPS.
  • Establishes and maintains professional rapport/working relationship with students, staff, and faculty, as well as various carriers.
  • Maintains inventory of postal supplies for internal departments.
  • Repairs/maintains mailboxes.
  • Organizes the mailboxes each semester for new resident students.
  • Utilizes/Supports Pitney Bowes equipment, including postage meter, tracking software, etc.
  • Communicates with all levels of the organization and works closely with students, staff, and faculty both at the counter, over the phone and through e-mail.
  • Advises others of postal options, interprets mailing procedures, and resolves mailroom matters.
  • Ability to reach, carry and lift boxes of mail weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Assist Conference & Event Services as Mailroom responsibilities allow during the summer months.
  • Other tasks as assigned.
     

Tier Structure
This is a Tier 1  – fully on-campus position, requiring daily in-person interactions with students and other departments.

Supervisory Responsibility:  Collaborates with Conference and Event Services Coordinator to schedule and supervise student workers

MINIMUM KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED BY THE JOB:
Minimum Education level:  High school diploma is required; Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Computer skills: Prior experience with postal services and Pitney Bowes processor preferred but not necessary.
  • Other Requirements of the Job:
    •  Strong communication and organizational skills.
    • Strong sense of professionalism, time management and attention to detail are also required.
    • Prior postal experience is preferred, but not necessary.
  • Lead team of student workers to achieve daily tasks; ability to work as a team to accomplish goals

CERTIFICATION, REGISTRATION OR LICENSURE REQUIRED BY THE JOB: 

  •  Valid driver’s license and a driving record with no surcharge events for the past three (3) years are required to drive University-owned vehicle.

Lasell seeks faculty and staff who appreciate the value diversity brings to a campus community and are eager to foster an inclusive environment at the University. Employees who represent the various areas of diversity of our student body are key contributors to our strategic vision and are encouraged to apply.

Lasell University is committed to fostering an intellectually enriching and inclusive educational environment. We are dedicated to enhancing our employees' intercultural competence and sensitivity in fulfilling their roles and interacting with students and employees who are broadly diverse with regard to various aspects of identity, such as race, ethnicity, ability status, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, nationality, and religion.

We seek faculty and staff who appreciate the value diversity brings to a campus community and are eager to foster an inclusive environment here at Lasell. 

Lasell University offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including generous time off benefits, health, dental and vision insurance, benefits for legal domestic partners, tuition benefits and more. 

Interested candidates should upload a letter of interest, resume and the information of three (3) references using the forms below. Review of resumes will begin immediately, and applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

Lasell University is committed to equal opportunity in every aspect of hiring and employment. Lasell proactively reviews its policies and practices to assure that decisions with respect to every dimension of employment are made without regard to age, color of skin, disability, gender expression and identity, genetic predisposition, marital status, national origin, race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran's status, status as a victim of domestic violence, and all other protected groups and classes under Federal and State Laws and executive orders.