Position is located within the Buildings and Properties Department at Cornell University's New York State Agricultural Experiment Station in Geneva, New York.
As a service and maintenance department of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, the responsibility of the Buildings and Properties Unit (B & P) is to provide responsive maintenance, engineering and special services in support of our institution's vital research. The mission is to maintain and expand the campus and its facilities to the highest possible standards, while providing dependable and cost effective support services to those carrying out the research. B & P is a service organization dedicated to the success and satisfaction of the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, staff, students and campus visitors.
Working as a member of the Buildings and Properties Unit perform mail processor functions as follows: Sort campus, U.S. and/or international mail; process and receive packages, provide proper handling of all classes of mail and provide information to staff regarding required procedures according to US Postal regulations; rate various classes of mail; advise and guide customers in proper regulations and procedures governing international mail. Operate meter and provide billing information for postage and other supplies usage to be charged to departments and units. Maintain mail service inventory. Keep up to date on U.S. Postal Service regulations.
This is a part time position – working 20 hours per week.
The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences is a pioneering practitioner of purpose-driven science and Cornell University's second largest college. We work across disciplines to tackle the challenges of our time through world-renowned research, education and outreach. The questions we probe and the answers we seek focus on three overlapping concerns: natural and human systems; food, energy and environmental resources; and social, physical and economic well-being. Since our founding, we have been evolving to meet the changing needs of our world. As our areas of study have diversified, we have established top-ranked programs and over 20 majors in community and rural development, environment and natural resources, food and nutrition, applied economics, agriculture, international programs and life sciences. It is vital to us that we match the excellence of our science with the generosity of our spirit. We want to leave the world better than we found it, so we seek out those not simply driven to master their discipline, but passionate about doing so to serve the public good. CALS is fundamentally invested in improving the lives of people, their environments and their communities both in New York state and around the world.
High school diploma or equivalent, more than 6 months experience. Knowledge of computer applications such as Microsoft Word, Excel and other software. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs. Must possess and maintain valid driver license. Exhibit sound judgment, excellent reasoning and decision-making skills, meticulous record keeping and ability to work with diverse personalities. Must be able to work under pressure with a great deal of initiative. Excellent organizational skills. Ability to work well with others is required while creating a high-quality and respectful work environment. Must be able to work independently while supporting the efforts of an overall team. Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy with a wide range of internal and external constituencies is a must. Must have demonstrated ability to handle sensitive/confidential material in a professional manner. Must exercise sound and ethical judgment when acting on behalf of the University.
Excellent knowledge of USPS regulations. Prior experience working in an academic setting.
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Mail Processor I
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