Utah State University

Material Handler

City Logan Campus
Posted Date 1 month ago(4/3/2024 12:28 PM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Locations
Category (Portal Searching)
Building and Grounds Cleaning and Maintenance
Position Type
Non-benefited (hourly) Part-Time
Job Classification
Percent of Time or Hours per Week
20-30 hours per week
Auxiliary Enterprises
Housing Services
Advertised Salary
$11.00per hour
Telework Eligible


As a Material Handler for USU Housing, your primary responsibility will be to maintain a clean, organized, and efficient inventory management area. You will be tasked with various warehouse duties to ensure the smooth operation of the housing facility. This role offers an opportunity to contribute to the efficient operation of USU Housing while gaining valuable experience in inventory management and warehouse operations.


  • Unload Trucks: Receive incoming shipments and unload trucks, ensuring accuracy and efficiency.
  • Paperwork Functions: Perform various paperwork tasks related to inventory management, including documentation of received items, updating inventory records, and completing requisition forms.
  • Stock Shelves: Organize and stock shelves with received inventory items, maintaining proper inventory levels.
  • Pick List Fulfillment: Pull items from inventory based on pick lists, ensuring accuracy and timely delivery.
  • Data Entry: Perform regular data entry tasks to update inventory systems and maintain accurate records.
  • Warehouse Maintenance: Keep the warehouse and area closets clean, organized, and free from hazards.
  • Cycle Counts: Conduct regular cycle counts to ensure inventory accuracy and identify discrepancies.
  • Adherence to Policies: Follow all company policies and procedures regarding inventory management, safety protocols, and warehouse operations.
  • Vehicle Errands: Utilize university vehicles to run errands such as picking up supplies or delivering items to various locations on campus.
  • Material Movement: Transport materials to designated storage areas using appropriate equipment or manual methods.
  • Minor Furniture Repair: Perform minor repairs on furniture items as needed, ensuring they are in good condition for use.
  • Other Duties: Assist with additional tasks and projects as assigned by management to support the overall operations of USU Housing.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Basic math skills
  • Must be able to work well with a team or unsupervised
  • Valid Utah driver’s license to perform essential job responsibilities, such as driving university vehicles and transporting materials 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous forklift experience preferred
  • Previous warehouse experience preferred

Required Documents

Along with the online application, please attach:

  1. Resume to be uploaded at the beginning of your application in the Candidate Profile under “Resume/CV”



**Document size may not exceed 10 MB.**

Advertised Salary

$11.00per hour


This position requires moderate physical effort.  Employees must have sufficient strength to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position, including lifting up to 25 pounds, walking and standing.  Employees must adhere to safety precautions and may be required to use protective equipment.

University Highlights

Founded in 1888, Utah State University is Utah’s premier land-grant, public service university, with a strong commitment to excellence, access, and inclusion, empowering people to lead successful lives of involvement, innovation, and impact. Utah State provides high-quality education to 27,500-plus students locations throughout the state, including at three residential campuses, eight statewide campuses, and 23 education centers. USU Online educates students from all 50 states and 55 countries. For over 25 years, USU Extension has served and engaged Utahns in all of Utah’s counties. As an R1 research institution, Utah State is dedicated to advancing knowledge through research and scholarly activities, providing a high-quality undergraduate and graduate education at an affordable price.


Utah State is committed to cultivating a community of inclusive excellence where all perspectives, values, cultures, and identities are acknowledged, welcomed, and valued. We seek to recruit, hire, and retain people from all walks of life who will champion excellence in education, research, discovery, outreach, and service. We believe that promoting a strong sense of community and belonging empowers and engages all members of USU to thrive and be successful. Forbes recognized our commitment to employees when they named Utah State the best employer in Utah in 2023. Learn more about USU. 


The university provides a Dual Career Assistance Program to support careers for partners who are also seeking employment. Additionally, USU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability, contact the university’s ADA Coordinator in the Office of Human Resources at (435) 797-0122 or hr@usu.edu. 


About the Region

U.S. News and World Report ranked Utah first for its strong economy, fiscal stability, education, and health care. Outstanding outdoor recreational opportunities abound throughout the state, including five national parks, 43 state parks and recreation areas, and 15 alpine ski resorts. The home of USU’s main campus, Logan, is a city of 54,000-plus people in a picturesque mountain valley 80 miles north of Salt Lake City. The Logan metro area claimed the top spot in the Milken Institute’s 2022 ranking for best-performing small cities in the nation. 


*updated 04/2024

Notice of Non-discrimination

In its programs and activities, including in admissions and employment, Utah State University does not discriminate or tolerate discrimination, including harassment, based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other status protected by University policy, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law.

The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the application of Title IX and its implementing regulations and/or USU’s non-discrimination policies:


Executive Director of the Office of Equity Matthew Pinner, discrimination@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 401, 435-797-1266

Title IX Coordinator Cody Carmichael, titleix@usu.edu, Distance Education Rm. 404, 435-797-1266

Mailing address: 5100 Old Main Hill, Logan, UT 84322

For further information regarding non-discrimination, please visit https://equity.usu.edu/, or contact:

U.S. Department of Education, Office of Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, 800-421-3481, OCR@ed.gov

*updated 09/2023


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