Stockroom Clerk ( Part - Time )

Code: 16031 Posted: 10/29/2019

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Stockroom Clerk (part-time).

The Stockroom Clerk will assist the Inventory Control Coordinator – Advanced in the day to day activities of a large stores unit which stocks about 3000 items with a value of $300,000. Duties include purchasing, issuing materials, stocking shelves, proper receiving procedures and obtaining emergency purchases.

Essential Job Functions

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Complete purchases for stock and emergency situations
  • Determine stock quantities, foresee turnover rates, and maintain adequate supply of items to fill the maintenance needs of campus.
  • Establish high/low stock levels, order lot sizes and reorder points, identify obsolete and surplus stock and arrange for proper disposal.
  • Adhere to proper state purchasing guidelines, consult state purchasing bulletins and contact vendors. Initiate requisitions for stock replacement and purchase items on Pro-Card, blanket orders, etc.
  • Assist in overseeing student help.
  • Maintain a purchasing card log, balance statement and insure card security

Coordinate and inspect materials received

  • Inspect received materials for accuracy, maintain receiving reports and notify recipients of items received. 
  • Oversee delivery of Facilities Management packages from Central Receiving and arrange for transportation of special deliveries.

Maintain inventory records on computer

  • Enter all stock issues and deliveries into CMMS (Computerized Maintenance Management System) database.
  • Maintain accurate database information for stock items.
  • Provide inventory reports to management and state auditors when necessary.
  • Conduct periodic physical inventories.

Miscellaneous Duties

  • Arrange for secure storage of special tools and safety equipment. Record issues and receipts.
  • Pick up materials from vendors when necessary.
  • Operator fork lift and pallet jack to move stock items.
  • Sweeping and cleaning of stores area.

Equipment to be used on the job:

  • Tools – utility knife, label maker
  • Large Machinery – Storeroom van, hand truck, flatbed utility cart, fork lift, pallet jack, enclosed box truck
  • Electrical Equipment – computer, fax, calculator, telephone, copier, iPad
  • Chemicals – paints, stains, solvents, lubricants, varnishes, epoxies, cleaning materials

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Responsible for Money, University Funds or Accounts which hold financial information. May purchase stock items, supplies, items for other departments and material for projects up to $5000 limit per purchase

Ergonomic Requirements:

  • Climb ladders and work from elevated surfaces. 
  • Extensive standing for long periods of time. 
  • Extensive walking to and from various areas of campus.
  • Reaching required for higher work. 
  • Squatting, twisting, bending and kneeling.
  • Frequent lifting of heavy objects up to 75 lbs.
  • Adequate balance and stability needed to accomplish noted tasks – stocking, shelving and delivering.

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • High school diploma or GED and/or 2-5 years of experience in a maintenance crib or supplies storeroom
  • Knowledge of supplies used in structural repairs, plumbing, HVAC, electrical and housekeeping
  • Computer knowledge with experience in spreadsheets, database and word processing.
Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

Total Compensation Estimator:

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • CV/resume
  • Names and emails of three professional references

Review of Applications

Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Sherry Ciraig

Diversity Jobs Employer Member
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