Mailroom Clerk- Clerk Messenger Sr
University of Chicago 205 reviews - Chicago, IL

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Laboratory Schools


11437 -The Laboratory Schools

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The Laboratory Schools is among the largest independent schools in the country with a history dating to 1896 under the auspices of John Dewey and the University of Chicago. Located on the U of C campus, the Schools serve children (N-12) from metropolitan Chicago with approximately 60% of the students coming from families affiliated with the University. The University environment attracts a rich and diverse student body and parents who value and support a quality educational program.

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Mailroom Clerk- Clerk Messenger Sr: Under the direction of the Registrar for the Laboratory Schools perform clerical duties related to mail room coordination and package delivery. Coordinate the day-to-day operation of the mail room, including sorting, stamping and sending mail and packages for staff and faculty of the Laboratory Schools. Organize the operation of the mail room around the best practices of customer service and problem solving.


Candidates must demonstrate the following competencies: manage interpersonal relationships and interact/communicate with clarity, tact and courtesy with patrons, patients, staff, faculty, students and others; communicate effectively in English, both orally and in writing; identify priorities; recognize and resolve or refer problems; work effectively with supervision and as a part of a team; use or learn a range of position-related software applications; ability to organize work and meet deadlines; ability maintain confidentiality and maintain records required; strong attention to detail and follow-through required; excellent organizational skills required; demonstrated ability to read and understand basic documentation.

High School diploma required.significant clerical experience required, preferably in an academic environment; knowledge of Macintosh computers and Microsoft Word and Excel required.


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Campus - Hyde Park

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M-F 7:30-4p

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024-Local 743, I.B.T. Clerical

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