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This is a TEMPORARY, PART-TIME position. Hours To Be Determined. It begins Upon Hire and is expected to run through December of 2018.
The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
The Department of Biochemistry at the University of Washington has contributed to many phases of research. Initially recognized for incisive studies of the structure and function of proteins, and the mechanisms of enzyme action, the department branched out into a multitude of other areas. These included: developmental biology of flies, fish, frogs, and mice; molecular mechanisms of aging in yeast and mammals; vertebrate visual and immune responses; chromosome dynamics, cell division, DNA replication and repair; energy transduction during photosynthesis; protein secretion and membrane fusion; translational control and regulated protein degradation; protein structure determination by crystallography and NMR spectroscopy; and protein structure prediction and enzyme design. Our diversity of interests guarantees a rich intellectual and educational environment.
The department has an outstanding opportunity open for a Temporary, Part-Time Stockroom Attendant 1.
Responsibilities include: -Receive and dispense stockroom supplies and equipment using a manual or automated inventory system. -Under direct supervision, perform routine stockroom duties. Completed work is reviewed for accuracy, adequacy and adherence to instructions and established procedures. -Receive ordered materials from central supply; check purchase receipts and invoices; return damaged goods; stock shelves. -Issue materials, supplies, and equipment; receive cash, requisition, or laboratory ticket to conclude transaction; advise students and staff on questions regarding inventory in stock. -Maintain compliance with state and institution policies regarding receipt, issuance and inventory of supplies, materials and equipment; assist in maintenance of equipment records; notify superior when necessary to reorder inventory. -Maintain inventory and ordering records and/or cost records and periodically take physical inventories. -Rearrange stock to accommodate inventory movement; use hand dollies and pallet jacks to move stock and equipment. -Clean and make repairs on equipment. -May place price on stock items. -May maintain stockroom and perform custodial duties in stockroom areas. -May mix flammable, toxic, corrosive and/or explosive chemicals and handle laboratory equipment under technical direction. -May dispose of surplus materials. -Perform related duties as required. -Responsible for stacking, ordering, receiving, shipping and selling items to research scientists and other researchers. -Some computer skills. -Team worker and can work without supervision. -Trustworthy, reliable, honest and hard working.
High school graduate or equivalent. Six months of applicable experience may be substituted for education requirements or equivalent education/experience.
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification will be required prior to hire.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.