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Come Work with Us and Make a Difference! Now Hiring a Part-time Shipping Assistant -- POSITION FILLED, THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST


The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center is currently hiring for an on-call (19 hr./week) shipping assistant. The perfect applicant will be committed to waste diversion, reuse, and recycling, in addition to being reliable and able to work morning hours.

Job Description

Assist with organizing, stocking and shipping items for the MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center. Provide internal and external customer service and inventory management.

Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities

  • Prepare and package inventory for parcel pickup.
  • Prepare and process shipping documents for inventory.
  • Perform duties associated with utilizing computer software systems for inventory management and shipping.
  • Perform duties associated with internal inventory tracking systems.
  • Perform general maintenance and organizational duties such as cleaning, sweeping, wiping, etc.
  • Serve as a resource to customers and other staff.


  • Frequent lifting of 26 to 75 pounds and occasional lifting of over 75 pounds.
  • Knowledge of basic personal computer terminology and operations, and the ability to use e-mail and the Internet.
  • Consistency and reliability for morning work hours Monday through Friday.

Desired Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of common resale web sites (Amazon, eBay, etc.)
  • Previous experience with inventory management.

Required availability: Weekdays, 7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for training period. Mondays required.

Total hours: 19 per week

Pay rate: $12.00/hr

To apply: Please send resume to surpluss@msu.edu with subject “Shipping”

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