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Now Hiring! MSU Surplus Store Online Lister -- Part-time Position

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Along with selling items on our physical sales floor, the MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center (SSRC) sells items through our online platforms including msusurplusstore.com, Amazon and eBay. Each of these items is researched for identification and price comparisons, as well as being tested for functionality and condition.

Currently, the SSRC is seeking an ambitious and self-motivated individual to work as an on-call assistant to do online listings. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of online marketplaces, be able to write effectively and clearly, and have experience with electronics, lab equipment and industrial items.

The total hours per week for this position is 19. However, specific shifts are flexible around your schedule. The SSRC Online Department is open 7:20 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, with infrequent opportunities to work weekend shifts.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identify, research, and evaluate a large range of items
  • Perform basic testing of items for functionality and condition
  • Determine prices using online comparisons
  • Write brief, clear, and accurate descriptions to appear in online listing
  • Photograph and edit items for online listing
  • Relocate items using pallet jacks, hand trucks or by lifting

Necessary Qualifications

  • Work independently and efficiently in a busy environment
  • Basic knowledge of online marketplaces such as eBay, Amazon, etc.
  • Frequent lifting of 50 lb and infrequent lifting of larger weights
  • Photography and photo editing experience is a plus

Job Type: On-call, 19 hours/week.

Payrate: $12.51 (probationary rate), $13.51 after 6 mos.

Please send resumes to: surpluss@msu.edu

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