Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
SENIOR PROPERTY INVENTORY ASSISTANT , Property Office , to initiate and maintain property records for equipment while ensuring records in MIT's centralized property management system are complete and accurate. Will inspect, evaluate, create an inventory entry, and label the physical property of MIT and its sponsors. Responsibilities include locating, inspecting, and tagging property/equipment, involving extensive travel across MIT's campus, affiliated buildings, and satellite locations; determining and recording equipment details, e.g., manufacturer, model number, and serial number; conducting extensive fieldwork (up to 75% of work time) in varied environments, including machine shops, cleanrooms, storerooms, outside areas, biological and radiation areas, computer rooms, rooms with extreme temperatures, etc.; determining the classification of items and condition/utilization of equipment; assimilating large volumes of data for input into databases; reconciling property information against MIT financial records and other duties as assigned.
REQUIRED : three years' experience in a public-facing, customer service-oriented position that required working with a diverse group of stakeholders; ability to interact with individuals at various levels; excellent organizational, customer service, and verbal and written communication skills; ability to shift and lift items weighing approximately twenty-five pounds, position yourself to access confined spaces in order to scan and tag items, and enter areas not accessible by stairs or elevator; strong data entry skills; proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Word; ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team; and detail orientation. PREFERRED : bachelor's degree; familiarity with purchasing and accounts payable systems; knowledge of government property regulations and scientific and office equipment; and familiarity with SAP, Coupa, COEUS, and equipment databases. Job #17858-4
Internal Number: 17858
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