Business and Auxiliary Services is seeking a Special Orders Temp that will support the special orders team and University Store operations team efforts to assist with the special orders business. In addition, this position may assist with analysis and development of process improvement, and related customer service and administrative tasks as assigned. Temp will also communicate with customers to place orders, keep informed on existing orders, and follow up on past orders.
Special Orders Tracker: assist in completing daily order tracker to log all orders and complete appropriate follow up tasks (contact vendors to place orders, follow up with customers to provide information on orders)
Work with buying staff for planning purchases of special orders once confirmed with customers and complete research on vendors to assist in sourcing options for the best quality and price on special orders
Administrative projects, data entry, and related customer service tasks, as assigned
Incumbent must have experience in retail and inventory management systems
Strong data entry skills are required. Position may require standing, pulling and lifting (10lbs.)
Excellent writing and communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office, specifically Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Ability to work independently
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Department: University Store
Assignment Category: Parttime-Temporary
Minimum Education Level Required: Associate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Work schedule will vary.
Requested Pay Rate: 13.00
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume
Optional Documents: Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20003340
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