Staff Position

Mail Services Technician (Temporary)

Position Details

Job ID # 16-892
Department Information Technology
Reports To Print Services Manager

Position Summary

Responsible for pick-up, sorting and distribution of incoming U.S. mail, daily preparation and delivery of out-going US mail to Post Office, handling of incoming and outgoing mail through UPS, FedEx, DHL, etc.  Responsible for maintaining the security and confidentiality of all mail.  This is a part-time (30 per week), .75 FTE temporary position until December 16, 2016.

Essential Functions

  1. Picks up the morning mail from Post Office. Sorts US mail and interoffice mail for entire campus. Assures distribution of mail to administrative and faculty boxes, as well as student mail boxes through various procedures.    
  2. Prepares, posts, sorts out-going daily mail and delivers to the Post Office at the end of the day.    
  3. Provides backup for printing services when absent for lunch or breaks.  
  4. Prepares monthly accounting reports for departmental and personal postage charges.  Tracks postage meter and bulk mail monetary inventory.  Arranges for additional deposits to these accounts as necessary.  
  5. Distributes student mailbox keys and maintains accurate mailbox assignment and outstanding key records.
  6. Maintains and updates Staff and Faculty database with incoming and departing employees. Maintains cleanliness and organization of mailroom and package center.
  7. Assists Print Services with printing projects.  
  8. Performs other work related duties as assigned. 


  1. High School Diploma
  2. Six months general clerical experience, including ability to operate mail equipment such as scales, postage meters and labeling machines, ability to work under time-line pressure, good reading skills and an eye for detail.
  3. Must be insurable by University insurance and maintain a valid a driver’s license.
  4. Must have ability to relate well with customers and ability to persistently do repetitive tasks.
  5. Must be a self-starter, detail oriented, good organizer, and able to perform duties without constant supervision.
  6. Must have basic knowledge of computer using Windows, MS Word, and e-mail.
  7. Demonstrated commitment to maintaining a safe work environment free of harassment, violence, and unlawful discrimination.
  8. Proven ability to communicate effectively, get along well with co-workers, and deal effectively and professionally with colleagues.

Lifestyle Standards

Recognize, understand, and agree to live by the moral and ethical standards of Northwest University as outlined in the Assemblies of God Statement of Faith, the Northwest University Community Affirmation statement, and the Northwest University Statement of Principles.

Application Procedure

Please submit your resume, a letter of interest describing your qualifications, and a completed application form to the Human Resources office. Applications are available online (, or in the Human Resources Office of Northwest University.

You may submit your package by mail, scan and email, or fax.

Northwest University
Attn: Human Resources
PO Box 579
Kirkland, WA 98083-0579
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Fax: (425) 739-0695

Inquiries regarding staff positions may be made to:

Human Resources Office
Northwest University
5520 108th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98033
(425) 889-5749
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Northwest University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, age, or disability in admissions and access to, employment, or treatment in its programs or activities. Northwest University is an "At Will" employer.

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