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Bookstore Temporary Warehouse Worker

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Boulder, Colorado

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Temporary Staff



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Job Summary

The University of Colorado is hiring for a Bookstore Temporary Logistics Worker! This position will help support the peak seasonal needs of the CU Book Store on campus.

The University of Colorado Boulder is committed to building a culturally diverse community of faculty, staff, and students dedicated to contributing to an inclusive campus environment. We are an Equal Opportunity employer, including veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Who We Are

The CU Book Store, owned and operated by the University of Colorado Boulder is your official store for CU merchandise. By shopping at the store that caters to the special needs of a university community, your dollars stay on campus to further the work of this nationally recognized institution.

The CU Book Store offers a convenient place for students to prepare for classes with a large textbook department featuring rental, used and new textbooks as well as custom published materials and required course supplies. You can also find a full range of office products and school supplies to support your academic and professional pursuits.

What Your Key Responsibilities Will Be

  • Log, receive, transfer, and distribute merchandise into the bookstore and warehouse inventories. 
  • Cross-train as initial receiver and detailed receiver
  • Unload trucks, ensure integrity of shipments, assign log numbers, and create distribution reports.

What You Should Know

  • This position will work fully on campus, no remote work available.
  • All University of Colorado Boulder employees are required to comply with the campus COVID-19 vaccine requirement. New employees must provide proof of vaccination or receive a medical or religious exemption within 30 days of employment.

What We Can Offer

  • The pay range for this position is $15.00 - $18.00 per hour.


Temporary positions at the University of Colorado are not benefits-eligible, however, all positions are eligible for paid sick leave

Be Statements

Be collaborative. Be unique. Be Boulder.

What We Require

  • One year of related experience (receiving, storing, and inventory maintenance). 
  • Appropriate education will substitute for the required experience on a year-for-year basis. 
  • Must be able to exert 50 lbs. frequently, and 100 lbs. occasionally.

What You Will Need

  • Think critically and to solve problems. 
  • Work independently without direct supervision. 
  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Must be able to work on your feet for a majority of the day. 
  • Work under pressure in order to meet departmental goals and deadlines.

What We Would Like You To Have

  • Two years experience as warehouse worker; including receiving, distributing inventory into multiple locations, and order fulfillment in a supervisory role. 
  • Forklift experience is preferred.

Special Instructions

To apply, please submit the following materials: 

1. A current resume. 

2. A cover letter is optional. 

Please apply by December 12, 2021, for consideration.

Note: Application materials will not be accepted via email. For consideration, please apply through CU Boulder Jobs.

Posting Contact Information

Posting Contact Name: Boulder Campus Human Resources

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