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University of Virginia Shipping and Receiving Lead-UVA Bookstore in Charlottesville, Virginia

The University of Virginia Bookstore has an exciting opportunity for a Shipping and Receiving Lead to join its Bookstore team. The Shipping and Receiving Lead would compile and maintain the database of inventory records, including the quantity, cost, and types of materials, equipment, merchandise, and supplies, in addition to all standard retail duties. The successful candidate would record receipt or disbursement of inventory items and compute balance, price, and cost. They perform program support work of a specialized nature in areas such as purchasing, collecting, and licensing in addition to inventory control, as well as make adjustments to or investigate inaccuracies. They prepare reports and recommend options for defective or unusable items. This position works under supervision, although customer service and stocking duties are performed independently. They may supervise student workers.


  • Supervise receipt and stocking of supplies. Record receipt or disbursement of inventory items and compute balance, price and cost.

  • Provide exemplary customer service and handle increasingly complex inquiries.

  • Make adjustments to or investigate inaccuracies. Prepare reports and recommend options for defective or unusable items.

  • Assist with the receiving and distribution of merchandise, the organization or storage, and the management of inventory.

  • Maintain a daily log of all orders received.

  • Accurately receive, price, and packages orders for storage.

  • Reconcile all merchandise received with the manufacturer's packing list.

  • Perform all general duties of retail specialists, which may involve maintaining neatness, changing tags, conducting out-of-print book searches, locating items, and assisting customers with inquiries.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


  • Education: High school diploma or equivalent

  • Experience: At least three [3] years of retail experience or customer service related position.

  • Licensure: None


  • Experience: Experience in bookstore or athletic retail.


The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $16.35 – $18.03 per hour ($34,000 - $37,500 per year).

The selected candidate will be required to complete all required background checks prior to the first day of employment.


This position requires both sitting and standing for long periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry boxes of books up to 50 pounds on a consistent basis.


Application Process for External Applicants : Please apply through Workday and search for ' R0028605' . Fully complete the online application, attaching the following required documents :

  • Resume

  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

Application Process for Internal UVA Applicants : Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for ' R0028605' and complete the application, attaching the following required documents :

  • Resume

  • Contact for three professional references (name, email address, and telephone number).

** Note: M ultiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box.

Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

This position is open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Gay Lynn Tonelli, Recruiter, at

COVID Vaccination Requirement

The University of Virginia expects all current and new employees (UVA Health System and Academic), to be vaccinated against COVID-19.

If hired to work within the University Health System, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to receive the vaccination. Employees may request a medical or religious exemption from vaccination.

If hired to work on the Academic side of the University, excluding the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, UPG, and the Health Systems Library, you will be required to provide proof of vaccination or be willing to submit to mandatory, weekly prevalence testing. Employees that are working 100% remotely will not be subject to weekly prevalence testing; however, if the employee works on UVA Grounds (including the Medical Center) even intermittently, then they are required to be tested for COVID-19 once per week on an indefinite basis and follow masking mandates.

NOTE: Some medical and safety-sensitive positions require vaccination and are not eligible for an exemption. For more information on how the vaccination and testing requirements will apply to you at your work location, see the UVA New Hire Vaccination Requirements ( webpage.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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