Stock Clerk I

University of Chicago

University of Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA
Posted on Friday, September 22, 2023


Press Warehouse Inventory Control

About the Department

The University of Chicago Press Distribution Center (CDC) is a state-of-the-art distribution and fulfillment operation, providing a full range of services to the University of Chicago Press and scholarly publishers worldwide. Located in the Historic Pullman District near 110th Langley, the CDC is conveniently located near the Metra and the Bishop Ford Freeway. The facility is two hundred seventy-three thousand square feet housing nearly twelve million books in inventory, and more than nineteen thousand units shipped daily. Our team is hard-working, highly motivated, and enjoy the same benefits as the University of Chicago campus-based employees, many with the added benefit of working close to home. On-the-job training provided.

Job Information

Job Summary:

Responsible for regularly performing warehouse shipping and receiving duties and any and all duties of the Stock Clerk I, as directed by the Loading Dock Supervisor/Manager.


  • Receive and Process inbound stock.

  • Replenish bins with books.

  • Other warehouse functions as instructed.

  • Dusting/Cleaning product and warehouse.

  • Sweeping/mopping warehouse.

  • Move stock and packing materials.

  • Pack/repack loose stock to cartons.


  • Strong judgement needed.

  • Competency in verbal and written communications.

  • Perform multiple concurrent tasks.

  • Work with limited supervision.

Additional Requirements​​

Education, Experience, or Certifications:


  • Warehouse order fulfillment experience preferred, but training is provided.

Technical Knowledge or Skills:

  • Ability to read relevant forms and computer screens.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Warehouse environment.

  • Exposure to moving machinery.

  • High dust, dirt environment.

  • High noise environment.

  • Lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Daily attendance.

  • Standing for long periods on concrete floor.

  • Bending, crouching, and stooping throughout the workday.

Pay Range:

  • $16.43 - $17.51 per hour

Required Documents:

  • Resume

When applying, the document(s) MUST be uploaded via the My Experience page, in the section titled Application Documents of the application.

Benefit Eligibility


Requires Compliance with University Covid-19 Vaccination Requirement


Pay Frequency

Pay Range

Please refer to Additional Requirements to see the pay ranges

Scheduled Weekly Hours



024- Local 743, I.B.T. Clerical

Job is Exempt


Drug Test Required


Motor Vehicle Record Inquiry Required


Health Screen Required


Posting Date


Remove from Posting On or Before


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