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Graduate Assistant Surplus Property Coordinator
Position: Graduate Assistant Surplus Property Coordinator
Department: Purchasing Services
Supervisor: Jane Altemose
Schedule: 10-15 hours per week, between hours of M-F 8:15 am – 4:45 pm
Salary: $15 per hour
Duration: Academic year, beginning May/June 2017
Primary Location: Purchasing Services, 516 Brodhead Avenue, Bethlehem
Description: Purchasing Services seeks a Surplus Property Coordinator. This position is overseen by the Director of Purchasing Services, and works in close coordination with the Office of Sustainability and Facilities Services.
This position will support the creation of the university’s Surplus Property Program. The Program will ensure that the university realizes the maximum benefit from the surplus property by regulating the manner of disposition of such property, both internally and externally. This program advocates re-utilization, re-sale, or donation, and will avoid disposal whenever possible.
Responsibilities will include:
Developing a Surplus Property Program that incorporates the types of surplus property available within the university, its disposition, coordinating with the campus and local communities, conducting analyses of potential revenue-generating solutions for the disposition of the university’s retired assets, and managing the process.
Creating and implementing a retired asset inventory system, organizing and accounting for the disposition of retired assets, identifying markets for materials, and completing reporting.
Monitoring market trends, identifying niche sales opportunities, and conducting analysis of the potential operation of a surplus property retail store.
Marketing the program to the university community to ensure the compliance of the central university surplus policy.
Performing other duties as assigned.
Required Education & Experience: Bachelor’s degree in Sustainability, Environmental Science, Environmental Policy, Business Administration, Entrepreneurship or related field or three years’ experience in project management or business development
Required Skills & Abilities:
Knowledge of marketing, sales and advertising principles
Demonstrated knowledge of project management best practices
Knowledge of sustainability best practices
Ability to effectively communicate
Effective problem solving skills
Strong interpersonal skills
To Apply: Go to LUCIE/Career Services
Deadline: Open until filled