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Wage Purchasing / Delivery Specialist

Position Details

Position Information

Working Title Wage Purchasing / Delivery Specialist
Position Number 6295
Posting Number S1125
State Role Title Store and Warehouse Specialist II
Position Type Wage
Position Status Part Time
FLSA Status Non-Exempt: Eligible for Overtime
College/Division Business Services
Department 100224 - Warehouse/Stores
Pay Band 2
Pay Rate Hourly
Specify Range or Amount $11.90
Is this a JMU Only position? No
Is this a grant-funded position? No

Position Summary Information

General Information

James Madison University is seeking two part-time Wage Purchasing / Delivery Specialists. These positions work Monday through Friday during normal business hours.

Duties and Responsibilities

This position’s primary responsibility is to obtain goods within the geographical area of Rockingham County, but on occasion will be tasked to obtain goods outside the area. This position’s secondary responsibility will be to assist Storeroom staff with internal orders when directed to do so.

Other responsibilities include but not limited to verifying orders for completeness, constructing route for the day, placing orders, inspecting products for damage and accountability, reconciling charges, processing product returns and performing data entry into Microsoft Excel and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s “eVA” system.


Working computer knowledge that includes basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Outlook. Applicants must be customer focused and able to work within a busy office environment where multiple priorities exist. Being a team player is a must. Applicants need to be detailed oriented and able to communicate in a professional manner (both orally and in writing) with internal and external stakeholders. Mechanical/parts knowledge among a variety of trades is a plus. Knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia’s “eVA” system is also a plus. Applicants must be at least 19 years old with a valid driver’s license.

Condition(s) of Employment

Employment is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check.

These are part-time wage positions working between 25-29 hours per week, with a maximum of 1,500 hours worked over the course of a calendar year with no benefits.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Date 10/26/2017
Beginning Review Date
Closing Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Proposed Starting Date
EEO Statement

James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status.

We promote access, inclusion and diversity for all students, faculty, staff, constituents and programs, believing that these qualities are foundational components of an outstanding education in keeping with our mission. The university is interested in candidates whose experience and qualifications support an ongoing commitment to this core quality.

Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

Reasonable Accommodation Request

If you are an individual with a disability and need assistance searching or applying for jobs please contact us at (540) 568-3597 or You may also visit the JMU Human Resource Office, located at 752 Ott Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807 and we will be happy to assist you.

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Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you learn about this position?
    • Charlottesville Daily Progress
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Employee Referral
    • Harrisonburg Daily News Record
    • Hispanic Outlook
    • INSIGHT Into Diversity
    • JMU JobLink
    • Job Fair
    • NCAA
    • Northern Virginia Daily
    • Nuevas Raices
    • Other Referral
    • Phone Inquiry
    • Richmond Times Dispatch
    • Roanoke Times
    • Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.)
    • US Military Pipeline
    • VA Jobs Website
    • VEC (Virginia Employment Commission)
    • Walk-in
    • Washington Post
    • Winchester Star
    • Other
  2. * If you selected a source above please type "N/A" in the following box. If you selected "Other" please indicate where you heard about the position.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Are you at least 19 years old with a valid driver's license?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you possessed a valid driver's license for at least a total of 24 months?
    • Yes
    • No