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To promote the health and safety of our university community, UC currently has a mandatory mask requirement for all buildings on campus for faculty, staff, students, and visitors. Additionally, successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Vaccine verification will be required by November 15, 2021. Newly hired individuals will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination. There is an opportunity to request an exemption from the vaccine requirement for medical reasons, sincerely held reasons of conscience, or religious beliefs.

Coordinator Surplus Properties

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati embarks upon its third century – building on the past and defining the future by leading urban, public universities into a new era of innovation and impact through its strategic direction, Next Lives Here. Underscoring the power of creativity, ingenuity, invention and inclusion, what’s Next will accelerate our unrivaled momentum, evidenced by eight straight years of record enrollment and rankings that include placement among America’s top 100 public universities by U.S. News & World Report. Home to a diverse student body of nearly 47,000 and more than 4,200 distinguished faculty, the university combines its Research 1 (Very High Research Activity) Carnegie Classification with a physical setting that The New York Times recently acclaimed as “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.


Job Overview

Assist with the management and operational activities of University Surplus Equipment and Central Storage Departments.

Essential Functions

  • Approve, schedule, receive and distribute incoming surplus equipment in compliance with university, local, state and federal regulations.
  • Assist with the management of surplus events (e.g., auction sales, buy now store sales, customer pickups, Free to Departments Program).
  • Assist with the management of the disposition of all surplus items to be recycled by outside vendors.
  • Assist in the development and implementation of new policies, procedures and systems.
  • Act as liaison with University departments and the general public.
  • Prepare reports required to meet university, local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Maintain database of surplus properties.
  • Reconcile and maintain subsidiary records in UC Flex.
  • Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

Required Trainings/Certifications

Once hired, training required for: forklift operation, powered pallet jack operation, manual pallet jack operation, 2-wheel hand trucks, 4-wheel dollies, team lifting, misc. powered & manual hand tool usage, other equipment as needed.

Required Experience

  • Previous experience in a warehouse environment, customer service experience.
  • Knowledge of Environmental Health & Safety guidelines, information security guidelines, and general recycling product evaluation knowledge.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Basic computer literacy or ability to learn how to navigate through a system
  • Ability to be on feet all day
  • Ability to lift heavy objects

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Sitting - Continuously
  • Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
  • Hearing, listening - Continuously
  • Talking - Often
  • Standing - Often
  • Walking - Often
  • Bending - Often
  • Stooping - Often
  • Kneeling, squatting - Often
  • Crouching - Often
  • Reaching overhead - Often
  • Pulling, pushing - Often
  • Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Often
  • Lifting - up to 50 pounds - Often
  • Lifting - over 50 pounds - Often
  • Climbing stairs/ladders - Seldom
  • Shoveling - Seldom
  • Hazards: Includes a variety of physical conditions, such as proximity to moving mechanical parts of machinery or tools used to perform work, moving vehicles, electrical current, working on scaffolding and high places, or exposure to chemicals.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 72364 


Coordinator Surplus Properties

Date:  Oct 14, 2021

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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