Mail Associate (Part-time)

Kirkwood Community College


To advance the college’s mission, vision, principles, values and strategic initiatives through continuous improvement decisions.


Responsible for coordinating the shipping and receipt of mail, packages, and other materials for the college and its locations.  


  • Advocate for Continual Improvement- empowering each other to identify opportunities for excellence.
  • Collaborate with Mutual Accountability- working together with a willingness to take ownership and account for our actions. 
  • Champion Service- anticipating needs and create a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive environment. 
  • Perseverance- commitment to excellence even in the face of adversity or delay in achieving success. 
  • Lead- regardless of title, through positive influence. 


  • Receive, sort, process, schedule, and deliver mail and packages to any on-or-off-campus locations and the post office.
  • Operate computerized mailing equipment.
  • Assist with the unloading of trucks, and route incoming freight and packages.
  • Operate forklifts, pallet jacks and other related equipment.
  • Fill and deliver large orders (Print Shop, Bookstore, Custodial, Special Deliveries, Office Supplies, etc.)
  • Subject matter expert on deliveries, automated mailings, postal regulations, and shipping and receiving.
  • Operate snow removal equipment and shovels to remove snow and ice from roads, parking lots and walkways. 
  • Work on-site during college breaks, Holidays and other critical times. 
  • Perform other related work duties as assigned. 
  • Possess excellent communication skills to work effectively with others in a cross functional team environment.
  • Effective time management and organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize and complete tasks as required.
  • Possess good computer skills and ability to adapt to changing technology.
  • Represent the College in a positive manner, providing superior customer service skills at all times.
  • Welcome, value, and nurture people of all backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, as well as support and promote an environment that accepts differences.   
The statements contained herein reflect general details as necessary to describe the essential job duties/responsibilities and performance expectations of the job, which should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements.  Individuals may perform other duties as assigned. 


Position involves working in an office setting. Occasional (10-33%) standing, pushing, pulling and grasping. Frequent (34-66%) reaching and viewing a computer and other types of close visual work.  Constant (67-100%) sitting, walking, repetitive motion, talking and hearing.  


  • High School Diploma and 2-3 years related experience required 
  • Must have experience with computers.  
  • Must have ability to understand and interpret postal regulations and possess basic math skills.  
  • Must have valid Iowa driver’s license with good driving record.  



Kirkwood Community College shall not engage in nor allow unlawful discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment. This includes all employment practices, hiring practices, and unwelcome harassment of applicants or employees based on race, color, national origin, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, genetic information or actual or potential parental, family, marital status or veteran status. If you have questions or complaints related to compliance with the policy please contact the Vice President of Human Resources at Kirkwood Community College, 313 Kirkwood Hall, 6301 Kirkwood Blvd., SW, Cedar Rapids, IA 52404, Telephone: 319-398-5572,  Email: or the director of the Office for Civil Rights U.S. Department of Education, John C. Kluczynski Federal Building, 230 S. Dearborn Street, 37th Floor, Chicago, IL 60604-7204, Telephone: (312) 730-1560 Facsimile: (312) 730-1576, TDD (800) 877-8339 Email:


Job Benefits:

Kirkwood offers a wide range of employee benefits.  Read more about them here

Job ID: 90694

Posted 10 days ago

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