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Post Office Clerk

Campus Operations, Rose Hill

Fordham University


Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City.  Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools. 


Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents 
A generous employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.  
University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Hybrid Policy:       

Please review the Hybrid Policy here.


Position Summary

Reporting to the University Post Office Manager, the Post Office Clerk provides mail services at the Rose Hill campus.


The Schedule is Monday through Friday 7:00 am to 3:30 pm.


Essential Functions        

Makes primary and one or more secondary distribution of incoming mail to the various offices on campus and to student boxes.
Records and signs for all accountable mail items received from the Post Office and notifies the appropriate department offices.
Records UPS/FedEx and other commercial shipping and mail deliveries to students.
Corrects student mail which was incorrectly addressed and sorts for re-delivery.
Sells postage stamps, stamped paper, postal cards and domestic money orders.
Accepts from and makes window delivery to patrons of parcel post, insured, registered, certified, and express mail.
Handles UPS packages and other deliveries through a computerized system.
Makes collection of required postage due, when applicable, issues necessary receipts and delivers general mail to patrons.
Verifies first, third and fourth class mailings both for domestic and foreign mails.
Issues and cashes domestic money orders.
Must submit, on a daily basis, Post Office Form 1412, “Financial Daily Report”, submitting all monies and fees collected to the Office of Finance, General Post Office, Bronx, NY 10451.
Knowledge in using Domestic and International Mail Manual, National Zip Code Directory and Postal Bulletins.
Able to process mail through computerized package tracking system.

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

High school diploma or equivalent.
Minimum of 2 years experience in postal or mail room positions.

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Flexibility with schedule as needed to ensure processing of mail.
Must be able to read English and follow written instructions.
Must have the ability to understand and comply with written and verbal instructions and give understandable information in verbal and written form.
Must be able to perform basic arithmetic and maintain accurate financial records.
Must be able to lift packages of 70 or more pounds.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Minimum Biweekly Salary for Internal Applicants with 3 or more years of service: $1,932.80


Maximum Biweekly Salary for Internal Applicants with 3 or more years of service: $2,416.00


Minimum Biweekly Salary for New Employees: $1,932.80


Maximum Biweekly Salary for New Employees: $2,416.00


Union Affiliation: Local 810







Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools.  It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom. 


Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.


Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

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