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Assistant Storekeeper

High School

Negotiating salary is possible with the employer because the employer does not reveal it. It is essential to note that having a minimum qualification of High School is a prerequisite for this job. While this job is situated in California, it can be done remotely from anywhere. Take some time to think about whether full time work is what you're looking for. January 12, 2024 is when the job vacancy for Assistant Storekeeper was advertised, and it will be closed on March 29, 2024.

Hiring Range

The University of California, Merced is required to provide a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. This range takes into account the wide range of factors that are considered in making compensation decisions including but not limited to experience, skills, knowledge, abilities, education, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs. It is not typical for an individual to be offered a salary at or near the top of the range for a position. Salary offers are determined based on final candidate qualifications and experience. The full salary range for this position is Step 1: 18.90 - Step 15: 24.91. The budgeted hourly range that the University reasonably expects to pay for this position is Step 1: $18.90/hr.

Job Closing Date

Review of applications will occur as openings become available. Candidates will be selected for temporary employment in various departments as positions become available. This position is reopened every six months so please re-apply if you remain interested in the position. This position will close on 6/30/2024.

These union positions are represented by the bargaining unit AFSCME: Service - SX.

Please note: These are temporary positions.

Remote/Hybrid eligibility: Dependent on openings.

About UC Merced

The University of California, Merced, is the newest of the University of California system's 10 campuses and the first American research university built in the 21st century. With more than 9,000 undergraduate and graduate students, UC Merced offers an environment that combines a commitment to diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and professional development. With bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs, strong research and academic partnerships, and community involvement, the UC Merced campus is continually evolving and requires talented, knowledgeable, and dynamic educators, researchers, management and staff.

Ranked among the best public universities in the nation by U.S. News and World Report, UC Merced is uniquely equipped to provide educational opportunities for highly qualified students from the San Joaquin Valley and throughout California. The campus enjoys a special connection with nearby Yosemite National Park, is on the cutting edge of sustainability in construction and design and supports the economic development of Merced and the region.

In Fall 2016, UC Merced broke ground on a $1.3 billion public-private partnership that is unprecedented in higher education. The Merced 2020 Project nearly doubled the physical capacity of the campus, enhancing academic distinction, student success and research excellence. In 2018, UC Merced opened the Downtown Campus Center, a $33 million, three-story administrative building located in the heart of Merced.

To set the course of UC Merced’s evolution, in 2021 UC Merced will enact its first-ever 10-year strategic plan. This plan will guide how the values of equity and justice influence our pathway toward earning Carnegie R1 research status, growing enrollment, upholding our identity as a minority-serving institution, and operationalizing how commitments to equity, diversity and inclusion are enacted within each campus unit. UC Merced is expected to engage in sophisticated thinking, planning, and implementation of actions that effectively diversify the professoriate and staff, improve campus climate for all campus constituency groups, and strengthen our equity, diversity, and inclusion infrastructure and capacity.

About the Job

Under the general supervision of the Stores Supervisor, the Assistant Storekeeper will assist in managing the receiving, logistics, organization, and distribution of all Campus Store inventory not on the sales floor. The incumbent will assist with inventory related administrative and receiving functions for all Campus Store merchandise. The Assistant Storekeeper is responsible for maintaining accurate computer-based records of what and how much inventory is in back stock and where it is located. This position requires familiarity with computer-based inventory systems, but is also very physical involving the lifting and movement of heavy textbooks and driving a 20-foot truck.


  • High school or a General Education Diploma.
  • Work independently and as part of a team; prioritize work and manage a variety of complex projects simultaneously with accuracy and detail in a complex environment with changing deadlines and priorities and frequent interruptions; attempt unfamiliar projects/assignments and respond with flexibility to requests for assistance with conflicting demands; work with ambiguities where clear guidelines are not available; and be service oriented.
  • Ability to apply policies and procedures to numerous circumstances as directed.
  • Ability to work within the proper channels and ensure adherence to university policies and procedures.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Maintain discretion, confidentiality, sensitivity, diplomacy and professional judgment.
  • Excellent customer service skills to interact effectively with staff, faculty, administrators and the public.
  • Organizational skills to prioritize work and complete assignments.
  • Knowledge of Windows based computer programs: MS Word, Excel and Outlook knowledge.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment and support multiple functions with fluctuating priorities.
  • Ability to be certified as a forklift driver.

Background Check

Background check and fingerprinting will be required.

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Policy Statement

How to Apply:
An online application is required for each position to apply.The University of California, Merced is aware that some web-based application processes may be cumbersome for differently abled applicants. Where appropriate, alternative accommodations will be provided. For applicants with disabilities who need additional assistance using TAM, or reasonable accommodations during the interview or search process, please contact [email protected].

Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of California, Merced is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer advancing inclusive excellence. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, pregnancy, or status as a disabled veteran or Vietnam-era veteran, or other protected categories covered by the UC Nondiscrimination and Affirmative Action Policy. UC Merced intentionally promotes and maintains a discrimination- and harassment-free workplace by demonstrating it neither condones nor tolerates employment practices that discriminate against or harass any person or specific group of persons on the basis listed above. We seek candidates who will support our vision to cultivate a vibrant, equity-minded, inclusive excellence university community. When applying to UC Merced, we strongly encourage you to reflect on our Principles of Community and our 2021 strategic plan.

Vaccination Program Policy:

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. For new University of California employees, the applicable deadline is 14 days after their first date of employment.

Smoke and Tobacco Free Policy:
The University of California, Merced is a smoke and tobacco free workplace. Information and the Smoke and Tobacco Free policy is available at

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Pay, Benefits & Work Schedule:
For information on the comprehensive benefits package offered by the University of California visit:

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