Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


JOB TITLE: Inventory Control Coordinator-Advanced

DEPARTMENT: Procurement & Materials Management


ANTICIPATED START DATE: December 2020 / January 2021

SALARY: $17.00


This is a full-time (1.0 FTE) position that reports to the Supervisor of Materials Management. This position is responsible for the management of the Surplus Property Store to include advertising surplus items for sale, managing online sales, arranging customer order pick-ups, running sales reports. Additional responsibilities include the day-to-day coordination and administration of the Surplus Property Program which includes property assessment, determining best method resale, developing marketing strategies and researching potential resale market sources, creating a resale price structure, inspection and testing of property for functionality, identification of fixed asset property for inventory disposal, securing property specification, overseeing computer resale preparation processes, Maintain monthly Surplus key performance metrics, management of in-house store and on-line auction sales – accepting payments, cash/receipt balancing, preparation of deposits. This position works independently with limited supervision.


  • Minimum
  1. High School diploma and 2 or more years of inventory management experience or an Associate or Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Excellent interpersonal ,communication and customer service skills in working with a diverse community.
  3. Working knowledge of desktop hardware and standard business programs (e.g. Word, Excel).
  4. Ability to independently lift & move items with a weight lifting requirement of 58 lbs.
  5. Good work habits, such as attendance punctuality, accountability, thoroughness and resourcefulness.
  6. Have a valid driver’s license and the ability to operate campus vehicles.

  • Preferred
  1. Working knowledge of internet advertising, product information research and values.
  2. Experience using online auction sites.
  3. Have a forklift certification.
  4. Have the ability to prioritize a heavy workload and maintain attention to detail.


The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region:

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The normal work schedule for this position is 7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday to Friday. Please note that this position will have occasional evening hours.

The minimum starting salary is $17 per hour. The hourly rate for this position is based on experience and available budget. A six-month probation is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan to qualified applicants. Benefit details can be found at:

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check, essential job function test and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

A successful candidate must have authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:


*Revised Screening Date. Screening of applications will begin 11/16/2020 and may continue until the position is filled. To ensure consideration, complete applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on 11/15/2020.

Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Please be sure you have included the following documents:

- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications

- Current resume

- Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional work references

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

**Please note your cover letter and resume must specifically address and include evidence of each of the minimum and preferred qualifications.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about our online application system are available via:

For question regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Jacob Fox, Search Chair

Phone: 715-232-2491


If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Alexandra Bates, Search Coordinator

Phone: 715-232-2438


Job Family: Staff

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: