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Office of Human Resources

East Tennessee State University

Title Code: 4310 

Occ. Group: 123.889 

Inventory Clerk

Expectations for All Employees

East Tennessee State University pursues its mission based upon core values. An employee's job performance must support and exhibit the university's core values:

PEOPLE come first, are treated with dignity and respect, and are encouraged to achieve their full potential;
RELATIONSHIPS are built on honesty, integrity and trust;
of people and thought is respected;
is achieved through teamwork, leadership, creativity, and a strong work ethic;
is achieved through wise use of human and financial resources; and COMMITMENT to intellectual achievement is embraced.


Employees in this class are under general supervision. Work performed in tagging new equipment, keeping inventory records of the equipment, and performing related work as required. 

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

Tags new equipment with inventory tags, and completes paperwork necessary to record inventory information.

Maintains inventory records.

Assists Property Officer in year-end inventories, preparation of journal voucher entries, and investigation of reports of personal property damaged or stolen.

Corresponds with various departments on maintenance of inventory records.

Performs other work as assigned. 

Required Knowledge and Abilities

Knowledge of inventory record keeping methods.

Knowledge of basic arithmetic and business English.

Ability to maintain accurate inventory records.

Ability to physically move equipment or furniture.

Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees. 

Recommended Qualifications

Applicants possessing these qualifications have a good probability for success in this class. However, applicants not possessing these qualifications should apply if they believe their training and experience will enable them to perform the work successfully. Graduation from a standard high school. Some experience in inventory related work. 

Date         Skill         Eval           
10/1/80        3     322012123

The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position.

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