Job Listings

*Sr. Courier - Food Services

University of Oklahoma
Job Location:
Food Services
- Job Number:
Organization: Food Service Administration
Job Location: Oklahoma-Norman-Norman Campus
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, 6:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Work Type: Onsite
Salary Range: Targeted salary $15.86/hr based on experience
Benefits Provided: Yes
Required Attachments: None
Job Description


Position is responsible for courier, shipping, and receiving duties in support of OU Food Services. Will work independently to complete essential functions. Maintain safe and clean work environment by keeping shelves, pallet area, vehicle, and workstations neat. Organize work area, to include freezers and refrigerator units, as well as dry storage and supply areas, for orderliness, at all times.

Primary responsibilities include but are no limited to:

  • Pickup and delivery of departmental campus mail for Housing and Food Services. Will include stops in other campus departments.
  • Pickup and delivery of Cow on the Fly product to Food Services operations around campus (using proper procedures). Deliver once per day per location, unless otherwise requested.
  • Pickup and delivery of departmental orders to campus departments, Monday and Friday deliveries, unless otherwise requested.
  • Pickup and delivery of products between campus operations (on call).
  • Complete transport of deposit from assigned restaurants to Couch Center, daily.
  • Interacting with team members, vendors, and clients concerning products, service, and delivery details. Maintaining a good working relationship with vendors and clients.
  • Performing additional shipping and receiving tasks as needed. May include loading/unloading trucks and completing inventory in units as necessary. Receives, orderly stocks, rotates and dispenses food commodities using University, local, state, and federal guidelines. Sort and place materials or items on racks, shelves or in bins, including in off-site locations, according to organizational standards.
  • Assisting with planning and evaluation of sorting procedures, delivery schedules, and routes.
  • Reviewing and processing requests for materials, supplies, equipment and maintaining paperwork as necessary.
  • Picking up supplies, equipment and materials using a university vehicle.
  • During times of scaled back service hours, or in the best interest of Food Services, may be required to work a food line, cook or be a cashier, possibly in another campus unit.
  • At any point, based on business needs, will complete other duties as assigned.
Job Requirements


Required Education and Experience: High School diploma or GED, AND:

  • 12 months experience in shipping and receiving.


  • Basic Math and Computer skills
  • Ability to accurately read and understand written materials and instructions
  • Detail oriented for accuracy of data and information
  • Ability to work independently
  • Highly organized and able to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Ability to quickly build rapport with colleagues, staff and students
  • Ability to complete basic cash handling duties


  • Valid driver's license. Position requires frequent travel across the Norman campus and occasionally to Oklahoma City.

Advertised Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to engage in repetitive motion
  • Lift weight up to 50 lbs
  • Frequent moving, pulling, and carrying of non-uniform objects
  • Must be able to determine condition of items by sight
  • Must complete Post Offer Employment Test - physical

Department Preferences:

  • Previous professional experience completing courier duties
  • Previous experience working in a restaurant

Supervision: Will receive general supervision from the Director of South Campus Food Services.

Special Instructions: If you are selected as a final candidate for this position, you will be subject to The University of Oklahoma Norman Campus Tuberculosis Testing policy. To view the policy, visit
Why You Belong at the University of Oklahoma: The University of Oklahoma fosters an inclusive culture of respect and civility, belonging, and access, which are essential to our collective pursuit of excellence and our determination to change lives. The unique talents, perspectives, and experiences of our community enrich the learning, and working environment at OU, inspiring us to harness our innovation, creativity, and collaboration for the advancement of people everywhere.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: The University of Oklahoma, in compliance with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations, does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, disability, political beliefs, or status as a veteran in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, housing, services in educational programs or activities, and health care services that the University operates or provides.
Hiring contingent upon a Background Check?: Yes
Special Indications: Hiring contingent upon Post Offer Employment Testing (POET), Hiring contingent upon driver's license check
Job Posting: Mar 27, 2024
HigherEd360 is part of the HigherEdJobs network.