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Logistics Specialist, Italy

Category: Advising and Enrollment
Location: Vicenza-Italy
Requisition ID: 10004979

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Logistics Specialist

UMUC Europe

Location: Vicenza Education Center, Vicenza, Italy

Category:  Overseas Contingent III, 100%-Time, Grade 003

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) Europe seeks a Logistics Specialist. The Logistics Specialist reports directly to the respective supervisor in the region and serves as an extension of the UMUC headquarters to the field on logistical matters. Required duties/activities to be accomplished by the Logistics Specialist are listed below:

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Assisting employees with physical onboarding and offboarding needs as required
  • Ensuring base access and transportation needs are met for the existing and incoming/outgoing employees as well as those on TDY as needed (e.g., airport pickup)
  • Serving as a liaison with on/off base vendors, hotels, and housing management offices
  • Coordinating/assisting with the contracts for local internet providers, water and electricity companies as required for offices within the region
  • Maintaining the inventory and ordering office supplies as required
  • Resolving building and equipment issues
  • Assist with arranging hotels, facilities, and other associated arrangements for meetings and workshops that take place within the region as needed
  • Communicating and keeping a good working relationship with various military affiliated offices necessary for processing logistics paperwork for our staff and faculty
  • Assist in serving as the NEO officer in the respective region
  • Performing administrative duties to support the regional office
  • Other duties as assigned

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:

  • Assisting with background investigations for new and existing staff/faculty as required
  • Processing initial and renewal of base and vehicle passes for non-SOFA faculty and student base access passes as required
  • Assisting with regional marketing and outreach, including maintaining inventory, ordering supplies, and coordinating events
  • Maintaining inventory of information technology equipment, ordering equipment and related supplies, logging regional wide issues and coordinating IT assistance from Headquarters 

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma or GED 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, as well as good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to prioritize, multitask, pay great attention to detail, and meet strict deadlines
  • Discretion, confidentiality, and the ability to represent UMUC effectively in a high-visibility office
  • Strong proficiency in MS Office, especially Excel, and be proficient in databases usage
  • Possess a valid local driver’s license
  • Able to lift up to 25 lbs. of materials
  • Professional demeanor and excellent customer service skills
  • Successful applicants must be able to pass a U.S. background check and must have or be eligible for U.S. SOFA

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to speak, read, and write the host country’s language fluently
  • Two (2) years’ experience working in an administrative support position
  • A bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution

WHO MAY APPLY: Applicant must qualify for ILS as described in USAREUR Regulation 600-700, Section III, 7-13. Criteria under which applicants qualify for ILS are: must serve the US Forces exclusively; are not stateless persons; are nationals of a NATO state, excluding the host nation; are not ordinarily resident in the host nation.

POSITION AVAILABLE IMMEDIATELY & WILL REMAIN OPEN UNTIL FILLED

All submissions should include a cover letter and résumé. UMUC offers competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits for qualifying positions, such as tuition remission, generous leave and healthcare.  For detailed benefits information, please visit: https://careers.umuc.edu/benefits.html.

The University of Maryland University College (UMUC) is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination. UMUC is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, ancestry, political affiliation or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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