Materials & Equipment Clerk

New Haven Unified School District

Class Title:

Materials & Equipment Clerk

Under limited supervision, to be responsible for the efficient operation of a high school storeroom; and to do related work as required, consistent with the job description.


Directly responsible to designated administrators.


  • Receives, stores, issues, and delivers school supplies and equipment, including textbooks, audio-visual equipment, films, and office and classroom supplies Checks goods against invoices or purchase orders and prepares reports of discrepancies
  • Receives and fills requisitions for materials and supplies and provides timely deliveries
  • Repairs and splices film
  • Cleans and makes minor repairs and adjustments to audio-visual equipment, such as replacement of lamps, fuses, and drive belts
  • Maintains adequate stock levels
  • Conducts perpetual and periodic physical inventories
  • Provides information as to stock and price of materials
  • Prepares reports as required
  • Maintains storeroom in neat and orderly condition
  • Instructs and supervises student assistants
  • Performs minor maintenance duties such as repairing lockers and changing combinations.



  • Modern office practices, procedures and equipment.
  • Operation of a computer and assigned software.
  • Terminology, processes and operations of assigned office or program.
  • Record-keeping and filing techniques.
  • Telephone techniques and etiquette.
  • Basic research methods and report preparation techniques.
  • Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
  • Interpersonal skills using tact, patience and courtesy.
  • Applicable laws, codes, rules and regulations.
  • Oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic budgeting practices regarding monitoring and control.
  • Basic math.
  • Proper methods of storing equipment, materials and supplies.


  • Communicate effectively with students, parents, staff and administration.
  • Interpret, apply and explain applicable laws, codes, rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Answer telephones and greet the public courteously. Maintain records, logs and files.
  • Learn principles of training and providing work direction and guidance to others.
  • Compile, assemble, verify and prepare data for records and reports.
  • Determine appropriate action within clearly defined guidelines.
  • Compose correspondence and written materials independently.
  • Work independently with little direction.
  • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
  • Meet schedules and time lines. Plan and organize work.
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide quickly and accurately.
  • Operate a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
  • Be able to multitask.
  • Maintain consistent, punctual and regular attendance.
  • Move hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard.
  • Hear and speak to exchange information in person and on the telephone.
  • Sit or stand for extended periods of time. See to read a variety of materials.
  • Bend at the waist, kneel or crouch to file materials.


Must pass qualifying test.

Salary Range 28

How to Apply


The application process is as easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Browse New Haven US job listings and submit an online application on Ed-Join.
  2. When the hiring principal is ready to interview, applicants will be considered and may be selected to interview.
  3. If selected to interview, you will be contacted by the school to set an appointment.
  4. Once you have interviewed, if you are selected for the position, you will be contacted by the personnel department. If you are not selected for the position, you will be notified by the school.