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Shipping and Mailing Associate (LTE) | Wisconsin Historical Society

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Shipping and Mailing Associate (LTE)

Part-Time, Wisconsin Historical Society

Shipping and Mailing Associate (LTE) | Wisconsin Historical Society
Job Information
Location(s)Wisconsin Historical Society Headquarters Building, 816 State Street, Madison, Wisconsin
DivisionDivision of Administrative Services (DOAS)
ClassificationShipping and Mailing Associate
Type of EmploymentPart time, Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-3:30 pm.
SalaryStarting salary is $12 per hour.
Deadline to ApplyApplications will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met. Top candidates will be contacted for the next steps in the interview process.


The Wisconsin State Historical Society is considered one of the nation's finest historical institutions. The mission of the Society is to help people connect to the past by collecting, preserving and sharing stories, and in order to advance our vision and achieve our mission, the Society is focused on the following four strategic areas:

  • Strengthening audience connections
  • Building and preserving accessible world-class collections
  • Increasing support for the Society
  • Ensuring the Wisconsin Historical Society is a great place to work

Learn more about the Wisconsin Historical Society.

Job Duties

This is a day shift position working under the general supervision of the Buildings/Grounds Superintendent at the Wisconsin Historical Society, located at 816 State Street, conveniently located on Madison bus transportation routes. The WHS is directly across from the beautiful Memorial Union and Terrace, adjacent to Library Mall, and is within walking distance of many of Madison’s well-known business and recreational areas.

The Shipping and Mailing Associate has responsibility for the operation of the WHS mailroom. The main responsibilities are to independently perform a wide variety of dock and mail room services at the Wisconsin Historical Society’s headquarters building, 816 State Street in Madison, Wisconsin. This includes pickup, sorting and distribution of all mail, packaging of outgoing mail and handling of inbound and outbound freight transactions. In addition, this position is responsible for the recording of patron and personal checks mailed to the Society and sent to various divisions within the Society. (This does not include handling of Payroll, Purchasing or Fiscal operations checks.) 45% of this position’s time will be performing and/or assisting with custodial/maintenance/grounds duties. The employee works alone or as part of a team as directed.


Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Previous experience in shipping, mailing and receiving is desired, although transferable skills would be considered. Punctuality, flexibility, and superb attendance are required, along with three previous employment references.

This position is well-suited to a person who will appreciate and enjoy working with a diverse and dedicated staff.

Special Notes

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment to determine if the circumstances of any conviction may be related to the job.

How to Apply

Send resumes to Lisa Humphrey at or mail to:

Wisconsin Historical Society (Attn. Lisa Humphrey) 816 State Street Madison, WI 53706.

Application materials will be accepted until the needs of the department have been met. Top candidates will be contacted for the next steps in the interview process.

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The Wisconsin Historical Society is an equal opportunity employer.