Logistics Coordinator [PT]

Team & Culture · Osage, Iowa
Department Team & Culture
Employment Type Part-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Compensation is commensurate with experience. 

Logistics Coordinator | The Profession | [PT]

The Art of Education University (AOEU) is seeking an eager and detailed-oriented Logistics Coordinator to join our rapidly expanding team.  We are looking for an individual who is passionate about helping others, has an eye for details, maintaining a high level of professionalism,  is service-oriented, and thrives in a fast-paced environment. 

This is a part-time, hourly position that is expected to work 15-20 hours per week plus additional hours during certain times /projects and based in Osage, IA.

Department | What We Believe |


We grow an amazing team by acquiring great people, growing great people, and retaining great people.


Our customers are the AOEU team.  We put them first, always. We are the ‘face’ of AOEU.  Everyone who crosses our path will feel the passion we have for the mission and people, internal or external. We support the team with the tools and resources to lead people at AOEU.

The Art of Education University | Who We Are | 


Our mission is simple, driven, and inspiring: We grow amazing art teachers by providing rigorous, relevant, and engaging professional development at every stage of their career.


AOEU is an innovative and fast-growing institution of higher education serving art teachers around the world. In 2019, we became the first homegrown graduate university in the state of Iowa in 50 years and the world’s first “university for life,” serving art educators throughout an entire lifetime of learning.

The Art of Education University serves tens of thousands of students, readers, and customers around the U.S. and in over 40 countries. Our Magazine is read more than 800,000 times each month, our events are attended by over 4,000 art educators annually, and we serve over 2,000 graduate students each year. 


Our culture is at the heart of our success as an institution.  We believe in a drama-free environment that upholds the ideals of Radical Candor©.  We believe that your success is our success.  You will always know where you stand and be challenged to grow and stretch yourself in ways you never imagined.


LEARN MOREwww.theartofeducation.edu 

The Details | Logistics Coordinator | 

Essential Functions

Office Management

★ Organizes, sorts and distributes incoming mail, packages, and correspondences to the office

★ Monitors inventory and places orders for office supplies

★ Coordinate hotel bookings and provide local recommendations for visitors

★ Oversee small repairs (replacing bulbs, filters, cosmetic touch-ups, 


★ Act as point of contact for printer and phone service and support

★ Act as point of contact for cleaning services, culligan, and any other delivery services

★ Manage partnership with local fitness center and manage punch cards

★ Answers company phone calls.

★ Processes incoming official transcripts

★ Act as point of contact for any DEAC protocols relating to the office

★ Collaboratively works with the Team and Culture Manager on a variety of office-related projects or tasks

★ Works collaboratively with the Team & Culture team in planning and executing the annual Team Retreat

★ Order lunch or snacks for any on-site team meetings

★ Develop relationships with outside vendors and account reps and

maintain contracts as needed

★ Ensure office kitchenette is stocked with snacks and beverages for onsite team members and visitors.

★ Process outgoing mail and shipments.

★ Other duties and projects as assigned.


★ Manage inventory and supplies for shipping including speciality boxes, custom aprons, business cards, coins, cards, stationary, diploma mailers, etc.

★ Oversee engraving / customization of coins and other awards

★ Oversee catalog, apron, and Masters Degree box fulfillment

★ Print collateral, assets, and assemble folders for customer facing teams as requested

★ Partner with Team & Culture on employee gift ordering and mailing

★ Manages the logistics and coordination with volunteer groups for packing 2,000 SWAG boxes twice per year for the NOW Conference.

★ Partner with shipping vendors, such as UPS for scheduling large order pickups.

★ Manage and support shipment of NAEA booth and materials

★ Work with shipping companies and truck drivers to coordinate shipping requirements, delivery times, and directions.

★ Manage AOEU’s Lands End storefront

★ Act as point of contact for all inventory at the Fulfillment Center.

★ Receive any shipments of swag or inventory

★ Work with Department Heads on preparing for events

★ Establish an annual calendar to understand upcoming needs

★ Oversee and manage all fulfillment projects including Team Retreat,

NOW Conferences, company milestones, and others that may arise.

★ Other duties and projects as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

★ Exceptional written and verbal communication skills; exhibiting a high level of professionalism.

★ Adept at problem-solving, including the ability to identify issues and resolve them in a timely manner.

★ Must be able to effectively read and interpret information

★ Extremely detail-oriented.

★ Highly organized with the ability to manage numerous projects simultaneously.

★ Strong professional collaboration skills.

★ Easily adaptable; to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

★ Ability to be a self-starter and comfortable working independently.

I am…

★ Hardworking

★ Eager

★ Ready to grow and push myself to the next level

★ Passionate about people

★ Task-oriented

★ Level-headed

★ Trustworthy

★ Willing to learn...a lot!

Work Environment

The duties of this position are typical of those performed in a home office setting with normal ranges of temperature.  The majority of tasks will be performed while sitting at a desk.


  • Position requires considerable concentration and focus throughout the day.
  • Ability to sit for extended periods of time
  • Ability to carry/lift up to 25-50lbs
  • Ability to use a pallet mover
  • Ability to climb steps multiple times per day as needed.  


  • Ability to view computer screens for significant periods of time.  The Art of Education University is an online university.  Therefore 95-98% of one’s time will be on or using technology.
  • Ability to use a laptop keyboard with accuracy.
  • Ability to hear at normal levels and through electronic devices such as laptops, earbuds, phones, and the like.

Position Requirements


  • Prior office of facilities management / coordination
  • Customer service background
  • Shipping and receiving knowledge including label printing and knowledge of different vendors
  • Logistics or stocking familiarity preferred
  • Comfortable driving a tractor strongly preferred

Compensation and Benefits


Structured as a part time hourly position.  Compensation is commensurate with experience.  Payroll is issued on a semi-monthly basis paid on the 15th and last day of each month.  




Persons interested in applying should complete the application form linked below.  Applicants are required to submit a short 1-3 minute video explaining why they would like to be considered for the position and why they are uniquely qualified.  Failure to submit a video will automatically eliminate you from the application process.

Candidates who make it to Round 2 of the application process will be required to complete a packet for review, prior to their scheduled interview time.  

All applicants and candidates will be notified of the status of their application.


  • Interested applicants should complete the application and upload a current resume as soon as possible. 
  • Candidates selected for an interview will be notified as applications are submitted.
  • While we hope to hire as soon as possible, we are willing to wait for the right candidate.

How to Apply | This Is Me | 

APPLY HERE:  https://theartofed.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=106


The Art of Education University is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. The Art of Education University will not discriminate against employees or applicants on the basis of actual or perceived age, race, color, national origin/ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation, and related conditions), physical or mental disability, genetic information (including testing and characteristics), veteran status, uniformed service member status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws. The Art of Education University is a participant of E-Verify.

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  • Location
    Osage, Iowa
  • Department
    Team & Culture
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    Compensation is commensurate with experience.