Part-Time Seasonal Bookstore Retail Assistant (Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon & York)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Identification Number (PIN) S152540
Department Central Bookstore
Campus Multiple Campuses
Position Number Varies
Working Job Title Part-Time Seasonal Bookstore Retail Assistant (Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon & York)
Job Category Classified
If temporary, through
FLSA Non Exempt
Job Type Part time
If part time, hours per week Approximately 25 to 35 hours per week
Start Date Desired December/January
Advertised Hiring Range $10.42

Assist the Bookstore Store Manager in various aspects of the store. Provides quality customer service. Hiring seasonal workers at each of the following campuses: Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Lebanon and York.

Classification DescriptionList the broad major functions of the position.
Minimum Qualifications

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Job Specific Task List

1. Provide customer service to all customers. Assist customers with their purchases in all departments. Answers customer questions and inquiries. Follows up with Store Manager on issues requiring additional guidance. = 15%

2. Use the cash registers and POS system to process all types of sales and refund transactions. =60%

3. Unpacks merchandise from cartons weighing up to 51 pounds. Verifies quantities and reference numbers from purchase orders.. Reports discrepancies and damages to Store Manager or Buyer. Shelves or displays merchandise in accordance with the store’s shelf system. = 15%

4. Other duties as assigned. = 10%

Qualifications: Preferred Experience

Retail experience

Additional Knowledge and Skills

Clerical and office support practices
Assigned department operations and functions
Filing principles and practices
English language, grammar, punctuation, and spelling
Customer Service principles and practices

Following oral and written instructions, policies, and procedures
Maintaining files and records
Providing customer service
Operating a variety of office equipment, including a computer and related software applications, telephone, fax machine, and adding machine
Communication, interpersonal skills as applied to interaction with students, coworkers, supervisor, the general public, etc. sufficient to exchange or convey information and to receive work direction

Physical Requirements

Positions in this class typically require: fingering, grasping, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.

Licensing Requirements
Job Open Date 11/02/2017
Job Close Date 12/17/2017
Open Until Filled No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first hear about this opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Gettysburg Times/
    • Hanover Evening Sun/
    • Harrisburg Patriot/
    • Lancaster Intelligencer/
    • Lebanon Daily News/
    • York News/
    • Referral
    • Other
  2. If you selected Referral or Other above, please specify here.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you meet all of the physical requirements of this job with or without reasonable accommodations?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please describe your experience in any of the following areas: Retail Customer Service, Merchandise Display, and/or Marketing.

    (Open Ended Question)

  6. * Please indicate which campus location you are interested in working at: Gettysburg, Harrisburg, Lancaster or York. (If more than one, list each campus name.)

    (Open Ended Question)

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Any Other Relevant Document
  3. UndergraduateTranscript

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