Bookstore Assistant
Tacoma Community College
Tacoma WA 98466, WA
6d ago

Position Summary This recruitment is to establish an applicant pool for future vacancies. Individuals will be contacted as vacancies occur.

Perform customer service duties including assisting customers on the sales floor, answering questions and phone inquiries.

Check in, price, and stock merchandise. Count inventory and make adjustments in bookstore database system. Operate a cash register to sell books, supplies, sundries, and other related merchandise.

This position works closely with bookstore staff as part of a team. Essential Functions

  • Assist customers with books and other related merchandise.
  • Receive and price merchandise.
  • Provide clerical support functions including make copies, run reports, fax, and mail distribution.
  • Stock merchandise and arrange displays.
  • Assist with inventory periodically either manually or via a hand held scanning device.
  • Operate a cash register and process various forms of payments.
  • Verify cash at the beginning and end of each shift and complete cash reports.
  • Enter information into the Bookstore database.
  • Perform other related duties as needed.
  • Qualifications Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED or equivalent.
  • Intermediate data entry and computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Cash handling experience.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Sales or cashiering experience.
  • Experience with retail POS systems, cash registers, bar code printers, and scanners.
  • Conditions of Employment

  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check prior to employment.
  • Regular and predictable attendance.
  • The Successful Candidate Must Demonstrate

  • An appreciation of diversity and the benefits of a commitment to cultural awareness and sensitivity in the workplace.
  • Ethics and integrity.
  • Excellent customer service skills; including building and maintaining internal / external customer satisfaction and the ability to problem solve.
  • Become familiar with campus resources and policies, campus mail, and Outlook.
  • Polite telephone etiquette. Ability to handle multiple phone lines.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to follow directions and meet the needs of the department.
  • Dependability in working assigned shifts.
  • Application Process Application Materials

    Complete application packages must include the following : 1. online application.2. Resume and cover letter.

    Terms of Employment This is an hourly position scheduled to work up to 17 hours per week. The salary is $12.35 per hour.

    Some flexibility in scheduling is required to meet the needs of the Bookstore. A collective bargaining agreement exists and membership in the Washington Federation of State Employees or payment of a service fee may be required.

    Tacoma Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator Tacoma Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war.

    Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). Provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act.

    The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies : Title II and Title IX, 253-

    566-5054; , Section 504 Officer, 253-566-6006. (*Tacoma Community College is a smoke-free / drug free environment. This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.)

    Human Resources

    6501 S 19th St Bldg. 14, Tacoma WA 98466

    Benefits not applicable.

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