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Bookstore Student Sales Associate

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: resume. Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position. For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Position Information

Position Information (Default Section)

Classification Title Student Employment Program (FWSP/STEP)
Working Title Bookstore Student Sales Associate
Datatel Position ID STST9STUEMPL0A
Annual Hours As needed or assigned not to exceed 25 hours per week
Placement Range $8.40 - $8.90
Position Type Student Employee
Job Category Student
General Description

The Bookstore Student Sales Associate is responsible for performing a variety of retail duties including assisting customers with merchandise,unloading merchandise, stocking shelves, processing sales through cash register, reconciling cash drawer at end of shift, answering telephone, greeting customers, and assisting with other sales floor related projects.

Reports To General Merchandise Buyer and Textbook/Shipping Receiving Specialist
What position(s) reports to this position?

None

Job Duties (Position Specific)

(The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.)

Job Duties (Duties Assignment Statement)

Greet and assist Bookstore customers in selecting merchandise.

Accurately enter and correctly receipt merchandise for resale into the computerized point of sale system.

Verify beginning cash drawer at start of shift and reconciles drawer at the end of the shift.

Receive payments in the form of cash, checks, and credit cards, and gives change when necessary for the merchandise sold.

Enters charge amounts on authorized customer accounts.

Organize and maintain cleanliness of store and around the cashier station, including stocking shopping bags and sales receipt forms, returning unsold items to the sales
floor, cleaning sales counters, and vacuuming/sweeping the entrance and the area around the cashier station.

Assist in stocking and arranging store merchandise in an attractive manner.

Answer telephone and refer calls to appropriate individuals. Greets customers and assists in finding merchandise.

Provide exceptional customer service to all patrons of the Bookstore.

Advise the Bookstore Director on significant matters and supports the members of management in the achievement of their goals and operational purposes.

Job Duties (Safety / Policy & Procedures)

Abide by the policies and procedures published in the Board of Regents Policies and College Policies & Procedures

Contribute to a safe educational & working environment.

Adhere to established safety and health procedures and practices for the purpose of providing injury and illness prevention for self and others.

Complete quarterly health and safety training pursuant to OCCC’s established safety and health procedures and practices.

Participate in all applicable OCCC emergency, evacuation and shelter in place drills and be prepared to take action and assist others in taking appropriate action should a health or safety emergency occur.

Minimum Education/Experience

Must be a current OCCC student enrolled in a minimum of 6 hours or more for the Fall or Spring semester or enrolled in a minimum of 3 hours for the Summer semester

OR

A current OCCC student with a Federal Work Study award.

AND

Experience handling cash and non-cash transactions.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Exceptional customer service skills.

Ability to operate a calculator.

Physical Demands/Working Conditions

1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Medium work: This position requires the person to occasionally exert up to 50 pounds of force and frequently exert up to 20 pounds of force and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

2. PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES:
This position requires the person to frequently communicate with and listen to colleagues and customers to perform the essential functions of the position. Must be able to exchange accurate information in various situations.

This position requires the person to frequently move about the Bookstore to assist customers and perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently remain in a standing and stationary position.

This position frequently requires the person to operate a computerized point of sale system and other office equipment to complete other activities necessary to perform the essential functions of the position.

This position requires the person to frequently operate a computerized point of sale system and other equipment that involves repetitive motions of hands and wrists.

This position requires the person to frequently use upper and lower body to exert force up to 50 pounds to pull, grasp, and/or lift materials or equipment.

This position requires the person to frequently position self to work with Bookstore equipment, to assist customers, and to perform the essential functions of the position.

3. VISUAL ACUITY:
This position requires the person to judge, observe and assess the accuracy, neatness, thoroughness of work assigned or to make general observations.

4. WORKING CONDITIONS
This position’s essential functions are performed in an indoor retail facility.

Preferred Qualifications

Retail experience

Customer service experience

Required Training
Work Hours

Scheduled as needed for no more than 25 hours per week between the hours of:

Monday -Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Department Bookstore
Job Open Date 07/12/2017
Job Close Date 06/30/2018
Open Until Filled No
HR Contact Alicia Silva
Special Instructions to Applicants

Applicants are to thoroughly complete the online application and attach the following required documents: resume.

Applicants who do not attach the required documents will not be considered for the position.

For application assistance or questions, please contact Human Resources at (405) 682-7542, Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM.

Posting Number Student, Work Study, Temporary_0402204

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * (1) Are you a current OCCC student enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours during the Fall or Spring Semesters or 3 credit hours in the Summer Semester; OR (2) Are you a current OCCC student with a federal work study award?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have experience handling cash and non-cash transactions?
    • Yes
    • No

Required Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Other Document
  3. Transcript