Campus Store Sales Associate

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Date Posted: 07/21/2021
Type/Department:Casual in Business Office
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Hampshire College

Department:  Campus Store       

Job Title: Sales Associate

Position Type: Casual/Non-Benefited

Schedule: 10-12 Hours a week; August 18, 2021 to June 30, 2022

Pay Range/ Status: $13.50 Hour/Non-Exempt

Location: Hampshire College Campus in Amherst, MA

Reports to: Campus Store Manager

Anticipated Start Date: August 18, 2021

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is located on a beautiful rural campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. We provide residential undergraduate education to nearly 600 students. Each department at Hampshire College contributes to the collaborative culture of the organization and plays an important role in the success of the College. Our campus store provides students, faculty, and staff a place on campus to fulfill their needs for food, supplies, and spirit wear.  As part of the campus store team, you will be instrumental in the department achieving its mission and goals!

DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position greets customers and assists customers with inquiries both in the store and on the phone.  Operates the point of sale system and is responsible for processing all customer transactions in accordance with established processes and policies, with a focus on safe money handling procedures and secure transaction practices. Shelves product and ensures product is priced and displayed properly.  Fulfills web orders as needed

REQUIRED SKILLS:

Understands fundamental business concepts for a retail environment: cash-handling, inventory, pricing, and theft-prevention. As well as being able to occasionally lift up to 50 pounds.

Demonstrates a commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

High School diploma, GED, or equivalent with one year of job-related experience.

Alternatives to formal education and paid work experience may be considered as equivalent qualifications to include military service/training, volunteering, activism, and other non-traditional programs and experiences related to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

BENEFITS:

Hampshire College offers an excellent benefits program for eligible employees such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, generous retirement plan contributions, flexible leave plans, and many other fringe benefits. For information on Hampshire College, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at www.hampshire.edu.

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity employer and deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are particularly committed to revealing and combating the social and institutional structures that support racism and white supremacy in all phases of employment and college life. We believe that the educational and employment environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to work and grow. We encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, veterans, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Hampshire College is committed to removing barriers to employment faced by equity-seeking groups and encourages (but does not require) members of these groups to self-identify in their application materials. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in the work environment are particularly encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/

Review of applications will begin on July 30, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.