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Sales Assistant (Multiple On-Call Positions)

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Position Details

Position Information

Title Sales Assistant (Multiple On-Call Positions)
Department The UofA BookStores (8905)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

Seasonal positions are available in the fast-paced University of Arizona Bookstore’s for back to school rushes and other peak times. These employees will assist the campus community as they purchase their textbooks and supplies for back-to school.

We offer a variety of sales and stocking positions. The store is open seven days a week.

The Bookstore has a business casual dress code: no jeans, shorts or t-shirts. No visible tattoos or piercings other than pierced ears.

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Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist with a variety of retail duties.
  • Perform tasks which require accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Maintain regular, consistent and professional attendance, punctuality, and business casual appearance.
  • Assist with stocking textbook shelves.
  • Assist with greeting customers and providing outstanding customer service.
  • Receive merchandise in warehouse.
  • Replenish merchandise on shelves from back stock.
  • Place price tags on merchandise.
  • Place tags, markers or labels on shelves to identify stock.
  • Assist customers in locating needed merchandise, materials or supplies.
  • Assist with receiving on the loading dock.
  • Assist with unloading trucks and getting the product to the appropriate store location.
  • Most positions require physical activity with lifting, bending, walking, and standing.
  • Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
    Minimum Qualifications
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds.
  • Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

    Six months of experience in sales and stocking merchandise; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

    Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous University Book Store experience.
  • Previous textbook sales experience.
  • Receiving and stock experience.
  • Full Time/Part Time On Call
    Number of Hours Worked per Week varies
    Job Category Seasonal
    Benefits Eligible No
    FLSA Non-Exempt
    Posted Rate of Pay $10.50 Per Hour
    Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number S22770
    Number of Vacancies Multiple
    Desired Start Date
    Position End Date (if temporary)
    Limited to Current UA Employees No
    Contact Information for Candidates

    Jill Lloyd
    jkl2@email.arizona.edu

    Open Date 02/09/2017
    Review Start Date 02/14/2017
    Close Date
    Open Until Filled Yes
    Special Instructions to Applicant
    Quick Link for Internal Postings http://uacareers.com/postings/16489
    Diversity Statement

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

    1. * Can you perform the essential functions (job duties) of this position with or without accommodation?
      • Yes
      • No
    2. * Where did you first learn about this position?
      • Arizona Daily Star
      • Arizona Republic
      • ArizonaDiversity.com
      • Careerbuilder.com
      • Chronicle of Higher Education
      • Department of Economic Security (DES)
      • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
      • HigherEdsJobs.com
      • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
      • Indeed.com
      • InsideHigherEd.com
      • Jobing.Com
      • LinkedIn
      • Local Job Banks
      • Pima County One-Stop
      • Professional Conference
      • Professional journal/publication
      • Referred by UA Employee
      • Invited by Dept to Apply
      • UA Website
      • Other
    3. * Do you have six months experience in sales and stocking merchandise; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
      • Yes
      • No
    4. * Are you able to lift up to 25 pounds?
      • Yes
      • No

    Documents Needed to Apply

    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    Optional Documents