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Bookstore Sales Associate

$1,500 SIGN-ON BONUS

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS:
The Bookstore Sales Associate is responsible for performing a variety of duties in a retail setting. Associate operates cash registers, manages financial transactions, performs reconciliation of records to balance out drawers daily, stocks and prices merchandise. This Position assists with stocking and cash reconciliation of the snack vending and coin machines throughout the campus. Engagement with merchandise and providing outstanding customer service is vital. Physical strength and agility are required to lift and stock merchandise. Positions requires evening and weekend hours to service our Landmark students and community.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assists in the daily activities of the Landmark College Bookstore including display set ups, marketing inventory and sales of all bookstore merchandise.
  • Assist in processing purchase orders and receiving merchandise.
  • Assists in the daily recording and reconciliation of all cash, credit, check cashing and gift certificate transactions for bookstore.
  • Assists in maintaining and updating point of sale database, social media pages and website.
  • Effectively manages stockroom inventory, snack vending and coin machine maintenance and appliance rental program.
  • Assists in processing all phone, web, and in person sales.
  • Effectively completes merchandizing activities including primary responsibility for regularly changing displays and promotions of bookstore merchandise, both on premises and through the college external and internal web sites.
  • Assists in the responsibility to ensure the store layout is attractive, clean and displays are replenished.
  • Assist the Bookstore Manager in collection of data and preparation of reports.
  • Supervise and train college work-study students, adjusting task assignments to increase productivity.
  • Resolves and answers questions related to job function as presented by faculty and staff, students, vendors, and the public.
  • Participates with Manager in planning intra-unit collaboration and workflow, cooperating to assist in completing time-critical or complex assignments.
  • Communicates problems or unusual situations to the Bookstore Manager.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D required. Some college preferred.
  • A minimum of 3 years customer service experience
  • Strong computer skills with knowledge of Excel, Word, and Photoshop.
  • Excellent phone and communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills, including planning, work scheduling and task completion.
  • Excellent abilities in customer relations and serving the public, and the ability to effectively communicate to members of the Landmark community, their parents, and the public.
  • Ability to be flexible with work schedule and must be able to work weekends.
  • Ability to deal with sensitive and confidential data and situations.

PHYSICAL DEMAND:
Ability to carry moderately heavy loads while negotiating doors and stairs are required. Extensive computer use involving repetitive hand and wrist motion is required.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
General retail and campus environment. Duties require regular interaction with students, faculty, staff, the general public, and vendors.

GENERAL WORK SCHEDULE:

Monday – Friday 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (Some weekends may be needed for Student Events)

Located in southern Vermont, Landmark College is a premier institution for students who learn differently. As the nation’s first accredited college for students with learning disabilities (including dyslexia), ADHD, and ASD, we are a mainstream college with a unique, resource-rich academic model.

The Landmark College Office of Human Resources strives to ensure that we are an employer of choice, attracting and retaining uniquely talented individuals able to advance the College’s position as the college of choice for students who learn differently. We are committed to a philosophy that recognizes each person as an individual, worthy of respect, trust, dignity and fair treatment, and we apply these tenets to serve, support, and value all members of our community.

We recognize the importance of providing a work environment that is conducive to carrying out the College’s mission and contributes to the personal and professional growth of our faculty and staff. For Human Resources, this means the administration of employment policies, benefit plans, and compensation programs that are regularly evaluated and remain competitive and fair.

How to Apply

Interested individuals should provide a cover letter, resume or CV, and the names of three references. Electronic submissions are preferred. Please email your application to humanresources@landmark.edu. Applications may also be mailed to Director of Human Resources, Landmark College, 19 River Road South, Putney, Vermont 05346. No phone calls please.

Diversifying the student body, faculty, and administration is congruent with our mission. We value diverse populations and cultures including, but not limited to, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, national origin, neurodiversity, race, and religion. Landmark College is an EO/AA/Vet/Disability employer.

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