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Bookstore Salesperson / Cashier – Grade 4

Bookstore

Start Date: Oct 25, 2017
Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position Vacancy - Bookstore Salesperson / Cashier – Grade 4

Under minimal supervision from the Manager and Assistant Managers of Bank Street Bookstore, this Grade IV Bookseller is responsible for assisting customers; cash register activity; shelving and restocking books; maintenance of bookstore sections; and keeping current on children’s books and educational literature.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Provides customer service in-store, over the phone and online.
• Conducts informed reference interviews with customers to determine specific needs.
• Researches, recommends and locates appropriate titles, using in-store inventory system and online resources.
• Places special orders on behalf of customers.
• Performs cashiering and check-out functions alone or as a team member.
• Ongoing restocking and maintenance of sections and category displays.
• Off-site sales work when needed.
• Assists at special events when needed.
• Participates in staff meetings.
• Participates in annual physical inventory.
• All additional duties as related to the position.

QUALIFICATIONS

• Good knowledge of children’s literature.
• Experience working in bookstores.
• Excellent customer service skills.
• Facility with bookstore inventory software.
• Ability to lift 25 pounds and navigate in-store staircase.
• Must work some evenings, weekends and holiday periods.

Bank Street College of Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, national origin, ethnic origin, citizenship status, disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law in its employment policies and other college administered programs.  In addition, Bank Street College of Education will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Bank Street has been recognized as a leader in education, and strives to have its faculty and student body reflect the diversity of the society in which they exist. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.

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