Store Associate (Delivery Specialist) – Taylor University (Part-time)

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Department:

Retail Operations

Reports to:

Store Manager / Assistant Store Manager

Location:

Campus Store, Upland Indiana

General Job Description:

The function of the sales associate it to serve customers in every aspect, maintain store stock and appearance, and complete sales using a point-of-sale system to sustain cash and inventory levels.  A delivery specialist is given additional responsibility to deliver mail and package to campus.  The store associate must display a commitment to supporting the overall university and Tree of Life mission and demonstrate the university and Tree of Life’s values.

 

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Transporting mail and packages from the Upland Post Office
  • Sorting and tracking parcels and mail
  • Delivering mail and packages all over campus with and without the use of a vehicle
  • Serving store customers in all capacities, including point-of-sale operations with handling cash and credit card payments, telephone calls (including voicemails and returning calls), and online sale fulfillment and shipping
  • Assist with in-store receiving, locating textbooks, general merchandise, and print production
  • Shipping of textbooks and general merchandise
  • Fulfilling textbook orders
  • General clerical responsibilities such as filing paperwork, typing sample documents/excel spreadsheets, emails to students when needed
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills / Qualifications preferred:

  • Be able to lift 70 pounds, and carry heavy loads up and down stairways
  • Ability to carry, shelve, bend and stretch in the performance of bookstore operations as well as stand for long periods of time
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • A state-issued drivers license
  • 2 years of experience in retail or customer service preferred
  • Ability to communicate effectively and respectfully with students, faculty, staff, and general customers
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Detail-oriented with the ability to self-start and work independently
  • Schedule flexibility during peak seasons

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills requirements of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

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