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Bookstore Clerk

  2019-07-31     Treasure Valley Community College     205 S. 6th Ave.     11.50 hour  

This position will assist students and staff in the use of materials, equipment or services provided by the Caldwell Center Bookstore; assist the Bookstore Director in the organization and operation of the Bookstore.


MANDATORY: Two or more years of retail or customer service work experience. General knowledge of recordkeeping and report preparation. Requires computer skills with the ability to use job-related software and the use of math. Able to communicate effectively verbally and in writing; pay attention to details. Must be able to work independently; deal tactfully with the public both in person and via telephone; maintain cooperative effective working relationships with faculty, staff and students; and actively support a teamwork environment. Able to multi-task in a high traffic/busy environment.

PREFERRED: One year of bookstore, cashiering, shipping and receiving, and/or inventory experience. Knowledge or previous use of WinPRISM bookstore management system.


Establish and maintain a high level of customer service in accordance with bookstore and college philosophy.

Assist in the processing of all bookstore sales, including walk-in and phone sales

Prepare and process returns to publishers and vendors; prepare and maintain data records of returns.

Acquire product knowledge of items sold and needs of college bookstore.

Receive, price, and stock books, supplies, and general merchandise; update shipping and receiving data on computer as inventory is received for bookstore.

Maintain controls to insure accurate and timely receipt of merchandise, desired inventory levels, and returns of merchandise under conditions of sale. Maintain and update bookstore inventory records.

Perform functions related to cashiering such as: operating cash register and credit card machine; assist customers; answer telephones and customer service questions; and handle returns and complaints.

Record, balance, and deposit monies according to established procedures; prepare sales reports and daily bank deposits for bookstore.

Assist in quarterly book buyback for students.

Use computer program to process financial aid, agency, and department charges while maintaining the confidentiality and security of protected student information in accordance with FERPA regulations.

Train in all standard operational procedures and assist other staff in the general operation of the bookstore.

This announcement covers the most significant duties performed by the position, but does not include other work, which may be similar, related to, or a logical assignment for the position.


This is a part-time (up to 29 hours per week) 10 month, Classified position with prorated benefits, including sick and vacation. Rate of pay is $11.50 per hour.


A complete application file consists of the following:

  1. A letter of interest stating how you are qualified to perform the duties of the position;
  2. A resume;
  3. College transcripts, if any (copies are acceptable at this time);
  4. A TVCC application for employment. A pdf fillable application may be downloaded at
  5. If applicable, a completed DD Form 214 in order to establish veteran preference per OAR 839-006-0445 and OAR 839-006-0450(3).

NOTE: If you are unable to supply any requested application information by the deadline, please notify the HR office, otherwise your application may be deemed incomplete and will not be considered further. Materials submitted with the application become the property of TVCC and will be retained in accordance with employment procedures.

APPLICATION DEADLINE: First review will take place on July 29, 2019. Position will remain open until filled. All materials should be submitted or mailed to: Human Resources, Treasure Valley Community College, 650 College Boulevard, Ontario, OR 97914.

Do not contact this company in solicitation of any product or service.

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