General Merchandise Receiving Assistant

Job Description:

Essential Functions                                                                                        

  • Help unload freight trucks and record packages in the daily receiving log.
  • Process merchandise downstairs and then deliver it to the appropriate department in a timely manner after it has been received.
  • Ensure merchandise is tagged correctly, scans at the right price, and is free of damages.
  • Assist on the sales floor and in other departments of the store as needed.
  • Efficiently and accurately process customer transactions on the cash register.



Job Expectations                                                                                            

  • Be familiar with all merchandise carried in the clothing and novelty department.
  • Have a base knowledge of the other departments within the AU Bookstore.
  • Arrive on time for all shifts, dressed in accordance to the dress code, presenting a professional appearance and enthusiastic attitude.
  • Wear your name badge at all times.
  • Communicate work availability to supervisors each semester.
  • Attend all mandatory trainings and workshops.
  • Follow all procedures set forth in the student employee handbook, along with all departmental and university policies.


General Schedule                                                                                            

This position will be scheduled to work 4-8 hour shifts Monday-Friday 7:30am -5:30pm. There are occasional weekend shifts throughout the year. All students are required to work football Saturdays. This position is expected to work at least 10 hours weekly with a maximum of 20. The position is available fall, spring, and summer semesters with limited hours during semester and holiday breaks. Students that choose to work through the summer semester and choose not to take classes at Auburn University will be allowed to go over the 20 hour limit.


Job Requirements                                                                                           

  • Currently enrolled student of Auburn University.
  • Complete Security Awareness Training (annually).
  • Be available to work every home football game.
  • Must be detail oriented




Physical Requirements                                                                                  

  • Must be able to climb ladders.
  • Must be able to climb stairs frequently.
  • Must be able to frequently lift approximately 10-25 lbs.
  • Must be able to occasionally lift approximately 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to stand for 4 hours at a time.


Preferred Qualifications                                                                                 

  • Retail experience
  • Cash register experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Effective communication skills
  • Great interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work individually as well as cooperatively with others.
  • Multitasking skills


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