BOOKSTORE CLERK SERIES

 

 

                                                                                                    Occ.   Work   Prob.      Effective

Code No.           Class Title                                                        Area  Area    Period    Date               

0752                    Bookstore Clerk I                                               04       075       6 mo.       04/29/88

0753                    Bookstore Clerk II                                              04       075       6 mo.       04/29/88

3442                    Bookstore Department Supervisor                       04       075       6 mo.       04/29/88

 

 

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Series Narrative

Employees in this series perform duties involved in the operations of a bookstore (such as receiving, unpacking, checking, pricing, and/or selling bookstore merchandise).

 

DESCRIPTIONS OF LEVELS OF WORK

 

Level I:  Bookstore Clerk I                                                                                0752     

Employees at this level perform duties involved in stocking and selling bookstore merchandise.  They work under direct supervision from a designated supervisor.

 

A Bookstore Clerk I typically –

 

1.      sells bookstore merchandise to customers

 

2.      stocks retail area as needed

 

3.      reports items for re-order

 

4.      makes up kits for special courses

 

5.      assists in taking inventory

 

6.      assists in the training of part-time student clerks as required

 

7.      performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

Level II:  Bookstore Clerk II                                                                             0753

Employees at this level perform duties involved in receiving, unpacking, checking, stocking, pricing, and selling bookstore merchandise.  They work under direct supervision from a designated supervisor.

 


A Bookstore Clerk II typically –

 

1.      sells bookstore merchandise to customers

 

2.      stocks retail area as needed

                      

3.      reports items for re-order  

 

4.      receives and unpacks shipments of books and supplies

 

5.      checks purchase orders against vendors’ invoices for material received

 

6.      posts prices on merchandise

 

7.      makes up kits for special courses

 

8.      assists in taking inventory

 

9.      supervises employees of lower rank as assigned

 

10.    performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

Level III:  Bookstore Department Supervisor                                                  3442

Employees at this level perform work requiring the exercise of independent judgment in the supervision of an administrative, receiving, or sales section of a bookstore.  They work under general supervision from a designated supervisor.

 

A Bookstore Department Supervisor typically –

 

1.      establishes operational procedures involved in receiving, unpacking, checking, pricing, and selling of bookstore merchandise

 

2.      interviews, employs, and supervises employees involved in one or more of the above functions

 

3.      is responsible for the receipt and control of all bookstore inventory

 

4.      controls customer accounts, used book purchases, and refunds

 

5.      maintains payroll records

 

6.      prepares correspondence as necessary

 

7.      acts for the bookstore manager and/or assistant bookstore manager in their absence

 

8.      performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO:

 

Level I:  Bookstore Clerk I                                                                                0752

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.      completion of two years of high school or equivalent

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.      good physical condition

 

2.      pleasing personality

 

 

Level II:  Bookstore Clerk II                                                                             0753

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.      high school graduation or equivalent.  Sales or bookstore experience may be substituted, year-for-year, for high school education (or equivalent) up to a maximum of two years.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.      good physical condition

 

2.      pleasing personality

 

 

Level III:  Bookstore Department Supervisor                                                  3442

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.      high school graduation or equivalent

 

2.      two years of experience in a college or university bookstore, library, or related retail activity

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.      supervisory ability

 

2.      administrative ability

 

3.      ability to deal effectively with students, staff, and public 

 

 

 

 

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