The University Store has multiple summer positions available for
Summer University Store Assistants.
Washington and Lee University actively promotes a dynamic and
inclusive environment that allows students and employees of
multiple backgrounds, cultures, and perspectives to learn, work,
and thrive together. Successful candidates will contribute to that
environment and exhibit potential for excellence in their areas of
- Interacts with customers by providing assistance on the sales
floor, answering the telephone, fulfilling website orders and
checking guest out via the cash register.
- Assists with store inventory process.
- Assists with receiving merchandise and textbooks.
- Provides detailed cleaning of the store and storage
- Other related duties as assigned.
Full-time or Part-time schedules
- Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm with a 1 hour unpaid lunch. Some
- Friday 8:00am-5:00pm & Saturday-Sunday
Familiarity with office setting,
ability to use personal computer, and knowledge of Microsoft Word,
Excel and other Microsoft Office products is required. Must be able
to understand and follow oral and written directions. Must have
good organizational skills and be an effective communicator. Must
be able to multi-task, prioritize, and work independently. Must
maintain professional appearance and demeanor.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until
the position is filled. Please upload a resume with your
Upload the required document to the Resume/CV
upload section of the application. You will be asked to provide
names and contact information for three professional
External Applicants: Application instructions for external
applicants are located on the jobs.wlu.edu or here
Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday
account. Instructions are located at jobs.wlu.edu or here
Types of Work:
- Stooping: Bending body downward and forward by bending spine at
the waist. This factor is important if it occurs to a considerable
degree and requires full use of the lower extremities and back
- Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or
- Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg
- Reaching: Extending hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction.
- Standing: Remaining upright on the feet, particularly for
sustained periods of time.
- Walking: Moving about on foot to accomplish tasks, particularly
for long distances or moving from one work site to another.
- Pulling: Using upper extremities to exert force in order to
draw, drag, haul or tug objects in a sustained motion.
- Lifting: Raising objects from a lower to a higher position or
moving objects horizontally from position to-position. This factor
is important if it occurs to a considerable degree and requires the
substantial use of the upper extremities and back muscles.
- Fingering: Picking, pinching, typing or otherwise working,
primarily with fingers rather than with whole hand or arm as in
- Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and
- Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of
the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.
Medium work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of
force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds of force frequently,
and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.
- The worker is subject to both environmental conditions:
Activities occur inside and outside.
- The worker is subject to atmospheric conditions: One or more of
the following conditions that affect the respiratory system of the
skin: Fumes, odors, dusts, mists, gases or poor ventilation.
Non-Exempt, Part Time, Seasonal (Fixed Term) (Seasonal)
The university requires employees to become fully vaccinated for
COVID-19, including a minimum of one booster. New employees must
provide proof of at least their first shot prior to the first day
of employment. Individuals may seek a medical or a religious
exemption to the vaccination requirement.