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Summer University Store Assistant

Washington and Lee University
Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Feb 21, 2023

Job Description:

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 expertise.

Essential Functions
  • 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 areas.

  • Other related duties as assigned.


WORK SCHEDULE: Full-time or Part-time schedules available.
  • Monday – Friday 8:00am-5:00pm with a 1 hour unpaid lunch. Some Saturdays required.

  • Friday 8:00am-5:00pm & Saturday-Sunday 10:00am-5:00pm.

Minimum Qualifications: 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.

Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please upload a resume with your application. 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 references.

External Applicants: Application instructions for external applicants are located on the or here .

Current W&L Employees: Apply from your existing Workday account. Instructions are located at or here .

Physical Requirements:
  • 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 muscles.

  • Kneeling: Bending legs at knee to come to a rest on knee or knees.

  • Crouching: Bending the body downward and forward by bending leg and spine.

  • 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 handling.

  • Grasping: Applying pressure to an object with the fingers and palm.

  • Repetitive motions: Making substantial movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers.

Types of Work: 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.

Working Conditions:
  • 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.

Position Type:

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.

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