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Associate - Studio V

Harper College
Palatine, Illinois, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Jun 17, 2024

We are Harper College…the college in your community.

The College was established by referendum in 1965 and opened September 1967. It is named for Dr. William Rainey Harper, a pioneer in the junior college movement in the United States and the first president of the University of Chicago.

Harper College is now one of the nation’s premier community colleges and one of the largest, serving approximately 29,000 students annually in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. The College’s academic programs prepare students for rewarding careers and for transfer to four-year universities. Harper offers associate degree and certification programs, advanced career programs, workforce training, professional development, continuing education classes, accelerated degree options for adults and developmental education programs.


Education: Associate degree in fashion merchandising or related field required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

Experience: Three years of experience as an assistant manager or store manager required. Three years of experience in visual merchandising, display and/or retail sales preferred. Knowledge of ConsignPro System, Commerce Manager, and/or QuikPay preferred.


Responsible for the operation of Studio V retail store. Schedules and directs the day-to-day activities of the student aides who work as cashiers and visual merchandisers in Studio V. Provides daily and monthly sales reports to Accounting Department. Helps to recruit consignors and sales merchandise.


The Career and Technical Programs provide programs of study that involve a multiyear sequence of courses that integrate core academic knowledge with technical and occupational knowledge to provide students with a pathway to postsecondary education and careers.


Recommends, to the program coordinator, student aides who act as cashiers and visual merchandisers.

Markets and plans special events and workshops.

Creates strategies for involving students from diverse departments throughout campus. (i.e. student aide for loss prevention – Criminal Justice Dept., Graphic Arts Club as consignors, Manufacturing Club as consignors, Art Students as consignors, development of our Business Plan by Business students, etc.)

Recruits new consignors and selects items to be sold.

Daily maintenance of store – cleaning and resetting store as needed.

Produces four (4) Daily reports to accounting.

Conducts monthly inventory of all merchandise.

Creates and distributes monthly sales reports to consignors.

Performs related duties as assigned.

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