Student Associate Job Description

Bookstore Associate

Description of the Position:

This position is assigned to work in all areas and requires cashiering, customer service, merchandising and marketing, and shipping and receiving.

Length of the Position:

2023-2024 Academic Year

Duties and Responsibilities:
  1. Cashiering: Responsible for daily cash and charge sales and accurate end of day totals
  2. Customer Service: Assists customers with questions, location of products, and special orders while maintaining a friendly environment
  3. Merchandising: Assists with in-store displays, checking in product
  4. Social Media Marketing: Assists with ideas and creation of social media posts
  5. Assists buyers with shipping, receiving and stocking
  6. Assists in daily housekeeping in the bookstore (vacuum, sweep, trash removal, dust, etc.)
  7. Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications to Perform the Duties of the Position:
  1. Willingness to learn bookstores’ computer operations
  2. Ability to lift boxes weighing 40 pounds
  3. Ability to work daytime and weekend hours
  4. Student must exhibit mature, responsible behavior and willingness to interact positively with a variety of people
  5. Accuracy and attention to detail
  6. Ability to use two wheel carts and other light equipment
  7. Ability to multi-task in different departments of the bookstore
  8. Ability to work as a team member and have good work ethic
Work Schedule:

Average of 8 hours per week consisting of both weekday and weekend hours.

5-6 hours per week positions also available. 


Chris Sales at SJU: 320-363-2496, [email protected]

 Kari Harren at CSB: 320-363-5510, [email protected]