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Bookstore Supervisor

Company: Green River Community College
Location: Auburn
Posted on: June 3, 2021

Job Description:

Position Summary

Bring your experience and join a high functioning Bookstore team at Green River College.

The Paper Tree Bookstore at Green River College provides the necessary books and supplies to meet the academic needs of our students. It also offers a variety of products and services such as faxing, movie rentals, UPS delivery, special orders, educational software, ID cards, gift cards, balloon bouquets, and more. The PaperTree is institutionally owned and all the profits remain on campus.

The Bookstore Supervisor oversees the work of bookstore clerks, check stand operators, temporary staff and others. This position manages cashiering functions, provides and models outstanding customer service, and performs additional operational duties. Position Responsibilities

Primary Role Responsibilities

  • Manages all cashiering functions
  • Orders all supplies needed for the cashiering operation
  • Provides customer service in all areas of the bookstore
  • Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of the bookstore clerks, check stand operators, temporary staff and/or others
  • Recommends disciplinary action for employees
  • Prepares all paperwork for newly hired employees
  • Schedules and supervises work study employees
  • Reviews and authorizes payroll for all part time, temporary and work study employees
  • Performs data entry and reporting for all financial aid and department accounts
  • Handles cash register voids, refunds, price overrides, etc.
  • Reconciles the bank deposit report with our records
  • Prepares daily bank deposits
  • Manages weekly balancing of safe and maintaining appropriate levels of petty cash
  • Prepares all reports needed by the business office
  • Maintains logs and paperwork required by business office
  • Performs related duties as required

Secondary Role Responsibilities

  • Operation of cash registers when needed
  • Buy back books from students, retag and shelve
  • Performs opening and closing operation of the store when needed
  • Makes student ID cards when needed
  • Provide customer service for fax and lamination services when needed
  • Provide assistance to other areas when needed
  • Provides assistance on machine rentals
  • Travel to branch campuses as needed


Minimum Qualifications

High School diploma or GED

Two years of experience in retail sales and merchandising

Two years of experience in customer service

Two years of experience with retail supervisory or managerial responsibilities

Superior attention to detail and accuracy

Excellent money handling and cashiering skills

Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel and Outlook

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Accounting skills

Valid driver's license or ability to obtain one within six months/reliable transportation

Preferred Qualifications

Experience working with Point of Sale inventory system

Supplemental Information

To be considered for this position you must complete and submit the following along with your completed online application:

  • Resume
  • Supplemental questions from tab at top of page
  • Detailed cover letter addressing minimum and preferred qualifications

At this time, Green River College is not sponsoring for H1-B Visas.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks. (Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant's suitability and competence to perform in the position.)

Green River College is a tobacco free campus. For more information on the tobacco policy, please visit the following link:

Jeanne Clery Statement: Notice of Availability of Annual Security and Fire Safety Report-- Green River College's Annual Safety and Fire Report is available online at, containing mandated information about current campus policies concerning safety and security issues, required statistics, and other related information for the past three calendar years. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please call 253-288-3350.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: Green River College does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, gender, gender orientation, age, marital status, religion, disability, genetic information or on any other unlawful basis. The college is committed to preventing and stopping discrimination, including harassment of any kind and any associated retaliatory behavior.

The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Vice President of Human Resources, 12401 SE 320th Street, Auburn, WA 98092-3622, (253) 288-3320. To receive this information in an alternate format, please contact Disability Support Services at (253) 833-9111, ext. 2631; TTY (253) 288-3359.

More than Just a Paycheck!

Washington State offers one of the most competitive benefits packages in the nation. We understand that your life revolves around more than just your career and that your priority is making sure that you and your family will maintain health and financial security. That's why choice is a key component of our benefits package. We have a selection of health and retirement and dental plans through the Public Employee Benefit Board, and most classified staff members will participate in either WA state's PERS 2 or PERS 3 retirement programs. Other benefits include sick and vacation leave, staff training, paid holidays, and the opportunity to participate in the tuition-waiver program. We also offer a convenient daycare and on-campus fitness center.

Health Benefits:

Medical, dental, life and long term disability insurance benefits are provided as currently administered under the Public Employees Benefits Board.


After over 50 years, Green River College remains committed to serving the needs of our communities. How would your proven commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion support our commitment to serve communities that are rapidly changing?

Required Question

Agency Green River College

Address 12401 SE 320th Street

Auburn, Washington, 98092


Keywords: Green River Community College, Auburn , Bookstore Supervisor, Other , Auburn, Washington

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