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Cornell Retail Services is in search of dependable and motivated individuals to join our talented Cornell Store team! We're looking for energetic, creative, and fun people who will offer amazing service while assisting customers and merchandising product as it arrives.
Must have a pleasant personality, good customer service skills and enjoy working with the public. Point of sale skills are a bonus but not necessary as we will train the right person.
Positions available immediately! Come join our team!
A dynamic hub of the Cornell University campus and a recognized leader in collegiate retailing innovation, the Cornell Store serves students, faculty, staff, alumni and visitors through its 22,000 sq. ft. main store, online store, and satellite locations, producing $25 million in annual sales and consistently achieving outstanding operational benchmarks,. The Store strives to deliver legendary customer service, provide a rewarding work experience, and produce excellent financial results.
Cornell Retail Services is hiring casual (19 hours per week or less) employees as well as some full-time short-term temporary employees to work at our Ithaca locations. The position involves variable/flexible hours, and generally includes some holiday and extended hours based on business needs.
These positions will support our retail team operations.
Overall duties will include:
Sales and Service - Greeting and welcoming customers and guests, demonstrating "active selling", providing product information and guidance, and ensuring a high-quality customer service experience
Visual Merchandising - Assisting in maintaining the appearance of the sales floor, setting up seasonal promotions/visual displays, and regularly monitor assigned areas for product restocking and recovery
Point of Sale Support - Operate cash registers, assist customers with check-out, and execute appropriate cash handling procedures
Inventory & Order Fulfillment Support- Receive and process incoming merchandise and assist with special orders and store-to-store shipping requests; possibly handling seasonal perishable goods.
Courier and Transfer Support- Occasionally assist the Cornell Store Courier with deliveries, pickups and store transfers
We value your:
Ability to make a great, positive, long lasting first impression
Excellent interpersonal skills with both customers and associates
Pleasant personality and energy
Good communication skills
Strong customer service skills and selling techniques
Capacity to exercise independent responsibility
Quick learning ability
Proficiency in Point of Sale functions
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to occasionally climb ladders and lift and/or move 25-50 pounds as needed
University Job Title:
Temp Serv Sales
No Grade - Hourly
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