Student Employee-Bookstore Assistant (CE)-Fall 2013
Ashford University - Clinton, IA

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Looking for an opportunity to work while going to school? Need a way to build up your networking contacts, develop your job skills, and potentially gain some experience before graduation? Student Employment could be just the right prospect for you!

The mission of Campus Work-study and Campus Employment is to standardize employment opportunities for students’ on-campus and in the surrounding communities. The employment experiences provided to students will park exploration of career paths and result in development of workplace skills as well as strengthening areas of personal growth.

Student employment eligibility – Students must be awarded Federal College Work-study or Campus Employment to apply for any Student Employment positions.

Campus Work-study (CWS) provides part-time jobs for undergraduate students attending Ashford University Campus with financial need, allowing them to earn money to help pay education expense. The program encourages community service work and work related to the recipient’s course of study.

The Federal Supplemental Education Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Federal Work-study (FWS), and Federal Perkins Loan programs are called campus-based programs because they are administered directly by the financial aid office at each participating school.

Position Summary:

Students assist in a variety of functions in a college bookstore and report to the Campus Bookstore Manager.

Essential Job Duties:
• Assist in unpacking merchandise as it arrives, folding or hanging clothing items and placing them
on shelves/racks in the bookstore or storage areas as directed by the bookstore manager.
• Straighten merchandise on displace or in the storage area.
• Help customers locate merchandise as needed.
• Assist bookstore personnel with inventory counts.
• Assist bookstore personnel with signage and bulletin board displays.
Minimum Requirements:
• Attention to detail.
Education:
• Current student at Ashford University.
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Physical Requirements :

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to use hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee requires dexterity in using telephone, computer keyboard, mouse and calculator while seated at a desk. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk and sit. The employee may frequently move to interact with fellow employees and/or clients. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Communication Skills: While performing Duties of the job, the employee is required to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence and memos. The employee requires the ability to write effective and detailed correspondence and to effectively present information both in one-on-one and small group situations.

Mental Demands: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to deal with stress associated with a fast-paced work environment and multiple priorities/tasks. The employee will be required to make judgment decisions and adapt to changing work situations, grasp and apply new ideas, communicate with various personalities at all levels and have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed instructions.

Work Environment: While performing duties of this job, the employee is required to work in an office environment, and the noise level is usually moderate to loud .

Note : This opportunity of employment will require a completed pre-employment screening to be inclusive of, but not limited to: a criminal background investigation, a credit check investigation, verification of education credentials, verification of prior employment history, professional reference checks and public social media postings; with review prior to an offer of employment being extended. As an employer, we participate in E-Verify. To learn more please visit www.dhs.gov/E-Verify .

Notice to Prospective Employees

As required by the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act (the “Clery Act”), prospective employees are entitled to request and receive a copy of Ashford University Annual Campus Security Report. The Report can be accessed at Campus Security & Fire Safety Report . The report includes certain campus safety policies and statistics on reportable crimes and incidents that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings, and on public property immediately adjacent to campus or accessible from campus for three previous years. The policies include campus security policies, crime prevention, and alcohol and drug use, and sexual assault, among others. To obtain a paper copy of the report, please contact HumanResources@bpiedu.com .

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