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Sales Associate

Position Information

Position Information

Date Posted 09/07/2017
Open Until Filled No
Anticipated Application Deadline (Close date) 11/07/2017
Working Title Sales Associate
Job Classification Administrative Support II
Department Name 85800-University Store
Job Type Staff
Position Number 0135211
Hiring Range $17,004.00 - $25,896.00
Position Description

The University of Pittsburgh is seeking a qualified Sales/Stock Coordinator for The University Store on Fifth. Duties of the incumbent include providing excellent customer service, merchandising, recording information, restocking, researching and processing special orders, and cashiering. The candidate will assist with physical inventory and facilitate timely/accurate product return. The incumbent will place phone inquiries to publishers and vendors. Extra work hours are required to assist with Rush, graduation fair, “March Madness” and other events, as necessary. Good writing, spelling, math, and computer data entry skills are necessary. The candidate must have exceptional customer service skills, familiarity with all University Store departments and duties, and have the ability to work well with others. The job requires standing, walking, lifting, and moving heavy cartons. Additional hours and overtime are required as necessary. The weekly 22.5 hours per week schedule will vary.

NOTE: The hiring range is for full-time positions and will be prorated based on 60% effort.

Education Required High School Diploma or GED
Minimum Related Experience Level Required 1-2 years experience
Additional Education and/or Experience Essential to the Position

High School diploma. Good reading, writing, spelling, and math skills. Some college and retail sales experience are helpful.

Required Licenses/Certifications
Child Protection Clearances

The following PA Act 153 clearances and background checks may be required prior to commencement of employment and as a condition of continued employment: PA State Police Criminal Record Check, FBI Criminal Record Check, PA Child Abuse History Clearance.

Assignment Category Regular, Part-Time
Percent Effort 60
Scheduled Work Hours Work Schedule to Vary
If Varied Work Schedule, Please Specify
If Part Time, Actual Standard Weekly Hours 22.5
Campus Pittsburgh
University Benefits

The University offers an excellent comprehensive benefits package for all full-time and part-time regular employees including:

• Education benefits and a retirement plan with employer match

• Group medical insurance, life insurance, and optional vision and dental insurance

• Free transit service within Allegheny County for employees of the Oakland campus (Port Authority Transit)

• Time off benefits including vacation, sick and personal time

For more information regarding the University’s benefits package, please visit

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a High School Diploma or GED?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * How did you hear of this position at the University of Pittsburgh?
    • Career Development Center (CDC)
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Commonwealth Workforce Development System (Formerly PA CareerLink)
    • Currently a University Employee
    • Pitt Career Services
    • Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    • Pittsburgh Technology Council
    • PittSource Search
    • Referral (Friend, University Employee, etc.), please specify below
    • Internet Search
    • Other: (Please specify below)
  3. * Please specify from above (if applicable):

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents