UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Specification for Class

RETAIL CLERK LEAD

UW CODE AND REPRESENTATIVE GROUP

7722 (SEIU Local 925 Clerical Nonsupervisory)

BASIC FUNCTION

Lead bookstore and/or service personnel in the ordering, receiving, sales, inventory, cash control, and/or customer service functions for a retail and/or service operation.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

Under general direction, lead assigned bookstore and/or service personnel in the retail financial record keeping, and cash control duties of a retail and/or service operation. Serve as an assistant to a Bookstore Manager or service facility manager.

TYPICAL WORK

Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of retail clerks, check stand operators, temporary staff and/or others;

Direct the ordering of bookstore and/or service supplies such as text books, binders, writing instruments, art and engineering supplies, and stationery items; coordinate returns to publishers and suppliers and sell back over supply with minimal supervision;

Direct receiving, checking, pricing and stocking of retail goods and supplies;

Coordinate displays, store arrangements with seasonal changes, special sales and new merchandise;

Interview vendor agents from selected manufacturers and wholesalers and plan inventory levels to meet anticipated needs; review catalogues for new goods;

Buy back books from students, re-price, and shelve;

Perform the duties of a Retail Clerk II;

May make bank deposits;

May confer with college faculty; develop order requirements;

Perform related duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - UW Contract Classified
DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS - Classified Non-Union

High school diploma or GED certificate AND one year of experience in retail selling, cash register operation, general clerical work and/or financial record keeping.

Six months of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education.

Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.

New Class: 1-3-73
Revise Class: 7-20-87
Revise MQ: 7-2-90
New Class: 5-1-00

CSR Class Conversion (mc): 06-01-05