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Sales Assistant, Historic New Harmony - N18004N3

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Position Information

Job Title Sales Assistant, Historic New Harmony - N18004N3
Open Date 01/17/2018
Full-time or Part-time? Part Time

Position Summary Information

Job Summary

This position will greet and provide information to guests; provide excellent customer service; operate cash registers; open and close Atheneum, galleries, theatres and public areas; provide orientation programs and assist in inventory.

Essential Functions:
• Open and close Atheneum galleries, theatre, and public areas.
• Greet visitors; provide information about New Harmony and surrounding area.
• Process customer purchases. Key sales information into the cash register, compute authorized discounts, accept cash, checks and charge payments, make change, and issues receipts. Secure cash and media at the register.
• Complete daily work sheets and transaction reports.
• Assist in promotion of museum tours and merchandise.
• Assist with school and group tour check-in.
• Provide orientation program, including showing HNH film, and tour of galleries and upper deck.
• Provide information and materials relating to the history of New Harmony.
• Assist in maintaining inventory including pricing merchandise, restocking shelves, and arranging displays.
• Assist with preparation of accounts receivable and complimentary tour forms.
• Track number of visitors.
• Assist in annual inventory.
• Other duties as assigned.

Essential Knowledge and Skills:
• High school diploma/GED required.
• General understanding of New Harmony history preferred.
• One year of retail experience preferred.
• Ability to accurately handle sums of money, checks, and credit cards, and in counting change required.
• Excellent customer service skills required.
• Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills required.
• Working knowledge of microcomputers, word processing, and electronic mail software required.
• Must be adaptable, open to change and to considerable variety in the workplace.

Standard work hours are part-time and vary. Occasional weekend hours required. Occasional evening hours may be required.


EEO Statement

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, the University of Southern Indiana considers all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.

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