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7 Jul 2022

Part-Time Part-time Bookstore Clerk – Posted by Vancouver, Washington, United States

Job Description

Clark College is currently accepting applications for several seasonal, part-time Bookstore Clerk positions, which will work in multiple of the following departments: Cashier, Course Supplies, Textbooks, Receiving and Web. Hours may vary between 0-40 hours per week depending on the quarterly fluctuations of the department and for no more than a maximum of 1050 hours per year not to exceed 69 hours a month. Hours vary Monday — Friday, between 6:30am and 6:30pm with the possibility of working beyond those hours for occasional evening and weekend shifts. Seasonal position means that you will work during peak times the most. During slower times, there may be weeks with little to no work hours.

At Clark, we value equity, diversity, and inclusion. We are committed to growing, learning, and supporting our employees.


  • Greet, welcome, and assist all store guests.
  • Provide exemplary customer service to a diverse population: In person, over phone, via email
  • Maintain cleanliness standards of department area and of store
  • Assist supervisors with data entry, purchasing, record keeping, inventory, receiving, and other clerical support as directed
  • Assist staff with department projects and activities
  • Be knowledgeable and informed regarding products and services offered by each department and the store
  • Prepare and price merchandise for sale
  • Clean, stock, and rotate merchandise and displays
  • Set-up and move merchandise displays and fixtures
  • Perform related duties as required.


  • High School diploma or equivalent, or enrolled seeking completion
  • 16 years of age or older, with parental and school authorization consent to work, if applicable
  • Proficiency and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications: Word, and Outlook
  • Proficiency and a working knowledge of internet navigation with varied search engines
  • Reliable transportation to and from work
  • Ability and willingness to learn new processes as it relates to duties
  • Vaccination requirement: Per Washington State Proclamation 21-14.1: college employees must be fully vaccinated no later than October 18, 2021. Your vaccine status will be validated by the Human Resources office. Requesting a medical or religious exemption would be done through the Human Resources office.


  • 3 months customer service experience
  • Bilingual:  Spanish, Russian, ASL
  • Intermediate to advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Ability to type 40 WPM (data entry)
  • Flexibility and willingness to work a variety of hours to meet business needs
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines, while maintaining accuracy and attention to details
  • Ability and willingness to bend/stoop/stand/sit for the length of the shift and lift up to 50lbs
  • Ability to maintain the cleanliness and presentation standards of the business
  • Ability to learn and operate the inventory management system as it relates to duties
  • Ability to work well within a small, diverse team environment
  • Ability to work well with people of all ages from academically, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse backgrounds.
  • Prior to a new hire, a background check including criminal record history will be conducted. Information from the background check will not necessarily preclude employment but will be considered in determining the applicant’s suitability and competence to perform in the position.


STARTING SALARY: $14.96/hour


Required Online Application Materials:

  • Clark College Online Application
  • Current resume, with a minimum of three (3) references listed
  • Responses to the supplemental questions included in the online application process


Please apply online at

 To contact Clark College Human Resources, please call (360) 992-2105.

 APPLICATION DEADLINE:   Open until filled


Upon request, accommodations are available to persons with disabilities for the application process. Contact Human Resources at (360)992-2105 or by video phone at (360)991-0901.


The security of all the members of the campus community is of vital concern to Clark College. Information regarding crime prevention advice, the authority of the Security/Safety Department, policies concerning reporting of any crimes which may occur on or near college property, and crime statistics for the most recent 3-year period may be requested from the Clark College Security/Safety Department, (360) 992-2133 or The most recent Annual Security Report, written in compliance with the Clery Act, can be reviewed here:


If you are hired, you will need proof of identity, and documentation of U.S. citizenship or legal authorization to work.


Corrected or extended notices will be posted online and in the Human Resources Office.

Clark College’s Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) supports individuals with their academic, personal, and professional development, as well as provides training and educational resources for all members of the college community around diversity, inclusion, power, privilege, inequity, social equity, and social justice. The college offers further professional development for our employees through opportunities such as Employee Resource Groups, Social Justice Leadership Institute, Cross Institution Faculty of Color Mentorship program, Administrators of Color Leadership Program, and Faculty and Staff of Color Conference.

Clark College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator. Protected group members are strongly encouraged to apply.  Clark College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, honorably discharged veteran or military status, citizenship, immigration status or use of a trained guide dog or service animal. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). The college considers equal opportunity, affirmative action, and non-discrimination to be fundamental to the mission, vision and values of the college. All faculty and staff hired at Clark College are encouraged to embrace, continually support and enhance social equity on our campus and in our community.

The college provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, and Affirmative Action: Gerald Gabbard, Director of Labor and Compliance, 360-992-2317,  1933 Fort Vancouver Way, Baird 142, Vancouver, Washington 98663. Clark College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.  This recruitment announcement does not reflect the entire job description and can be changed and or modified without notice.

Clark College Human Resources

July 7, 2022


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Job Types: Part-Time.

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