Retail Clerk Lead

Working Title Retail Clerk Lead

Job Summary

Inspire Awesome with Eastern Washington University. We are currently seeking a team-oriented individual with excellent customer service skills for Retail Clerk Lead. This position will lead a convenience store staff in ordering, receiving, sales, inventory, clerical work, cash funds and customer service functions for retail and/or service operation.

On top of salary, the University offers a comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, life and disability insurance and retirement. In addition, EWU offers generous vacation and sick leave accruals, 10 paid holidays per year and fringe benefits, such as tuition waiver for employees, discounted EWU sports tickets and free transportation through STA buses.

EWU expands opportunities for personal transformation through excellence in learning.

About Eastern Washington University

Eastern is a regional, comprehensive university located in Cheney, 20 minutes from downtown Spokane. In addition to Eastern's Cheney campus, we also offer our Riverpoint campus in Spokane, plus additional teaching/learning centers located in other cities throughout Washington State. Enrollment has reached over 12,000 students. The Cheney-Spokane area is the heart of the Inland Northwest, with excellent restaurants, theater, shopping, skiing, hiking, lakes, a choice of living in a medium-sized city or a small town, and high quality schools and housing.

Diversity Statement

Eastern Washington University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff, students, and academic program offerings and to strengthening sensitivity to diversity throughout the institution. Eastern Washington University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, and applications from members of historically underrepresented groups are especially encouraged.

Conditions of Employment

This position requires a valid food handler's permit. This position requires the ability to work evenings and weekends
The successful candidate must be able to occasionally lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

This position, during the course of university employment will be involved in the receipt of, or accountability for, university funds or other items of value, as well as the unsupervised access with the developmentally disabled, vulnerable adults or children under the age of 16. Successful applicant will be required to pass a background check.

This is a agency shop position.

Physical Demands

If you would like to obtain a copy of the Essential Functions Analysis form, which describes the physical and mental demands of the position, please contact Vara LynConrath at

Required Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Two to five years of experience in the grocery retail field or in a related area.
  • Work experience in customer service
  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office
    [including Word, Excel and Outlook] and ability to learn new software programs quickly.
  • Experience with POS [Point of Sale] System and cash handling.
    *Candidate must demonstrate interest, ability and/or experience promoting cultural competency, universal accessibility and/or diversity

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using an electronic inventory management system.
  • Experience performing inventories in large-scale business.
  • Experience leading or supervising employees, including scheduling, directing and training.


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