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The Cashier will interact with James Monroe’s Highland visitors in ticket sales, way-finding assistance, and sale of Museum Shop Merchandise.

The Cashier also assists the Museum Shop Manager in daily operations of stocking and display of merchandise and light cleaning of display areas in the Museum Shop. Additional support responsibilities may be required.

Required Qualifications:

•High School Diploma or equivalent.
•Knowledge of retail operations including cash and credit card transactions.
•Demonstrated ability to reconcile inventory and daily transaction reports.
•Demonstrated ability to read, and write as well as follow oral and written instructions.
•Demonstrated ability to perform basic mathematical calculations.
•Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with the willingness to provide excellent customer service.
•Proven ability to communicate effectively with the public as well as internal staff.
•Previous experience with or familiarity of the Albemarle-Charlottesville area; with the ability to provide tourist information to visitors.

Preferred Qualifications:

•Previous experience working in retail sales and using a cash register.
•Familiarity with stocking of inventory and merchandise display.

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452000 James Monroe's Highland - Gift Shop


James Monroe's Highland

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•This position is non-exempt and eligible to receive over-time for hour worked beyond 40 in a pay week. Overtime hours to be worked require pre-approval by supervisor.

•All hourly employees are subject to the limitations of the Virginia Manpower Control Program and total hours worked may not exceed, on average, 29 hours per week, over the course of a twelve month period beginning May 1 each year.

•Some nights and weekend work is required.

EEO Statement:

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement:

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

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William & Mary offers our employees a full array of benefits including retirement, health insurance with options for expanded dental and vision along with group and optional life insurance with coverage for spouse and children, flexible spending accounts, and an EAP (Employee Assistance Program).

Our employees enjoy additional university benefits such as educational assistance, professional development, wellness benefits, and a robust holiday schedule. All employees have access to fitness facilities on campus. Staff members also have access to the university libraries, and much more. To learn more, go to:




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Posted: 4/15/2021
Application Due: 7/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time