Sales Associate
University of Virginia

Charlottesville, Virginia

Posted in Education and Training

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Job Info

The University of Virginia Bookstore invites applications for a Sales Associate. Responsibilities include merchandising, managing inventory, ordering products, assisting customers, and operating cash registers. Sales Associates serve as customer contacts regarding pricing, scheduling, and shipping. Work is performed under supervision according to established protocols.


  • Greet and offer assistance to customers.

  • Recognize levels of stock on sales floor and replenish accordingly.

  • Continually fix and neaten sales floor area and replace tags as directed.

  • Respond to customer inquiries on the sales floor and over the telephone.

  • Receive designated purchase orders and daily transfers.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of products and their locations in the store.

  • Conduct out-of-print book searches.

  • Conduct and contribute to special events to engage customers and strengthen community interest.

  • Assist with purchasing and reordering of all general merchandise.

  • Keep stock room clean, safe, and well organized.

  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • At least one year of prior work experience.

  • Must possess strong communication and active listening skills to provide exceptional customer service.

  • Knowledge of cash handling and math skills are required.

  • Demonstrated excellence in decision making is required.

  • Strong organizational skills are required.

  • The ability to work weekend shifts is required.

The selected candidate will be required to complete all necessary background checks.

Physical Demands:

Standing for prolonged periods of time and frequently bending/lifting/walking. Ability to lift/push/pull 30-50 pounds.

To Apply:

Apply online at, searching for requisition R0032705. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:

  • Cover Letter

  • Resume

** Note: Multiple documents can be uploaded in the CV/Resume box. Incomplete applications that are missing required documents may not be given full consideration.

The position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirements and guidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, including the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician's Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.

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