As the region's only Level I Trauma center, Harborview Medical Center (HMC) is well known for innovations and excellence in trauma care and its centers of emphasis: Trauma, Burn, Neurosciences, AIDS/STD CARER, and mentally-and medically- vulnerable populations. In addition to the centers of emphasis, HMC serves a mission population for King County. Harborview employees are committed to the vital role the institution plays in the immediate community, as well as the entire Northwest region. HMC is owned by King County and managed by the University of Washington (UW) and serves as a training site for UW's School of Medicine. The UW is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
Our Gift Shop has an outstanding opportunity for a full-time (100%) RETAIL CLERK LEAD. Under general direction, the individual in this role will lead retail staff in the ordering, receiving, sales, inventory, cash control and customer service functions for HMC Gift Shop.
GENERAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Serve as an assistant to Gift Shop Manager;
Regularly assign, instruct and check the work of retail clerks, temporary staff and/or others;
Oversee the ordering of Gift Shop selling supplies such as paper bags, various forms, register tape, printer paper and office supplies;
Coordinate returns to suppliers and correct invoice discrepancies with minimal supervision;
Direct receiving, checking, pricing and stocking of retail goods and supplies;
Coordinate displays, store arrangements with seasonal changes, special sales and new merchandise;
Work with selected vendors, manufacturers and wholesalers and plan inventory levels to meet anticipated needs; review catalogues for new goods; develop order requirements;
Enter new or re-orders into the point of sale system;
Process and log invoices and inventory transfers;
Perform the duties of a Retail Clerk II;
May make bank deposits;
Perform related duties as required or assigned by Gift Shop Manager.
High school diploma or GED certificate AND one year of experience in retail selling, cash register operation, general clerical work and/or financial record keeping.
Six months of additional qualifying experience may be substituted for education.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Desired: One to Three years of retail lead experience.
Founded in 1861, the University of Washington is one of the oldest public institutions in the west coast and one of the preeminent research universities in the world. The University of Washington is a multi-campus university comprised of three different campuses: Seattle, Tacoma, and Bothell. The Seattle campus is made up of sixteen schools and colleges that serve students ranging from an undergra...duate level to a doctoral level. The university is home to world-class libraries, arts, music, drama, and sports, as well as the highest quality medical care in Washington State and a world-class academic medical center. The teaching and research of the University’s many professional schools provide undergraduate and graduate students the education necessary toward achieving an excellence that will serve the state, the region, and the nation. As part of a large and diverse community, the University of Washington serves more students than any other institution in the Northwest.