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Temporary Help: Cashier

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Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Temporary employees at Southwest work 25 hours per week. Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Posting Details

Posting Text

Title Temporary Help: Non-Exempt - STCC
Position Title Temporary Help: Cashier
Department STCC-Cashiers & Accounts Receivable (FA)
Position Summary

Southwest Tennessee Community College is a comprehensive, multicultural, public, open—access college. Southwest began operation on July 1, 2000, through legislation that consolidated Shelby State Community College and State Technical Institute at Memphis. Southwest has 5 campuses/centers from which it offers over 100 programs and over 20 technical certificate programs. We foster student success, transform lives, and increase the educational level of a diverse community in Shelby and Fayette counties. Southwest is a Tennessee Board of Regents institution, accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. We invite you to become a part of the Southwest Team!

This is a temporary part-time, appointment working under the close supervision of the Director of Cashier Offices and Accounts Receivable.

He/she is responsibility for cashiering duties in accordance with Tennessee Board of Regents (TBR) and Southwest policies and guidelines.

This position is maybe located at the Macon Campus or Union Campus and requires a flexible work schedule of 25 hours per week.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities

• Operates a cash drawer, issues receipts, and makes change as required. Processes student and non-student payment transactions by posting to Touchnet Cash Receipting System.

• Answers general information questions from students and faculty. Assists students with problems via telephone, written correspondence or office visits.

• Checks fiscal and statistical records for completeness and mathematical accuracy according to standard procedures. Balances daily cash receipts and prepare bank deposit and cash reports.

• Processes petty cash disbursements upon request and assists with the distribution of accounts payable, payroll and refund checks.

• Operates 10 key calculator or other office machinery in the performance of routine clerical duties.

• Activates and deactivates financial holds on student accounts.

• May perform other duties related to cashiering as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or equivalent.

One (1) year experience in cashiering, data entry and computer keyboards.

Experience working in a direct customer service environment on a daily basis.

Experience with office equipment, such as 10 key calculator, copier, scanner and fax machine.

Preferred Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Work Characteristics

• Knowledge of Business English and Mathematics.

• Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures and equipment.

• Ability to learn clerical tasks readily and to adhere to prescribed office routine.

• Ability to work from a cash drawer, issue receipts, and make change as required.

• Ability to make mathematical computations and tabulations accurately.

• Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with the students, the public, and other employees.

• Ability to count currency and coins accurately.

• Ability to operate a keyboard and calculator by touch.

• Ability to effectively communicate both oral and written.

Pay Rate
Posting Date 07/17/2017
Closing Date
Open until Filled No
Special Instructions to Applicants

Temporary employees at Southwest work 25 hours per week.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation.

Type of Appointment Fiscal
FLSA Status Non-Exempt
Employment Category Clerical/Support
Location Southwest Tennessee Community College (Memphis)
Location of Position
Posting Number 005839

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you hear about this opportunity?
    • Southwest TN Community College website
    • Higheredjobs.com
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • The Commercial Appeal
    • Monster
    • Indeed
    • Personal Referral
    • Other
  2. * Do you have cashiering experience?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Please select below which reflects your work experience in customer service:
    • No customer service work experience
    • Less than 1 year
    • 1 to less than 3 years
    • 3 to less than 6 years
    • 6 years or greater

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Letter of Reference 1
  2. Letter of Reference 2
  3. Letter of Reference 3
  4. Unofficial Transcript
  5. Additional Document (s)
  6. License/Certification