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Iowa State University Gift Shop Clerical in Ames, Iowa

Position Information:

Position Title:Gift Shop Clerical

Job Group:Merit

Required Minimum Qualifications:• Ability to read, write and follow instructions.

Preferred Qualifications:

Job Description:

Reiman Gardens is currently hiring for 2 Part-Time Gift Shop Clerical Associates.

Responsibilities for this position would include providing customer service to Gift Shop guests, restocking items for resale, ensuring Gift Shop is presentable for guests, performing opening and closing procedures, answering telephone and assisting guests with questions and providing accurate helpful information regarding the Gardens and the Ames community. This position will interact with guests and Gardens’ staff in a positive and tactful manner. The candidate will have the ability to multitask in a fast-paced environment, have excellent communications skills, both oral and written along with strong interpersonal skills to include customer service. Must have excellent communications skills, both oral and written including interpersonal skills including customer service, cash and credit card handling experience. Ability to work with others and independently. Ability to stand on your feet for long periods of time, ability to use ladder to reach merchandise, and ability to lift heavy objects.

This position will require flexibility to work days, weekends, some evening and holiday hours on a part-time basis.

Appointment Type:Temporary (Fixed Term)

Proposed End Date or Length of Term:May 31, 2025

Number of Months Employed Per Year:

Time Type:Part time

Pay Grade:1

Application Instructions:

Apply for this position by clicking on “Apply” and completing the Merit Employment Application. Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history. If you have questions regarding the application process, please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485.

Original Posting Date: July 21, 2021

Posting Close Date:

Job Requisition Number:R5692

Iowa State University ( is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities ( AAU ), and ranked by U.S. News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 30,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff.

Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment. We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community ( .

All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check.

Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email .

If you have questions about the application process please email or call 515-294-4800 or Toll-Free at 1-877-477-7485 . Iowa State University provides reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. Applicants with questions about access or requiring a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process should email or call (515) 294-4800 or Toll-Free: (877) 477-7485 . TTY users are welcome to use the Iowa Relay Service number by dialing 7-1-1 or (800) 735-2942 .

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