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DEPARTMENT: Campus Bookstore
REPORTS TO: Director of Bookstore; [email protected] ; 660-357-6505
LENGTH: Fall, Spring, or Summer
LOCATION: Trenton, Missouri-Main Campus

Position Summary: The work study student assists in the daily operations of the bookstore to ensure customer needs are met.

Essential Functions: Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to

  • Assist customers with questions and product selection.
  • Be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. in order to move furniture, books, and supplies.
  • Stock, price, and arrange store items.
  • Perform general custodial work in the bookstore—dusting, vacuuming, etc.
  • Be able to use a calculator and computer.
  • Count and record shipments of clothing, books, supplies, etc.
  • Record incoming shipments of college packages.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Skills: Effective interpersonal, oral and written communication skills. Attention to detail. Strong organizational skills. Ability to work collaboratively with others. Strong computer skills and social networking knowledge. Work with design software is preferred but not required. This student must have customer service skills and be able to maintain a professional and friendly demeanor.

Physical Demands: Moving about between buildings on the NCMC campus-30%; ascending and descending stairs-5%; reaching, pulling, and pushing when filing or arranging boxes-20%; able to do repetitive tasks-10%; remain stationary at a desk for extended periods of time while typing, folding clothes, counting items-35%

Environmental Demands: Fluctuations while walking on tile and carpeted floors in a heated and air conditioned environment.