Market Place Cashier (Part-time)

Dining Service

Openings: 1


Gustavus Adolphus College invites applications for a part-time Market Place Cashier with Dining Service. This position is 15 hours per week and 40 weeks per year from 5:00pm. to 8:00 p.m. This position is September through May of each year.

Gustavus Adolphus College is a private liberal arts college in Saint Peter, Minn., that prepares over 2,200 undergraduates for lives of leadership, service, and lifelong learning. Fully accredited and known for its strong science, writing, music, athletics, study-away, and service-learning programs, Gustavus hosts a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa and is internationally recognized for its annual Nobel Conference.

This position processes customer transactions in the marketplace cafeteria with precision and in a timely fashion while working in a team setting under the direction of the Assistant Director, Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Greets each customer quickly and graciously.
    • Accurately processes Marketplace purchase transactions.
    • Adheres to cash, declining balance, and credit transaction protocol and procedures as instructed and directed and is accountable for transactions made.
    • Demonstrates technical skills which include the use of appropriate math, reading, writing, and oral communication.
    • Counts cash drawer at beginning of shift to ensure accurate accounting of transactions.
    • Uses touch screen point of sale terminals to access student declining balance and staff/faculty charge accounts.
    • Maintains sanitary work area and completes cleaning assignments as directed.
    • Ability to work in a team setting.
    • Trains and supervises student employee cashiers.
    • Demonstrates ability to organize workloads and flexibility in altering personal work schedule to meet work goals designated by work supervisors.
    • Provides valuable customer feedback to Assistant Director and Dining Service Supervisors.
    • Other duties as assigned.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year experience as a cashier or hostess, preferably in a retail dining environment.
  • Basic math skills.
  • Ability to read, write, and follow oral instructions.
  • Ability to operate computerized integrated cash register.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others.

Work Environment: 

  • This position consists of a significant repetitive motion during transactions. Extended periods of standing and sitting. Ceramic tile floor material.

Application Procedures: To apply for this position, please continue the process on our website, to complete the online application. A complete application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. 

  • Online Application

Gustavus Adolphus College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, disability, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, or veteran status in its education or employment programs or activities. 

Posted on: 01/21/2020


Kevin Birr | | 507-933-7689

Posted: Tue Jan 21, 2020

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