Human Resources

Retail Associate (part time)

The Bookstore and Mail & Print Center invites applications for a part time Retail Associate position.

Position Summary:

The Retail Associate is responsible to help maintain the cleanliness, basic functions and customer service within the bookstore and mail & print center.

Position Responsibilities:

  1. Checking in and tagging merchandise
  2. Fill and straighten merchandise on the floor
  3. Fill we orders
  4. Sort mail
  5. Check in packages from various carriers
  6. Assist customers with printing and shipping needs
  7. Customer service and cashier responsibilities

This position will be a part time working a 9-2pm shift Monday through Friday. May be asked to work an occasional Saturday.

Job Qualifications:

  1. Experience in a retail environment
  2. Must have the ability to lift up to 50 pounds, walk and stand during the scheduled shift and work in all weather conditions.

Qualified candidates should submit a letter of application that addresses the skills required for the position, a resume, and an Alma College application to: Cassie Tennant, Controller/ Director of Auxiliary Services, Alma College, For an Alma College application please go to: employment-application.


Alma College is a selective, baccalaureate liberal arts college committed to academic excellence and development of responsible leaders. Alma’s undergraduates thrive on challenging academic programs in a supportive, small-college environment emphasizing active, collaborative learning and close student-faculty interaction. Alma is a private Phi Beta Kappa institution located in the center of Michigan’s Lower Peninsula.

Alma College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty, staff and student body.

Alma College recognizes that we are all transformed when we celebrate and value the varied identities backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives in our campus community. We are committed to recognizing and removing barriers to success and providing equitable access to opportunities through education and advocacy. In our increasingly diverse campus and world, we pledge to create a climate where everyone is safe and free to grow intellectually, spiritually, and emotionally.

Please note that incomplete applications that are received will not be considered.

Story published on January 19, 2021