This position is responsible for performing the daily business operations of the USM Spirit Shop. This includes cashiering, customer service and various clerical and sales duties. 

This position works ten months a year (August through May), an average of 17 hours a week.  Schedule may be flexible but prefer Tuesday and Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., and Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. - Noon.



  • Perform cashier duties, and provide customer service to all who enter the Spirit Shop.

  • Receive all merchandise, unpack, price and display throughout store.

  • Meet with college apparel and gift representatives.  Assist in choosing appropriate colors, artwork, and apparel sizes.

  • Purchase, unpack, price and display all food items, beverages, and office supplies.

  • Maintain vendor files.

  • Properly records receipt of items and code and certify for payment.

  • Update inventory as new merchandise comes into the store.

  • Prepare and participate in annual inventory.

  • Serves as a resource person for student workers.

  • Receive all online orders and process for mailing. Maintain and order all shipping and packaging materials for the online orders.

  • Ensure merchandise is neatly displayed.

  • Performs additional job related duties as assigned.




  • Previous retail experience preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel.

  • Effective customer service, communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

  • Affinity with the overall mission of the University of Saint Mary.

  • This position will require occasional work on Saturday’s for special events (e.g., graduation, alumni reunion, orientation, homecoming).

  • Must be able to successfully pass required background screening as appropriate.



Complete an Employment Application (available online at www.stmary.edu/hr - right margin).

Return completed applications to:

hr@stmary.edu (preferred method)

Or mail:

Human Resources
University of Saint Mary
4100 South 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS  66048

Or fax to:


Applications may be delivered on-site, during regular business hours to:

Business Office, Mead 208
University of Saint Mary
4100 South 4th Street
Leavenworth, KS  66048