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  Job posted:   Tue Mar 13, 2018
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OPTICIAN IRequisition # 72312Position BasicsAdvertising Ends on:Extended Until Position is FilledAdvertising Started on:Thursday, February 8th, 2018Organization:Carver College of MedicineDepartment:Ophthalmology & Visual ScienceSalarySalary:$35,669.00 - $35,669.00Pay Grade:24Job DetailsPercent Time:100%Type of PositionRegular: A position which is considered essential for the effective long-term operation of the university. Persons appointed to this position will receive the privileges and benefits associated with regular employment status.Duties:BASIC FUNCTION AND RESPONSIBILITYProvide all services associated with a retail optical dispensary.CHARACTERISTIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIESCustomer Sales:Provide direct customer sales.Enter all sales data completely and accurately into point-of-sale terminal.Maintain the optical dispensary's cleanliness and appearance for display of goods and equipment.Maintain smooth customer flow during hours of operation.Monitor wait time for service and for goods ordered - keeping customers informed on what we are doing to resolve any problems.Provide best possible eyewear solution that is responsive to each customer's needs.Handle customer relations.Clinical Care:Measure pupillary distance in order to correctly center lenses.Perform lensometry in order to confirm prescription, duplicate present glasses, verify prism and bifocal corrections.Assist in selection of spectacle frames and lenses.Answer telephone inquiries from customers regarding prescription eyewear.Use lens clock to confirm that the base curve is correctly prescribed.Fit, confirm, adjust, repair and dispense eyewear.Maintain technical competency by participating in continuing education for technical, merchandising and sales.Inventory Control and Product Promotion:Maintain the optical dispensary's database.Select and promote products to customers. Education/Teaching:Act as a resource/consultant for customers.Educate consumers on proper fit and use of new lenses during adjustment phase including what to expect from their lenses.Education Required:A Bachelor's degree in an appropriate discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experienceExperience Required:Some (6 months - 1 year) experience as a full service optician is required.Basic computer skillsExcellent written and verbal communication skillsOnline Application OptionsApplication Type:This job requires basic applicant information, plus a resume. Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Cover Letter:A plain text cover letter is required.References:References must be filled out online during the application process, however, only professional references will be allowed.Number of References: 3To start the Online Application process for this position, click the "Apply for This Position" button located below the Contact Information.Contact InformationAttention: Your resume should not be sent to the contact below. The resume will be attached during the Online Application Process.Contact:Mark E Wilkinson - mark-wilkinson@uiowa.eduCmed-Ophthalmology & Visual ScPomerantz Family Pavilion720 Melrose Avenue11190A PFPIowa City, IA 52242Phone: 319-356-8301For information about applying for P&S positions, please go toProfessional and Scientific Position Application ProceduresThe qualifications for the positions are listed in the job advertisement.Equivalent combinations of education and related work experience may be considered. The salary listed indicates the minimum for the pay grade to a level commensuratewith qualifications and experience. To review P&S or SEIU pay schedules or for acomplete classification description go to theUniversity of Iowa Compensation andClassification web site.The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of ra

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