USC Human Resources Administration

Job code: 113019Supervising Cashier

Grade: G |Overtime eligible: No |Date approved: December 8, 2004


Supervises daily operations of department's cashier function. Oversees cash handling and performs department's banking function.


Priority Time (%) Task (Performs other related duties as assigned or requested. The university reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.)

% Supervises daily operations of department's cashier functions. Oversees cash handling and performs department's banking function. Provides appropriate training, guidance and feedback to cashiers.

% Assists in recruitment, screening, hiring, orientation and training of unit staff. Evaluates employee performance and provides guidance and feedback. Counsels or disciplines employees, as required.

% Ensures adherence to department policies and procedures and makes recommendations regarding revisions to operating procedures.

% Counts and balances all proceeds obtained from registers and prepares for bank deposit. Researches significant register shortages.

% Prepares and distributes daily supply of cash to cashiers. Maintains log of all cash issued to and proceeds returned by cashiers.

% Balances, reconciles and monitors (on a daily basis) petty cash fund used to provide change for registers.

% Interacts with Financial Services in preparing bank deposits and obtaining cash for business transactions. Investigates bank deposit discrepancies and resolves problems, as needed. May prepare other cashier report forms as needed.

% Prepares regular and/or special reports for use in analyses and projections and for use by other departments.
Essential % Develops and implements security related procedures such as office opening and closing routines, recognition of duress signals and key controls. Coordinates security activities with university public safety department. Promotes and maintains standards for security conscious awareness and behavior. Maintains knowledge of university's crime prevention and suppression programs and services. Ensures dissemination of security related information to staff.
Emergency response/recovery:    
In the event of an emergency, the employee holding this position is required to "report to duty" in accordance with the university's emergency operations plan and/or the employee's department's emergency response and/or recovery plans. Familiarity with those plans and regular training to implement those plans is required. During or immediately following an emergency, the employee will be notified to assist in the emergency response efforts, and mobilize other staff members if needed.


Minimum education Preferred education
High school or equivalent  
Minimum experiencePreferred experience
1 year 2 years
Minimum field of expertise Preferred field of expertise
Cashier/cash handling experience. Knowledge of cash management principles and procedures. Cash handling in a similar environment.
  • Analysis
  • Assessment/evaluation
  • Communication—written and oral skills
  • Conflict resolution
  • Counseling
  • Interpretation of policies/analyses/trends/etc.
  • Interviewing
  • Knowledge of applicable laws/policies/principles/etc.
  • Organization
  • Problem identification and resolution
  • Research
  • Scheduling
  • Staff development
  • Supervisory skills
  • Teaching/training
  • Adding machine/calculator
  • Cash register
  • Computer network (department or school)
  • Computer network (university)
  • Computer peripheral equipment
  • Computer and peripheral equipment
Supervises level
Supervises employees, who do not supervise, performing clerical/secretarial work


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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer