Course Materials Buyer

Arnold, MD
Jul 08, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Position Summary:

With learning as its central mission, Anne Arundel Community College has responded to the needs of a diverse community for more than 50 years by offering high quality, affordable and accessible learning opportunities. Established in 1961, AACC is a fully-accredited, public two-year institution that offers national and regional studies that can lead to a degree or certificate, industry credential, transfer to a four-year institution, or career enhancement, personal enrichment and lifelong learning.

The Course Materials Buyer is responsible for the oversight of the Textbook Department which includes the vetting, allocation, processing and acquisition of all textbooks and course materials through a combination of the Nebraska WinPrism Inventory Control system, Nebraska's WebPRISM system and the College's Datatel system. This position instructs department chairs, faculty and instructional coordinators in all aspects of the online adoption process through the Nebraska Textreq module and the current regulatory environment.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to; managing assigned staff; developing and administering the departmental budgets; ensuring compliance with relevant federal and state laws, rules, regulations, and college policies and procedures; including reviewing, developing, and monitoring procedures, and programs to ensure compliance.

Title: Course Materials Buyer

Posted Date: 07/07/2017

Job Category: Staff

Department: Bookstore - HBKS

Position Status: Full-Time Staff

Salary Range: $41,189-51,486

Required Qualifications:

High school diploma or GED required

A minimum of two (2) years of progressively responsible experience in a college bookstore is required. This experience must include experience with the Nebraska WinPRISM Inventory Control System and the Nebraska WebPRISM Textbook Requisition system.

Experience with the Missouri Book Services TA/TA2/ARC Textbook System will be considered.

Ability to work well under pressure with attention to details and deadlines.

Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to prepare and deliver presentations.

Data entry experience and demonstrated knowledge of word processing and spreadsheet programs required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Working knowledge and/or familiarity with the colleges Datatel/Colleague student information system.

Demonstrated knowledge of generally accepted office practices and procedures and records management.

Demonstrated knowledge of general retail operations policies and procedures

Ability to deal tactfully and effectively with a diverse student population, faculty, staff, vendors and the public including a demonstrated commitment to providing excellent customer service and the ability to maintain confidentiality.

Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, including weekends and evenings.

Hours per Week: 40

Required Documents: Cover Letter, Resume/Curriculum Vitae


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