Bookstore Operations Coordinator (DVC Peet's Coffee Bar)

Job description

Position Definition

To lead the daily operations of a college bookstore.

Position Title
Bookstore Operations Coordinator (DVC Peet's Coffee Bar)

Diablo Valley College

Posting Number

$3,943 per month (first step)

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Oversees the daily operations of a bookstore.
Assists in recruiting, hiring, training and scheduling of bookstore staff.
Maintains effective public relations with students, faculty, vendors and staff.
Maintains accurate financial records of receipts and expenditures of the store.
Purchases and authorizes purchasing of new, used, reference and general books, and other merchandise.
Determines prices for store books and merchandise.
Oversees e-commerce and order processing.
Returns unsold books and other merchandise according to bookstore policies.
Maintains proper inventories of store items, projecting required quantities based on sales history and student enrollment.
Assigns duties to bookstore staff and ensures accuracy of their work.
Prepares and distributes correspondence to faculty and college community.
Prepares daily, weekly, and monthly reports to track operations.
Opens and/or closes store as assigned.
May also oversee operations of bookstore convenience store.
Operates point of sales systems and ensures the security of equipment and contents as needed.
Operate and troubleshoot point of sales systems and general office equipment.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Four (4) years of progressively responsible experience in bookstore operations, preferably in a college setting.
Recent experience in textbook purchasing, customer service, and retail merchandising.
Possession of a high school diploma/GED or the equivalent, supplemented by college level courses in accounting, business or a related field.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
College bookstore operations, including shipping and receiving, customer service, inventory control and loss prevention.
Merchandising principles and practices.
Billing procedures, methods of cash handling, and reporting in a retail environment.
Modern office procedures, practices and technology/equipment.
Point of sale computer systems.
Principles and practices of supervision.

Minimum Qualification-Skill To
Compile daily cash reports and maintain appropriate records and files.
Oversee and train assigned staff in a bookstore operation and office tasks.
Order as needed and display merchandise.
Make mathematical calculations quickly and accurately.
Ability to plan, prioritize, multi-task and resolve problems.
Operate cash registers, point of sale terminals, computers and other standard office equipment.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
Maintain accurate records including purchase orders, credit memos, cash reports, and textbook inventory.
Understand and carry out oral and written instructions in an independent manner.
Establish and maintain cooperative work relationships with those contacted in the performance of required duties.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Desirable Qualifications
€¢ Some experience in food services operations
€¢ Experience ordering school supplies
€¢ Food Handling Safety Certificate Required.

Special Instructions to Applicants
The position of Bookstore Operation Coordinator supports and oversees the daily operation of the DVC Peet's Coffee Bar located in the Diablo Valley College Bookstore in Pleasant Hill, California.

A Food Handling Certificate is required for this position.

Note: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $3,943 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $4,803 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.





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Posted: 3/3/2018
Application Due: 4/2/2018
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