Assistant Bookstore Manager

Job description

Assistant Bookstore Manager
Georgia Southern University

Requisition Number: STA001865

Department: 3902410101-University Store

Position Type:

Position Status: Full-Time

Position Summary:
University Store. The Assistant Bookstore Manager oversees all operations related to the University Store Course Materials Department, including inventory, rental and other course materials programs. This position maintains store operations and supervises staff in the absence of the Store Director.

Essential Functions

  • Monitors the textbook/course materials ordering cycle; informs faculty/staff of adoption deadlines, ordering processes, sourcing and pricing.
  • Monitors inventory; utilizes system reports to monitor and correct discrepancies; collaborates with the Operations Manager to improve processes and control shrinkage.
  • Prepares and oversees setup for seasonal events (back-to-school RUSH and textbook BUYBACK).
  • Works with other departments to flex sales floor, verifies location setup and scheduling; completes system setup; develops promotions.
  • Ensures accuracy and timeliness of purchase order payments.
  • Works with Accounting Department to monitor and clear existing vendor credits.
  • Supervises and trains textbook staff.

    Georgia Southern University is a Tobacco Free Campus.

    Minimum Education Required:
    Associate’s Degree

    Could a level of job-related experience higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of education?: No

    Minimum Experience Required:
    Three or more years of related work experience

    Could a level of education higher than the minimum required for the position substitute for the minimum level of job-related experience?: No

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
    Effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; ability to work well in a diverse environment; proficiency with computer and Microsoft Office Applications software including word processing, spreadsheets, and databases; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

    Preferred Education:
    Bachelor’s Degree

    Preferred Experience::
    Five or more years of related work experience with at least two years fulltime experience in textbooks or course materials management.

    Salary Range: Commensurate with experience

    Job Open Date: 04/02/2018

    Job Closing Date: 4/23/2018

    Special Instructions Summary:

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    Georgia Southern University provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, age, veteran status, political affiliation, or disability. Individuals in need of reasonable accommodations under the Americans with Disabilities Act to participate in the search process should notify Human Resources: (912) 478-5468 or HR-TDD: (912) 478-0791.





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    Job No:
    Posted: 4/3/2018
    Application Due: 4/24/2018
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