Course Materials and Trade Book Manager Business and Administrative Services
Job #: 1808471
Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $60,000 - $65,000/Annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
UCSC strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Colleges, Housing and Educational Services (CHES) is a multi-funded organization within the Business and Administrative Services (BAS) division at the University of California (UC) Santa Cruz. CHES provides leadership in the areas of college student life and residential services, housing services, facilities, employee housing and capital planning, dining services, conference services, early education services, the Bay Tree Bookstore, ID Card Services, and business and financial analysis for these areas. Through these units, educational and developmental programs and services are offered to all members of the campus community including students, faculty, staff, children and external constituents.
Within CHES, the Bay Tree Bookstore is a self-supporting Auxiliary Enterprise, whose mission is to provide the campus community with access to books, digital course materials, related materials and services that complement the academic environment and support the diverse needs of the campus community.
Under the general direction of the General Manager, the Course Materials and Trade Book Manager, is responsible for the overall management and operation of the Book Department of the Bay Tree Bookstore, which includes both Coursebook and General Book Departments. Incumbent is responsible for developing and implementing book procurement and sales processes and strategies that are integrated with other store departments and with the Bay Tree Bookstore's goals and objectives. Manages an online textbook reservation system, and assists In the management and fulfillment of electronic orders of other products through the Bookstore's website. Is responsible for the efficient functioning of a textbook rental program. Will collaborate in research, development, and implementation of a digital coursework/inclusive access program.
This position requires passing a pre-employment criminal history background check. Selected candidates cannot begin work until passing their background check. Please note: Time required to complete this process may vary and can be lengthy.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training.
Demonstrated experience and significant familiarity with management of medium to large book operations in a college or university setting with an emphasis on the oversight of all elements relating to a successful textbook program.
Experience working with institutional used book programs, including buyback, pricing, reselling.
Demonstrated experience with procurement interrelationships involving requestors, administrative functions, buyer and receiving, disbursements, equipment management, surplus sales, common carriers, suppliers and transport brokers.
Demonstrated skills and experience in customer service in a retail setting.
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 01-30-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted ON OR BEFORE the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UCSC Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. The University of California, Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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