Colorado State University Bookstore is seeking a qualified individual to fill the position of Assistant Director of Merchandise and Supplies. Colorado State is a located in beautiful Fort Collins, Colorado, less than an hour north of Denver. Fort Collins is consistently listed as a top 10 place to live and work and the CSU Bookstore is recognized as an industry leader, having been named Collegiate Retailer of the Year in 2017 by the National Association of College Stores.
This position directs the day-to-day operations of the Merchandise, Art, Trade, and Supplies departments as well as the Ram Zone spirit stores of the Colorado State University Bookstore, with a budget in excess of $4,000,000, in a professional and efficient manner to include effective leadership and financial accountability of the areas of responsibility. Responsibilities include establishment of performance standards and leadership for providing services to meet the needs of the CSU community, strategic planning, financial management, inventory management/open to buy management, support of campus initiatives, public relations, and service-related activities. The Assistant Director is directly responsible for seven career staff members and up to 30 student staff on a daily basis. The Assistant Director will have an abiding concern for, and awareness of, the diverse needs of the University community and be committed to the vision of the Lory Student Center and the CSU Bookstore.
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A Bachelor’s degree required (business, marketing, merchandising, management) or related field.
A (generic) Bachelor’s degree plus two years of specific professional experience directly related to the duties of the position.
Three years progressively responsible managerial experience in retail sales, preferably in a large, high-volume sales environment.
A minimum of 2 years supervisory experience of full time employees.
About CSU Bookstore
Colorado State University is one of our nation's leading research universities with world-class research in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, and environmental science. It was founded in 1870 as the Colorado Agricultural College, six years before the Colorado Territory became a state.
Fort Collins is an award-winning city located on the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains with the foothills and 14,000-foot peaks visible to residents. Easy access to hiking, skiing, rafting and other outdoor sports is a great advantage to CSU students, faculty and staff. Located north of the Denver metro area, CSU is less than an hour away from one of the nation's leading airports – Denver International Airport.