Missouri State University is seeking applicants for the Director of the Bookstore on the Springfield campus in southwest Missouri. The Director of the Bookstore is responsible for the administration, general management, and supervision of the bookstore including the convenience stores, specialty stores, textbooks, trade books, school and art supplies, gifts and sundries, computers, software, greeting cards, specialty items, and campus wear.
Education: A bachelor’s degree is required.
Experience: Five years of responsible experience in a retail capacity is required. Knowledge and experience in retail management, including inventory control, budget preparation, calculation of markup, and supervision of staff is required.
Skills: The ability to analyze profit and loss statements, to develop marketing and business plans, and to provide services to a diverse customer population is required. The ability to develop knowledge of, respect for, and skills to engage with those of other cultures or backgrounds is required. Experience with online sales and marketing is preferred.
Salary: Commensurate with Experience and Education
Date of First Consideration: November 8, 2019
Official transcripts will be required at time of hire.
Non Discrimination Statement Missouri State University is a community of people with respect for diversity. The University emphasizes the dignity and equality common to all persons and adheres to a strict nondiscrimination policy regarding the treatment of individual faculty, staff, and students. In accord with federal law and applicable Missouri statutes, the University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin (including ancestry, or any other subcategory of national origin recognized by applicable law), religion, sex (including marital status, family status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or any other subcategory of sex recognized by applicable law), age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law in employment or in any program or activity offered or sponsored by the University. Sex discrimination encompasses sexual harassment, which includes sexual violence, and is strictly prohibited by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972.
This policy shall not be interpreted in a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or military organizations associated with the Armed Forces of the United States of America.
The University maintains a grievance procedure incorporating due process available to any person who believes he or she has been discriminated against. Missouri State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity employer. Inquiries concerning the complaint/grievance procedure related to sex discrimination, including sexual harassment and sexual assault, should be addressed to the Title IX Coordinator, Carrington Hall 205, 901 S. National Ave., Springfield, Missouri 65897, TitleIX@missouristate.edu, 417-836-8506, or to the Office for Civil Rights. All other inquiries concerning the grievance procedure, Affirmative Action Plan, or compliance with federal and state laws and guidelines should be addressed to the Equal Opportunity Officer, Office for Institutional Equity and Compliance, Park Central Office Building, Suite 111, Springfield, Missouri 65897, email@example.com, 417-836-4252, or to the Office for Civil Rights. (Res. Board Policies No. 70-11; Bd. Min. 10-28-11.)
Employment will require a criminal background check at University expense.
About Missouri State University
Founded in 1905, Missouri State University is a public university system with students who come from all over Missouri, the nation and the world.
We are a close-knit community of passionate and steadfast learners committed to ethical leadership, cultural competence and community engagement. Those are the pillars of the university’s unique public affairs mission, granted to us by the Missouri General Assembly.