Under limited supervision, this lead worker position coordinates the college bookstore services and is responsible for budgeting, bookkeeping, inventory control, purchasing, display, office procedures, and ensuring the provision of superior customer service to all bookstore customers.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND RESULTS
Coordinate bookstore operations to allow efficiency and success in meeting the needs of the college within policy and procedural guidelines.
Develop and monitor budgets; monitor and evaluate selling prices, operating costs, profit margins and discount policies.
Operate the bookstore in an efficient, profitable manner and maintain good public relations with students, staff, faculty and other clientele.
Maintain Central Stores supplies.
Medium to large bookstore or other retail establishment procedures sufficient to coordinate the operation of the bookstore.
Retail marketing and merchandising techniques sufficient to display and sell bookstore merchandise.
Accounting procedures sufficient to develop and monitor budgets, ensure profitability of bookstore operations, and keep records as they relate to cash receipts, sales and accounts receivable.
Inventory techniques and state and college purchasing regulations and policies sufficient to prepare purchase orders, and maintain physical inventories.
Maintain effective working relationships with other college personnel, students and the general public.
Direct other employees and students in operating the bookstore in an effective manner.
Customer Service Skills (phone, in person, public presentations)
English (speaking, writing and reading)
Lead Work Skills (e.g., the experience, organizational and/or personal skills necessary to perform hiring, assigning work, directing, scheduling, vacation/sick leave approval, and/or manage an office)
Math (e.g., equations, account reconciliation, making change)
Retail marketing and merchandising techniques
Two years' experience in retail inventory control and cash register procedures.
Knowledge and skill with retail merchandise databases such as MBS.
Ability to communicate and work with a diverse population.
A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee. Please upload the following information with your application:
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Internal Number: 19440
About RIVERLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Riverland Community College, a proud member of the Minnesota State system, prides itself on student-centered education with small class sizes, personal instruction and hands-on learning. The College serves approximately 9,000 students annually through credit and non-credit courses.
With campuses in Albert Lea, Austin and Owatonna, all located along the busy I-90 and I-35 corridors in southern Minnesota, our college offers associate degrees in more than 50 career programs, and liberal arts and sciences. Many of our career programs have received specialized accreditations to align curricula and outcomes of programs or specific fields with national industry standards.
The College leads the state of Minnesota in the total number of Quality MattersTM certified online courses. Students enjoy a rich college experience through a wide array of student life activities. Opportunities in theatre, music, clubs, intercollegiate sports, and student government provide an easy way for students to meet new friends, share talents, and develop leadership skills.
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