INDUSTRY JOB POSTINGS

One of the many benefits of being an ICBA Member is having access to a network of stores that support each other and want to help each other grow. When ICBA Members have job openings at their stores, they will share them with their fellow ICBA Members here and via our newsletter, The Independent. Please feel free to share these openings with any qualified individuals in your networks.

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Director of Merchandising
The University Co-op
Austin, TX

Responsibilities include developing buying and product strategies, maintaining positive relationships with vendors and suppliers, coordinating with internal teams regarding inventory needs, procurement of merchandise as needed, and overseeing the purchasing team, currently three buyers, in their daily activities. Manage employees through all aspects of the employment life cycle including hiring, onboarding, coaching, training, developing, managing performance, and employee engagement. Exemplify the Co-op Core Values: Authentic, Welcoming, Supportive, Achiever and as a leader at the Co-op ensure others do as well. Reports to the Chief Financial Officer.

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Posted 12/8/22

Assistant Director of IT
Brown Bookstore
Providence, RI

Oversees all Bookstore IT systems, ensuring they meet the needs of all operational aspects of the Bookstore. Oversees IT Security, infrastructure, hardware, applications, programming, development, & system administration as well as developing strategic plans. Evaluates, implements, & manages the use of technologies, including ongoing application assessments, implementation of additional modules/interfaces, upgrades, testing, optimization, training. Develops reports & dashboards used to manage store operations. Works with Office of IT and coordinates with the Bursar’s Office on student billing and with Brown Card Office. Provides first level support of NetSuite application (ERP, Ecommerce, POS) & applications used by staff, engaging vendor & Office of IT as needed; remain current on NetSuite latest releases and test enhancements.

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Posted 11/23/22

Bookstore Manager
UNO Bookstore
Omaha, NE

Directs & coordinates management of the UNO Bookstore, UNMC Bookstore, & C-Store, including budget, financial management, merchandising, purchasing, customer service, inventory & accounting, personnel management, computer information systems (POS & inventory systems), customer relations, & campus community relations. Leads development/implementation of policies & procedures for day-to-day operations to maintain sufficient profitability while focusing on service mission. Provides vision for space utilization with maximum efficiency & profitability outcomes; maintains effective relationships across the campus community.

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Posted 11/16/22

Marketing Manager
UVA Bookstore
Charlottesville, VA

Seeking an experienced, creative individual with strong Omni-Channel experience including retail ecommerce, digital marketing expertise, graphic design experience, brick & mortar, and deep understanding of content marketing & social media outlets. Will successfully coordinate digital marketing efforts geared towards growing both ecommerce & in-store business, increase customer engagement, promote products, & optimize the online experience. Understands best use of SEO tools, search optimization, & performance responsiveness. Executes campaigns independently while providing oversight of the team.

 

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Posted 11/15/22

Senior Buyer/Analyst, Merchandise
Titan Shops
Fullerton, CA

Assist the store with the inventory analysis and procurement of merchandise goods with a specialized focus on technology related products.  This position is responsible for department orders, inventory control, negotiating price and terms, occasionally processing requisitions and vendor relations. This position must strive to identify the most efficient resources to achieve its goals. Other moderately complex tasks may be assigned as needed.

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Posted 11/9/22

Senior Insignia Retail Manager
Colgate Bookstore
Hamilton, NY

Leads the insignia apparel and gift department, bringing experience in all aspects of buying and inventory management, merchandising, and managing staff. Collaborates with multiple departments within the Bookstore and across campus including Athletics, Alumni Relations, and Communications. Accountable for meeting annual budgets for revenue inventory, cash flow and ultimately the profitability of general merchandise products. A commitment to the highest level of customer service is a must.

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Posted 10/18/22

Senior Assistant Director for Course Materials
Illini Union

Urbana, IL

Directs the overall operation of the Illini Union Bookstore Course Materials operation to meet a multi-million-dollar budget and service objectives. Makes available, on a timely basis, all required & recommended course materials (textbooks & course packs) in proper quantities/formats: new, used, rental, digital, print-on-demand. Directs return of overstock & defective books; effectively manages inventory & personnel within department. Plans & manages the sales & inventory of classroom technology & digital content delivery via various sales channels.

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Posted 10/4/22

Course Materials Assistant Manager
The Belmont Store

Nashville, TN

Shares all operational duties of the Belmont Bruin Books Course Materials department as assigned including:  textbooks, bundles, custom printed materials, course supplies, ebooks, with some inclusive access materials. Currently most order fulfillment occurs via online orders & campus delivery through an online agreement with MBS. Plays instrumental role in the University’s goal of inclusive access fulfillment for all materials. Manages processes for adoptions, purchasing, receiving, sales, returns, buyback & inventory management; liaises with faculty and campus administration for problem solving and special orders.

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Posted 10/4/22

Gift & Clothing Retail Manager
UNM Bookstores
Albuquerque, NM

Manages multiple Retail Departments, primarily supervising the Gift & Clothing departments at the main bookstore & Medical Legal bookstore. Primary buyer for emblematic product in the Clothing Department and supports the Retail Coordinator with purchasing emblematic product for the Gift Department at both stores. Responsible for managing day-to-day store operations of these two departments including customer service, inventory control, sales/returns, & related reporting. Supervises department personnel, creates budgets, & develops systems for sound fiscal direction. Helps plan comprehensive marketing program.

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Posted 9/14/22

Assistant Director, General Merchandise
University of Arizona BookStores
Tucson, AZ

Monitors store category sales, identifies trends, and monitors timing and scope of seasonal changes. Will provide guidance about selling patterns, the timing of future purchases, and purchasing philosophies for the general merchandise buyers; ensures BookStore’s marketing and advertising promotions are supportive of the organizational goals and strategic plan.

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Posted 8/23/22

Course Materials and Trade Book Buyer
Reed College Bookstore
Portland, OR

Provides outstanding customer service by developing an overall buying strategy and detailed procedures to assure course materials & trade books are available at the right time, in appropriate quantities, & at competitive prices. Responsible to maintain a minimum profit-margin and operational efficiency in line with financial goals. Support all faculty adoptions, communicating on price, availability, & alternative formats.

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Posted 8/8/22

Assistant Manager, Tradebooks
Brown Bookstore
Providence, RI

Manage the trade book department with the responsibility for the sales, expense control and net profit of the department. Responsible for selection & inventory of a high-volume department, including hardcovers, paperbacks, and calendars. Effectively promotes the Brown Bookstore’s services, and manages, facilitates, and grows special events including author appearances. Supports store operations including staff supervision and training.

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Posted 8/1/22

Computer Store Manager
ASUCLA Bookstore
Los Angeles, CA

Oversees all areas of the Computer Store: sales floor presentation, customer service, cash/security control; buying; service/repair operations; site/license vendor/partner agreements; financial performance. Responsible for achieving sales, gross margin, and contribution budgets for all products/services. Develops & monitors comprehensive budgets with detailed marketing strategies and responsible for merchandising strategies. Negotiates & develops academic resale programs.

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Posted 7/29/22

Campus Store Customer Service Operations Manager
ASUCLA Bookstore
Los Angeles, CA

Oversees LuValle Commons Store POS & cash handling activities, ensuring compliance with cash & security procedures. Performs opening/closing of store; responsible for customer service, including first-line management response to inquiries & issues. Plans/supervises all store RUSH activities. Oversees GM shipping/receiving & stockroom activities. Also responsible for North Campus Shop Department operations including customer service, cash control/register activities, timekeeping monitoring.

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Posted 7/29/22

eCommerce Manager
ASUCLA Bookstore
Los Angeles, CA

Manages all aspects of eCommerce within the General Merchandise Area including: customer service; processing orders/returns; order fulfillment; data/product management administration; maintenance of current product availability, coordination of online marketing initiatives, budget preparation/monitoring, contributes to development & implementation of new initiatives, assists in other areas of the Division. Hires, schedules, trains, evaluates, & counsels staff in all eCommerce activities.

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Posted 7/26/22