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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Store Manager
Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Middletown, CT

Results-driven professional needed to supervise all operations of Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore, responsible for planning & managing all day-to-day operations of the bookstore while supervising staff & providing customer service to students, faculty, staff, & community members. Great opportunity to lead & grow a dynamic retail location in its still-early years. Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore offers textbooks, course materials, trade books, technology, school supplies, clothing, regalia, & gifts.

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Posted 1/23/22

Bookstore & Merchandising Manager
Spartanburg Community College Bookstore
Spartanburg, SC

Manage the overall operation of the College Bookstore, to include both on site retail merchandising and continued development and enhancement of a digital storefront to drive a web presence as a direct consumer channel to compliment traditional retail. Includes college mascot merchandising planning and procurement. Conduct annual inventory and monitor book and retail merchandise key performance metrics with reporting.

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Posted 1/23/22

Bookstore Trainer
Auburn University Bookstore
Auburn, AL

Responsible for coordinating staffing & staff training for the Bookstore, as well as coordinating staffing and employment processes; will learn and become expert in numerous aspects of Bookstore operations, create professional-quality training materials, develop digital & interactive training programs, and learn and use a variety of software programs in a retail setting. Duties also include customer service, sales, cashiering, & general office duties.

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Posted 12/16/21

Manager, Course Materials
University Book Store
Seattle, WA

Responsible for successful management of the Course Materials department at the flagship store in Seattle, WA, & branch campus locations in Bothell & Tacoma. Primary responsibilities include executing the course materials cycle from setup to returns for all campus partners; reviewing course material requests for all campuses; managing  buying process to ensure maximum sell-thru and minimal returns; managing & growing digital materials programs/integrations, including Inclusive Access, POS and eCommerce, & LMS integrations with all digital material vendors. Min. 5 years’ retail experience with increasing responsibility & supervisory experience.

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Posted 10/29/21

Retail Manager
UNI Bookstore 
Cedar Falls, IA

The Retail Manager ensures adherence to trademark licensing compliance and other relevant state, federal, and university regulations; leads in the purchasing and managing of imprinted clothing and general merchandise inventory and program initiatives; directs in-store visual merchandising including displays, floor layout, and fixtures; analyzes market trends and implements industry changes; develops strategic and business plans and set goals accordingly; creates, reviews and analyzes complex database, financial and inventory reports.

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Posted 9/29/21

Course Materials Buyer 
UCCS Bookstore 
Colorado Springs, CO

The Course Materials Buyer works within the Book Division of the UCCS Bookstore, responsible for providing textbooks & course materials to UCCS students. This directly supports the mission of the university by furthering the institution’s vision of advancing knowledge, making the Book Division an indispensable component of the student experience. The Book Division provides textbooks & course materials on time, in the right quantities, at a reasonable price, and at an acceptable margin. This requires strategic planning and execution of early book adoptions, dynamic and early sourcing/buying for the best costs, accurate buyback to avoid unnecessary re-buys and freight expense, timely vendor returns for rebates and remuneration, providing lower cost rental options, and competitive market pricing. Questions can be addressed to Alana Moran,, chair of the search committee; potential interview dates are the week of 8/16/21.

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Posted 7/28/21