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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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, Course Materials Division
Wolfpack Outfitters
Raleigh, NC

Functions as a member of the Stores senior management team with budgetary, financial, operational, and administrative accountability for the Course Materials Division. The position is primarily responsible for managing and supervising the acquisition of all textbooks and course materials for both required and optional use in classes, as well as general interest trade book titles. This position functions as a point of contact and develops strong working relationships with Academic Deans and faculty members, ensuring academic course material availability for all North Carolina State University students.

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Posted 8/24/22

Retail Buyer I
University of Arizona Bookstores
Tucson, AZ

Manages the buying process for a specific category of product with responsibility for staying abreast of current trends and new merchandise relevant to the assigned product category; procures appropriate amounts of inventory to meet sales demands; relies heavily on analysis of current and historical sales data to forecast future buying needs as well as evaluating current inventory positions;  participates in the customer service function and operational duties on a limited basis; utilizes Open to Buy (OTB) tool to ensure inventory levels support budgeted sales, tracks purchase orders, and works with Satellite stores and event coordinators to order product for multiple locations/events.

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Posted 8/24/22

Assistant Director, Operations, and Inventory Control
University of Arizona BookStores
Tucson, AZ

This position will oversee the University of Arizona BookStore's fulfillment center and operations department, administering financial reporting and having supervisory responsibilities. Responsible for facilities and staff members who manage shipping/receiving, distribution, and sales floor replenishment; oversees Inventory Control Manager who leads work related to receiving and quality control processes. Responsible for developing a budget for maintenance/procurement of operational equipment (ex. golf cart, forklift, etc.). Ideal candidate will have experience in loss prevention and developing training and procedures to protect profits.

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Posted 8/23/22

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

Retail Systems Manager
ASUCLA Bookstore
Los Angeles, CA

Collaborates with Information Services and is the first internal point of contact for the store’s business applications, including its NetSuite ERP system. Responsible for ensuring system solutions and meeting ever-changing business objectives through the daily administration and continued improvement of the business applications used by store team members, including: inventory management systems, ecommerce, point of sale, customer relationship management systems, accounting and financial reporting. Serves as direct interface between Store and ASUCLA’s operations areas in defining requirements for systems that support store functions.

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Posted 7/29/22

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