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.

If you are an ICBA Member and would like to share a job posting, please email Office@ICBAinc.com.

System Administrator - Electronics Coordinator
Missouri State University Bookstore 
Springfield, MO

The System Administrator/Electronics Coordinator serves as the bookstore’s point-of-sale system administrator, serves as a liaison with the point-of-sale provider, and provides information technology support for workstations, cash registers, credit card machines, remote sales locations, and e-commerce web sites; provides customer service, hires, trains, evaluates, & assigns work to Electronics Department sales staff, maintains inventory control, promotes vendor specials, and researches and purchases computers, peripherals, software, personal electronics, & accessories including coordinating purchase of Apple devices for University operated computer labs & offices.

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Posted 9/29/21

General Merchandise Buyer
Reed College Bookstore 
Portland, OR

The General Merchandise Buyer is part of the bookstore team and has primary responsibility for purchasing and stocking general merchandise in a timely and cost-effective manner to meet the needs of the Reed community as well as for the maintenance of the bookstore’s ecommerce website. Purchases office, art and dorm supplies, electronics, health & beauty aids, insignia and generic gifts and clothing, and greeting cards; maintains appropriate inventory levels & provides suitable product mix.

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Posted 9/29/21

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

Apparel Buyer 
Auburn University Bookstore 
Auburn, AL

This Apparel Buyer develops and executes a merchandise assortment strategy for categories of business for resale that supports the department’s sales volume & metric goals; prepares merchandise plans by analyzing items purchased by product category, type, quantity, season and customer, studying floor space and floor plans, integrating forecasts for purchases and timing of delivery; plans seasonal assortments, pricing strategy, promotions, and manages product life cycle; responsible for development & execution of the merchandise and display strategy; quantitative analysis & reporting.

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Posted 9/13/21

Bookstore Director
Wolfstore, Western Oregon University
Monmouth, OR

The Wolfstore Director’s basic purpose is to direct all of the activities of the bookstore to see that it functions effectively and efficiently in supplying the needs of Western Oregon University’s campus community. Qualifications include fiscal operations in a retail bookstore operation, including bookkeeping or accounting, and demonstrated ability to hire, train, and motivate a team. Oversees bookstore buyers and staff in the procurement of all required & recommended textbooks and course materials and non-book merchandise for resale, and has knowledge of acquisition/marketing of supply, gift, tech, imprinted item, & packaged food products.

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Posted 8/27/21

Executive Director 
The University of Arizona BookStores 
Tucson, AZ

The Executive Director serves as a leader of one of the largest college stores in the nation, and also as a representative on the Business Affairs Auxiliary management team. The Executive Director is responsible for overseeing the BookStores’ business functions; developing and enforcing the BookStores’ and University’s policies and procedures; continually evaluating and building the BookStores’ organizational business model, vision, and strategic direction; meeting with senior staff to access current programs and procedures; working collaboratively with associates and community members to initiate, develop, or enhance programs and services that advance the mission of Business Affairs while maximizing all business opportunities.

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Posted 8/20/21

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, amoran2@uccs.edu, chair of the search committee; potential interview dates are the week of 8/16/21.

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Posted 7/28/21