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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Gifts & Custom Merchandise Buyer 

The University of Minnesota Bookstores
University of Minnesota
Minneapolis, MN

The Gifts & Custom Merchandise Buyer is responsible for managing the acquisition and management of gifts, greeting cards, backpacks, and departmental custom businesses for each of the six U of M Bookstores. The Buyer negotiates costs, determines prices and gross margins, attends trade shows, selects new merchandise and evaluates product trends.

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Coordinator, Customer Service & Loss Prevention

The University of New Mexico Bookstore
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM

The University of New Mexico Bookstore is seeking a dynamic, cutting-edge leader to direct our store operations including customer experience, loss prevention, events, and daily operations of the retail sales floor. We are committed to supporting the academic mission of the University of New Mexico through innovation, collaboration, and maintaining a standard of excellence.

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Campus Store Director

University of Puget Sound Bookstore
University of Puget Sound
Tacoma, WA

The Campus Store Director provides strategic and innovative leadership for the Campus Store and is responsible for overall store management; planning and managing day-to-day operations; developing annual budgets and managing revenue and expenses; hiring, training and supervising store staff; providing exceptional service that is responsive to the needs of students and supports their success; and collaborating and maintaining excellent relationships with all university constituents.

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Store Director

The Belmont Store
Belmont University
Nashville, TN

Belmont University is seeking an outstanding individual for the role of Director of the Belmont Store. This position provides operational and administrative supervision for the Belmont Store with an emphasis on innovative retail marketing and text fulfillment programs. The Director is responsible for all Store operations and leads a dedicated team of six full-time professionals along with student employees.

Belmont University seeks to attract and retain highly qualified faculty and staff that share the University's values and will contribute to its mission and vision to be a leader among teaching universities bringing together the best of liberal arts and professional education in a Christian community of learning and service.

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Director of Retail

Miami University Bookstore
Miami University
Oxford, OH

Miami University is currently conducting a search for the Director of Retail in our Campus Stores operations.

Nationally recognized as one of the most outstanding undergraduate institutions, Miami University is a public university located in Oxford, Ohio. With a student body of nearly 19,000, Miami effectively combines a wide range of strong academic programs with faculty who love to teach and the personal attention ordinarily found only at much smaller institutions.

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Course Materials & Trade Book Manager

Bay Tree Bookstore
UC Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, CA

The Bay Tree Bookstore located on the campus of the University of California Santa Cruz is currently seeking a skilled, self-motivated manager for the Course Materials and Trade Book Department.  Located next to the Pacific Ocean, Santa Cruz is a wonderful place to live and work offering many personal amenities and an excellent quality of life.  The University is offering a competitive salary and benefit package.

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Bookstore Department Manager - Course Materials

The Maverick Store
Colorado Mesa University
Grand Junction, CO

The Department Manager manages all aspects of operations of the Course Materials department within the bookstore and is responsible for obtaining faculty course material requests and procuring requested materials in adequate quantities in a timely manner. The Manager maintains accurate records using the textbook management software in use by the store and performs all steps of inventory control as pertains to Course Materials, including ordering, receiving, maintaining accurate sales information, returns of unsold stock, and disposition of unsold inventory. The Course Materials Department Manager is responsible for training and supervising student assistants in departmental operations and customer service standards. As a department-level manager, this position provides operations support to store manager; provides assistance to other department managers; and supervises or assists in all store operations.

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Apparel Buyer

Iowa Hawk Shop
The University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

The Division of Student Life; Iowa Memorial Union; Hawk Shop is seeking an Apparel Buyer to manage all acquisition, inventory management, and merchandising functions for apparel and assigned logoed merchandise.  Develop assigned departmental sales and inventory plan, and analyze, and report variances.  Assist in developing departmental strategic plans as well as the development and implementation of short- and medium-range objectives. Standard hours are 8:00am - 5:00pm Monday through Friday.  This position will also work approximately 2 rotating weekend dates per semester.

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