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Store Manager, University Bookstore

Company: University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville
Posted on: January 17, 2023

Job Description:

The University of Virginia seeks a Store Manager to join the University Bookstore. The Bookstore (https://uvabookstores.com/default.asp?) is a self- supporting, non-profit organization that receives no local or state funding and is owned and operated by the University. They are dedicated to supporting both academic programs and student life. The main Bookstore location features textbooks for all UVA classes, over 30,000 different trade books, supplies and the best UVA clothing and gifts. In addition, customers can order diploma frames, fine framed prints and chairs. The UVA Bookstore and Cavalier Computers are located across from Newcomb Hall on the fourth floor of the Central Grounds Parking Garage and are within easy walking distance of the Rotunda, Scott Stadium, and the UVA Medical Center. In addition to the main Bookstore, there are four satellite stores. TJs Locker is located inside the Aquatic Fitness Center directly across from the Scott Stadium. Courts & Commerce is located inside the UVA Law School and serves law students, faculty and staff.This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.Responsibilities:

  • Trains and maintains a staff that provides exemplary customer service to ensure consistent customer satisfaction, and acts responsibly and professionally in accordance with established policies.
  • Purchases non-imprinted sporting good items for TJ's Locker.
  • Provides detailed information and/or requests to the Associate Director about/for imprinted merchandise for TJ's Locker.
  • Oversees aspects of the financial management of TJ's Locker.
  • Performance Management (for all employees who supervise others).
  • Oversees store operations. Co-ordinates and/or performs opening and closing duties.
  • Responsible for marketing merchandise to the Faculty, Staff, and Student community; focusing on first year students, summer camps, special event participation, and the anticipated traffic volume.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.Required Qualifications:
    • High school diploma or equivalent with at least four years of retail experience.
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong customer service skills.
    • Strong computer skills.
    • Strong leadership skills.
    • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
    • Ability to accurately operate a cash register.
    • Ability to multi task.
    • Knowledge of sporting goods and athletics.Preferred Qualifications:
      • One year of college education, or the equivalent in work related experience.
      • Experience in retail management, preferably in a college bookstore.
      • 1-2 years Retail Management.
      • 1-2 years experience in a sporting goods store and/or college bookstore.
      • 1-2 years customer service experience.Compensation:The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $34,000 - $37,000, commensurate with education and experience. This is a full-time position with UVA benefits (https://hr.virginia.edu/benefits) . Employee benefits package highlights include:
        • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
        • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
        • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
        • Tuition and professional development benefits
        • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/yearEmployment is contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check.To Apply:Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0035930 . Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
          • Resume
          • Cover Letter
          • Contact information for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).Please note that you* MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration .*This position will remain open until filled.Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at hjv5vm@virginia.edu .COVID Vaccination Requirement and GuidelinesPlease visit the UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines (https://hr.virginia.edu/uva-covid-19-job-requirements-and-guidelines) webpage prior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physicians Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.The University of Virginia is an iconic public institution of higher education, boasting nationally ranked schools and programs, diverse and distinguished faculty, a major academic medical center, and proud history as a renowned research university.In January of 1819, the Commonwealth of Virginias General Assembly chartered what would become the University of Virginia. Entering our third century, the University has served Virginia, the nation, and the world by: educating responsible citizen-leaders; advancing, preserving, and disseminating knowledge; and providing world-class patient care. These responsibilities are enduring and continue to inspire our efforts.The UVA Health System is renowned for providing outstanding patient care, educating tomorrow's health care leaders, and discovering new and better ways to treat diseases. The UVA Medical Center and Physicians Group, School of Medicine, and School of Nursing are recognized for their excellence in patient care, education, and research.At UVA, we offer a rich collection of benefits, which have long been recognized and valued for their comprehensiveness and competitiveness in the market. In addition to a robust array of traditional benefits such as health care, time off, and retirement, UVA offers an array of other benefits and services to support faculty, staff, and UVA Health team members with their personal and family needs.We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and welcome diversity in all forms. For more information on the University of Virginia and the surrounding area, visit our Why UVA (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-uva) and Why Charlottesville (https://hr.virginia.edu/careers-uva/why-charlottesville) webpages

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