Posting Summary: The University of Virginia Bookstore, Darden location, is looking for a motivated and conscientious individual to manage its store which serves business students, faculty, and staff.
Successful applicants should have retail management experience, excellent customer service skills, and strong fiscal and communication skills. Experience as a book buyer and familiarity with the publishing industry are highly desired. Must be able to work some weekends.
Required Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent
Required Specific Degree/Training: Bachelor's degree or Equivalent Retail Management Experience
Preferred Minimum Level of Education: Bachelor's Degree
Required Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Required Specific Experience: Retail management
Preferred Minimum Level of Experience: Some - up to 4 years
Preferred Specific Experience: Experience as a book buyer and familiarity with the publishing industry are highly desired.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Strong oral and written communication skills; excellent organizational skills and sound business judgment; an ability to work effectively independently, under time constraints, and under stress; a good grasp of financial and budgetary management, marketing and personnel management; ability to be a self-motivated leader that can handle multiple tasks efficiently and effectively; and ability to create an environment that fosters teamwork and demonstrate a proactive attitude during times of higher and lower volume traffic.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 3rd party Inventory Management Computer Programs
Required Computer Applications: Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Word and Excel. Use of cash register.
Founded by Thomas Jefferson, the University of Virginia opened in 1825 as the nation's first public university. A longstanding dedication to preeminence in both scholarship and teaching; top ranking in global satisfaction, collegiality and work/family issues on the COACHE survey of early career faculty; a commitment to excellence that is integrally connected with diversity and a broad array of ben...efits make the University of Virginia a prime choice for both faculty and staff. The University of Virginia is located in the small cosmopolitan city of Charlottesville near the Blue Ridge Mountains, 70 miles from Richmond and 110 miles from Washington, D.C. The University of Virginia remains the No. 2 best public university in the 2013 edition of the U.S. News and World Report rankings. In the 14 years since U.S. News began ranking public universities as a separate category, U.Va. has ranked either No. 1 or No. 2. U.Va. continues to rank in the Top 25 among the best of all national universities, public and private.