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    Classified Staff Job Description

    The University of Arizona

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    Classified Staff Employee Job Description

    Job Code: 071400
    Title: Subsidiary Bookstore Manager
    Pay Grade: 33
    Pay Range

    Purpose of Classification:
    Plans, organizes, leads and controls the operations, activities and staff of a subsidiary university bookstore. Incumbent proceeds on own initiative using independent judgment.

    Distinguishing Characteristics:
    This is a specialized classification and not part of a series. Incumbents typically report to Bookstore Director.

    Example of Duties:
    • Supervises two or more full-time employees, or their equivalent, on a regular basis.
    • Makes decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees, or makes related recommendations that are given particular weight.
    • Controls inventory; determines quantity to order and when to order; authorizes special orders.
    • Prepares written reports such as daily cash balancing report and submits to supervisor.
    • Coordinates and negotiates with sales representatives regarding merchandise and orders.
    • Determines policy and procedure for operation; makes needed changes to work methods and procedures; communicates changes to staff.
    • Performs periodic inventory checks and oversees annual inventory process.
    • Opens store for business; closes and locks store daily.
    • Prepares necessary paperwork such as work, time and cost records and various personnel forms.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    • Knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
    • Knowledge of bookstore operations.
    • Knowledge of management principles and practices.
    • Knowledge of inventory techniques.
    • Ability to effectively communicate.

      Minimum Qualifications:
      • Associate's degree in Business Administration AND three years bookstore operations experience which includes one year supervisory experience; OR,
      • Five years progressively responsible bookstore operations experience which includes one year supervisory experience; OR,
      • Any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education approved by Human Resources.


      Revised: 07/01/2007

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