BOOKSTORE MANAGER SERIES

 

 

                                                                                                    Occ.   Work   Prob.      Effective

Code No.           Class Title                                                        Area  Area    Period    Date               

2342                    Assistant Bookstore Manager                              03       075       6 mo.       04/21/89

2338                    Bookstore Manager                                            03       075       12 mo.     04/21/89

 

 

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Series Narrative

Employees in this series manage or assist in the management of a bookstore.

 

DESCRIPTIONS OF LEVELS OF WORK

 

Level I:  Assistant Bookstore Manager                                                             2342

Employees at this level assist in directing the operations of a bookstore.  They work under the supervision of a bookstore manager.

 

An Assistant Bookstore Manager typically –

 

1.      assists the manager in the general operations of the store

 

2.      is directly responsible for those phases of the operations delegated by the manager

 

3.      is responsible for the operation of the store in the absence of the manager

 

4.      supervises sales and clerical staff working in the store as delegated       

 

5.      performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

Level II:  Bookstore Manager                                                                           2338

Employees at this level are responsible for the successful operation of a bookstore.  They work under administrative supervision from a designated administrator.

 

A Bookstore Manager typically –

 

1.      employs and supervises Assistant Bookstore Manager(s) and sales and clerical staff

 

2.      is responsible for the purchase and sale of new and used books, supplies, and equipment

 

3.      handles correspondence

 

4.      is responsible for the receipt and transfer of cash receipts to the proper office

 

5.      handles credits and dividend accounts

 

6.      directs advertising

 

7.      interviews salespersons

 

8.      prices merchandise

 

9.      supervises inventories

 

10.    performs other related duties as assigned

 

 

MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO ALL LEVELS:

 

CREDENTIALS TO E VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.      (A)        Bachelor’s degree

 

or

 

                 (B)        high school graduation (or equivalent) and four years of experience in a commercial operation that included responsibility for both buying and selling

 

NOTE:  experience in a private or university-owned college bookstore may be substituted on the basis of one year of college bookstore experience for two years of college education or commercial experience.

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

1.      administrative ability

 

2.      supervisory ability

 

 

ADDITIONAL MINIMUM ACCEPTABLE QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED FOR ENTRY INTO:

 

Level I:  Assistant Bookstore Manager                                                             2342

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

none    

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

none

 

 

Level II:  Bookstore Manager                                                                           2338

 

CREDENTIALS TO BE VERIFIED BY PLACEMENT OFFICER

 

1.      two years of experience in a private or university-owned college bookstore in a supervisory capacity

 

PERSONAL ATTRIBUTES NEEDED TO UNDERTAKE JOB

 

none

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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