Campus Store Assistant Manager

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Date Posted: 06/16/2022
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Hampshire College

Department:  Campus Store       

Job Title: Campus Store Assistant Manager

Position Type: Full Time

Schedule: 35 Hours a week; August 1 – May 31

Pay Range/ Status: $17.50 - $18.50 Hour/ Non-Exempt)

Location: Hampshire College Campus in Amherst, MA

Reports to: Campus Store Manager

Anticipated Start Date: August 15, 2022

 

Hampshire College, an independent, innovative liberal arts institution and member of the Five College consortium, is located on a beautiful rural campus in Amherst, Massachusetts. We provide residential undergraduate education to nearly 600 students. Each department at Hampshire College contributes to the collaborative culture of the organization and plays an important role in the success of the College.  Our campus store provides students, faculty, and staff a place on campus to fulfill their needs for food, supplies, and spirit wear.  As part of the campus store team, you will have a vital role in the department achieving its mission and goals!

 

DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

The campus store assistant manager reports to and assists the campus store manager in operating the campus store and webstore.  The assistant manager serves customers, handles transactions at the register, places products in store, ensures food items are within code, conducts inventory, keeps store tidy, and performs other tasks to support the efficient and safe operation of the campus store.  This position adds images and text to the webstore to promote and market products to alums and friends of the College. The assistant manager strengthens Hampshire College’s climate for diversity, equity & inclusion and, as a customer service-oriented position, builds positive relations with customers and colleagues. The position works toward building a strong campus relationship between departments, maintains a high level of customer service throughout the store, and completes other necessary store activities, as needed.

During the academic year, this position works Monday through Friday, 11am to 6:30pm, with a 30 minute unpaid meal break. 

This position also serves as backup to the Copy Center Manager and performs basic copying and cutting functions during absences.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Strong organizational, time management, problem solving, cash handling and customer service skills required.
  • Online marketing and social media experience is preferred.
  • Ability to work with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience working directly with people from diverse racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic backgrounds.
  • Demonstrates skill in understanding of cultural differences.
  • Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.

REQUIRED CERTIFICATION, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE:

  • High school diploma, G.E.D., or equivalent education and experience is required

Alternatives to formal education and paid work experience may be considered as equivalent qualifications to include military service/training, volunteering, activism, and other non-traditional programs and experiences related to the position.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum of two years of job-related experience preferred

BENEFITS:

Hampshire College offers an excellent benefits program for eligible employees such as medical, dental, vision, life insurance, generous retirement plan contributions, flexible leave plans, and many other fringe benefits. For information on Hampshire College, including more information on employee benefits and our company culture, visit our website at www.hampshire.edu.

WHO SHOULD APPLY:

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity employer and deeply committed to a community of excellence, equity, diversity, and inclusion. We’re particularly committed to revealing and combating the social and institutional structures that support racism and white supremacy in all phases of employment and college life. We believe that the educational and employment environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to work and grow. We encourage applications from women, underrepresented minorities, persons with disabilities, sexual minority groups, veterans, and other candidates who will contribute to the diversification and enrichment of ideas and perspectives. Hampshire College is committed to removing barriers to employment faced by equity-seeking groups and encourages (but does not require) members of these groups to self-identify in their application materials. Applicants whose work incorporates a global perspective and a demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity in the work environment are particularly encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please submit your cover letter, resume and names/phone numbers of three professional references via our website at https://jobs.hampshire.edu/

Review of applications will begin on July 5, 2022 and will continue until the position is filled. 

Hampshire College is an equal opportunity institution, committed to diversity and inclusion in education and employment.