Campus Store Manager

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Date Posted: 11/10/2021
Type/Department:Staff in Business Office
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Hampshire College

Department:  Campus Store      

Job Title: Campus Store Manager

Position Type: Full Time

Schedule: 35 Hours a week

Pay Range/ Status: $19.00 - $22.00 Hour / Non-Exempt

Location: Hampshire College Campus in Amherst, MA

Reports to: Auxiliary Services Director

Anticipated Start Date: 1/24/2022 - UPDATED 11/29/2021

 

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 the leader of the campus store team, you will have a vital role in the department achieving its mission and goals!

DESCRIPTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES:

Executes and provides leadership and oversight for all facets of campus store operations including: hiring, training, supervising, developing and motivating of store staff; preparing and executing store operating plans; establishing and enhancing strong campus relations; maintaining a high-level of customer service throughout the store; and completing other necessary store activities, as needed.  Passionate about working in an organization that values and promotes diversity, equity, inclusion and anti-racism.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Retail management or strong customer service experience
  • Academic retail experience
  • Strong organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
  • Strong customer service, communication, and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills and financial acumen
  • Advanced relationship building
  • Demonstrated ability to influence a team and customer outreach
  • 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, GED, or equivalent is required
  • Three years of job-related 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:

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 are 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 1/3/2022 and will continue until the position is filled.  UPDATED 11/29/2021

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