Volume Two Assistant Manager:

Virginia Tech Services, Inc. is seeking an energetic, enthusiastic individual to serve as Assistant Manager at Volume Two Bookstore. The successful candidate will be responsible for budgets and profit loss, supervisory of all retail/service areas, directing operations of the departments, buying, inventory control, budgeting, controlling resources, and supervising and scheduling staff. Must enforce store and corporate policy, maintain effective communication with other departments, and develop a working system for ordering, processing, marketing, and selling merchandise. Candidate will oversee customer service and cashiering, assist in planning and developing in-house training programs, planning, preparing, and monitoring of budgets. Responsible for scheduling duty managers to open and close store as well as other projects, duties, and responsibilities as assigned.

Prior knowledge of electronic inventory control system and point-of-sale operations required. Must have a good understanding of business management, accounting, inventory procedures, and technical knowledge related to computers, textbooks, and general merchandise retailing. Candidate should possess excellent communication skills, promote professional customer service, and be able to give concise, professional presentations. Some evenings and/or weekends required. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and climb ladders. Bachelor's degree from an accredited four-year institution and five or more years of experience in retail management required, as well as experience in supervising ten or more employees. Five or more years of experience in budgeting, purchasing, inventory control, and accounting preferred. Satisfactory background check and driving record required. This is a full-time position. $32,619 plus a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, generous vacation, holiday, and sick leave, and company paid retirement contributions after one year (see the full employee benefits summary listed on our website at www.bookstore.vt.edu).

Virginia Tech Services, Inc. application is required. Other applications NOT accepted. Submit an application online at www.bookstore.vt.edu or print the application and return in person to Volume Two Bookstore or University Bookstore, or fax to (540) 961-3544. Call (540) 231-9674 or e-mail hr@bookstore.vt.edu with questions. Position open until filled or closed. Virginia Tech Services, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.

Regular Full-Time or Part-Time Application