In the Departments of Energy and Environmental Protection and Emergency Services and Public Protection this class is accountable for the operation of the bookstore and supervision of employees.
Receives general direction from a college administrative official or other employee of higher grade.
Supervises the bookstore staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Supervises a system of inventory control;
Forecasts stock requirements;
Supervises the purchase of merchandise;
Interviews sales representatives;
Supervises display of merchandise;
Maintains financial and personnel records;
Schedules, assigns, oversees and reviews the work of staff;
Provides staff training and assistance;
Conducts performance evaluations;
Determines priorities and plans store work;
Establishes and maintains store procedures;
Develops or makes recommendations on the development of policies and standards;
Acts as liaison with other departments, agencies and others regarding store policies and procedures;
Prepares reports and correspondence;
Maintains housekeeping and security standards;
May determine selling prices and control obsolescence;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of the principles and methods of retail purchasing and merchandising;
Knowledge of stocking and inventory control methods;
oral and written communications skills;
Ability to utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years of experience in retailing in a bookstore setting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
One (1) year of the General Experience must have been in a working lead capacity at the level of a Bookstore Assistant Supervisor.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SUBSTITUTIONS ALLOWED
College training may be substituted for the General Experience on the basis of fifteen (15) semester hours equalling one-half (1/2) year of experience to a maximum of four (4) years for a Bachelor's degree.
JOB CLASS DESIGNATION
(16)-ADMIN & RESID (P-5)
As defined by Sec. 5-196 of the Connecticut General Statutes, a job class is a position or group of positions that share general characteristics and are categorized under a single title for administrative purposes. As such, a job class is not meant to be all inclusive of every task and/or responsibility.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Bookstore Supervisor 1 in Salary Group AR 21 approved effective February 15, 2012. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-138