In a large college bookstore (Norwalk and Tunxis Community Colleges) this class is accountable for the operation of a bookstore and supervision of employees.
Receives general direction from a college administrative official.
Supervises the bookstore staff.
EXAMPLES OF DUTIES
Supervises a system of inventory control;
Anticipates and analyzes needs and is responsible for the purchase of all merchandise to be sold;
Determines selling prices and controls obsolescence;
Directs the maintenance of 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 development of policies and standards;
Acts as liaison with other departments, agencies and others regarding store policies and procedures;
Prepares reports and correspondence;
Performs related duties as required.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY
Considerable knowledge of
principles and methods of retail purchasing and merchandising;
stocking and inventory control methods;
oral and written communications skills;
Ability to utilize computer software;
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - GENERAL EXPERIENCE
Six (6) years of experience in retailing in a bookstore setting.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS - SPECIAL EXPERIENCE
Two (2) years 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 2 in Salary Group AR 23 approved effective February 15, 2012. (Revised to modernize format and add Acknowledgement section) Final No. 23-138