State of Washington Classified Job Specification
BOOKSTORE MANAGER ASSISTANT
Class Series Concept
Assist Bookstore Manager in preparation of annual bookstore budget; analyze, predict and plan departmental budgets; review financial statements for bookstore departments and report to manager with recommendations regarding purchases, expenses, and management of inventory;
With delegated authority, interview and recommend selection of applicants, train new employees, assign and schedule work, act upon leave requests, conduct annual performance evaluations and recommend disciplinary action;
Interview vendor agents and review catalogues for new merchandise; confer with college faculty, direct ordering to meet anticipated needs; develop text book order requirement;
Confer with Bookstore Manager in planning and initiating sales promotions and merchandising; plan and coordinate displays, store arrangements and advertising with seasonal changes, special sales and new merchandise;
Ensure adequate security of facilities, stock and cash in department;
Perform related duties as required.
High school diploma or GED certificate
Two years of experience in retail selling, merchandising, ordering, inventory control or equivalent. One year of full-time college level coursework with major study in retail merchandising, business, accounting or marketing may be substituted for one year of required work experience.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Class Specification History
Revise class. Revises minimum qualifications adopted July 2, 1990.
Revise class. Revises class code (formerly 3210), general revision; adopted May 10, 2007 effective July 10, 2007.