Full-Time Campus Store/Bookstore Manager

Full-Time Campus Store/Bookstore Manager


Edgecombe Community College
2009 West Wilson Street
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-5166

Job Location

Tarboro Campus


$36,000 - $40,000


State of NC

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, January 12, 2023
Closes: Thursday, January 26, 2023

Target Start Date

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 5:00 and Friday 8:00 - 1:00

Reports to


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications

Associate degree in business, marketing or related field; minimum of one year of retail management experience; experience with a point-of-sale system, inventory control, and customer service. Ability to lift 40 pounds on a regular basis. Possess a valid NC driver’s license.

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor degree in business, marketing or related field; three to five years retail management experience; supervisory experience; experience in a college bookstore.

Position Description

Responsible for overseeing all operational activities of the campus store/bookstore on both campuses, including personnel, supervision, planning, scheduling, marketing, activity analysis, budgeting, accounting, and inventory control.

Essential Duties

Ability to work with vendors, faculty, and staff, including the liaison for dual-enrolled high school students, to ensure the College campus store/bookstore are meeting the educational needs of students. 

Serve as liaison between the College and on-line bookstore vendor. 

Research current trends in merchandising and marketing and order merchandise for campus stores on both campuses. 

Exhibit proficient use of point-of-sale (POS) systems and inventory control systems. 

Exhibit analytical and problem-solving skills that demonstrate good judgment in making decisions. 

Train, instruct, schedule and direct the performance of campus store/bookstore employees and work study students. 

Prepare and review daily sales report to analyze store profitability and submit to the Business Office. 

Manage orders via electronic online ordering process from the faculty to allow sufficient time for ordering and receiving books for registrations of continuing education courses; and ordering to provide products for fulfillment of various kits/supplies for courses, as needed. 

Responsible for receiving and verifying all deliveries. 

Ensure that both campuses maintain a clean and orderly store. 

Responsible for the efficient maintenance of textbook inventories for ECPS Early College and dualenrolled students, and other special programs. 

Perform inventory counts annually, on or near June 30, in accordance with established inventory procedures. 

Implement strategies to minimize inventories of damaged goods, outdated texts, and slow selling merchandise. 

Conduct performance evaluations on all bookstore personnel per institutional guidelines. 

Work with Director of Purchasing to receive shipments for the College and manage equipment inventory for both campuses. 

Perform other duties as assigned which contribute to the efficient and effective operation of the College.


The above statements describe the general nature and level of work performed by individuals assigned to this classification. They are not an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as assigned by administration and supervision.

Job Post Contact

Jessica Balazsi, Director of Human Resources

Edgecombe Community College

2009 West Wilson St. Tarboro, NC 27886