Administrative Careers - Academic Advising, Administrative Careers - Other
4 Year Degree
The Director of Business Services reports directly to the provost and shall have the responsibility of ensuring that the bookstore and welcome center runs in a smooth and efficient manner, in addition to effectively handling scheduling of weddings and events at The Falls and Gate Cottage. The responsibilities are as follows:
To plan and supervise daily operating procedures and policies for the bookstore consistent with the general policies and standards of the college
To employ the Assistant Manager of the bookstore and sufficient student help to operate the bookstore smoothly and efficiently
To supervise schedules of the Assistant Manager and student help to work extra hours and/or Saturdays when needed for registration, Homecoming, Campus Preview, and other special events; to determine extended hours for bookstore during these times
To see that the duties of the Assistant Manager are carried out in an efficient and timely manner
To keep abreast of best seller books and other products so the bookstore has current merchandise to offer customers and assist the college community
To research and determine what new TFC imprinted merchandise should be carried, art work, and design
To work towards obtaining state-of-the-art equipment to enable the bookstore to operate in a most cost-effective, time-efficient, and accurate manner
To assist students and parents with questions and concerns regarding ordering textbooks
To coordinate with eCampus to schedule textbook Buyback events
To determine the selling price for all merchandise and see that items are so marked
To check stock and place orders for all merchandise
To determine what items will be put on sale and be responsible to see that sales fliers and other documents are produced, including announcements for the TFC Messenger
To be responsible for the appearance of the store and secure proper repairs when needed
To supervise the changing of store displays, and arrangement of merchandise to ensure an attractive and functional environment
To ensure that all merchandise is entered into inventory before putting in the bookstore.
To supervise inventory of the store at fiscal year-end and on a spot-check basis. To prepare final inventory for the fiscal year-end and to prepare midyear inventory in December.
To wait on customers and operate the cash register when the Assistant Manager and student help are busy
To generate an annual budget; to review monthly sales and expenditures
To record and monitor daily sales and compare figures with previous years
To prepare daily deposits in absence of the Assistant Manager or Business Admin Student Intern
To answer e-mail and phone requests or orders as submitted by customers
To monitor the online store and ensure that all orders are fulfilled in a timely manner
To provide interested parties with information related to planning a wedding or special event
To keep abreast of trends in the college store business-world; to attend regional and national meetings of GACS, NACS, and CBA when possible
To maintain an up-to-date and thorough calendar of events for the Falls, Gate Cottage, the pond area and the Gathany Museum, and to communicate with campus security, custodial and caterers regarding upcoming events
To request repairs or Maintenance to the events venue as needed
To manage the Gathany Museum policies and procedures, while coordinating maintenance requests
To be able to work extended hours when bookstore is open at special times.
To be able to handle the stress of multi-tasking and handle busy rush times
EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:
A bachelor’s degree and experience in retail management are preferred.
Must be able to climb steps and lift files and boxes weighing up to 60 pounds.
SKILLS & ATTRIBUTES:
Strong customer service skills
Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and meet appropriate deadlines
Willingness to learn higher education cultural dynamics
Good written and verbal communication skills; interpersonal skills; problem-solving capability; decision-making ability
Ability to lead a team of bookstore and event planning employees
A cover letter and resume, along with a completed TFC staff application should be sent to: Mary Kaye Ritchey, Director of Human Resources, Toccoa Falls College, 107 Kincaid Dr. MSC750, Toccoa Falls, GA 30598 or via email to email@example.com. Review will begin immediately and the position will remain open until filled. The TFC staff application can be found at http://www.tfc.edu/employment/ . All application materials must be submitted in order for a candidate to be considered.
Toccoa Falls College is a Christ-centered liberal arts college affiliated with the Christian & Missionary Alliance and located in the foothills of the northeast Georgia mountains, 95 miles north of Atlanta, GA and 65 miles south of Greenville, SC. The campus is situated on 1,100 beautiful acres and includes a 186’ high waterfall. The College is regionally accredited by the Southern Association of ...Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and is a member of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities (CCCU).