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Store Manager, University Bookstore


Store Manager, University Bookstore

  • R0035930
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Operations
  • The University of Virginia
The University of Virginia seeks a Store Manager to join the University Bookstore.The Bookstore is a self- supporting, non-profit organization that receives no local or state funding and is owned and operated by the University.They are dedicated to supporting both academic programs and student life.The main Bookstore location features textbooks for all UVA classes, over 30,000 different trade books, supplies and the best UVA clothing and gifts. In addition, customers can order diploma frames, fine framed prints and chairs.The UVA Bookstore and Cavalier Computers are located across from Newcomb Hall on the fourth floor of the Central Grounds Parking Garage and are within easy walking distance of the Rotunda, Scott Stadium, and the UVA Medical Center. In addition to the main Bookstore, there are four satellite stores. TJ’s Locker is located inside the Aquatic Fitness Center directly across from the Scott Stadium. Courts & Commerce is located inside the UVA Law School and serves law students, faculty and staff.

This position is a restricted position and is dependent upon project need, availability of funding and performance.

  • Trains and maintains a staff that provides exemplary customer service to ensure consistent customer satisfaction, and acts responsibly and professionally in accordance with established policies.
  • Purchases non-imprinted sporting good items for TJ's Locker.
  • Provides detailed information and/or requests to the Associate Director about/for imprinted merchandise for TJ's Locker.
  • Oversees aspects of the financial management of TJ's Locker.
  • Performance Management (for all employees who supervise others).
  • Oversees store operations. Co-ordinates and/or performs opening and closing duties.
  • Responsible for marketing merchandise to the Faculty, Staff, and Student community; focusing on first year students, summer camps, special event participation, and the anticipated traffic volume.
  • In addition to the above job responsibilities, other duties may be assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent with at least four years of retail experience.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to accurately operate a cash register.
  • Ability to multi task.
  • Knowledge of sporting goods and athletics.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • One year of college education, or the equivalent in work related experience.
  • Experience in retail management, preferably in a college bookstore.
  • 1-2 years Retail Management.
  • 1-2 years experience in a sporting goods store and/or college bookstore.
  • 1-2 years customer service experience.


The Anticipated Hiring Range for this position is $34,000 - $37,000, commensurate with education and experience. This is a full-time position with UVA benefits . Employee benefits package highlights include:
  • 22 days of paid time off, increasing with service; 13+ paid holidays each year, in addition to paid time off; Parental and Community Service Leave
  • Health plan with options to meet healthcare and financial needs
  • Retirement through the Virginia Retirement System
  • Tuition and professional development benefits
  • Employee wellness program featuring activities to earn up to $500/year

Employment is contingent on successful completion of a criminal background check.

To Apply:

Apply online at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs search for requisition R0035930. Internal applicants must apply through their UVA Workday profile. Complete the application, and upload the following Required materials:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three professional references (name, email address and telephone number).

***Please note that you MUST upload ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS into the CV/Resume box, into which multiple documents can be uploaded. Applications that do not contain all of the required documents will not receive full consideration .***

This position will remain open until filled.

Questions regarding the application process should be directed to Marcus Rozier, Academic Recruiter, at hjv5vm@virginia.edu .

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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