Ten Thousand Villages State College

State College , PA

Part Time Assistant Retail Store Manager

Ten Thousand Villages State College
State College, PA Part-time
Posted on August 7, 2018

Part-time Assistant Retail Store Manager

Ten Thousand Villages State College is seeking a part-time Assistant Store Manager to help successfully launch and operate its fair trade retail store. The position pays $17.00 per hour for approximately 20-25 hours/week. Under the direction of the Store Manager, the Assistant Store Manager is responsible for helping with day to day operations of the store and achieving sales goals by effectively interacting with customers on the sales floor and providing exemplary customer service. At the discretion of the Store Manager, responsibilities also may include assisting with recruiting, training and supervising volunteers, visual merchandising, marketing and communications, community outreach and education, and other assigned tasks related to furthering the mission and success of the store. The Assistant Store Manager will model and fully embrace the Ten Thousand Villages mission and values of integrity, respect, teamwork, collaboration and appreciation of diversity.

Preferred Experience and Qualifications: Successful candidates will bring an appropriate combination of the following preferred qualifications: Passion for the Ten Thousand Villages Mission "Can Do" Attitude Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Science degree Two-four years of experience in a retail industry involving inventory maintenance, sales and customer service, including related software. Ability to take direction and work collaboratively Excellent interpersonal and communication skills Ability to think creatively and solve problems.

Physical Requirements:

1. The ability to be mobile on the sales floor for extended periods of time.

2. The ability to stand, sit, walk, kneel, reach and talk for up to 8 hours daily.

3. The ability to lift and move up to 50 pounds utilizing appropriate equipment and safety techniques.

4. The ability to spend extended time computer keyboarding daily. Must be eligible to be employed in the United States of America.

Be prepared to provide three references upon request. Ten Thousand Villages State College is an equal opportunity employer.