Covenant College
  • Business Operations
  • Lookout Mountain, GA, USA
  • Part Time

Operate as bookstore clerk in our retail operation with the goal of producing a measurable profit as a return on investment. Provide retail products to faculty, staff, students, and visitors, including course materials, Covenant College merchandise, and various sundries.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  1. Assist bookstore supervisor in the purchasing of quality products to improve the brand of Covenant College at price points that allow for healthy margins for profit.
  2. Assist supervisor in performing inventory control by monitoring sales and inventory turns for efficient use of capital and service to customers.
  3. Source potential items from current and new vendors (i.e. apparel, art supplies, etc.).
  4. Determine display of products and promotions to run.
  5. Supervise student workers and establish a work schedule around student schedules during regular work days and to accommodate special bookstore hours.
  6. Manage the Bookstore's social media presence and implement marketing strategies in line with the Supervisor's vision.
  7. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.
  8. Other job duties as assigned.

COMPETENCIES

  1. Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  2. Ability to effectively interact with various constituencies of the college, both internal and external.
  3. Good decision making skills and independent judgment.
  4. Excellent attention to detail.
  5. Strong initiative to complete tasks with minimal supervision.

REQUIRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Associates degree
  • Some retail sales and/or marketing experience
  • Proficiency using Google Apps and Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Supervisory experience

PREFERRED EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

  • An acceptance of and commitment to Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord.
  • An understanding of the mission and purpose of Covenant College
  • Must be able to assent to Covenant College's Staff Commitments

PHYSICAL WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.
  • Remain in a stationary position at least 50% of the work day.
  • Frequently moves items weighing up to 50 pounds.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Interested applicants should apply at https://www.covenant.edu/about/employment and provide a resume and a statement of faith or Christian experience.

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