Department Manager- General Merchandise (Full-time)-Texas A&M University located in the Memorial Student Center
Company: Barnes & Noble, Inc
Location: College Station
Posted on: May 3, 2021
Barnes & Noble College is a retail environment like no other -
uniquely focused on delivering outstanding customer service. Our
stores can carry everything from text and trade books, technology,
and school supplies to clothing, regalia, and food-- everything a
college student desires, their parents want, and our faculty needs.
A Department Manager should be a resource for all departments, a
model for customer service, a driver for sales, and a skillful
As a Department Manager in General Merchandise you will support
all store operations and departments in partnership with the
management team. You will manage daily activities of the selling
floor to ensure the appeal of our displays and the availability of
merchandise. General Merchandise is a high energy, multi-faceted
department where your adaptability, creativity, customer service,
listening, and problem solving skills will be exercised. You must
be knowledgeable about department and store operations, and provide
outstanding customer service to the academic and co-curricular
community while being part of a company that is consistently rated
as a great place to work - and where employees love what they
- Maintain a presence on the sales floor and a working knowledge
of all departments to greet customers, answer questions, recommend
products and/or services, help locate or obtain materials, and
provide daily support, direction, and guidance to booksellers.
- Ability to use department specific technology such as CORE or
Intrepid to answer questions, recommend products, place orders,
locate items, search inventory, or meet customer needs.
- Maintain an appealing and clean sales floor-hang, fold, shelve,
peg merchandise to a particular standard using a planogram or
general merchandising guidelines.
- Assist with processing sales transactions involving cash,
credit, or financial aid payments.
- Full-time positions require availability to work at least 30
hours on a weekly basis year round. Schedules may be set or vary to
meet the needs of the store.
- Frequent movement within the store to access various
departments, areas, and/or products.
- Ability to remain in a stationary position for extended
- Frequent lifting.
- Occasional reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and
- 2+ years' experience in a retail setting as a manager or buyer
preferred or a graduate of the Best Seller Program.
- High school diploma/GED required.
- Outstanding customer service skills to match customers to
products that meet their needs.
- Basic reading, writing and accounting skills required.
- Excellent customer service and communication skills
- Strong interpersonal, communication, and problem solving
- Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings,
weekends, and holidays.
Barnes & Noble College is an Equal Employment Opportunity and
Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in the
workplace. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or
protected veteran status.
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