Auxiliary Enterprises at the University of Massachusetts is seeking a dynamic, ambitious, entrepreneurial individual with an innovative approach to problem solving to assume the leadership role for the UMass Store and other related retail operations. Under the general direction of the Executive Director of Auxiliary Enterprises this position is responsible for all aspects of the University Store including operations, staffing and employee performance, financial results, accounting, merchandising, marketing, training and development, customer service and campus community relations. The Director assists in formulating strategic direction, goal setting, developing budgets, monitoring fiscal performance as well as defining, clarifying and executing operational policies and procedures.
Required qualifications include a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 5 years of managerial retail experience, preferably with an upscale retail background. Experience with store design and merchandising. Strong supervisory and exceptional customer service skills are essential. Candidate must have a strong knowledge of retail operating principles, practices and procedures, including budgeting, accounting, purchasing, marketing, cashiering, and inventory control. Proficiency in public speaking and presenting (PowerPoint). The ability to work with diverse students, faculties, departments and other constituents of the University Store community is necessary.
Additional Salary Information: Salary is commensurate with experience.
The priority deadline is February 28, 2020; position will remain open until filled.
About University of Massachusetts Auxiliary Enterprises
UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in America. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.
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