Assistant - Textbook Buyer - Utah Valley University in Orem Utah

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Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under the supervision of the Curriculum Material Manager, assists in ordering textbooks and course material for University Departments each semester. Researches, calculates and maintains prices and profit margins of all textbooks and course materials, and monitors annual historical sales reports. Must be able to work under pressure and have excellent communication skills to provide professional customer service to students, faculty and staff. Applies advanced computer and technical skills to manage the textbooks and course materials, and monitor annual and historical sales reports. Responsible for closing the Bookstore daily as Manager in charge.

Minimum Qualifications

Graduation from an accredited institution with an associate’s degree plus one year of experience related to the Summary of Duties or any combination of education and experience related to the Summary of Duties totaling three years.

Preferred Qualifications

Previous retail experience.


Knowledge of retail operations and methodology.
Knowledge of marketing and promotions.


Skill in administrative, communication and organizational skills.
Skill in computers.


Ability to communicate with faculty, staff, students, etc. with diverse understanding and needs.
Ability to be self-directed and proactive when accomplishing assignments.

Pay Range

$30,052 to $37,565 annually

Special Instructions to Applicants

Please note that in the “Required Documents” section, that you must attach “other document #1.” You can attach a letter of reference or a transcript to fulfill this requirement.

Keyword Phrases

  • Bookstore Operations
  • Assistant - Textbook Buyer
  • student centered teaching organization
  • building communities of engaged learners
  • beautiful mountain location
  • Student Affairs and Services
  • Business and Financial Management
  • Other Administrative
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Associate
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: See Job Description
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:4 - Year / Masters Institution
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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