Location: Bowling Green, KY Category: Staff Posted On: Fri Apr 26 2019 Job Description:
The WKU Store operation is part of Auxiliary Services under the division of Finance & Administration. This nonï¿½commission position supervises, plans, organizes, and oversees the operations and functions of the technology and supply departments. The Associate will be a tech savvy, innovative and solutions oriented goal oriented producer who will be work directly for The WKU Store's Technology Specialist. This Associate may be asked to work in various unrelated departments depending on business needs. This position also provides immediate supervision to other students and part-timers assigned to the technology department.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Participates in the procurement, receiving, stocking, returning and marking down for The WKU Store's Technology department and other GM departments as needed, ensuring proper inventory levels, product mix, markdowns and shrink prevention in each department.
Oversees workload and training of associates assigned to The WKU Store Technology departments.
Building campus relationships.
Serves as a report writer for The WKU Store's point of sale system, PrismRBS.
Participates in the building, setup and teardown of store fixturing each season (sports shops, buyback, rush fixtures, etc.,..)
Participates in delivery of all technology and supplies items on campus (student appliances, technology)
Helps achieve budgeted departmental goals.
Participates in TopShop, the university's e-procurement tool, including catalog building, campus relationship building to grow business, IT partnership and accurate sales tracking.
Creates marketing materials and their appropriate distribution with partnership of various vendor partners.
Consistent top level training status (where available) with each vendor where applicable.
Provides technical support, troubleshooting, diagnosis and repair service to technology customers of The WKU Store.
Assists with record keeping, including purchase orders, invoices, price lists, etc.,
Perform other job duties as assigned
High School Diploma
Two years related experience
Ability to acquire and maintain Apple Hardware Certification and other technology certifications for all related technology products if volume needs require it (paid for by The WKU Store)
Lift and carry up to 50lbs unassisted (100lbs assisted) on a regular basis.
Capable of bending, stretching, pushing, pulling, and reaching merchandise on high and low shelves
Kentucky state law requires all public institutions of postsecondary education to conduct pre-employment criminal background checks to determine suitability for employment.
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