Textbook & Course Related Supplies Manager

York College of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 08, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
About York College of Pennsylvania:

York College of Pennsylvania, http://www.ycp.edu , is a private-sector, independent institution of higher education, offering over 60 baccalaureate majors in the arts and sciences and in professional fields as well as master's programs in business, education and nursing and a doctoral program in nursing. The College has an enrollment of over 4000 full time, over 500 part time undergraduate students and over 200 graduate students from 33 states and 37 foreign countries. The campus is located in South-Central Pennsylvania (50 miles north of Baltimore, MD, 30 miles south of Harrisburg, and 90 miles north of Washington, D.C.) and offers competitive salaries and fringe benefits.

York College is committed to building a diverse college community and encourages members of underrepresented groups to apply.

Job Description:

The Textbook & Course Related Supplies Manager will be responsible for the course materials purchasing process including the marketing, management, & merchandising of these areas. This position includes forecasting of all course materials, credit reconciliation of returns, invoice reconciliation, and overall high service levels to the students and faculty. This position will also be responsible for managing staff in operations of the college bookstore.

Essential Functions of this position include:

  • Forecasting of all course materials by obtaining the faculty requirements & working with each department for each semester.
  • Responsible for the outcome of part-time course related supply buyer and receiving manager (dual report to director).
  • Utilizing sales history and previous enrollments to determine accurate order placement & maintain appropriate inventory levels.
  • Purchasing & sourcing of course materials efficiently & cost effectively through software systems.
  • Merchandising of textbooks & course related supplies.
  • Maintaining strong communication levels with all college faculty, departments, and students.


  • Bachelor's degree in related fields
  • Higher Education experience preferable
  • 1-3 years purchasing/retail experience with inventory management ability

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, administration and staff
  • Strong computer skills w/ability to navigate multiple software programs
  • Strong communication & negotiation skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills, detailed and organized
  • Ability to work flexible retail hours

Additional Information:

York College of Pennsylvania is an Equal Opportunity Employer. For a copy of York College's Annual Security Report, you may contact the Office of Campus Safety or visit the website: Annual Security Report

Application Instructions:

Interested candidates should electronically submit a cover letter, resume and contact information for three references.

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications should be received by September 23, 2020.

URL: ycp.interviewexchange.com

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