Manager of Vandal Stores and Trademark/Licensing

Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Mar 26, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Manager of Vandal Stores and Trademark/Licensing

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Auxiliary Services

Employee Category: Exempt

Pay Range: $73,673 per year or higher depending on education and experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Manager of Vandal Stores and Trademark/Licensing supervises four main areas including Campus Vandal Stores, Boise Vandal Store, and Starbucks. Serving on the leadership team, the position ensures the store is a self-sustaining partner and oversees managers and employees. The Manager is responsible for leading the Vandal Stores' departments in innovation and strategic planning as well as day-to-day operations. This position will have a dotted reporting line to UI's Chief Marketing Officer overseeing management of the university's Trademark and Licensing program including optimization of the performance of the UI licensing program and planning and administering the protection, integrity and use of University logos and word marks. Will be asked to set up regular communications and coordination with the marketing team.

Minimum Qualifications:
Eight or more years store management experience in big box or large retail environment and/or multi-unit;
Experience must include:
• Supervising and developing staff to meet challenges;
• Leading a team to provide outstanding customer service;
• Building collaborative relationship with various internal and external stakeholders;
• Promoting and marketing store services to multiple constituents;
• Establishing strategic goals, drive financial performance and growing sales.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in business or marketing;
• Masters Degree, preferably in Business Administration;
• Five or more years store management experience in big box or large retail environment and/or multi-unit experience with retail sales of over 10 million per year;
• Experience with strategic and business planning;
• Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills;
• Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong abilities in time management, detail orientation and self motivation;
• Knowledge of Capital Improvement Plans and relationship to ProForma Income;
• Experience in new store or store remodels;
• Applied use of quality programs such as Baldrige, Six Sigma or Lean.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Posting Number: SP002755P

Posting Date: 03/25/2021

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Applications received by April 11, 2021 will receive first consideration.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.