Assistant Store Manager Brick & Ivy Campus Store Miami University

A Book Company Oxford, OH

Position Description is currently seeking an Assistant Store Manager for the Brick & Ivy Campus Store located at Miami University in Oxford, OH.  Miami University is ranked among the top 50 national public universities by U.S. News & World Report and is recognized as one of the nation’s most outstanding undergraduate institutions. is a leading bookstore management company for over 300 academic institutions and is the managing partner for campus store retail operations on the university’s campus.  The Assistant Store Manager will offer superior customer service and will support all store management and operations. 





This position encompasses responsibilities related to retail sales, communication, operations, human sources, merchandising and exceptional customer service.  Detailed responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:


Leadership and Staff Development


·         Motivate and communicate with the retail staff

·         Display a passion for the brand and set stage for daily operations

·         Participate in staff meetings

·         Develop and coach a team that provides a superior customer experience

·         Ensure that all team members adhere to all employment policies

·         Assist store management with the student staff hire and schedule process

·         Assist store management in the performance evaluation and review process

·         Create a fun and exciting atmosphere for employees focusing on staff retention

Visual Merchandising Management

·         Manage the efficient process of merchandise receipt, processing, merchandise placement, replenishment, and markdowns

·         Maintain high standards of a clean and neat sales floor, cash wrap, and fitting rooms

·         Assist store management with store sets and promotional event planning

Operations and Performance

·         Ability to open and close the store, handle transactions, and follow daily standard operations procedures. 

·         Ability to coordinate, setup and operate athletic venue and special events. 

·         Ensure online orders are filled and processed in a timely manner following company standards

·         Assist store management to update and obtain accurate inventory reporting

·         Strive to achieve daily, monthly, and annual sales goals

·         Maintain operational standards to secure the store’s assets

·         Develop a working knowledge of collegiate sports and university activities

·         Assist store management in achieving customer retention and customer loyalty goals

·         Perform related duties as required


Minimum Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


·         Minimum 1 year retail management experience required

·         Ability to work a schedule based upon the business needs – including some nights, weekends and special events

·         Strong verbal and communication skills

·         Ability to work well within a team and in a fast-paced environment

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements

·         Normal office and retail environment

·         Sitting, standing, bending and lifting up to 30 pounds

·         Operation of standard business equipment

·         Follow proper safety standards


Employee Benefits offers a competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, Group Life/AD&D, long-term disability, 401(k) plan, and paid time off.


About Us


Brick and Ivy is your one-stop-shop for licensed apparel, gifts, and serves as a textbook pickup location for Miami University’s Official Online Bookstore!  Visit is a premier online retailer of textbooks and digital course materials. Consistently exceeding industry standards,’s mission is to provide the easiest, fastest, and most affordable way for K-12 and higher education students to buy, rent, or sell textbooks and digital content. The company launched on July 2, 1999, the birthday of original investor Dave Thomas of Wendy’s. From the beginning, their driving force has been meeting the needs of the customers they serve. Remaining an innovative leader in the course materials industry, serves over 300 colleges and universities through an innovative course material solutions suite, including Campus Stores, Online Bookstores and the ALL Access program.'s mission enables institutions to increase course material affordability, serving millions of students to date. Through products that simplify the adoption, management and procurement of course materials, propels student success by delivering the right course materials, at the right time, at the right price. Learn more at

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