Merchandiser III

Salisbury, MD


Salisbury University, a member of the University System of Maryland, is a regionally accredited four-year comprehensive institution offering 60 distinct graduate and undergraduate programs. Located on the historic Eastern Shore, SU's beautiful campus is some 30 miles from the Atlantic beaches and 2.5 hours from Baltimore and Washington, D.C.

Salisbury University is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Merchandiser III in the University Bookstore.

Primary Job Duties: Under the direction of the Manager for Retail, this position manages and maintains the SU Bookstore website and all social media accounts for the bookstore. This position is responsible for supervising and training employees in the web order fulfillment and distribution processes, and assisting the director and buyers with all of marketing and promotions for the bookstore, the stadium store and the downtown store.

Minimum Qualifications: High School Diploma or GED and 3 years of retail experience managing a web site. Cash Register Operation, Computer Skills including MS Office and knowledge of website and social media applications including html, adobe Photoshop and Illustrator.

Thorough knowledge of retail and merchandising procedures including accounting practices and website management. Ability to operate a cash register, photo copier, computer, adding machine and digital camera, cell phone, computer, shipping applications and services. Ability to make arithmetic computations; to communicate and interact effectively with customers, campus community, vendors, and employees; to supervise and train merchandising personnel.

Preferred Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Business, Graphic Design or Computer Science or a related field, preferred.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, State position with a full benefits package. Starting salary is $33,142 annually, which is approximately $15.85 per hour. This position requires night and weekend shifts on a rotating schedule through our three stores.

Please visit our website http://www.salisbury.edu/hr/careers/ to apply online. See the FAQs of the Online Employment Application System for more information and instructions. To be considered an applicant, you must apply online and submit a cover letter and resume. All documents that you wish to provide must be attached to your application in the Online Employment Application System. Please do not send any documents via E-mail. Three professional references will be requested and required before the final stages of the search. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted. Applications received by October 3, 2019 will receive full consideration; the position is open until filled.

Diversity and inclusion are core values of Salisbury University. We strive to create a truly diverse and inclusive environment where the richness of ideas, backgrounds, and perspectives of our community is harnessed to create value for our University community to include students, faculty, and staff, today and in the future. To this end, the University recruits exceptional and diverse faculty, staff, and students from across Maryland, the United States, and around the world, supporting all members of the University community as they work together to achieve institutional goals and vision. To learn more about the University's commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive campus, please visit http://www.salisbury.edu/equity/ .


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