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Textbook and Business Operations Coordinator College Store

Iowa Western Community College Council Bluffs, IA

Job Description


Under the supervision of the College Store Manager, responsible for the college store textbook operations and assist in financial analysis.


Coordinate course materials with academic departments via textbook requisitions, setting up historical information, current term, user access, and dates to ensure information meets HEOA deadline standards.

Forecast textbook “quantity to provide” based on previous terms, sales, updates to courses and program and faculty suggestions.

Coordinate course materials with publishers and publisher representatives to include availability, pricing, updates, as well as timely and cost effective delivery methods.

Review sales and trend analysis to strategize and provide recommendations that are in line with the College Strategic Plan.

Enter, track, and prepare invoices and credit memos for payment, keeping accounts current and in good standing.

Oversee monthly inventories and manage end of month reports to “close sales month” in preparation for the end of year inventory.

Process daily deposits in conjunction with the business department and bank requirements.

Help maintain the security, safety, and cleanliness of the department.

Ensure a positive work environment and open communication.

Other duties as assigned.



High school diploma or GED required.

Associate degree in related field required.

Bachelor degree in related field preferred


Retail, marketing, and customer service experience preferred.

Knowledge/proficient in use of PC with Microsoft Excel, Access, Word.

Business administration experience preferred.


Ability to communicate effectively with others.

Knowledge of accounting practices.

Ability to multi-task and problem-solve

Ability to lift 50 pounds.

Job Details

Date Posted November 28, 2017
Date Closes January 27, 2018
Address 2700 College Rd
Located In Council Bluffs, IA
Department College Store
Job Type Full-time Employee
Experience Level Entry Level (0-2 yrs. experience)
SOC Category 11-1021.00 General and Operations Managers
Zipcode 51503
Name Human Resources Director
Address 2700 College Road
City, State and Zip Council Bluffs, Iowa 51503
FAX (712)325-3739

This job requires the following skills

  • Community College Administration
  • Store Management

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