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Job Details: Fan Store Manager

Job Title:

Fan Store Manager

Submitted on:

September 3, 2021


Commensurate with experience

Application Deadline:

Until Filled


12 month, non-exempt

Job Summary:

This is a “hands on” position which includes selling, ordering, and the maintenance of inventory, record keeping and management of the university retail sales operations. The Fan Store Manager will coordinate the preparation of store financial reports with the comptroller; as well as, controlling the university retail operating budget. The Fan Store Manager will need to perform functions related to cashiering such as: operating cash register and credit card machine; assist customers; answer telephones and customer service questions; and handle returns and complaints.




• Knowledge of product selection, inventory control, and purchasing practices.
• Knowledge of merchandise techniques.
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and in a socially responsible manner.

• Associates’ degree or 2 year marketing experience.
• Four years progressively responsible retail sales experience preferred.
• Any equivalent combination of education and experience.


• Identifies criteria and selects vendor to procure specific merchandise meeting identified criteria, such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date.
• Identifies need for materials and merchandise; identifies criteria and selects vendor to procure specific merchandise meeting identified criteria, such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date.
• Orders stock through sales representatives, purchase orders, and phone contact with vendors.
• Checks inventory of shipments that arrive; prices and stocks the new merchandise.
• Completes and prices the annual inventory and other inventories as required.
• Reviews inventory level to liquidate obsolete merchandise.
• Checks new stock prices with existing stock prices and makes appropriate markups/markdowns.
• Supervises, trains, and assists student workers in their duties.
• Plans special promotion and sales.
• Compiles and tracks sales data; evaluates data for future stocking and promotional events.
• Maintains accountability of funds received.
• Works with faculty in determining the textbook and learning material requirements for the book rental operation and retail operation.
• Supervises, trains, and assists the Fan Store clerks in their duties.
• Helps develop and monitor the Fan Store operating budget.
• Develops and manages on-line presence of Fan Store.
• Must have a strong work ethic and lead by example.
• Must be a professional, credible and respected representative of the institution internally and in the community.
• Demonstrated willingness and ability to act ethically and socially responsible.
• Must be able to lift more than 50-lb. objects; frequent bending, stooping, and walking.
• Willing to work on occasional weekends.
• Ability to communicate in a courteous manner.
• Other duties as assigned by Associate Vice President of Fiscal Affairs or designee.

The omission of specific statement of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Letter of Application
  • Resume
  • Three References, current addresses and phone numbers
  • All College Transcripts (unofficial)
  • Completed Consent & Disclosure form for pre-employment background check (available here)
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If you are applying for more than one position, please submit a separate application packet for each position, being sure that your cover letter addresses the specific requirements for the position for which you are applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

All OPSU applicants must also submit a completed Consent and Disclosure form for a pre-employment background check. Forms are available below.

OPSU conducts background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check and/or a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

OPSU is an AA/EE/E-Verify employer committed to diversity.

Oklahoma Panhandle State University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, and veterans status in its programs and services.

The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

  • Rene Ramon, Section 504/ADA (disabilities),
    Office ML 107B, Telephone: 580.349.1556;
  • Dana Collins, Discrimination (race, color, national origin, age, and veterans status), Title IX (sex),
    Office: SL 125, Telephone: 580.349.1574.

For additional information and/or to respond, contact:

Oklahoma Panhandle State Univ.
Office of Human Resources
P. O. Box 430
Goodwell, OK 73939
Telephone: 580-349-2611
Fax: 580-349-2302
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