Glenlyon Norfolk School (GNS) is an independent day school from JK-12 that is a caring and thriving community. As one of fifteen IB World Continuum schools in Canada offering three International Baccalaureate programs, GNS is proud of its unique ‘IB Advantage’: a 21st-Century education which educates the whole child and creates global thinkers.
We are a dedicated and community minded team at GNS with a big heart and a strong work ethic. We are looking for like-minded individuals who will share in our passion for preparing outstanding citizens of character who will contribute to the world through their leadership, a commitment to service, and an understanding that we are all responsible for the future of our communities. We are currently seeking great candidates for the following opportunity:
Permanent, part-time position
Approx. 25 hours / week
(Potential for additional hours, full-time expected in Aug/Sept)
The Store Manager is responsible for the operation and management of the School’s Gryphon Door, supplying uniforms, school supplies and other specialty items to GNS families and staff. The successful candidate will liaise with various stakeholders to develop and maintain our product lines and seek opportunities to grow the GNS brand in the community through new products and offerings. The Store Manager is an important member of our community who demonstrates an exceptionally high level of service to meet the needs of all stakeholders while ensuring fiscal responsibility to achieve and surpass the established goals and objectives of the department. For a more detailed description of duties, please visit this link.
What You’ll Bring
We are looking for a candidate with five years of retail management and customer service experience. A college diploma in Business Administration or an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. You will be technically savvy and a quick study navigating the School’s point of sale and accounting software. A strong knowledge of purchasing, procurement and inventory control procedures, and business management theories and practices is expected. Preference will be given to candidates with a creative and entrepreneurial mindset.
You will be a caring and compassionate individual who actively lives the GNS values of Truth, Courage, Caring, Individuality and Community. You will demonstrate a high degree of professionalism and integrity, be driven to succeed, and show a commitment to exceptional customer service standards and continuous improvement. You will have a natural ability to connect with others, be tactful and diplomatic in your approach, and know how to get things done. Impeccable attention to detail and effective organization, time management and prioritization skills are required to deliver desired results.
Why work for GNS?
We are a committed group of people that love what we do and believe firmly in living our values. We work hard but we also believe in having fun while we’re at it! We offer a comprehensive total compensation package including immediate benefits plus a generous RRSP program, vacation policy, tuition discount, free parking, fitness centre and much more.
We invite you to join our truly exceptional community and to experience a rewarding career in independent education. Interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter indicating personal strengths and accomplishments by visiting the following link: https://mygns.bamboohr.com/careers/57?source=aWQ9MTM%3D
We encourage applicants to apply without delay as interviews will commence immediately. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted. This position will remain open until filled.
It is the policy of Glenlyon Norfolk School to provide equal employment opportunity for all qualified persons. Additionally, we invite those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity and inclusion and who will assist us in expanding our capacity in this regard. To correct the conditions of disadvantage in employment in Canada, we encourage applications from members of groups that have been historically disadvantaged and marginalized. All qualified people are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents of Canada will be given priority. While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those short-listed will be contacted.
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To apply for this job please visit mygns.bamboohr.com.