Inclined to Read Bookstore Manager

Oversee the entire operations of the Friends of the Library’s Inclined to Read bookstore, which includes managing an all-volunteer workforce. This position reports to the Friends of the Library President and the Library Director.

Full Job Description


  • Work 16 hours weekly, with some flexibility in scheduling.
  • Recruit, train, schedule, and supervise volunteers.
  • Maintain adequate staffing of the store.
  • Manage bookstore stock as needed to adapt to changing sales.
  • Implement and publicize special sales.
  • Plan and execute expansion of the store size and hours.
  • Manage online sales of specially priced items.
  • Coordinate bookstore-related activities with Library staff as needed.
  • Attend Board Meetings & present store info.
  • Work within Library to distribute books to the 3rd floor.
  • Assist with fundraisers.
  • Keeping the store clean (running the sweeper, light dusting).


  • Education level: Minimum high school/GED.
  • Computer skills, including the use of Internet and software applications, such
  • as Microsoft Office, Excel and Publisher; managing online accounts.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Supervisory and inventory experience helpful.
  • Familiar with Dewey classification system and roman numerals.
  • Accounting skills.


  • Must assume responsibility for all aspects of the store and its success.
  • Able to lift or move 30 pounds repeatedly.
  • Able to sit and stand for long periods of time.
  • Considerably walking in the work area.
  • Occasional crouching, stooping, and reaching.
  • Able to manipulate a keyboard and other input devices; data cables; and other types of office equipment.
  • Must understand that all donated books/materials are bookstore property.
  • Must be able to maintain any necessary records.
  • Must comply with Library policies as appropriate.
  • Obtain necessary clearances.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Range $10.00 – $12.00 per hour, depending on qualifications and experience.
  • Paid Time Off

Weekly day range:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability    

To Apply

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