Job Posting: Assistant Bookseller / Web & IT Coordinator
    Application Deadline: August 4th, 2017 @ 6pm

    About the Bookstore:
    The Concordia Community Solidarity Co-op Bookstore (CCSCB) is pleased to offer a viable alternative to the corporate structure, putting students’ best interests above and beyond our own bottom line. As a not-for-profit alternative to corporate bookstores, we are conveniently located right on Concordia’s downtown campus at 2150 Bishop. Offering both new and used books, in addition to a wide variety of artisan consignments, we also boast the largest selection of sex and gender studies titles anywhere in Montreal.

    Job Title: Assistant Bookseller / Web & IT Coordinator
    Hours per week: Maximum of 15 hours /week.
    Salary: $11.81 /hour
    Start Date: Training / August 16th 2017
    End Date: April 30th 2018
    Deadline to Apply: Friday August 4th 2017; 6pm

    Primary Tasks and Responsibilities include:

    • IT Coordination
      • Ensuring weekly/monthly backups are done and stored off-site (cloud based eg. Dropbox / Google Drive)
      • Ensuring that individual programs/program databases are backed up
      • Ensuring all machines are regularly updated with the latest operating system
      • Ensuring the POS system (Lightspeed) is kept up-to-date
      • Liaises with the Concordia University IT staff and the Concordia Student Union IT staff to ensure best practice regarding software updates/virus checks etc

    • Content Coordination:
      • Ensure accurate data transfer from Lightspeed to the Co-op??s website
      • Setting up and maintaining the e-newsletter database
      • Working with staff to collate and write the e-newsletter copy; format the e-newsletter copy; test on multiple platforms and send e-newsletters
      • Work with part-time staff to update missing content in Lightspeed

    Job Requirements and Assets:

    • Proficient with computerized inventory / cash systems ? ideally Lightspeed Retail
    • Intermediate knowledge of WordPress CMS
    • Knowledge of basic email marketing including CASL
    • Knowledge of basic HTML5 and CSS3
    • Ability to work unsupervised and as part of a team
    • Organized and efficient, with good time-management skills
    • A sense of initiative and strong work ethic
    • Excellent interperonal and communication skills
    • Bilingual – Spoken French / English
    • Interest in community-based groups and non-corporate, self-managed environment and principles is an asset;
    • Experience in a bookstore is an asset;

    About the Job Posting: The CCSCB is currently hiring worker-members for the 2017/2018 school year! We are looking for applicants for our “Assistant Bookseller / Web & IT Coordinator” position who have experience managing web content and information technology infrastructures on a small scale; consider themselves people-persons with excellent interpersonal and communication skills, spoken English and French, who are comfortable within both a Mac and PC environments, who have strong work ethic and time-management skills; a sense of initiative, and knowledge and/or interest in not-for-profit organizations and co-operatives.

    The “Assistant Bookseller / Web & IT Coordinator” is responsible for the maintenance of current IT infrastructure, as well as the maintenance and updating of web content.

    Applicants should be available between 10am and 6pm, Monday through Friday for a maximum of 15 hours per week.

    APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:
    Please email us the following, in PDF format, saved with your FULL NAME as the file name:

    • A one (1) page CV, including your Concordia University Student ID number;
    • A (maximum 1 page) Cover Letter;
    • Work Study Eligibility Confirmation, Including what category of funding you are eligible for;
    • Your Fall 2017 Class Schedule / Availability;

    to coopbookstore@gmail.com, with “Work Study Web & IT Coordinator, 2017” as the subject line.

    Please note that ONLY CV’s with cover letter’s will be considered; and only applicants being requested for an interview will be contacted.

    Student gains:
    An experience in a self-management student-run not-for-profit business by participating as a worker-member in a solidarity co-operative environment. Develop skills through direct input and initiative as a worker, furthering knowledge and interest in community organizations, not-for-profits and co-operative business models.