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Department Manager

Store | Champaign, IL | Full Time

Job Description

Job Title:       Department Manager         

Reports To:    Assistant Manager       

Job Location:  Champaign, Il.       

FLSA Status:          

Exempt Classification:        


Department Managers execute the merchandising, stocking, and zoning strategies and practices for their department. They initiate outstanding sales and service, maintain exceptional store safety, appearance, and cleanliness. They assist customers with excellent customer service using our “Customer CARE” practices and by helping with purchasing decisions, locating merchandise, and price questions.


Merchandise, stock, and assemble merchandise when required. execute merchandise displays, use creativity to build feature displays. Ensure quality customer service.  Assist customer with purchasing decisions and load outs.  Be familiar with standard concepts and practices within the retail environment.  Train associates working in your area with store standards and product knowledge.  Keep department organized including recovery and safety. Set planograms. Use of general office equipment, copy machine, fax machine, computer.Mat be required to cross train and perform to other duties.


Retail experience - Strong communication (written and oral skills) - Ability to interact with the team in a fast paced environment, remaining flexible, productive and efficient - Ability to multi-task and coordinate, analyze, observe, make decisions, and meet deadlines in a detail-oriented manner - Ability to work independently without supervision - Ability to work a 40-hour workweek with varied hours, days, night, and weekends as business dictates - Ability to access and use the in-store computer, scanning system, and wireless handheld unit • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire on boarding process remotely - Ability to complete computer-based training.


 Good visual acuity - Ability to lift, push, and/or pull a minimum of 30 pounds repetitively and 31-50 pounds intermittently
 Ability to stand and/or walk for long periods of time - Ability to use a ladder and/or pallet jack
 Close vision for computer work - Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard - Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day - Ability to verbally communicate effectively and professionally with all audiences (in-person or via handheld transceiver)
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.