Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict



September 01, 2017


The Manager of Retail Shops will operate the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Gift Shop and the Scholar Shop in an efficient, responsible, and profitable manner. The Manager will provide products and services in the appropriate locations that will serve Saint Meinrad Archabbey customers, including the monastic community, students, faculty, guests, retreat groups, and administrative staff. This person will be responsible for ensuring that all customers are provided excellent customer service.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Order and manage merchandise suitable for various retail locations, maintaining inventory control, pricing, arranging displays, and preparing a yearly merchandising plan.

  • Responsible for the Gift Shop and Scholar Shop websites.

  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, scheduling, and supervising personnel.

  • Arrange merchandise and displays in shop and make sure all products are displayed to best advantage for selling.

  • Prepare expense and salary budgets.

  • Establish store policies and procedures that maintain a high level of efficiency and customer service.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Requires retail management experience, website and social media experience, and availability to work flexible hours.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills (oral and written).

  • Ability to analyze financial records.

  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.

  • Organizational skills.

  • Demonstrated listening skills.

  • Must be self-motivated.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, Internet Explorer, and Microsoft Outlook.

Application Instructions

Your cover letter and resume may be emailed to You may also drop off a resume at the Human Resources office (200 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad), just south of the Archabbey Gift Shop.

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