Together We – Ignite Careers

Barnes & Noble College is a strategic partner to 773 colleges and universities across the country. Our mission is to enhance the social and academic experience for students and empower them to be successful, both in and out of the classroom.

Careers at Barnes & Noble College

We’ve always been a company of dreamers. We’re always asking what can be, anticipating and working to shape the future of higher education. We empower our employees to set their sights high and create their own paths to success. This is a place where your future success and growth are truly a result of your own efforts and achievements. Becoming part of our team means becoming part of innovation at work. Surrounded by forward-thinkers who proactively are shaping the future of learning, we offer employees the support they need to embrace their potential, thrive and bring what’s next to all of the colleges and universities we serve.

Whether in front of the counter or behind-the-scenes, in-store or online, Barnes & Noble College offers unlimited opportunities in many diverse career areas, including:

  • Store sales
  • Store management
  • Store support and operations
  • Merchandising
  • Marketing and communications
  • Human resources
  • Finance
  • Information technology


At Barnes & Noble College, we offer one of the most comprehensive benefits packages in the retail industry. Our wide-ranging benefits include:

  • Complete Health Care Coverage
  • Life insurance and disability plans
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Employee assistance hotline
  • Counseling resources
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • Retirement savings plans


"You get this opportunity to work with people who are passionate about their job, mentor student employees and interact with great customers and clients. This is where I belong!"

Felix Robinson, General Manager