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Unit Manager-Optician Manager

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center
Job Location:
Health and Medical Services


Position Description
Manages a unit within a department. Plans, organizes and develops goals and procedures for the unit. Represents the unit to administrators, outside agencies and others on relevant matters. Supervises subordinate staff.

HSC - Lubbock

Department: Ophthalmology Dept Lbk Genl

Major/Essential Functions
  • Must have a deep understanding and acceptance of customer-centered service.
  • Must be able to supervise others to maintain a standard of professionalism¬†across both locations of our optical shops.
  • Poses strong written and verbal skills and be able to fully understand our local customer base with regard to what they want and expect to see in our stores.
  • Maintain inventory of eyewear, accessories, and supplies.
  • Order revenue and patient contact lenses.
  • Files Insurance Claims for both locations for Medicare and for TTEC vision plans.
  • Monitor sales volumes for both locations and make adjustments in pricing and offerings accordingly.
  • Verify in-coming stock and check the quality of new products.
  • Dispense contact lenses. Verify patient lenses match the prescription written.
  • Certified optician by the American Board of Opticianry (ABOC).
Occasional Duties
Other duties as assigned by supervisors to ensure the success of the optical shop including but not limited to repair of eyeglasses.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus three years supervisory experience; OR a combination of education and/or supervisory experience to equal seven years.

Preferred Qualifications
Four years of directly related experience, with two of those under the direct supervision of a Certified Optician. ABO Certification & NCLE Certification. 

Required Attachments
Cover Letter, Resume / CV

Optional Attachments
Professional License/Certification, Recommendation/Referral, Statement of Vision or Purpose for the Position, Other Documents Supporting Qualifications

Pay Statement
Compensation is commensurate upon the qualifications of the individual selected and budgetary guidelines of the hiring department, as well as the institutional pay plan. For additional information, please reference the institutional pay plan website.

EEO Statement
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information or status as a protected veteran.

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Pay Basis: Monthly

Pay Grade Minimum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Pay Grade Maximum
Salary commensurate with education, experience and/or skills.

Travel Required: Up to 25%

Does this position work in a research laboratory?: No
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