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Career Development

Great companies have process and discipline around what matters most; our people. Part of our commitment to developing and empowering our associates to passionately and positively represent our organization involves encouraging our associates to regularly review career growth and development opportunities within the organization. Books-A-Million brands promote a work environment that supports diversity, embraces change, and provides leadership opportunities to every associate. We continue to be on a fast growth track and seek highly skilled professionals to continue that momentum. That’s why we keep your development a top priority in a variety of ways:

Career Development

Associate Guided Development Plans

Whether your career goal is to become an Assistant General Manager, General Manager, or even to take on a role at the Corporate Office, we will partner with you each step of the way. Because each individual has a different career plan, Books-A-Million associates engage in self-guided development plans. As you begin to explore and navigate your career path, we will provide support, resources, and training to help you reach your goals!

Cross‑Functional Career Paths

District Manager-In-Training Program: The district manager training process is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge, skills, and competencies necessary to be a successful district manager or how to be an effective leader in other avenues of your career path. We use a blended approach, which will focus on classroom learning, practical application, and structured developmental time with your District Manager, other District Managers, Regional Vice Presidents, and Support Center Associates.

Tuition Reimbursement or Scholarship Support

If you are interested in developing your career through higher learning, Books-A-Million offers both tuition reimbursement and scholarship support to those who qualify.

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