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Management of Trinidad State Junior College Bookstores

Bid Information

Bid Alert No: 00000489456

Bid Title: Management of Trinidad State Junior College Bookstores

Agency Bid No. Title: 2016000157

Received Date: 02/18/2016

Close Date: 03/25/2016

Purchase Type: 1 year term

Delivery Point:

Delivery Date: Not Stated

Special Notices: Pre-Bid Conference Mandatory 02/29/2016 11:00 AM, Questions Due By 03/07/2016 04:00 PM


Specifications include, but are not limited to:TSJC invites your firm to submit a Proposal for Management of the TSJC Bookstores on its Trinidad and Alamosa campuses. The College Administration with guidance and input from selected members of the campus community, is evaluating Contract Management alternatives for its College Bookstore.For many years, Trinidad State Junior College has operated a bookstore to service the needs of students and college staff on both its Trinidad and Alamosa campuses. Because of limited resources for capital improvements and the need to increase revenues we are interested in exploring the opportunities of management of the bookstore with an outside firm that possesses a depth of resources and retail strength which would be impossible for the college to duplicate.The bookstore must be open for business beginning as May 1, 2016 after contract is awarded to be prepared for Fall semester, 2016.Based on input from the campus community, the criteria that will be used to evaluate Proposals include the following (not in priority order):Experience providing bookstore management services to colleges and universities"Fit" with the TSJC community and a clear understanding of the Colleges missionFinancial return to TSJCContractors financial stabilityAbility to provide textbooks and course materials in a timely, cost efficient mannerContractors commitment to minimize textbook prices and retail prices of general merchandiseTextbook buyback programAbility to maximize the availability of used textbooksEmphasis on customer serviceAbility to provide an effective e-commerce solutionStaffing plan / employment policiesOption for textbook rental programProvide required Gunsmithing supplies for TSJC nationally known GunsmithingProgramAbility to interface with the Blackboard and Banner systems currently used by the CollegeFacility plan

Product Code: 95816

Agency Information

Issuing Agency: Trinidad State Junior College

State: Colorado

Agency Type: State and Local

Contact: Karen Power 600 Prospect Street, Trinidad, Colorado, 81082

Phone: 719-846-5605




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