Optical Manager, Licensed

Requisition ID
# of Openings
JCPenney Optical
304 Forum Dr
Position Type
Full Time



National optical retailer is seeking a full-time Licensed Optician to be Optical Manager of one of our Columbia, SC locations.We care about our customers, and believe that their quality of vision improves their quality of life. Eyewear is more than just clear vision; it is also a fantastic opportunity to express one’s individuality and identity. If this is something you are excited about, read on!


We are an equal opportunity employer and a safe, Drug Free Workplace


The successful Optical Manager will be able to supervise, coach and develop optical staff.  They will also help to enhance profitability of the store among other daily operations. The Optical Manager will also ensure a delightful customer experience for exam patients and shoppers. 


  • Must be licensed to work as an optician within the State.
  • 1+  years of management experience in retail; drive for results and proven track record in reaching goals
  • Strong skills in supervising others, and mentoring them to generate customer satisfaction and sales
  • Able to use computer systems for sales, ordering, timekeeping, payroll and HR activities
  • Polished customer service skills and a genuine ability to understand your patients’ needs. Capable of resolving customer complaints if they arise, with tact and positive outcomes
  • Must be reliable and punctual in attendance to keep store hours and coverage in the store.
  • An interest in fashion eyewear and an eye for style is highly desired.
  • Must be flexible for scheduling, and able to work weekends and holidays, as well as special sales events.
  • This job involves standing for extended periods of time, some walking within the store, some bending, lifting, and organizing of wall displays of frames.

We are an equal opportunity employer, value diversity and an inclusive, accessible workplace. Decisions of employment are made based on business needs, job requirements and applicant’s qualifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, genetic information and testing, family and medical leave, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression or any other status protected by law. We participate in the E-Verify program.


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