Title Research Specialist – Corporate Office (Full-time)



Course Materials Acquisition Team

Reports to:

Title Research Manager


Corporate Office, Marion Indiana

General Job Description:

Responsible for preparing all required course materials for the purchasing process.  This includes researching all course adoptions, communicating both internally and externally to problem-solve and enhance service, maintaining school catalogs and adoptions to ensure that each catalog is accurate and up to date, as well as completing research for special projects.

Duties / Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, evaluate, and maintain the accuracy of course material information received from Tree of Life’s adoption collection programs
  • Initiate, maintain, and complete the title research process necessary for sourcing textbooks within Tree of Life software
  • Contact suppliers via written, verbal, and electronic communications in order to garner necessary information for title research
  • Assess availability and any potential sourcing issues for adopted course materials
  • Interact with Store Managers and school curriculum contacts concerning textbook issues by means of verbal and written communication
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of any important dates and deadlines
  • Complete research for special projects or requests
  • Meet weekly with entire team to discuss upcoming tasks and goals

Skills / Qualifications preferred:

  • Must be proficient in moderate level computer skills, with a working knowledge of MS Office Excel
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills required
  • Must be able to work well within a team atmosphere
  • Ideal candidate must be organized, self-motivated and detail oriented
  • Strong problem-solving and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to assess priorities and manage competing deadlines


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills require of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.