Procurement Team Member – Corporate Office (Full-time)



Course Materials Acquisition Team

Reports to:

Director of Course Material Procurement


Corporate Office, Marion Indiana

General Job Description:

Working within a team environment, team members are responsible for the acquisition of course materials and supplies for Tree of Life Bookstores’ partners.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Source various marketplace and wholesalers using guidelines specifically developed for acquiring cost-controlled materials
  • Contact suppliers via written, verbal, and electronic communications to place orders using the created purchase order.  This must be done accurately and timely, in order to deliver materials within required deadlines.
  • Maintain accurate records of purchases and pricing
  • Communicate any supply complications which may impact Tree of Life Bookstores partners
  • Monitor and track course materials within required specifications
  • Coordinate with warehouse staff and store support staff to resolve product discrepancies
  • Meet weekly with the procurement team to discuss upcoming strategies and goals, review progress of the past week and problem-solve obstacles of specific tasks

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to work well within a team atmosphere
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Organized, accurate, and precise attention to detail
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize, and manage time effectively
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and generate alternative solutions
  • Must be proficient in moderate level computer skills with a working knowledge of MSOffice Excel


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 required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.