Title Research / Catalog Specialist – Corporate Office (Full-time)

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Department:

Course Materials Acquisition Team

Reports to:

Title Research Manager

Location:

Corporate Office, Marion Indiana

General Job Description:

Responsible for preparing all required course materials for the purchasing process.  This includes maintaining course material catalogs for assigned accounts, communicating both internally and externally to problem-solve, and customizing research per need to ensure those catalogs are accurate and up to date.

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Initiate, monitor, evaluate, and maintain the accuracy of course material information within a database.
  • Contact suppliers via written, verbal, and electronic communications in order to garner necessary information.
  • Assess potential sourcing issues for adopted course materials and work with multiple teams internally to find viable alternatives.
  • Interact with Store Managers and school curriculum contacts concerning textbook issues by means of verbal and written communications.
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of any important dates and deadlines.
  • Complete research for special projects or requests.
  • Meet weekly with Title Research team to discuss upcoming strategies, review the progress of past week, and problem-solve obstacles of specific tasks.
  • Meet weekly with Procurement team to discuss upcoming tasks and goals.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to work well within a team atmosphere
  • Candidate must be organized, self-motivated, and goal-oriented
  • Must be proficient in moderate level computer skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and generate alternative solutions
  • Ability to multitask, assess priorities, give precise attention to detail, and manage to complete deadlines

Disclaimer:

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.

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