Research Specialist (PSA)
Summary: Identifies and classifies sports cards, non-sports cards and tickets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Competencies: To perform the job successfully, each Research Specialist should demonstrate the following:
Qualifications: Research Specialists must be able to read and understand a variety of periodicals pertaining to the sports card industry. He/She must posses the skills needed to perform research on the web and through other methods.
Education and/or Experience: High school diploma/general education degree (GED). Experience within the industry is desired for this position. This field requires a vast knowledge of all types of sports cards, non-sports cards and event tickets.
Language Skills: Must be able to speak, read, write and correspond with co-workers and supervisors in person and via email.
Computer Skills: Excel, Word, 10 Key, Company Software
Reasoning Ability: As a Research Specialists, employee must be able to make decisions based on the data they have collected from different means of information including Collectors Universe’s grading program. They must be able to give the year, manufacture and name and/or description of card in order for the card to be graded.
Physical Demands: Employee will spend most of their time seated at their desks. They will occasionally need to collect trays of cards varying from five to twenty pounds each.
Work Environment: The work environment is typically very comfortable, quite and clean. There is room to perform necessary duties and responsibilities.