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Assesment Content Project Manager

McGraw-Hill Education, Dubuque, IA

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At McGraw-Hill Education, we're accelerating learning to unlock the full potential of every learner. It's this vision that sets us apart, contributing to a brighter future where the science of learning improves educational outcomes for all learners. We're harnessing technology to enhance learning, both inside and outside of the classroom, deepening the connections between students and educators to empower greater success. 

Our Higher Education Division delivers powerful platforms, highly personalized course materials, and effective learning supplements to help college students achieve their goals at every stage of their academic and professional careers. We provide educational content in print and digital formats for the professional, education and repreparation communities. 

We have an opening for an experienced, innovative, strategic Assessment Content Project Manager for Math, Physical Sciences and Engineering in our office in Dubuque, Iowa, or our new downtown Chicago Office 

Working across the Math, Physical Sciences and Engineering Products and Markets organization, the Assessment Content Project Manager will plan and manage implementation of all assigned assessment products from content creation, collection and assembly through final product delivery.  

In addition the Project Manager will project budgets, establish project schedules, and act as primary project contact for both internal stakeholders and external partners/resources.  Coordinate activities with other team members to ensure projects are completed on schedule, within budget, and that meet expected end user experience needs and content quality standards. Report on project status on a regular basis to Program Manager. 

Your contribution to the team includes: 
  • Lead, communicate, and execute on digital projects by managing the plan, budget, schedule, content creation, assembly, implementation, and final delivery. Ensure all projects meet market needs, quality, cost, and delivery requirements.  Execute projects on time, within budget, and in adherence to MHHE quality standards. Provide solutions for resolving issues. 
  • Manage global partners and resources to ensure successful completion of all assigned projects.  Evaluate performance, quality of work, and compliance with project specifications, and resolve issues to ensure continual development and training of external resources. Report vendor ratings as requested.
  • Evaluate sample work during development stage for technical and production compliance, including awareness of ADA compliance. Perform technical review of prospective projects as needed and prepare for and participate in all meetings for assigned projects.
  • Communicate and negotiate planning and product schedules with Program Manager, editorial team, and global partners.  Collaborate with all external resources and team members to ensure schedules and budgets are maintained for all assigned projects. Ensure integrity of data in all systems, specifically pub.

  • Collaborates with the program manager and product team to implement course and program goals and objectives. Establishes early program plan, including scope, high-level schedule, resource allocations, budget, risk, and quality deliverables. Ensures a realistic plan for product execution is created. 
  • Participate in initiatives, such as process improvement initiatives, piloting new products and services, and vendor initiatives.
What you need to be successful
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.
  • 1-3 years of experience in project management, including digital content production and establishing and maintaining third party relationships.
  • Familiarity with entire publishing process, including multi-channel content delivery
  • Ability to recognize and resolve potential issues with permissions/rights and ADA compliance
  • Ability to troubleshoot technical problems
  • Ability to do training and provide technical support
  • Editorial experience a plus.
  • Strong organization skills and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Proven ability to succeed in a fast-paced, high-volume environment and ability to manage multiple and competing priorities and tight deadlines while ensuring consistent progress on projects.
  • Proficiency in publishing workflows and digital toolsets.
  • Strong knowledge of digital content authoring tools and related technologies, including HTML, Amazon Cloud, pub and HTML 5, and other emerging technologies.

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North America-United States-Illinois-Chicago

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Req Num 38817
ID 523377
Dubuque, IA
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