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Content Project Manager | Wiley

Wiley is a provider of content-enabled solutions that improve outcomes in research, education, and professional practice. Our core businesses produce scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, reference works, books, database services, and advertising; professional books, subscription products, certification and training services and online applications and education content and services including integrated online teaching and learning resources for undergraduate and graduate students and lifelong learners.  The company’s headquarters are located in Hoboken, New Jersey, with operations in the U.S., Europe, Asia, Australia, and Canada.

Content Project Manager

Remote, California

zyBooks seeks a full-time team member to oversee projects related to the development and maintenance of interactive web-native learning content in Computer Science, Engineering, IT, Data Science, and Statistics. This person oversees all aspects of their projects, from inception to final delivery and maintenance, and serves as the hub of communication who coordinates work across teams to ensure success.

Overview

  • Works with a variety of projects, including single-author or team-based projects, maintenance of existing material, and special projects as needed
  • Oversees projects from initial market research and product definition to final implementation and delivery as well as ongoing maintenance and enhancement
  • Drives definition of project requirements, goals, and deliverable schedules
  • Manages the content development and review process, ensuring quality at every stage
  • Coordinates work with marketing, sales, engineering, and operations
  • Facilitates relationships with external clients and vendors, as appropriate
  • Monitors project progress, reports on key metrics, and takes initiative to address projects that are going off track
  • Refines existing processes and defines new processes for completing work
  • Manages access, training, and support for teams to ensure they can utilize tools and processes for authoring and project management
  • Conducts basic review of content to ensure quality and adherence to zyBooks’ authoring guidelines
  • Monitors project risks and issues, and uses judgment to address or escalate them, as needed

Requirements / Desired attributes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly motivated and organized
  • Comfortable with basic to intermediate web and computer application usage
  • Familiarity or background in computer science / computer engineering fields is a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or 2+ years of equivalent work experience
  • PMP or CAPM preferred

 

We are looking for candidates who can work at our offices in Campbell, CA, or Riverside, CA once Covid restrictions are lifted. Please apply with a resume and a cover letter indicating your previous project management experience.

Company

zyBooks is a professor-formed company producing web-native interactive online learning content that replace college-level textbooks, homework, and even programming lab assignments, primarily for CS topics but also in math and engineering. zyBooks offers the excitement of a young, energetic startup environment with a masterfully engineered platform and high-demand content for the STEM college market. The company is dedicated to the success of college students worldwide. In just the few years since their inception, their 20+ zyBooks have been used by over 200,000 students in over 500 universities. Visit us at www.zyBooks.com.

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