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Associate Project Manager

RemoteUnited States, District of Columbia, Washington DCScience

Job description

Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks experienced Associate Project Manager to join our dynamic, dedicated science team.

COMPANY PROFILE

Great Minds, a mission driven Public Benefit Corporation, brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, Eureka Math™ and PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of the humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 1000 people.

For additional information please visit: www.greatminds.org


OUR MARKET POSITION

Great Minds’ Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ net promoter score. Eureka and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom English and PhD Science, embrace much higher expectations for all students and all teachers. In a market dominated by scripted, procedural materials that drive expectations down, Great Minds produces curricula that celebrate knowledge, respect the craft of teaching, and acknowledge the true capabilities of students.


Position Summary 
Assistant Project Manager’s responsibilities include coordinating with different departments to ensure projects are completed on time. This role is also responsible for performing administrative tasks such as preparing invoices, building estimates and scheduling meetings as needed. Ultimately, you will work with various teams and stakeholders to monitor project progress and provide oversight to ensure projects are completed promptly and within budget.


Responsibilities

  • Research information to support other teams and departments as needed
  • Perform administrative tasks such as preparing invoices, estimates, scheduling meetings, etc.
  • Keep track of and report on project progress
  • Complete any tasks assigned by the Project Manager in an efficient and timely manner
  • Assist in developing project scopes and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring feasibility
  • Assist with resource availability and allocation
  • Assist with project plan development to track progress
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Foster and manage relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Complete additional tasks as requested.

Job requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related major, or equivalent experience
  • 1 – 2 years’ work experience as an Assistant Project Manager or similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and project management software
  • Highly organized and able to multitask and oversee several projects simultaneously
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • A high school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Relevant training and/or certifications as an Assistant Project Manager

Required Education

  • Bachelor's degree

Status

  • Full-time

Location

  • Remote

A cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position.


New employees will be required to successfully complete a background check and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject to potential accommodation as required by law.

Any communication to applicants relating to the Great Minds hiring process will only come from email addresses with the domains greatminds.org or greatminds.recruitee.com. If in the course of the application or hiring process with Great Minds you are contacted through another domain, are requested to provide banking or other sensitive information, or you note any other suspicious activity, please contact security@greatminds.org

Great Minds is an equal opportunity employer. We will extend equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, disability, age, genetic information, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our policy reflects and affirms the organization’s commitment to the principles of fair employment and the elimination of all discriminatory practices.


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