Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Project Manager. At Great Minds, we believe every child is capable of greatness. Our mission is to ensure all students have access to a quality education and the full range of liberal arts and sciences.
Great Minds 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 almost 600 people.
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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.
The Operations Management team at Great Minds (GM) is responsible for the all aspects of order fulfillment and national distribution of our products. As an Operations project manager, you will be working with various internal and external stakeholders focusing on projects that improve overall efficiency, customer experience and increasing the scalability of Great Minds. The project manager works within the Operations Project Management team to coordinate system internal system upgrades (Salesforce/Intacct), external system integrations and general process improvements impacting operations and other stakeholder departments (sales, accounting and production services).
With minimal supervision, the Project Manager works directly with GM Operations Managers and Operations Program Manager to plan, estimate, coordinate, and monitor all activities associated with assigned projects to ensure goals and objectives are accomplished on time, in scope, and within budgetary parameters. Specific tasks include the setup of and maintenance of project plans in Smartsheet and projects in 10,000 ft, development of detailed project scope documentation, negotiation of project timelines with requesting teams, coordination of resource allocation, leading weekly project meetings, producing weekly status reports and C level presentations on project status and risks.
Working under the direction of the Senior Program Manager in Operations, the Project Manager’s responsibilities include:
A successful Project Manager at Great Minds is:
If selected for an interview a background check will be required.
A cover letter and resume are required for consideration for this position.