Great Minds, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK-12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Project Manager, Production Services.
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 Production Services team at Great Minds (GM) is responsible for the management and completion of copy editing, layout (including art and design), and quality management of print and digital GM products. The Project Manager works within the Operations/Production Services Project Management team to coordinate the production and delivery of Great Minds’ curriculum, professional development offerings, and ancillary products in support of the curriculum, marketing, and sales/customer success teams. With minimal supervision, the Project Manager works directly with GM Product Managers and Senior Managers of Production Services 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 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 with Production Services Team Leads, leading weekly project meetings, and ongoing monitoring and reporting of project status. This position will support the development of Eureka Math and PhD Science curricula and ancillary products, including Spanish translation.
Working under the direction of the Senior Program Manager in Operations, the Project Manager’s responsibilities include:
A successful Project Manager at Great Minds can:
If selected for an interview a background check will be required.
A cover letter and resume are required for consideration for this position.