Project Manager-Mathematics

  • Eureka Math
  • Remote job

Project Manager-Mathematics

Job description

Great Minds®, a rapidly growing challenger brand in the PK–12 instructional materials space, seeks an experienced Project Manager to support its popular Eureka Math® curriculum.


COMPANY PROFILE

At Great Minds, we believe every child is capable of greatness. We can help teachers help children achieve it.

Great Minds brings teachers and scholars together to craft exemplary instructional materials that inspire joy in teaching and learning. Our mathematics curriculum, Eureka Math, our English curriculum, Wit & Wisdom®, and our new science curriculum, PhD Science™, all support teachers as they take students beyond rote learning to provide a deeper, more complete understanding of mathematics, the humanities, and the sciences. Founded in 2007, Great Minds now employs more than 600 people.

For additional information, please visit www.greatminds.org.


OUR MARKET POSITION

Eureka Math is the most widely used curriculum in the history of American education. It enjoys an unrivaled 40+ Net Promoter Score®. Eureka Math and its sister products, Wit & Wisdom and PhD Science, embrace high expectations for all students and 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.


WHAT DOES IT MEAN TO WORK FOR US?

Eureka Math team members are dedicated educators and professionals from all over the country. Working remotely, we engage with colleagues primarily through virtual platforms and email communication. Our work is generally project-based and is a mix of collaborative and independent assignments. In terms of performance, what we value most is high-quality work, commitment, initiative, and effective collaboration and communication.


ABOUT THE POSITION

Great Minds seeks a Project Manager to work closely with colleagues across multiple internal teams to plan, schedule, and support ongoing projects for Eureka Math’s curriculum and implementation success teams.


RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Creates and maintains detailed workflow and project plans in Smartsheet.
  • Establishes and documents project timelines, tasks, resource needs, and communication plans.
  • Collaborates with the project team to creatively manage and negotiate frequent schedule adjustments to achieve project goals.
  • Proactively communicates about the project to invest and inform staff about decisions and deadlines.
  • Analyzes resource allocations to ensure effective and balanced workloads as needed.
  • Plans for and reports project metrics to document and evaluate the success of assigned projects and summarize status for the Eureka Math’s leadership staff.
  • Schedules and conducts project-related meetings with stakeholders and grade level teams as appropriate.
  • Actively uses SharePoint and Smartsheet platforms to build centralized knowledge management for the team.
  • Additional responsibilities as requested.

Requirements

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Bachelor's degree in related major, or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years’ experience coordinating cross-departmental projects and/or managing complex schedules.
  • Experience with project management principles and, ideally, Smartsheet or similar project management software.
  • Experience working with curriculum content or educational publishing.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong analytic and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PPT), Microsoft SharePoint, or other similar distributed storage and collaboration systems.
  • Demonstrates personal accountability, urgency, and persistence in completing high-quality work products.
  • Promotes a supportive and collaborative environment across departments when working together on a project.
  • Remains flexible during periods of rapid change.
  • Manages activities for multiple projects simultaneously without missing critical deadlines.
  • Ability to anticipate project roadblocks and develop creative solutions both within and across projects to meet goals.
  • Maintains a positive, professional attitude under tight timelines and with multiple competing priorities.

DETAILS

  • Full-time.
  • Can be located in Richmond, VA, or a remote location.
  • Excellent benefits package.

Please apply on our Careers page: https://greatminds.recruitee.com. If selected for an interview, a salary history and background check will be required.

A cover letter and resume are required for consideration for this position.