Do You Love Educational Technology

Larson Texts, Inc. - Erie, Pennsylvania - Full time

We do too! Join our team as an Educational Technology Product Manager to create high-quality educational content ranging from elementary math to calculus. You will work with department leaders to shape and execute the vision for all digital products, ensuring they meet pedagogical, technical, and sales requirements.

Your Work Will Include

Knowledge Acquisition:

●Preparing focus groups to understand customer needs.

●Researching competitive digital products and educational technology trends.

●Gathering input and ideas from current customers, sales teams, and advisory groups.

Developing Digital Products:

●Proposing digital product ideas and suggesting improvements to current products.

●Working with internal stakeholders to define digital products and features.

●Preparing scope documents detailing goals, objectives, and requirements.

●Overseeing development and implementation to ensure specifications are met and products work well.

Ensuring Product Success:

●Tracking decisions and document requests, scope changes, and feature enhancements throughout the lifespan of the product.

●Working with the technology team to ensure feasibility of proposed products.

●Creating and testing user prototypes.

●Working with editorial teams to ensure digital learning content meets pedagogical standards and employs sound instructional design.

Effective Communication:

●Scheduling and leading meetings with internal stakeholders and external partners.

●Researching and recommending potential product partners or vendors.

●Effectively communicating product specifications and feedback to vendors.

●Providing thoughtful, thorough reports and recommendations to the Vice President of Technology.

A Qualified Candidate:

●Has a bachelor’s degree in educational technology, learning design, or product design and 3-5 years developing digital products for students and/or teachers.

●Has experience in educational technology (K-12 preferred).

●Has knowledge of education theory, learning design, and/or best practices in digital instruction or will acquire that knowledge quickly.

All Our Team Members:

●Possess exceptional listening, writing, and presentation skills.

●Are resourceful and motivated to ask questions and solve problems.

●Manage their time effectively.

●Demonstrate commitment to product success with integrity, a strong work ethic, professionalism, and a team-oriented attitude.

We offer many benefits including health insurance, personal time off, 401k, tuition reimbursement, health club reimbursement, a casual and modern work environment, flexible work schedules, free parking, and coffee/tea stations.

This career is located in Erie, PA. Relocation allowance available.

Apply at www.larsontexts.com/careers.

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

Larson Texts, Inc.

Larson Texts and Big Ideas Learning produce innovative print and digital educational content. Our student-friendly materials and dynamic teacher tools serve more than five million users each year. Over 40 years, we have developed a deep understanding of mathematics education.

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