Technical Product Manager, Instructional Technologies - REMOTE

Strategic Education Inc. - Remote - Full time

At Strategic Education, we have a culture that embraces new ideas, technologies that support improved pedagogy, and tools that make student support better and more transparent. SEI is currently seeking a Technical Product Manager to play a role in integrating and promoting technologies that will re-shape students’ learning experiences and more broadly, impact the future of higher education and the world of work.

The primary responsibility of the Technical Product Manager is to execute and manage testing of new ed tech products within Strayer, Capella, or with SEI’s corporate partners. This individual will collaborate with business, academic, and technical stakeholders to manage the product’s overall design, implementation, and adoption. They will also collaborate with internal teams to support online students and faculty, when needed. Lastly, this individual will contribute to finding new technology and teaching approaches that improve student outcomes.

Relevant Industries

Higher Education

Online Course Offerings

Relevant Technologies

Basic Front End – HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Blackboard LMS

REST APIs

Data – SQL

WHAT WE WANT

  • An innovative Swiss Army knife capable of leading EdTech solutions from ideation to evaluation
  • An individual with a collaborative mindset to function within a small dynamic team centered on flexibility, accountability, and efficiency
  • A future leader within the organization

WHAT WE HAVE

  • A history of innovation in online education
  • A robust community of technical and academic professionals
  • Free education for all full time employees and discounts for family
  • A competitive benefits package

DO YOU WANT?

  • To work for a company that’s big enough to invest in new technology but not so big that you can’t make a difference?

DO YOU VALUE?

  • Innovating new ideas and opportunities?
  • Supporting the education community, learners and faculty?

Responsibilities:

  • Executes aspects of piloting a new product, including: design; development; training; implementation; and evaluation
  • Manages a portfolio of products
  • Acts as a product advocate to build awareness and understanding for students, staff, and faculty
  • Creates content and documentation to assist with implementing ed tech tools and workflows
  • Creates content using a variety of multimedia, including infographics, video and audio, and interactive modules
  • Collaborates with technical, academic, and business teams to analyze key courseroom statistics and metrics to drive continuous improvement
  • Works in the Blackboard LMS to construct seamless learning experiences
  • Stays up-to-date on emerging learning technologies
  • Influences stakeholders to adopt alternative solutions where applicable
  • Presents usability research findings and recommendations to stakeholders to inform the next iteration of the design prior to launching

Skills:

  • Fluency in Web technology, including front-end technology, back-end technology, social media, and mobile applications
  • Demonstrated knowledge of curriculum, program development, evaluation, and instructional design
  • Must be able to apply various instructional design approaches to learning content and to professionally design and implement engaging and effective teaching and learning strategies
  • Demonstrated organizational skills in handling, directing, and prioritizing multiple and complex assignments/projects and maintaining records
  • Practical experience of relevant professional disciplines, preferably instructional design, product management, web design, information architecture, web content strategy, usability and accessibility, and user experience design
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills; ability to work independently with little direction
  • Ability to communicate effectively, define problems, collect data, draw valid conclusions, and present information to a variety of stakeholders

Experience/Education:

  • 4-8 years’ experience developing e-learning, curriculum development, higher ed, and/or learning management systems
  • MS in Instructional Design & Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent 

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Mid Level

Strategic Education Inc.

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