Associate Vice President/Director of Product Management and Strategy, Mathematics

Product Development - Editorial North Billerica, MA or Remote, United States


Description

Director of Product Management and Strategy, Mathematics

 Curriculum Associates is in need of a Director of Product Management and Strategy, Mathematics to lead the ongoing growth of a suite of innovative mathematics programs in the K–8 educational market.

The successful candidate is a creative leader with a proven track record of defining best in-class K-12 mathematics programs and inspiring quality and innovation. We work in a collaborative environment and we expect our leaders to work cross-functionally to drive product strategy and the creation of product roadmaps.  The ideal candidate is a life-long learner who is collaborative, proactive, highly organized and passionate about leading teams to define high-quality mathematics programs. 

Impact you’ll have:

The Director of Product Management and Strategy, Mathematics responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Oversees mathematics product lines and ensures product strategy is in line with business development goals and customer needs
  • Leads product research strategy for core and supplemental mathematics offerings 
  • Collaborates with leads in product development, product management and strategy, and product marketing to define mathematics product roadmaps
  • Manages the Mathematics Product Management and Strategy team
  • Implements new processes and streamlines workflows to gain efficiencies across teams
  • Stays closely connected to educators, field team members, and key stakeholders to ensure well-rounded perspectives drive product priorities.

What we’re looking for:

Successful candidates will demonstrate a record of achievement: 

  • 10 or more years professional experience in education with a minimum of 5 years in educational publishing
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including strong storytelling skills
  • Commitment to educating children, helping teachers, and advancing our nation’s mathematics goals
  • Understanding and appreciation for the demands teacher face serving the needs of their students, including sub-populations like special education, ELL, and students with learning disabilities
  • Familiarity with national mathematics content standards and standards for mathematical practices, as well as widely accepted current best practices
  • Proven ability to lead teams with excellent management skills
  • Ability to collaborate with multiple stakeholders from across the organizations and derive a product roadmap that fulfills pedagogical, market, and existing customer needs
  • Experience with communicating product vision, goals, and expectations to internal and external customers
  • A passion for innovation, creativity, curiosity, and lifelong learning
  • Bachelor’s degree required; master’s degree preferred



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