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Manager Content Development

Experienced

PowerSchool | Product Management

Job Purpose

The Manager, Content is responsible for overseeing a team of Assessment Specialists who create, acquire and maintain content for PowerSchool products, used in schools in US and Canada. The Manager, Content is expected to build a team that develops high quality, rigorous content that is aligned to state, national, and global academic standards.

Duties and Responsibilities

Job Purpose

The Manager, Content is responsible for overseeing a team of Assessment Specialists who create, acquire and maintain content for PowerSchool products, used in schools in US and Canada. The Manager, Content is expected to build a team that develops high quality, rigorous content that is aligned to state, national, and global academic standards.

Duties and Responsibilities


Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Develop, execute and manage Content Development Department vision
  • Assess and maintain content products developed by PowerSchool and third parties
  • Oversee the process management of the department including using best practices and appropriate tools
  • Direct and supervise a team of Assessment Specialists
  • Organize and establish processes and goals for the Assessment Specialists team
  • Evaluate and hold Assessment Specialists accountable for job performance and expectations
  • Research and share knowledge of state, national and global academic standards
  • Manage content banks including content development, alignment, maintenance, procurement, and quality assurance
  • Train and manage contracted content developers
  • Communicate with and support internal and external clients as it pertains to assessment development
  • Respond to client inquiries, comments, and suggestions via email, phone, webinars, etc.
  • Ensure compliance with company policies, procedures, standards and expectations
  • Develop and deliver content related professional development to staff and clients
  • Contribute ideas toward future content product offerings
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Complete other assigned duties as necessary

 

 

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications

 

To be considered for and to perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

 

Qualifications include:

 

  • 5+ years curriculum and assessment design in the Ed Tech industry preferred
  • Master’s Degree in K-12 education preferred
  • General knowledge of assessment item development
  • Knowledgeable of state, national, and global academic standards
  • Thorough understanding of Bloom’s Taxonomy and Webb’s DOK
  • Understanding of instructional and assessment best practices
  • Exhibit personnel leadership skills and intelligent decisiveness in tense situations
  • Strong organizational and communication

    Skills:

  • Able to cope with strict time management requirements
  • Able to work cohesively with a team, as well as lead the team
  • Follow and complete directives in a timely manner
  • Meet and/or exceed expectations of tasks performed
  • Able to be efficient and organized while working on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Self-evaluation and motivation tendencies toward expanded growth and quality control
  • Strong adherence to department protocol and best practices
  • Microsoft Word and Excel proficiency, general computer literacy