McGrawHill Education Academic Designer, Editor (Project Status Worker) in New York City, New York

Do you have a global perspective and are passionate about succeeding? If so, then let's talk!

At McGraw-Hill Education, we're accelerating learning to unlock the full potential of every learner. It's this vision that sets us apart, contributing to a brighter fuature where the science of learning meets the art of teaching. We're harnessing technology to enhance learning, both inside and outside of the classroom, deepening the connections between students and educators to empower greater success.

In fact, we also look for ways to better ourselves. As an MHE colleague, you'll focus on aligning yourself to four Core Competencies to better anticipate customer needs, more fully engage across our organization, execute with agility and create better products for the educators and learners we touch.

If you're smart, curious, and passionate about education - join us as we open doors. You'll work in an enriching, collaborative environment where we create opportunities for learners and celebrate successes. Why? Because learning changes everything.

What will you get out of your career at McGraw-Hill Education?

  • You'll receive a robust compensation package, 401(k) match, medical/dental/optical insurance and more.
  • We all need some time to recharge once in a while. All full-time employees are eligible to receive paid time off, in addition to 10 company-paid holidays per year and a generous sick time policy.
  • Eager for a personal and professional development fix? Benefit from online educational programs and/or a generous tuition reimbursement program.
  • Are you passionate? If so, you'll be part of collaborative, creative and purposeful teams who have a history of promoting from within.
  • Every position at McGraw-Hill Education makes an impact on the future of education.
We have multiple openings for experienced, innovative, strategic Academic Designers/Editors (Project Status Worker) in our NYC office. Does this sound like you?

Reporting to the Director, Academic Design, the Academic Designer/Editor (Project Status Worker) are content and curriculum experts. They assemble high-quality content based on specific product requirements for programs and understanding the solution design. They collaborate with the Academic Design Leads and Product Managers to help develop the solution design (both conceptualization and implementation). Depending on project needs, Senior Academic Designers are asked to take on specific project assignments, working with a small team of Academic Designers throughout the various stages of product development.

This is a project status position with multiple openings.

Critical Functions:
  • Plan and develop content (including learning objectives, scope/sequence, tables of contents, lessons, videos, and teacher resources) for teacher and student materials-including print, digital, and media projects.
  • Develop prototypes, project proposals, and project scope documentation, as needed
  • Contribute to budget forecasts and tracking.
  • Act as liaison between vendors, internal engineering teams, and Academic Design teams.
  • Coordinate with Project Managers, Design, Production and other cross-functional groups to establish workflows and maintain communication about project schedules/status.
  • Demonstrate strong understanding of elementary (PreK-6) Reading/Language Arts and English Language Development pedagogical issues.
  • Produce accurate, error-free, high-quality products that meet curriculum standards (including CCSS), project scope, and market requirements and that display appropriate content, reading level, grammar, and style.
  • Stay up to date on emerging educational/curriculum trends, educational technology, and research within field and adjacent to field.

A successful candidate will have:
  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent work experience.
  • Relevant teaching experience and/or one plus editorial experience with digital know-how.
  • Experience in educational publishing developing reading instructional teacher and/or student materials for Grades K-6.
  • Ability to manage projects, develop editorial guidelines, oversee freelance writers, edit manuscript, and work in InCopy.
  • Experience developing reading instructional materials and/or teaching reading in K-6 classrooms.
  • Knowledge of elementary grade (K-6) educational pedagogy and practices.
A successful candidate might have:
  • Knowledge of Common Core and/or Texas ELA standards.
  • Experience developing materials for English Language Learners.
Next Steps:
  • If you're interested in this position, submit your resume.
  • We'll review your resume, and if you might be a match, we'll contact you.
  • After our first conversation, you may be invited to interview with others at McGraw-Hill Education. This is your time to shine!
  • If you're eager, dynamic and ultimately a good fit, you'll be afforded the opportunity to change the future of education.
Join a team of those who want to make a difference in education, are intellectually curious and have integrity! We can offer a means for you to achieve the goals you want to accomplish in your career. Please apply - right now - we can't wait to meet you!

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