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The Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University is looking for a Product Manager to lead User Experience design for two education technology projects.
The PLUS - Personalized Learning Squared project aims to double the rate of math learning in middle school students, particularly those who have been historically underserved. This project is operated in collaboration with Carnegie Learning and Stanford University and is led by Prof. Ken Koedinger and Shiv Gupta.
Your core responsibilities will include:
Drive the product- and business-planning processes for cross-functional teams
Analyze customer needs, current market trends, and potential partnerships from a user success perspective
Assess current competitor offerings and seek opportunities for differentiation
Analyze product requirements and develop appropriate programs to ensure they’re met
Develop, implement, and maintain production timelines across multiple departments
Appraise new product ideas and strategize appropriate go-to-market plans
Study usage by end consumers and regularly iterate on the platform experience.
Creating design mockups and prototypes and working with software developers to implement and test designs.
Inclusion and cultural sensitivity are valued competencies at CMU. Therefore, we are in search of a team member who can effectively interact with a varied population of diverse audiences. We are looking for someone who shares our values and who will support the mission of the university through their work.
This is a great opportunity for someone to work in a creative, dedicated, driven team, in a collaborative environment committed to technical innovation, inclusion, and work-life balance.
Bachelor’s Degree required; Master’s Degree preferred
1-3 years of experience working in a PM role
Detail oriented and able to manage multiple ongoing priorities
Excellent communication skills and a commitment to implementing inclusive packages
A combination of education and relevant experience from which comparable knowledge is demonstrated may be considered.
Successful background check
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Program, Project and Operations Management
Staff – Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
Full Time/Part time