Content Curation Manager Knewton
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED Knewton is revolutionizing the practice of education with the world?s most powerful adaptive learning engine. We are a startup rich in eclectic personalities, are ridiculously dedicated and are unified around a passion for democratizing education. We have also been recognized as a Technology Pioneer for 2011 from the World Economic Forum in Davos and one of the top 25 best places to work by Crain?s New York Business.
Our team is continually developing our open platform which allows any user, anywhere in the world, to create or discover an adaptive learning experience. We?re looking for a Content Curation Manager to lead all content-related projects for this platform.
As Content Curation Manager, your job is to grow the team of Content Curators who procure and prepare content for the platform, while serving as the primary point of contact with the Design, Product, and Engineering teams developing this platform, as well as the Data Science and Adaptive Instruction teams who refine the core representational frameworks, models, and recommendation algorithms.
This is an opportunity to head up a team working on a game-changing product?one that will help teachers and learners across the world. If you?re looking for a big challenge with a big payoff, this is it.
Develop scalable operational processes to procure and prepare content
Hire and manage a team of Content Curators, whose primary task is managing the content in the system
Work with Product and Design teams to build tools that make our content processes as efficient and effective as possible, and to find innovative solutions for increasing the amount of content in our system
Work with Data Science and Adaptive Instruction teams to ensure any tagging or representation processes are intuitive and interpretable
Help manage the technology and human capital solutions around this effort
QA adaptive recommendations to ensure efficacy
Bachelor?s or Master?s degree; Master?s degree in education a huge plus
2+ years? experience with personnel management
3+ years? experience with digital content management
Experience in community management and/or crowdsourced solutions a plus
Familiarity with educational standards and taxonomies
Library sciences or information sciences experience a big plus
Exceptional communication skills and scrupulous attention to detail
Strong organizational skills and capacity to communicate in cross-functional groups
Good quantitative and logical skills
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
Benefits include Macs with huge monitors, a kitchen filled with your favorite treats, flexible hours, frequent guest speakers, company-sponsored training and conferences, excellent health benefits, equity, and a chance to do meaningful, cutting-edge work.
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