The Product Manager will serve as part of a team that is responsible for delivering new and innovative products to the students, customers, and end-users of Northeastern University. This position will embrace industry-aligned best practices in product management and evidence-based, best-in-class learning experience design for Digital Learning and the broader mission of Northeastern University. This individual will be responsible for driving solutions and implementing requirements to support the growth of Northeastern products to our global university system.
The Product Manager, in conjunction with the Lead LX Designer is responsible for leading the development and delivery of captivatingly rich, learner-centric learning experiences, from non-credit learning modules to full academic course experiences. In this capacity the Product Manager leads this development through a cross-functional, heavily-matrixed product team that serves as a primary delivery vehicle for full-cycle product development from ideation, design and development, quality assurance, deployment and delivery, to maintenance. This team will work cross-functionally in a matrixed environment to support the pipeline of new and revised products for the Online Experiential Learning team. A product team will also include a Lead Learning Experience (LX) Designer, and an Assistant Project Manager who will, together with the Product Manager, lead the active development of the portfolio. In addition to the core team, a product team may include one or more instructional designers, multimedia development staff (videographers, animators and graphic artists), as well as significant human resourcing from a vendor partner and through Northeastern contractor resources 'the Network' and additional cross-functional team support from Technical Services group, the Quality Assurance team, and other OEL operational services.
This role presents significant technical, analytical, and leadership opportunities with enormous potential for business impact. Successful candidates will be entrepreneurial and creative problem solvers who are able to lead high-performing cross functional teams that bring their vision to reality. Candidates must feel comfortable both working with the
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About Northeastern University
Founded in 1898, Northeastern University is a private research university located in the heart of Boston. Northeastern is a leader in worldwide experiential learning, urban engagement, and interdisciplinary research that meets global and societal needs. Our broad mix of experience-based education programs, our signature cooperative education program, as well as student research, service learning, and global learning build the connections that enable students to transform their lives. The University offers a comprehensive range of undergraduate and graduate programs leading to degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools.