Manager, Learning Design for Assessment
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe. We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
The Manager, Learning Design for Assessment will be part of an elite team dedicated to innovating on research-based assessment approaches to content design in order to optimize learning within Pearson’s next generation of evidence-based, global technology products. The Manager, Learning Design for Assessment will collaborate with product managers, portfolio managers, data scientists, product model managers, user-experience designers, and educational researchers on a portfolio of technology products that includes platforms, underlying systems, learning applications, courseware, content collections, mobile solutions, and adaptive learning environments.
Learning Design Core Values: We use evidence to drive designs that make more impactful and enjoyable learning experiences.
The Principal Learning Designer, Assessment will be responsible for five key functions:
The Manager, Learning Design for Assessment must be an independent and technically-adept problem-solver, who can juggle multiple high-volume responsibilities with great autonomy and initiative in a remote environment, while always demonstrating exceptional communication skills and a solution-oriented attitude amidst a dynamic climate of rapid change. This position requires strong project management expertise, exceptional virtual office skills, and outstanding interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills.
Pearson Learning & Experience Design utilizes a dynamic model of flexible capacity in which this position may be requested to lead or contribute to other development efforts depending upon product release schedules. Thus, preference will be given to candidates with complementary skills in diversified areas related to online learning, visual design, innovation, and design thinking.
This is a remote position.
Formal education or equivalent experience:
Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Primary Location: US-RE-Remote
Other Locations US-CO-Centennial, US-NJ-Hoboken, US-CA-San Francisco, US-MA-Boston
Work Locations: US-Remote Remote
Job: Professional Development
Organization: Global Product
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: Jun 13, 2018
Job Unposting: Ongoing
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1808780
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled