Pearson Supervisor Content Development in United States

Supervisor Content Development


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Job Title

Content Development Manager


Workforce Readiness - Content Production & Digital Studio

Role Description

The Content Development Manager for the Workforce Readiness Content Production & Digital Studio team will work across the group and focus his/her efforts on the Information Technology (IT) discipline. The Content Development Managerwill focus on the successful development, planning, delivery, and support of IT content in current, legacy, and next generation solutions. The Content Development Manager will work closely with our Portfolio Management and Product Model Management on content planning needs for IT products. The Content Development Manager will then work closely with the Content Production and Digital Studio teams for IT on the development and execution of content solutions. The Content Development Manager will work closely with our authors, subject matter experts, development editors as well as vendors/partners to continuously improve our content as well as improve the processes to develop and deliver content.


The Content Development Manager is responsible for the following:

content planning and content development for selected print, digital, and supplement content for the Information Technology (IT) discipline.

partnering with our Portfolio Management group to assess content needs for products and devise content strategies and plans to facilitate the timely delivery and quality.

devise and improve content sourcing strategies to meet our content needs while helping to expand and improve our content provider pool while leading and improving the onboarding process.

formulate, implement, and revise our content authoring guidelines for our IT content.

apply content structure, enrichment standards, instructional design, and other compliance standards (e.g. accessibility) to our content.

work with our Content Production team and authors as well as development editors for Revel and eText 2.0 IT products.

guide authors and development editors to translate, develop, and execute static content into interactive content for Revel and eText 2.0 products.

work with our Digital Studio team on MyITLab content especially our Grader projects and Simulation activities.

work with Product Model Management to assess software and technical features, functionalities, and improvements for Grader and Simulation activities in MyITLab to promote content needs and process.

work with our Digital Studio team to investigate and resolve content-focused support issues for MyITLab.

manage the change control process, and impartially resolving process issues and bottlenecks, as applicable for current and developing processes.

communicate with teams and building processes that support content development and production workflow for legacy and next gen product.

support the delivery of efficacy requirements at product lifecycle stage gates in content development.

includes in program planning the addition of content metadata and ensures that content is sufficiently enriched and appropriately formatted to deliver efficacy analytics for high impact on learner outcomes.

Key Projects:

2 Revel for IT for 2018 - need development editor training/guidance

20 eText 2.0’s - need development editor training/guidance

Need help converting content to Revel/eText 2 maintaining pedagogy

Need help translating static content into widgets (interactives)

MyITLab Office 2019/2020 content revision preparation

Content plan

Content sourcing plan

IT GLP Plans

Content plan

Content sourcing plan

Proof of concept working with authors/SME’s


Grader improvements

Simulation improvements

Clickstream visualizations

Support escalations

Authoring guidelines

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-Remote

Job: Professional Development

Organization: Global Product

Employee Status: Regular Employee

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Sep 4, 2017

Req ID: 1713258