Career Corner

Career Corner: An April Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

Julia Graeper  //  Apr 11, 2018

Career Corner: An April Roundup of Scholastic Jobs

This month, we have a lot of new job postings highlighted as part of our regular "Career Corner" series. Perhaps you'd be the right fit for one!

As always, you can also check our LinkedIn page and our Career site. (Also: check out our Talent Network! See the note at the bottom of this post.)

Featured Jobs for April: 

  • Managing Editor, Parents Online

  • Executive Editor, Early Childhood Language and Literacy

  • Program Manager

  • Director, Information Security

Managing Editor, Parents Online

Bring your editorial talent to a website that focuses on helping parents guide their children on their learning journeys. This is the perfect opportunity for a creative, detail-oriented digital editor who’s equally adept at ideating and executing high-level content ideas and managing day-to-day operations.

Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with Senior Editorial Director to define and drive editorial strategy and initiatives.

  • Support Senior Editorial Director to plan and meet product and business goals.

  • Help execute day-to-day editorial operations.

  • Along with Senior Editorial Director, manage Senior and Assistant Editors as well as freelance staff (designer, editors, bloggers).

To view the complete job descriptions, including additional responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here.

Executive Editor, Early Childhood Language and Literacy

The Executive Editor of Early Childhood Language and Literacy will assist in creating innovative, research-based, developmentally-appropriate learning experiences. He or she will contribute to product planning and will manage a team of content developers to bring product plans to fruition with the highest commitment to quality and efficacy.

Responsibilities include:

  • Working with the Senior Director, contribute and adhere to product plans including instructional models and editorial guidelines, working within established development schedules and project budgets.

  • Work with program authors and consultants as needed, eliciting input, managing expectations, and building rapport and enthusiasm.

  • Manage up to 3 editors and external freelancers and vendors as needed.

  • Write, review, edit, and approve content as needed

To view the complete job descriptions, including additional responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here.

Program Manager

We are looking for an experienced Program Manager to organize and coordinate programs. You will provide strategic guidance to teams and project managers in ways that promote Scholastic’s culture and achieve strategic business goals. You will also oversee and manage the budget for the program(s) in which you are involved.

Responsibilities & qualifications include:

  • The Program Manager is responsible for managing the application development milestones, dependencies, and risks associated with a technology large-scale delivery initiative. 

  • The candidate will work closely with business users and Engineering team leads to identify, prioritize, and complete project milestones for the assigned area and help to apply an Agile methodology in a logical and reasonable manner communicating requirements and ensuring work is executed on time, on budget, and meets requirements. 

  • This candidate is ultimately responsible for meeting the milestones committed to the business and delivering high quality work.

  • 8-10 years' experience with technical project management of large teams on enterprise level initiatives 

  • Strong understanding and experience executing in an Agile delivery technology organization (CSM a plus) 

  • Demonstrated experience in working / liaising with technical vendors 

  • Detail oriented, highly organized, punctual, and a strong mentor 

  • Possesses a thorough knowledge of corporate budgeting terminology 

  • Exceptional verbal, written and communication skills 

  • Strong presentation skills and ability to understand how to message to a large audience

To view the complete job descriptions, including additional responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here.

Director, Information Security

The Director of Information Security is a senior leadership role within the STS organization, reporting to the CISO, responsible for the development and execution of the overall enterprise information security roadmap that includes creation and implementation of effective and reasonable security standards and policies to secure protected and sensitive data and ensure information security and compliance with relevant legislation as well as identification, selection and deployment of security services and tools to identify, address and mitigate security risk.

Responsibilities include:

  • Define and drive the overall information security strategy and roadmap for the company including fortification of existing enterprise assets, implementation and constant revalidation of policies and procedures that enable consistent, effective information security practices which minimize risk and ensure the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of information that is owned, controlled, and processed within the organization. 

  • Ensure creation, validation and execution of clearly defined and executable information security policies, standards, and procedures with appropriate governance to ensure ground-level adoption. 

  • Create a culture of cyber security from the ground up both within the business lines and the technology team, starting with business requirements all the way through design, development and validation of code and configuration. 

  • Initiate, facilitate, and promote activities to foster information security awareness within the organization. Establish the policies, procedures, tools, configurations, training, and audits that comprise the program.

To view the complete job descriptions, including additional responsibilities and desired qualifications, click here.

Don't forget!

Click here to join our Talent Network! The Scholastic Talent Network is free and easy to join, and doing so will enhance your job search and application process.

  • Receive alerts about new job opportunities that match your interests

  • Stay up-to-date on company news from Scholastic

  • Be able to digitally share job opportunities with family and friends

Whether you choose to apply to a specific role today or just leave your information for future opportunities, we look forward to staying connected with you!