Career Corner

July featured Scholastic jobs

Raisa Masood  //  Jul 2, 2019

July featured Scholastic jobs

This month, we have some 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.)

July's Featured Jobs

  • Principal Data Engineer
  • Program Manager, Data Engineering
  • Associate Editor, Education (STEAM Magazines)
  • Composition Manager

Principal Data Engineer

Principal Data Engineer will lead the ongoing development of the Scholastic Data Cloud (SDC). The candidate will demonstrate a successful track record of thought leadership and management skills coupled with deep experience in engineering and managing cloud-based data platforms. They will be distinguished not only by their experience working in a cloud-based, multi-tenant environment, but also by high levels of creativity, passion, and thought leadership.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading the Scholastic Data Cloud (SDC) development effort by focusing on scalability, quality, and performance.
  • Managing a team of data engineers located both on and off shore.
  • Serving as the organization’s expert on SDC platform technologies and architecture.
  • Performing employee performance reviews and regular one-on-one sessions.
  • Performing code reviews.

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

Program Manager, Data Engineering 

The Customer Data and Data Engineering Program Manager is responsible for ensuring that a program roadmap is delivered on time, within budget, and with quality meeting expectations of all stakeholders. The program manager is responsible for working across all functional and technical areas to ensure successful program delivery occurs. This position oversees a program team of at least 20 resources and is responsible for driving the coordination across all groups to deliver tasks as outlined in the program roadmap.

Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting top level talent for roles within the program that can be in the functional, technical, quality, change management, operations, and infrastructure fields.
  • Establishing and driving project management policy, process, and metrics that team members will use.
  • Ensuring that there is a high degree of collaboration and dependency management across the program so that all milestones and budgets can be delivered.
  • Maintaining early warning systems and intervene and escalate issues in the program that is heading off course.
  • Leading and running a monthly program review process to drive transparency and accountability across the organization.

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

Associate Editor, Education (STEAM Magazines)  

Do you spend hours on Pinterest searching for thrilling lesson plan ideas? Do your colleagues come to you for advice on how to teach according to the Next Generation Science Standards? Do you love to make challenging science and engineering concepts come to life in exciting, engaging ways? If so, you might be the perfect Associate Editor of Education for Scholastic's STEAM magazines: Science World (grades 6-10), SuperScience (grades 3-6), Science Spin (grades 3-6), Scholastic Math (grades 6-9), DynaMath (grades 3-5), and Scholastic Art (grades 7-12). These publications use a mix of current events and attention-grabbing stories to make connections to what students are learning in school.

Responsibilities include:

  • Overseeing the ideation of the science magazines' Teacher’s Guides and online teaching materials.
  • Assigning teaching materials to freelance writers.
  • Working with the editorial team to finesse teaching materials so they best support the NGSS.
  • Organizing and delivering conference presentations and professional development webinars.
  • Overseeing the production of bi-annual surveys for our teacher subscribers and issue-by-issue surveys for our panel of teacher advisors.

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

Composition Manager

The Composition Manager is responsible for creating and maintaining InDesign templates based on design specifications. They will also manage the in-house staff of compositors, balancing workloads, and prioritizing work in accordance with Production schedules. The Composition Manager is responsible for file organization, retrieval, and research within the WoodWing Enterprise, file servers, and content management systems.

How you can fit:

  • We seek a Composition Manager with a thorough understanding of principles of print and digital file creation based on design specifications.
  • You have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, balancing the needs of multiple concurrent projects under tight deadlines.
  • This position requires someone who is an expert with Mac OS, Adobe InDesign CC, Adobe Acrobat Pro, and the Microsoft Office suite of apps.
  • The manager must be proficient with WoodWing Enterprise, DITA XML, AppleScript, and JavaScript.

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!