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Cengage Learning Editorial Professional (Temporary) in Boston, Massachusetts

Do you dare to reinvent the future of education?

At Cengage, we are harnessing the power of tech to build a future where all learners have the tools and confidence to achieve their goals. As a Cengage employee, you will blaze a new trail to transform the way people learn. Collaborating with the best of the best, you will feel challenged and inspired to do breakthrough work. With the support of our united team, there is no limit to what you can imagine, create and set in motion.

Are we right for you?

We set the bar higher by bringing our unique talents and point of view to the table every day. We are curious and comfortable with change and are willing to take risks to transform education. Most importantly, with everything we do, we put learning first.

The ed2go Course Development Assistant (CDA) works closely with Course Development Managers (CDMs) and Learning Designers (LDs) to support course development and the completion of special projects.

Task Areas

Subject Matter Expert Procurement and Training

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist with SME procurement, contacting sourcing agencies, posting job listings, or completing other recruitment activities

  • Gather and rate resumes using the rating rubric

  • Respond to potential candidates, gather supporting documentation, schedule interviews

  • Upload resumes to SharePoint

  • Set up SMEs as Cengage vendor

  • Assist the CDMs with other tasks related to SME onboarding, as needed

Course Development Workflow Support – Runway and Catalog Quality teams

Responsibilities include:

  • Create channels in Teams and Slack for individual projects and complete other tasks necessary to kick off a course project

  • Assist with the onboarding of SMEs, Vendors, and other external personnel

  • Work with ed2go Operations/Acquisitions team to ship materials to LD and SME

  • Help locate existing Cengage content to support content reuse and agility

  • Assist LD in creating and completing the IP grid, conducting research as needed

  • Proofing or copyediting course content, as needed

  • Identify proofer/copyeditor for project, setting up contract and compensation

  • Provide proofer/copyeditor necessary documents for individual projects

  • Archive completed course project documents

  • Identify proofer/copyeditor for project, setting up contract and compensation

  • Provide proofer/copyeditor necessary documents for individual projects

  • Archive completed course project documents

  • Support CDMs and LDs with other tasks related to course project management, as needed

Data Gathering and Reporting

  • Assist team with reporting tasks, including conducting special audits and other data gathering needs

  • Support the data compilation necessary for monthly/quarterly KPI reporting

Special Projects

  • Create and manage course documents related to credit articulation, working cross-functionally ensuring that documentation needs and deadlines are met

  • Assist team members and workgroups with ongoing ad hoc special projects, as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education or related discipline

  • Experience in educational setting, preferred

  • Experience with databases and database reporting

  • Proficient in MS Office

  • Excellent communication skills, including strong writing skills

  • Experience copyediting or proofing, desired

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, change-centric environment

Cengage is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, marital status, parental status, cultural background, organizational level, work styles, tenure and life experiences. Or for any other reason. You may view Cengage’s EEO/Affirmative Action Policy signed by CEO Michael Hansen ( and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notice ( by visiting their corresponding links.

Cengage is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at or you may call us at +1 (617) 289-7917.

About Cengage

Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. The company serves the higher education, K-12, professional, library and workforce training markets worldwide. Cengage creates learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want. The company is headquartered in Boston, MA. Employees reside in nearly 40 countries with sales in more than 125 countries around the world. Visit us at or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

Cengage Group, a global education technology company serving millions of learners, provides affordable, quality digital products and services that equip students with the skills and competencies needed to be job ready. For more than 100 years, we have enabled the power and joy of learning with trusted, engaging content, and now, integrated digital platforms.

We serve the higher education, workforce skills, secondary education, English language teaching and research markets worldwide. Through our scalable technology, including MindTap and Cengage Unlimited, we support all learners who seek to improve their lives and achieve their dreams through education.