Massachusetts Institute of Technology Senior Manager for Digital Products in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Senior Manager for Digital Products

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Information Technology

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MIT Press

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Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review

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M-F, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture – and benefits – that just aren’t found together anywhere else. If you’re curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future – then take a look at this opportunity.

SENIOR MANAGER FOR DIGITAL PRODUCTS, MIT Press, to manage the entire project development process including scope development, assessing the impact of change, budget preparation, work plan development, and day-to-day product management of the Press’s enterprise products, including MIT Press Direct. Will plan, direct, and coordinate project team activities to design, deliver, and maintain high quality systems and solutions; lead project teams to determine requirements and translate them into operational plans; identify, monitor, and review all project economics including technology acquisition or development costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, and risk; and identify and assemble the appropriate blend of resources to meet project needs and requirements. A full description is available at

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: B.A./B.S. (master’s a plus); seven years’ direct project/product management work experience, including all aspects of process development and execution; strong track record of shaping business strategy for technical products or services in the publishing industry and ability to deliver innovative solutions; expert-level knowledge of Agile and traditional project management principles/practices; ability to align project management activities on a case by case basis; comfort blending PM methodologies to meet project requirements; strong business analytics skills (e.g., requirements gathering, impact assessment, user acceptance testing, use case development, gap analysis); project portfolio management experience (e.g., project intake, prioritization, resource demand planning, communication); experience managing custom software development projects and implementation, configuration, and customization of commercial and open source applications; technical background necessary to provide credible leadership to the Press’s IT/development teams and accurately and objectively evaluate complex project risks/issues; ability to work with cross-functional teams comprised of technical and nontechnical individuals; and excellent oral and written communication skills. Job #16956-Q1/9/19

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.