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Product Manager



Summary: New Visions for Public Schools is dedicated to empowering school leaders, teachers, and administrators with modern technology to effectively manage the complex work of teaching and learning. Our digital products include the New Visions Data Portal, a comprehensive school management platform, which launched in Aug 2017 to over 300 NYC schools, as well as some of the most popular Add-ons in the GSuite marketplace (Doctopus, autoCrat, formMule, and many more), which have helped thousands of teachers around the world simplify their workflow, personalize their feedback, respond quickly to student need, and communicate more efficiently with students and families. We are looking to support the long-term growth of a product manager eager to create products that educators love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with a cross-functional team of designers, developers, and instructional coaches to shape the future of our products. Who you are -> You are excited about public service and the prospect of solving problems that are challenging and affect urban schools everywhere. -> You are passionate about creating products that are useful, easy to use, and motivating. -> You are eager to seek out different perspectives, and defend your decisions with evidence. -> You are a consensus-builder, but you can also be decisive when needed to get the team unstuck. -> You are a big-picture thinker, but you also pay attention to the important details. -> You are an enthusiastic spokesperson who can communicate clearly and with passion. What you’ll do -> Gain a deep understanding of underlying user needs and pain points -> Lead discovery for new product and feature development -> Work with designers and developers to create and test design solutions -> Translate design solutions into detailed requirements for developers -> Scope and prioritize product releases based on user impact -> Act as a product evangelist to build brand awareness and expand the use of our tools among educators Must have -> Bachelor’s Degree -> 2+ years of product management experience -> Knowledge of GSuite products (Sheets, Docs, Slides, etc.) -> Experience presenting in front of large audiences -> Willingness to learn new skills Nice to have -> Knowledge of educator pain points / needs -> Knowledge of NYC public school system -> Knowledge of NYC DOE source data systems (HSST/STARS, ATS, etc) -> Knowledge of software development -> Experience using product management tools (Pivotal Tracker, Jira, Product Board, Product Plan, etc.)

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