Penn Foster is looking for a Product Manager to join our Product organization and take our learner experience to the next level. Serving hundreds of thousands of learners each year through a fully online education experience, Penn Foster provides life-changing opportunities through our career, high school and college programs.
In this role, you'll work with a cross-functional team to build great digital product solutions and partner with colleagues across the business to deliver results. We're looking for someone who's passionate about delivering both business and social impact, and to helping our learners realize their personal and professional aspirations through their Penn Foster experience
Essential Job Functions:
Lead a cross-functional team of engineers, designers and analysts to drive product solutions from ideation to launch
Own the product vision and roadmap for your respective theme, informed by enterprise business goals and strategies
Seek out user feedback to understand our learners and incorporate it into product design and development
Analyze KPIs and other data to identify insights and opportunities for improvement
Help to build agile development capabilities for the organization to improve quality and velocity
Research markets and competitors to stay on top of trends in the technology and education sectors
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:
Servant leader orientation and ability to develop, influence and motivate colleagues
Data-driven mindset to identify and prioritize opportunities across the learner experience
Intellectual curiosity and drive to learn new things, particularly in the product, technology and education domains
Passion for Penn Foster's mission and focus on middle skills learners and careers
Deep understanding of agile product development methodologies and best practices
Proficiency and knowledge to engage in technical discussions, identify and decide on tradeoffs and identify creative solutions
5+ years professional experience, with 2+ years in product management or a related function
Education industry experience not required
Equal Employment Opportunity:
At Penn Foster we are proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a work environment that embraces and celebrates diversity. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other status protected under federal, state, or local law.
At Penn Foster, we are dedicated to helping over 300,000 students each year achieve their goals through affordable, accessible, career-focused learning. Our mission has remained the same since 1890: to enhance the lives of our students and clients through the acquisition of skills and credentials that can help them work toward their career and life goals. Together with our extensive partner network of leading employers, community-based organizations, and academic institutions, we close skills gaps and are building a workforce that's prepared for the future job market. We aim to help businesses thrive by mobilizing their individual workers and energizing communities with opportunities for growth and progress. We are proud to play a role in the success of over 80% percent of our graduates that see improvement within their careers, as they inspire us to keep finding new ways to further our reach and broaden horizons. Join the Penn Foster movement and start working toward a better future today.
What We Offer:
We offer a competitive base salary, plus a robust benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, flexible spending, generous paid time off, sponsored volunteer opportunities, parking & commuter benefits, a 401K with a company match, plus free access to all of our online programs.