Open Up Resources (11-50 Employees, 23% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)
Who We Are
Open Up Resources is a publisher of high-quality open educational resources in core content areas, with a vision of providing teachers with the tools to engage students in liberating educational experiences.
Open Up Resources’ portfolio seeks to include the highest-quality, standards-based PK-12 curricula, with validation from respected third-party entities, evidence of efficacy, effective supports for multilingual learners, inclusive strategies for students with disabilities, embedded culturally relevant pedagogy, and professional learning that is inclusive and culturally considerate.
We are transforming instructional materials through our commitment to anti-racism. This intentional commitment infuses every program, partnership, and practice. Our desire is that Open Up Resources’ curricula catalyzes anti-racist norms, structures, practices, and policies in education and society.
This position will work to solidify and execute on the product strategy for Open Up Resources’ portfolio of curriculum products. This strategic scope includes currently planned product development for print and digital delivery, as well as a forward thinking view for growth of the Open Up catalog.
The Director of Product will translate overall business strategy from our leadership team into execution-ready product strategy. This position will partner with those responsible for content development on the Academics team, as well as the Product and Engineering team responsible for design and delivery of that content.
The Director of Product will serve as a key leader driving our product strategy, from roadmap to launch, and will monitor the ongoing quality and impact of our curriculum products and services.
Primary focus and key responsibilities:
Work with Open Up Resources’ Chief Operating Officer and Managing Director of Product Engineering to outline print and digital product strategy.
- In partnership with Senior Product Managers, effectively prioritize efforts across initiatives, teams, functions, and external partnerships, documenting plans via Open Up’s Product Roadmap.
Become an expert on the overall Open Up Resources product catalog, understanding areas of strength and opportunity.
- Identify methods to present innovative instructional content in our programs, resulting in higher quality teaching and learning experiences.
Work with our Chief Academic, Equity, and Social Justice Officer to identify and research emerging areas of anti-racist and culturally relevant educational products.
- Present these findings with recommendations for implications to product design and curriculum delivery.
Identify trends and growth areas in the PK–12 education space to be utilized in identifying growth areas for Open Up Resources’ current and future products.