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Learning Architect-Reading Intervention Editor

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Date: Jan 26, 2019

Location: New York, NY, US, 10016

Company: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Job Requisition ID: 14062

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  • Edit content for upper-elementary, middle-school, and high-school reading intervention and supplemental programs
  • Develop manuscript and digital content that adhere to research and program pedagogy
  • Review work of in-house and out-of-house writers and help guide all components through production process
  • Track editorial deliverables and deliver all work on time and within budget
  • Process and incorporate feedback from division stakeholders, including marketing, sales, senior management, and product services
  • Work closely with relevant departments, such as design, production, technology, and product services, in a collaborative and professional manner
  • Track content quality and maintain consistency and integrity of editorial voice and pedagogy
  • Calmly and dilligently juggle multiple results-oriented initiatives under tight turnarounds


Education and Experience

  • 3+ years publishing experience
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Experience with upper elementary, middle school intervention preferred


Knowledge and Skills

  • Excellent and detail-oriented editorial skills, dedicated to high quality, and committed to improving the skills of students at all levels
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task and manage complex projects with many stakeholders
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office and Adobe InCopy


Physical Requirements

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing).
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

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