Educational Outreach Project Manager-One Year Contract

Working with a team of content creators, the Educational Outreach Project Manager will be responsible for ensuring the successful development of targeted educational content to support elementary educators in offering all students engaging, authentic, and curriculum-linked, hands on activities that deepen their learning in science and mathematics.

Supported by the Director of Educational Outreach, the Project Manager will oversee the planning, implementation and tracking of all project deliverables. The project involves the creation of a suite of in-class learning resources for grades five through eight. Each grade’s themed module will satisfy a set of science, math, and technology curricular components from the Ministry of Education of Ontario and include both assessment and differentiated instruction for at-risk students. The resources will empower educators to inspire their students with cutting-edge STEM concepts and provide opportunities to develop 21st Century skills.

Responsibilities for Project Success:

  • Creating and executing upon fully detailed plans, schedules and budgets tied to the production of educational resources
  • Review of the project schedule with leadership and other staff who will be affected by the project activities
  • Managing internal and external personnel time and tasks throughout the duration of the project
  • Propel the overall scheduling, delivery, and measurement of the project
  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated upon its completion
  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project
  • Develop forms and records to document project activities and prepare detailed, scheduled progress reports as required
  • Ensure that the project deliverables are produced on time, within budget and at the required level of quality
  • Ensure all external reporting requirements are fulfilled throughout the project

Requirements for Success:

  • Minimum undergraduate degree in a relevant field is required
  • PMP Designation or equivalent experience is considered an asset
  • Demonstrated achievements in project management, coordinating timelines, budgets and reporting
  • Previous experience working with the publishing process
  • Proven success working in a dynamic, fast-paced team setting
  • Outstanding time management and prioritization skills
  • Knowledge or appreciation for working within an academic or research environment is ideal

This unique opportunity for an exceptional project manager won’t be around for long so don’t delay and submit your application before the deadline of September 22, 2015. CLICK HERE TO APPLY

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however Canadian citizens and Permanent Residents will be given priority. Perimeter Institute encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including women, members of visible minorities, native peoples and persons with disabilities. Applicants who require special accommodation in order to complete their application/interview are encouraged to contact people&culture@perimeterinstitute.ca for assistance.