Technical Product Manager, Personalized Learning
Rice University - Houston, TX

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The Technical Product Manager, Personalized Learning is responsible for the design and management of personalized learning system product development, infrastructure, maintenance, and the management of the Rice Digital Learning and Scholarship (RDLS) center. Current projects include OpenStax Tutor ( and STEMscopes (

Education Required
Bachelor's Degree

Computer science or other related field.

May substitute additional related experience, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the education requirement.

Experience Required
5 years

- Experience in software development, which includes two years of team management experience.
- Experience with open source development, use of open source projects, complete development life cycle experience (design, development, deployment, maintenance), programming language experience, deployment OS experience.
- Experience with Agile, Kanban or Lean development processes.

May substitute additional related education, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the experience requirement.

License/Certification Required

Other Skills Required
- Well-organized leader and team player capable of organizing, coordinating, scheduling, and delegating project tasks to a multidisciplinary team.
- Background deploying and maintaining large scale web applications.
- Ability to learn new technologies quickly and implement effectively.

Education Preferred
Master's degree in computer science or other related field.

Experience Preferred
- Product management or design experience with a focus on software products and technologies.
- Experience coordinating, planning, and maintaining technology projects in the K-12 and/or college education spaces.

License/Certification Preferred
Project Management Certification.

Other Skills Preferred
- Entrepreneurial drive and demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
- Excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills, with the ability to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends.
- Strong technical abilities.

Physical Demands
Work long hours on the computer (up to 8 hours or more).

Working Conditions
(e.g. Weekend/evening work, travel, inclement weather, hazards)

Week/evening work when necessary.


Salary Information
Salary Commensurate with Experience and Qualifications

Benefits Eligible
Benefits Eligible

Job Posting Category
Information Technology

Eligible for Overtime

Work Schedule
Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Eligible for Shift Differential
Not Shift Differential Eligible

Security Sensitive

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