OpenStax is a non-profit textbook publisher, learning software producer and platform for learning research based at Rice University. Our mission is to provide every student with free or low-cost access to high-quality learning materials and tools that help them succeed in their education and career. We have created software to help college students in three of those subjects read with more engagement and practice more effectively, incorporating our research team’s expertise in cognitive science and machine learning. OpenStax has published more than forty high-quality, peer-reviewed textbooks, available for free and used by millions of students annually.
The Content Manager I role is central to the success of OpenStax and its products. Primary responsibilities include developing content markup specifications, ensuring quality of content as it is produced on OpenStax platforms, and finally, publishing content directly to users. Through these duties, content managers contribute to a variety of OpenStax products, including online, PDF, and print textbooks; OpenStax Tutor courseware; and other formats. The Content Manager I is expected to troubleshoot and resolve most issues or queries related to producing or maintaining content on OpenStax platforms. This individual should develop knowledge of OpenStax’s content production workflow and be able to address related queries from the OpenStax team and provide support to fellow content managers to resolve problems related to content production or maintenance. This individual must have a strong knowledge of Github, and XML and MathML markup in order to assist fellow team members. Content managers are expert in content production methods, and participate from the early stages of content development by advising on markup and platform solutions to meet market needs. This entails collaboration with external vendors to develop new content and maintain OpenStax’s growing library.
May substitute additional related experience, above and beyond what is required, on an equivalent year for year basis in lieu of the education requirement.
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