August 28, 2020
Position Announcement: NGLP Technical Product Manager (Contractor)By Hannah Ballard
The Next Generation Library Publishing project seeks a Technical Product Manager to manage the build of several technical components to assist in web delivery and discoverability, content collection management, and administrative functions for managing and reporting on publication activities across multiple platforms.
The Technical Product Manager will gather and document requirements from key stakeholders and oversee the work of the selected software development partner, operating as product owner throughout the development process to launch minimum viable products.
About the NGLP Project
The Next Generation Library Publishing project (led by Educopia Institute, California Digital Library, and Stratos, in close collaboration with COAR, LYRASIS, and Longleaf Services, and generously funded by Arcadia), seeks to improve the publishing pathways and choices available to authors, editors, and readers through strengthening, integrating, and scaling up scholarly publishing infrastructure to support library publishers. In addition to developing interoperable publishing tools and workflows, our team is exploring how to create community hosting models that align explicitly and demonstratively with academic values.
This contractor position requires up to a full-time commitment for six months (2020-2021), starting as soon as possible, with the option to renew. The position is remote with compensation dependent upon experience.