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Cengage is the education and technology company built for learners. Confident students are successful learners, so we design tools that keep them moving toward their goals.

Working across the full spectrum of the education sector, from school foundations through to higher education, research resources (Gale), and online learning, Cengage has roles in many professional fields, including:

  • Content development and editorial 
  • eLearning platform implementation
  • Finance, IT, other shared services
  • Operations
  • Sales, marketing, and relationship management
  • Visual design and UX




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Positions Available


Content Developer – Science specialist

A little about us
Cengage creates learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education / Vocational and Professional educational sectors in Australia and New Zealand. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement. We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative, and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

What we are looking for and responsibilities:
Reporting to the Acting Team Lead-Secondary, this crucial position will support Cengage’s content development for Science and key selected Secondary education products. Candidates interested in this position should ideally have a working knowledge of Secondary curriculum and examination requirements including trends in digital materials, editorial processes, strong content development and author liaison experience.

The ideal candidate would be capable of 'hands-on’ Science subject matter expertise and would enjoy working with a small cross-functional team. Demonstrable experience developing or editing secondary Science content would be an advantage. The candidate will have strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.

Responsibilities:
As the Content Developer - Science, you will work closely with the Acting Team Lead – Secondary following a set of product development and research guidelines outlining core milestones and communication goals that must be met to ensure our market focused products and resources meet customer value and quality expectations.

• prepare clear and reliable briefing documents for designers and platform developers
• Implement the product development process
• Perform a range of editorial duties
• Participate in the project/author/production planning meetings
• Strategically select and engage freelancers
• Ensure digital product requirements are produced and integrated
• Work closely with cross-functional teams in the development of content to ensure products meet market needs in terms of coverage, quality and approach
• Communicate key product and market developmental issues
• Initiate and prepare text and other relevant briefs
• Ensure adherence to Cengage Quality of Learning Principles

Your attributes:
To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following:

• Experience in a commercial educational publishing company
• Knowledge of science, health science and/or psychology is desirable
• Proven editorial experience
• Knowledge of Secondary education market throughout Australia including trends in use of digital material
• Ability to understand customers’ needs
• Knowledge of learning design
• Experience in author management and developing content for educational projects (print, digital or video)
• Excellent organisational and project management skills

What we can offer you?
• an attractive package including base salary plus superannuation
• access to our Wellbeing Employee Assistance Program offering services in Mental Health and Wellbeing, Career Transition and Conflict Resolution
• Professional Development hub which includes access to online training courses
• free access to onsite gym and end-of-trip facilities
• Myki Commuter Club
• publishers and staff discount

This role will be based in our Melbourne head office, however currently working from home arrangements are in place and in line with government guidelines. This position requires a Working with Children check.

Applications close Friday 5 November.

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Team Lead, Higher Education/VET (HEV)

A little about us
Cengage is the education and technology company for learners. We create learning experiences that build confidence and momentum toward the future students want.

Our flexible learning tools give students access to content where and when they need it, so that they can learn in sync with their work, school and life. Our immersive experiences let students go deep and master concepts so that they don’t just get the grade they want; they gain skills for life. At Cengage, we accelerate the learning and life of every student.

What we are looking for:
An exceptional individual who is passionate about education, technology and people to join and mentor our Content Developer team. Someone who has experience publishing Higher Education or VET content, who can lead a small team, deal with change and effectively project manage.

This position is an exciting opportunity for you to develop your career as you will oversee the management of all product development processes of our Higher Education and VET projects and accompanying resources.

This is a crucial and integral role and an exciting time to join Cengage. As an experienced and talented Content Developer you will manage and review the product development process, work closely and collaboratively with cross-functional teams and train and develop direct reports.

Responsibilities:
As the Team Lead, HEV, you will collaborate with the Lead Learning Design Content Development (Lead LDCD) and review process of product development guidelines, maximising strategic relationships with key parties, ensuring market focused products and resources that meet customer value and quality expectations are delivered to production.

• Implement the product development process
• Project-manage HEV print and digital products
• Participate in the project/author/production planning meetings
• Strategically select and engage reviewers to ensure content is customer focused
• Ensure digital product requirements are produced and integrated
• Communicate key product and market developmental issues
• Communicate and collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure product quality
• Supervise quality control on all Higher Education and VET titles
• Ensure project costs fall within prescribed budgets and timelines
• Work with Lead LDCD to ensure adherence to Cengage Quality of Learning Principles
• Implement the product development process for assigned titles and resource packages
• Support, mentor and supervise a small team

Cengage is a global business; your role will also be required to liaise with colleagues from our international offices to help implement best practice.

Your attributes:
To be successful in this role, you will ideally bring the following: • Knowledge of Higher Education and VET education market throughout Australia
• Ability to make objective, sound, market-informed and data-driven decisions
• An excellent understanding of the content first strategy
• An ability to visualise project outcomes and anticipate problems
• Negotiation and interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships
• An ability to manage and set budgets
• Excellent organisational and project management skills
• Strategic mindset
• An ability to collaborate and work co-operatively with all in-house departments demonstrating mutual respect
• Extraordinary problem-solving skills; questioning the status quo and taking calculated risks to meet customers’ needs
• Excellent leadership, communication, and collaboration skills

What we can offer you?
• an attractive package including base salary plus superannuation
• access to our Wellbeing Employee Assistance Program offering services in Mental Health and Wellbeing, Career Transition and Conflict Resolution
• Professional Development hub which includes access to online training courses
• free access to onsite gym and end-of-trip facilities
• Myki Commuter Club
• publishers and staff discount

This role is based in our Melbourne head office, however currently working from home arrangements are in place and in line with Victorian government guidelines.

This is an exciting time at Cengage with the transformation of our digital and print products. You can make a significant impact in this crucial and integral role.

Closing Date: Friday 5 November 2021

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Content Developer – Mathematics specialist

A little about us

Cengage creates learning solutions that use technology, pedagogy and content to enrich student engagement in the School, Higher Education / Vocational and Professional educational sectors in Australia and New Zealand. We are passionate about learning, innovation and engagement. We seek to employ the best people to deliver inspiring, innovative, and sustainable educational solutions for our customers.

What we are looking for and responsibilities:

Reporting to the Senior Editor (Mathematics), this permanent position will support Cengage’s content development for Mathematics. Candidates interested in this position should ideally have a working knowledge of Secondary mathematics and examination requirements, and strong content development and author liaison experience.

The ideal candidate would be capable of 'hands-on’ mathematics subject matter expertise and would enjoy working with a small cross-functional team. Demonstrable experience developing or editing secondary mathematics content would be an advantage. The candidate will have strong organisational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines.

Under the guidance of the Portfolio Manager (Mathematics), the Content Developer - Mathematics specialist provides technical expertise and deliverables in the following areas:

Core competencies and attributes:

• Outstanding mathematics subject matter expertise
• Ability to approach content development in a way that integrates the use of technology
• Familiarity with project management software and mathematical notation software
• Approaches problems in an analytical, flexible, and resourceful way
• Ability to prioritise work and manage, at times, tight deadlines
• Works collaboratively with internal teams and vendors and follows established processes
• Strong oral and written communication skills

Requirements and experience:

• Qualifications in Mathematics, Education, or a related field
• Experience in author management and developing content for educational projects (print, digital or video)
• VCE Mathematics teaching/tutoring experience would be an advantage
• Editorial expertise would be an advantage

Ideally this position will be based in our Melbourne head office, however currently working from home arrangements are in place and in line with government guidelines. Flexible working arrangements can be negotiated, and candidates based elsewhere in Australia will be considered. This position requires a Working with Children check. The salary package offered will be commensurate with skills and experience.

Closing Date: Friday 29th October 2021

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