Partner Success Manager

April 28, 2022

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The Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education (ISKME), an education non-profit, seeks a full-time employee to support our service partners and product team. As an organization, ISKME seeks to make education more participatory, equitable, and open, breaking down barriers through open access digital libraries, professional learning, and educational research studies. ISKME is in service of educators and making their work more effective and efficient. 

As a Partner Success Manager, this person will have an outward-facing role, onboarding new partners to our OER Commons digital library community, coordinating Hub production internally, and providing ongoing support to existing service partners. The chosen candidate will join our team of developers, product owners, project managers, designers, and librarian staff to implement projects that align with our organizational purpose. The Partner Success Manager’s goal is to have vibrant, positive relationships with partners, meet their needs while balancing organizational priorities, and help them grow their open education initiatives. 

Our culture is collaborative and candidates should be comfortable providing (and receiving) feedback on work, as well as bringing a creative, problem-solving mindset to bear on their contributions. This position will report to the Senior Product Manager, Field Building, and work closely with them to manage priorities and milestones on a day to day basis.  

Role Responsibilities:

  • Adheres to ISKME’s culture and behaviors

  • Manages and coordinates Hub implementations from kick off to launch

  • Responsible for clear transmittal of Hub design and content to site producer based on partner goals

  • Coordinates all Hub and post-launch Microsite curation with client and curation team

  • Owns continuation of services for Microsites and Hubs once they have been launched, including tracking of reported bugs and the delivery of post-launch service contract deliverables

  • Listens carefully to partner needs and requests in order to gain clear understanding of partners needs and issues they are addressing. 

  • Ensures clear communication with partners about the platform roadmap and key value propositions, as well as ensuring key points of partner feedback are clearly and effectively articulated back to the internal product team. 

  • Tracks success of Partner implementations using a combination of site metrics and feedback

  • Reports out on success metrics to internal teams monthly, and, in aggregate, quarterly

  • Responsible for having a deep understanding of the platform tools and features

Expected Skills and Competencies

  • 3-5 years experience working within the field of education or non-profits

  • Experience coordinating across multiple internal teams and external stakeholders

  • Strong strategic thinking skills, with the ability to anticipate and collaboratively problem-solve

  • Experience reporting on and defining metrics of success

  • Ability to build and maintain trusted relationships with partners while holding firm on organizational deadlines and priorities

  • The most competitive applicants will have familiarity or experience with instructional design, instructional technology support, or general digital library service

ISKME is committed to Equal Opportunity and does not promote or discriminate against any person, population group, or organization and is committed through its employment and hiring practices as well as in its provision of services to ensure that all employees and applicants as well as others receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical appearance, education background, language, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

If interested in the position, please send: 1) a cover letter summarizing your skills, interest, and background as related to this position, and 2) a current CV or resume to