Publications Operations Project Manager in Herndon, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 10/25/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Herndon, VA
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Job Description

Eliassen Group's education client's mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity. The association is composed of more than 5,400 schools, colleges, universities, and other educational organizations. Each year, our client serves seven million students and their parents, 23,000 high schools, and 3,500 colleges through major programs and services in college admissions, guidance, assessment, financial aid, enrollment, and teaching and learning. Our client is committed to the principles of excellence and equity, and that commitment is embodied in all of its programs, services, activities, and concerns.

Our client is currently seeking a Publications Operations Project Manager to join their innovative team.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Publications Operations Project Manager:

  • Coordinate publication plans and gather operational requirements
  • Align review dates with key stakeholders and ensure reviews are completed according to schedule
  • Work with print production to ensure on-time delivery of PDFs
  • Track key project milestones and adjust project plans or resources to meet scheduled delivery dates
  • Coordinate communications between internal resources and third party vendors

Requirements of the Publications Operations Project Manager:

  • At least 10 years of relevant work experience, including at least 3 years managing projects/teams
  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in project management methodologies, resource management techniques, and change management practices
  • Demonstrated experience with XML based content and publication development
  • Experience with Agile methodologies
  • Strong interpersonal and clear and effective communication skills
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience with MS Smartsheet and XDocs CCMS a plus

Keywords: Publications Operations Project Manager, Resource Management, Change Management, XML, Agile, MS Smartsheet, XDoc CCMS

Job ID: 312513

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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