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Job Title:

Director of Content Architecture

Job Post ID:


Posted Until:





Tinley Park


1st Shift


Full Time



Job Description:

What you’ll do:
• Identify and implement technology and process improvements to gain efficiencies, reduce cost, and improve profitability.
• Develop content standards to ensure content is optimally structured for reuse across channels, products, and platforms.
• Optimize workflow to streamline preproduction and production of product for both print and digital mediums.
• Oversee the development and implementation of content architecture standards to structure content for reuse.
• Oversee quality assurance to meet quality and usability requirements.
• Ensure content meets industry standards (LTI) and end user requirements for interoperability and grading.
• Lead the development, implementation and training around content development best practices to enable efficient workflows, support content reuse, and ensure projects are completed on time and on budget.
• Inform and address editorial, production, and digital workflow practices to ensure compliance with accessibility standards and other quality assurance and compliance practices.
• Identify opportunities to outsource and oversee the selection and management of partnerships with outside vendors.
• Partner with the Digital Media team to develop and support internal and external requirements for content, platforms, tools, and integrations.
• Partner with Editorial team to support content management and product delivery requirements.
• Oversee the development and management of departmental budgets.

Job Requirements:

What you’ll bring:
• Bachelor degree from a four-year college or university required.
• Ten or more years in the Educational publishing industry leading digital and print production.
• Proven ability to lead and manage high performing teams.
• Demonstrated success in leading initiatives to identify and implement content architecture best practices, process improvement initiatives and technology implementations.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Deep understanding of publishing workflows and automation.
• Ability to lead cross-functional teams, driving collaboration and change.


Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, 401(k), ESOP

Company Information

What it’s like to work here:

At Goodheart-Willcox Publisher, you will be working in a professional environment, supported by a passionate and energetic team invested in your growth and success. This is your chance to join an established employee-owned company that has been publishing for the Career and Technical Education field since 1921. Driven by the mission “We Build Careers,” you will help educators implement and access our premier instructional materials, which helps students find and keep great careers, all while growing your own. Goodheart-Willcox has spent a century building a culture that we take pride in. Our team members embody these core values:
· Roll up your sleeves
· Do the right thing
· Can-do attitude
· Always improving

Goodheart-Willcox Publisher provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, ancestry and marital status, and other protected classes, in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.

In addition, Goodheart-Willcox Publisher complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination of employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leave of absence, compensation, and training.

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