Math Lead - Higher Education

Austin, TX

Company Description

Sapling Learning are an industry innovator in the field of interactive online homework for higher education and K-12 levels. The future sees us expanding our product offerings to incorporate ebook, STEM and other content and media. We keep abreast of the latest IT innovations for our online delivery systems, to make our programs run smoothly, efficiently, and with ease of use. To keep up with the creative pace, we recently moved into a larger office in downtown Austin to accommodate staff growth.

Job Description

To build a higher education online homework Math product that consists of online questions and other resources needed to cover the topic.  The math product may vary in scope between preparatory math and calculus courses. This employee will work with management to plan and budget new math lines, find and hire authors and team members, and keep Sapling Learning knowledgeable about the higher education math market.

  • Work with the Director of Content, the Product Marketing group, and the Marketing group to determine the scope and vision for Sapling Learning’s Higher Education Math Product.
  • Plan and budget projects, hire and train staff and/or contractions and oversee completion with a project manager
  • Develop authoring guidelines specific to the math product.
  • Review and provide feedback to online homework questions written by the contract author; the questions will be reviewed for formatting, functionality, and mathematic content.
  • Will collaborate with the High School Math lead to limit double work, provide a similar product look and feel, and design new math modules specifications for development
  • Oversees the creation of math content by contractors and staff - as the high school math product grows, he or she will manage math team members
  • Research competitive titles, and market needs
  • Work with the Director of Content, the Director of Finance, and the Sapling Learning General Manager to develop a budget and timeline for the completion of the product(s).



  • Written higher education level math content professionally and/or taught higher education level math courses for a combination of over 5 years
  • Mastery of college-level mathematics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and highly organized
  • Experience managing at least 2 other employees, experience planning and managing projects with budgets over $100k

Master’s Degree or Ph.D. in Mathematics 

Additional Information


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Sapling Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services.

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