Mozilla seeks School of Webcraft manager to change the world

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Product Manager, School of Webcraft
Mozilla & Peer 2 Peer University

Learn more or apply now.

Responsibilities

  • Wake up every morning focused on making the School of Webcraft awesome. 
  • Shape the School of Webcraft’s overall curriculum goals and learning map. Identify and help deliver the skills web developers need in today’s world.
  • Own the School of Webcraft user experience. Be an advocate for users. Make sure the learning process is clear and feels good for learners.
  • Promote industry acceptance and recognition for the School of Webcraft.
  • Identify the key skills and competencies web developers need, and work with P2PU and Mozilla staff to implement badges and certification to recognize them.
  • Link with internal Mozilla partners (like the Mozilla Developer Network) to drive content development.
  • Link with other organizations and initiatives working on web developer training and curricula (like OWEA, Opera, WaSP).
  • Co-ordinate with Peer 2 Peer University staff, provide input on the online platform technology roadmap, assessment models and badges to support learners and learning outcomes.
  • Enable community participation. Work with the course and curriculum coordinator to identify and support volunteers with leadership potential in the School of Webcraft community.
  • Outreach to the web development community. Speak at developer conferences, engage with related networks, etc.
  • Work in the open. Share and document work through regular blog posts and other public media.
  • Drive regional expansion into new communities. Spread School of Webcraft to new locales and languages.
  • Manage the course and curriculum coordinator.
  • Metrics. Help set metrics for success and evaluate whether we’re reaching those goals.

Attributes

  • Has a web development background. Speaks web developers’ language.
  • Understands the industry perspective. Comfortable communicating with employers.
  • Passionate about web skills training and curriculum. Has some experience with learning and educational innovation.
  • Excellent communication and community-building skills. Comfortable with a peer learning environment that’s all about community participation.
  • Passionate about open source. Understands and loves the open web.

Details

  • This position reports to the P2PU Executive Director.
  • Full time Mozilla employee with full benefits, on an initial one-year term.
  • The position is not bound by location. Open to remote work.
  • The job requires some travel, within North America and internationally.

About the School of Webcraft

http://p2pu.org/webcraft

  • The School of Webcraft is a joint venture between Mozilla and Peer 2 Peer University (P2PU). Together we’re building a grassroots learning community focused on web development based on open standards.
  • Our mission:
  • The problem: Web developer training is expensive, out of reach, and out of touch with how the internet is evolving.
  • The solution: Peer learning powered by mentors and learners like you. Self-organized study groups that leverage existing open learning materials, with a smart social layer over top.
  • The goal: Make web developer training free, open and globally accessible. Offer skills and certification that build careers around the open web.

Learn more or apply now.

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