Humanities Content Manager

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17
Mountain View, CA
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/02/17


The Humanities Content Manager is broadly responsible for Humanities content at Khan Academy, serving the needs of the K-14 learners and teachers. As the Humanities Content Manager, you will:

  • Support, build, and develop our team of humanities content creators (likely 4-6 people)
  • Oversee content creation and maintenance in current and future humanities courses on Khan Academy by reviewing project plans, reviewing content quality, and building efficient processes
  • Drive humanities content strategy
  • Represent Khan Academy Humanities to partners (such as the National Constitution Center and College Board) and at conferences (such as SXSW edu)


  • 5+ years of professional experience, including experience successfully leading a team of teachers, writers, or related
  • Relevant experience that has provided a deep knowledge of K-12education
  • Strong command of one field of humanities, a passion and drive for learning other subjects, and great intuition for how students like to learn
  • An entrepreneurial mindset and a bias toward action
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves and help the team get work done as we are growing
  • Meticulous attention to detail, excellent time management skills, and impeccable written communication skills
  • A passion for education and a desire to change the world


We may be a non-profit, but we reward our talented team well!

  • Highly competitive salaries and annual bonuses
  • Ample paid time off as needed – we are about getting things done, not face time
  • Delicious catered lunch daily plus tons of snacks and beverages
  • The opportunity to work on high-impact software and programs that are already defining the future of education
  • Great location: walking distance to Caltrain and downtown Mountain View. On-site preferred, but possibility to work remote
  • Awesome team events and weekly board game nights
  • The ability to improve real lives
  • A fun, high-caliber team that trusts you and gives you the freedom to be brilliant
  • Oh, and we offer all those other typical benefits as well: 401(k) + 4% matching & comprehensive insurance including medical, dental, vision, and life
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