Documentation Manager 2013

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Documentation Manager



  • Executive position - responsible for assuring ongoing delivery of technical documentation for the Global Village Construction Set machines
  • Full time offer
  • Intent of position is to grow with the organization
  • Competitive salary based on experience and culture fit
  • Kansas City or New York City location
  • Official title: Documentation Manager, promotion track to Documentation Director
  • Contact opensourceecology at gmail dot com with your Video of Interest
  • To apply, email opensourceecology at gmail dot com with your resume and Video of Interest, and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

Role Description

  • Responsible for managing delivery of technical documentation for the Global Village Construction Set
  • Assists ED in developing effective protocols and innovative tools for streamlining the delivery of documentation
  • Produces contract scopes of work and specifications to technical writers, videographers, and other documenters
  • Maintains and updates OSE Documentation Handbook, a guide for effective open source product development
  • Works with Product Lead to coordinate delivery of documentation
  • Engages in Talent Search to find key contributors
  • Reports to Operations Manager
  • Maintains a documenter database with assistance from Technical Community Manager
  • Publishes RFPs and solicits bids for documentation work
  • Collaborates with Technical Community Manager on special documentation-producing events, such as book sprints, video editing hackathons, and others.
  • Develops a remote video editing protocol


Documentation Manger 2013 Role Specifics


OSE believes strongly that life experiences and abilities may not necessarily match up with on-paper credentials. The following is a list of our preferred qualifications, however, we are flexible depending on the individual candidate's fit with our organization and their respective role.

  • 5+ years of librarian, technical writing, information architecture, systems design, or other technical documentation-related experience
  • Experience in interviewing
  • Excellent communication in written, verbal, email, and video forms
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Keen ability to identify and recruit talent
  • Excellent team working skills
  • Extensive experience with project management software
  • Experience with database management
  • Excellent problem-solving ability
  • Willingness to use Linux as the computer platform of choice
  • Track record of community service is a plus
  • Engineering experince is a plus