Udacity is on a mission to change lives, businesses and nations through radical talent transformation in digital technologies.  We offer a unique and immersive online learning platform, powering corporate technical training in fields such as Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Data Science, Autonomous Systems, Cloud Computing and more. Our rapidly growing global organization is revolutionizing how the enterprise market bridges the talent shortage and skills gaps during their digital transformation journey. Udacity is proud to be backed by respected investors like Andreessen Horowitz, Charles River Ventures, Bertelsmann and Drive Capital, among other leading VC firms, and provides a powerful and differentiated solution inside of a $32b total addressable market opportunity. Udacity has more than 100 enterprise customers including Airbus, Bertelsmann, BNP Paribas, Leidos, Mazda, and the United States Air Force.
 

Position overview:

Accenture and OneTen and Udacity are joining forces to offer a fully funded scholarship to train and empower members of underrepresented communities without a four-year degree and to reshape the tech industry in America through tech education. As a part of this, we want to extend an opportunity to you to become a Session Lead with Udacity. Session Leads are industry professionals who provide world-class technical support to our learners in their Nanodegree journey. All our session leads are handpicked through a rigorous selection process so that we can truly be #studentfirst. 

As a Session Lead/Instructor, you will be meeting virtually on a weekly basis with your students for group work, activities and short lectures. During the week, students are expected to study an estimated 10 hours on their Nanodegree programs on their own, and you will be expected to respond to their technical questions and check-in with them to make sure they are making progress. 

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Residing in United States of America
  • Proficient in English Language. 
  • Technical competence: Alteryx, Data Wrangling, Classification Models, Time Series Forecasting, Segmentation and Clustering
  • 2+ years of working experience related to the above skillset
  • Graduate from Predictive Analytics for Business Nanodegree Program is a added plus
  • Experience teaching technical concepts and public speaking
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence to lead a group of students
  • Students-oriented mindset and focus on understanding their problems
  • Innovative approach and proactivity with students that need help
  • Positive character, trusted by the students, creating emotional ties in the group
  • Flexibility at their current job to take this challenge part-time as a contractor
  • Ability to speak and write in English fluently

Responsibilities:

  • Managing weekly Connect sessions with students according to Udacity guidelines
  • Creating the Udacity Connect session agenda & notes
  • Coordinating between the students and the Udacity Connect team
  • Reporting to Udacity the weekly overall attendance status of students & observations about each session
  • Being present at every Connect session over Zoom, helping students introduce themselves, organizing students in groups and keeping track of time
  • Explaining concepts of the Nanodegree program to your group of students when needed
  • Solving questions raised by students during the Connect session
  • Reporting student's attendance and progress to the Mentor's dashboard
  • Communicating with students on Slack
  • Weekly check-in with all students on their progress

Learn more about the Session Lead Guidelines.

Why should you apply? 

  • Earn additional income working from the comfort of your own home
  • Contribute to a vibrant, international student community 
  • Stay updated with the latest in cutting-edge technologies
     

 

 
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