Curriculum Manager

Udacity

Remote Remote

Full time

Curriculum/Content Writing

Jun 28

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.

 

It’s our job as Curriculum Managers, a key role on the Udacity Content Team, to create educational programs that deliver on this promise.

To teach our students in-demand, industry-relevant skills, Curriculum Managers partner with industry subject matter experts to build and update courses. As a Curriculum Manager, you will bring your technical background and pedagogical skills to translate our instructors’ domain expertise into effective learning experiences for our students. You’ll advocate for our students and for instructional quality through every step of course development, analyze student feedback to continue improving our content, and continually innovate on ways to improve instructor and student experiences.

Desired Qualities

  • Foundational knowledge in data analysis, cloud computing, and cybersecurity
  • Familiarity with SQL, Python libraries, and cloud services is a plus
  • Experience using version control tools like git
  • Ability to prioritize and effectively handle multiple assignments each week
  • Experience using project management tools (e.g., Jira, Google suite)
  • Prior teaching and curriculum development experience
  • Ability to review educational content from a student perspective, identify areas for improvement, and prioritize revisions
  • Understanding of online learning and content design
  • Excellent English verbal, written, and copy-editing skills
  • A flexible orientation and growth mindset
  • Demonstrated history of learning and applying new technical skills
  • Conscientious work ethic

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with instructors and internal team members to design or update effective online content in an efficient timeframe.
  • Onboard new instructors to the Udacity course development process, and coach them in effectively our tools and pedagogical best practices.
  • Provide pedagogical feedback to instructors on the content they develop from the perspective of being the “first student”.
  • Support instructors with incorporating videos, text, technical exercises, projects, code, and software environment into the Udacity classroom.
  • Review and revise all course content as needed, including technical solutions, to ensure it satisfies Udacity quality standards and style guidelines.
  • Analyze user testing data, and prioritize revisions to improve content effectiveness and student outcomes.
  • Develop scopes for Udacity content by drawing on technical expertise, a growth mindset, and a can-do attitude.

 

Curriculum Managers proudly embrace and embody Udacity’s values:

  • Better Together
  • Students First
  • Entrepreneurial
  • Data-Driven
  • Candid and Direct
  • Talent-Obsessed

Udacity is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We believe that the unique contributions of all Udacians is the driver of our success. To ensure that our products and culture continue to incorporate everyone's perspectives and experience we never discriminate on the basis of regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

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