Technical Project Management Immersion Instructor

Thinkful Inc. — Company based in New York, NY

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Thinkful Inc. – No office location $70k - 80k Remote
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About this job Job type: Full-time Experience level: Mid-Level, Senior Role: Product Manager Industry: Online Education, Web Development Company size: 51–200 people Company type: VC Funded Technologies Job description Technical Project Management Immersion Instructor Apply Here Description Students enroll in Thinkful courses to gain valuable technical and professional skills needed to take them from curious learners to employed technical project managers. As an Immersive Course Instructor, you will deliver high-quality live workshop content based on existing curriculum, provide support to students in completing their daily tasks as well as capstone projects, and prepare students to successfully transition careers.  In addition to working directly with students, Instructors are expected to maintain an environment of regular, candid feedback with the Educator Experience team, and to stay on top of important updates via meetings, emails, and Slack. Ideal candidates for this team are highly coachable, display genuine student advocacy, and are comfortable working in a complex, fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.  Responsibilities: Delivers high-quality workshops based on the curriculum materials, and provides live demos and examples when appropriate, supplements written materials and content to provide students with the skills and knowledge to get their first technical project manager job.  Maintains and updates the daily and weekly student syllabus, which outlines the required homework and assignments, and deadlines for assessments and projects  Maintains and updates the daily student performance and attendance documents, reports student status to the right teams and follows up on a timely manner to ensure students’ success Provides daily on-demand video and chat support for students as they move through the program  Spends up to 4 hours a day prepping for workshops and updating course materials as needed Works with the operational leads for engagement formats (Mentor Sessions, Group Sessions, Grading, Technical Coaching, Mock Interviews/Assessments) to ensure that consistent experience is happening for students in immersive courses  Works with the Academic Success Management (ASM) team to ensure student success in a timely manner  Provide constructive feedback to the Instructional Design team on improvements to the course materials and curriculum based on student experience with the materials  Requirements: Must have 6+ years of professional experience as a project manager, and 4+ years as a technical or IT project manager for a mid- to large-size company. This experience can be concurrent. Strong expertise with project life cycles, systems development life cycles, business process related to project management, emotional intelligence, communication, stakeholder management, conflict management, leadership, the software and tools used by project managers (such as collaboration tools, scheduling tools, Enterprise Risk Management tools, and organizational process assets), programming and coding as it relates to a technical project manager (such as Git Workflow, HTML Basics, styling with CSS, Javascript, Python, SQL, PHP, and C++—it’s important to note that they do not have to be fluent in these languages, but have to have an empathetic knowledge of them that allows them to understand the what, when, where, how, and why of their use), and IT Management (including database management, cloud computing, governance risk & compliance, cybersecurity and incident response, and IT infrastructure and networking). Teaching experience, especially in a remote or online class, and ability to supplement teaching with professional experience in the topics mentioned above Ability to manage remote classroom without a lot of direct supervision Ability to explain complicated topics clearly and without jargon Strong written and verbal communication skills Experience working in a remote environment and understanding how to collaborate and communicate in such an environment Be comfortable and maintain composure working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment Ability to raise and solve problem in a timely manner  Strong problem-solving skills  High level of detail orientation and an exceptional work ethic Enjoy working with people, not just putting your head down and working Must have a reliable, high-speed Internet connection with clear audio and video in a non-distracting workplace Compensation and benefits Competitive base salary and equity Healthcare, dental, and vision insurance are 100% covered for individuals and meaningfully covered for families 401k plan options Unlimited vacation policy Expand your skills with free Thinkful courses and a Mentor, plus discounts for friends and family Commuter Benefits Card via WageWorks Paid Parental Leave Thinkful can only hire candidates who are eligible to work in the United States. We stand against any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status. Thinkful provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants. If you're talented and driven, please apply. At this time, we are unable to consider applicants from the following states: Alaska, Delaware, Idaho, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Carolina, South Dakota, West Virginia, and Wyoming
Life at Thinkful Inc. About Thinkful Inc. Thinkful is a new type of school that brings high-growth tech careers to ambitious people everywhere. The company provides 1-on-1 learning through its network of industry experts, hiring partners, and online platform to deliver a structured and flexible education. Thinkful offers programs in web development and data science, with in-person communities in up-and-coming tech hubs around the U.S. To join the Thinkful network visit thinkful.com. Benefits Join team of 500+ developers mentoring the developers of the future Access to top-rated curriculum Paid position Flexible Schedule and Hours Remote Capability
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