Remote higher education Jobs in April 2020

7 Remote higher education Jobs in April 2020

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    • Lambda School (US only)
      1 week ago
      Lambda School is a combination of a school and an investment fund. Lambda School's mission is to find untapped or underutilized talent, and to train that talent for the most in-demand jobs in the world. Lambda School is pioneering a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around.

      Lambda has just successfully completed its Series B fundraising round with premier tier venture investors. We are operating in 40+ states across the US today and eyeing international expansion opportunities. 

      This is a highly visible, student-facing role on the Instruction team, reporting directly to the iOS Program Manager. As the Evening iOS Instructor, you’ll be responsible for delivering the curriculum to students, tracking student progress, and preparing students for the job market.

      You must be comfortable suggesting and implementing new ideas that improve the quality and integrity of the school. You understand that there are always new opportunities for improvement and ways to elevate our standards.

      This is a contract position for 12-18 hours/week.

      What You'll Do:
      • Teach two evenings per week in our part-time, evening course; class hours: M-Th 6-9pm PST; Sat. 9am-12pm PST (~12 hours/week)
      • Deliver iOS course curriculum that produces job market ready graduates
      • Report on student progress and success throughout the course
      • Coordinate efforts with the course project managers (PMs) to ensure PMs understand the nuances of the course and reporting mechanisms so the PMs can effectively support students’ learning
      • Collaborate with other iOS instructors, student success team, and labs team as needed
      What You'll Need:
      • If your highest education is High School Diploma or GED, you are required to have 5+ years of working experience in the iOS/Software Development industry
      • If your highest education is a College Degree (proof required), you are required to have 3+ years of working experience in the technical field
      • Minimum 3+ years of experience in iOS development
      • Experience in teaching
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable and compelling in public speaking situations
      • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
      • Self-starting with the ability to effectively work autonomously with little oversight
      • Intelligent, dedicated, flexible with a willingness to experiment
      This is a contract position for 12-18 hours/week. Evening course hours are Monday through Thursday 6pm to 9pm Pacific and Saturdays 9am to 12pm Pacific.

      At Lambda School, we're looking to hire people with grit and integrity. Please apply even if your experience and interests aren't an exact match with what we've laid out in this job description. We're building something different at Lambda. If that sounds interesting, we want to hear from you.

      Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
    • Academic Analytics
      1 month ago

      Academic Analytics has a opening for a remote Systems Analyst.  Candidates must live and be eligible to work in the United States.

      You’ll love this position if:

      • You enjoy helping others
      • You enjoy working in a fast paced environment
      • You are passionate about providing support to an environment that encourages teamwork and out of the box thinking
      • You are a self-confident, motivated person with a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills

      What you’ll do here:

      • Troubleshoot end user issues, provide root-cause analysis on various web and mobile applications, handle escalated server/network issues
      • Manage application software, application infrastructure and third-party application environments.  This includes installation, upgrades and patches, creating links and interfaces between systems, developing application-specific security, performance monitoring and trouble-shooting.
      • Assist in implementing and supporting single sign on (SSO)
      • Provide guidance to tier 1 team members.

      About Academic Analytics

      What we offer:

      • We strive to take care of our employees-more than just the 'work you', but rather the 'whole you' through our health, dental, vision, fun wellness challenges and Paid Time Off

      • Help prepare for your life after retirement through our 401(K) program

      • Our employees value the flexibility at Academic Analytics that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives

      Academic Analytics, was founded in 2005.  University presidents, provosts, and other academic leaders strive to build stronger research institutions. Academic Analytics aggregates valuable information on scholarly research activity and provides user friendly business intelligence software, curated data, and analytics to these higher education professionals. These solutions help academic leaders understand the research accomplishments of faculty members, departments, programs, and their entire institution. Our tools help universities view research activity in context, identify funding opportunities, form expert teams to win funding, and increase the visibility of the institution’s research enterprise to companies, foundations, and potential collaborators. To learn more about Academic Analytics please see:  https://bit.ly/2RXh0XX

      Academic Analytics provides a great benefit package including, paid time off, 401K with match, medical benefits and more.  

      Academic Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    • Kuali is looking for a Senior Software Engineer, with a willingness and interest to grow in a full-stack environment. We use React and Apollo for our front-end and NodeJS, Express, and MongoDB for our back-end for new development and support legacy stacks running Java, Tomcat and MySQL. Our software engineers have responsibility for their services top to bottom, we work in a full-stack process, and we are looking to enhance our team with stronger front-end skills. We are building evolving products involving multiple microservices that communicate over RESTful services utilizing single-page applications to deliver an amazing and accessible experience to our users. This position is on our Research/Sponsored Programs product team.

      ABOUT THE COMPANY

      Kuali builds open source higher ed solutions in a competitive space where users are just waiting to be delighted.

      Why join us? Our work matters — we’re helping our customers improve the quality of higher education by decreasing administrative costs. We compete in a competitive space where users are saddled with outdated, inefficient, legacy ERPs and eager to be delighted. We’re generating revenue and growing quickly with nearly 170 customers and 100 employees. Kuali is committed to open source software development. You’ll have a significant impact on what we do and how we do it because we are an empowered group of entrepreneurs. Plus, you’ll get to work with some truly amazing people at a fast-growing, design-centric EdTech startup.

      If you’re looking to make your fortune off a quick flip with no business model, you’d be happier someplace else.

      Requirements

      Responsibilities:

      • Helping set architectural direction for our services architecture.
      • Creating elegant code.
      • Building relationships with customers to develop a deep understanding of their needs.
      • Supporting critical bugs and security issues in a Devops role.
      • Advocating passionately for customer priorities during product development.
      • Creating amazing software and services.
      • Talking and listening to customers (and other developers) about their challenges, hopes, and dreams.

      Background:

      • You’ve worked on multiple production-grade web applications.
      • You code better than most.
      • You care about the quality of your code.
      • You care about user experience and accessibility but are also comfortable building a solid backend system.
      • You know what WCAG and AAA are and how to build a system that can meet these requirements.
      • You enjoy building and can deliver beautiful user experiences, but can also balance priorities and sometimes sacrifice that pixel perfection in order to deliver features.
      • You’re well versed in at least one programming language, but preferably several.
      • You’re versatile. You know when to dream big and when to act small. You’re equally comfortable in both greenfield and refactoring projects.
      • You’re a collaborator. You build great relationships with other engineers, customers, and our open source communities.
      • You’re inspired to achieve results, and your enthusiasm is contagious.
      • You’re passionate about your role in helping clients and other developers achieve their missions, and you advocate for them fiercely.
      • You’re curious and continuously seek knowledge and share your discoveries with others.
      • You know how to influence and serve.
      • You understand the complexity of large enterprise applications.
      • You’ve used agile methodologies and have ideas on how you’d improve them.
      • You’re into Continuous Delivery and interested and willing to work in a Devops environment.

      If you have some of these too we’ll be delighted:

      • You have experience with the Higher Education and/or Research community.
      • You’ve shipped Software as a Service (SaaS) products.
      • You've worked with a microservices architecture.
      • You’ve been through incremental refactoring efforts.

      Benefits

      • Autonomy
      • 401k matching (up to 4% of your salary)
      • Full health premiums paid by company for you and dependents
      • Take the time off that you need (we don’t track sick or vacation time)
      • Paid holidays
      • Annual tech hardware budget to buy whatever you want to do your job
      • Annual conference and training budget to learn what you want to learn
      • Catered lunches & fresh fruit if you are local
      • Remote-friendly environment
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    • The Customer Success Engineer is responsible for providing expert technical support and guidance to customers during implementation and throughout the customer lifecycle ensuring success.

      Customer Success Engineers are expected to be fluent in the technology and tools used by the Kuali Research product team - Node.js, Java, React, Web Services (REST and SOAP) - and have a love for process improvements and automation.

      ABOUT THE COMPANY

      Kuali builds higher ed solutions in a competitive space where users are just waiting to be delighted.

      Why join us? Our work matters — we’re helping our customers improve the quality of higher education by decreasing administrative costs. We compete in a competitive space where users are saddled with outdated, inefficient, legacy ERPs and eager to be delighted. We’re generating revenue and growing quickly with nearly 170 customers and 100 employees. Kuali is committed to open source software development. You’ll have a significant impact on what we do and how we do it because we are an empowered group of entrepreneurs. Plus, you’ll get to work with some truly amazing people at a fast-growing, design-centric EdTech startup.

      Responsibilities:

      • Advise and train customers on technical implementation/onboarding tasks
      • Partner with customers to design system integrations and advise on API usage.
      • Partner with customers on migration of legacy data, both strategy and execution.
      • Work hand-in-hand with Kuali Customer Success Managers during implementation.
      • Assist with diagnosis and resolution of technical issues reported by customers.

      Requirements

      Technology

      Kuali Research is comprised of multiple modules, primarily written in Java and Javascript. Kuali uses AWS for hosting. Experience with the following tools and technologies are required:

      • Enterprise Java and Full-Stack Javascript
      • Databases: MySQL, MongoDb, Oracle (desirable)
      • Infrastructure and AWS Services (multiple, not all): Docker, RDS, EC2/Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, S3, IAM
      • Web Services: REST, SOAP, and/or WebHooks

      Interpersonal

      • Strong writing skills - ability to concisely convey complex technical requirements and concepts to business users
      • Strong oral communication skills, both individual and public speaking
      • Ability to establish trust-based relationships with executives, faculty, and staff members of customer organizations
      • Proactive and sensitive to customer needs.
      • The ability to multi-task effectively in a fast-paced environment.

      Experience

      • Experience developing integrations with enterprise systems.
      • Experience executing complex data migrations from varied source systems

      Other requirements

      • You’ll have the opportunity to travel. The travel requirement could be 35%.
      • We are a remote division of the company. You’d be expected to have a suitable home working environment or alternative.

      Benefits

      • Autonomy
      • 401k matching (up to 4% of your salary)
      • Full health premiums paid by company for you and dependents
      • Take the time off that you need (we don’t track sick or vacation time)
      • Paid holidays
      • Annual tech hardware budget to buy whatever you want to do your job
      • Annual conference and training budget to learn what you want to learn
      • Fully remote environment

      What can I expect next?

      We will reach out to you if we are interested in a phone screen. After an initial phone call, you will be asked to do a coding challenge (roughly 2 hours). After the coding challenge, you will do a series of Zoom conference interviews with several members of the team

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    • As a member of the executive team, you will take the helm of the Kuali business unit that serves the CFO’s organization on campus with financial & risk management solutions, currently our Financial and Ready products. You’ll be accountable for growing and operating the business line, including full P&L responsibility. You’ll have the support of executive peers who manage product, engineering, user experience, and customer success.

      About the company

      Kuali builds higher ed cloud solutions in a competitive space where users are just waiting to be delighted.

      Why join us? Our work matters — we’re helping our customers improve the quality of higher education by decreasing administrative costs. We compete in a competitive space where users are saddled with outdated, inefficient, legacy ERPs and eager to be delighted. We’re generating revenue and growing quickly with nearly 200 customers and 100 employees. You’ll have a significant impact on what we do and how we do it because we are an empowered group of entrepreneurs. Plus, you’ll get to work with some truly amazing people at a fast-growing, design-centric EdTech startup.

      If you’re looking to make your fortune off a quick flip with no business model, you’d be happier someplace else.

      What you'll be responsible for
      • Growing the financial & risk management solutions business
      • Understanding the market dynamics and current issues that impact university CFO’s and their organization
      • Positioning Kuali as a thought partner with leading institutions in this space
      • Leading marketing and sales efforts to create and realize demand
      • Working with executive peers leading the product development practice and teams to prioritize and develop products that make Kuali an indispensable partner
      • Working with executive peers to deliver remarkable customer experiences and create fiercely loyal customer advocates at every touch point.
      • Learning, and educating others, about the market landscape & competitive products
      • Managing the P&L, strategic investments, and the financial health of the business line

      Requirements

      About You
      • You’re an amazing communicator. You listen, and your written, oral, and visual communication is clear, concise, and tuned carefully to your audience
      • You’re a natural, self motivated and directed leader who inspires your team, embraces teaching (or learning) opportunities, and provides constructive coaching and meaningful, stretching challenges
      • You’re a resourceful, creative, problem solver
      • You know your stuff. You can think your way through complex issues, have a keen eye for details, and talk about it all confidently, accurately, and honestly
      • You’re cool under pressure. Startups can get a bit hectic. You keep calm and carry on through even the most stressful of circumstances
      • You enjoy a challenge and play to win
      • People love working with you
      • You’re organized, communicative, and accountable—you own your role entirely, while being open to critiques, suggestions, edits, and new ideas
      • You play nice with others, but you’re not a pushover
      • You look at our company values and think “I want to work at a place that has those values.”
      • You’re passionate about your role in helping customers achieve their missions, and you advocate for them fiercely.
      • You’re curious and continuously seek knowledge and share your discoveries with others.
      • You have a track record of combining business, technology, and budget challenges to produce high-impact end results.
      The experience and technical requirements you have to have
      • You’ve formed and executed on a business strategy and, successful or not, learned from it
      • You’ve worked on multiple SaaS solutions
      • You’ve used agile methodologies and have ideas on how you’d improve them
      If you have some of these too we’ll be delighted
      • You have experience with the Higher Education community
      • You know the financial management and/or risk management domains in higher ed
      • You’ve been a leader in both start-ups and large companies
      Other requirements
      • You’ll have the opportunity to travel. There will be 3-4 key events throughout the year, and opportunities to visit customers as well. The travel requirement could be 50%.
      • We are a remote division of the company. You’d be expected to have a suitable home working environment or alternative.

      Benefits

      • Autonomy
      • 401k matching (up to 4% of your salary)
      • Full health premiums paid by company for you and dependents
      • Take the time off that you need (unlimited PTO)
      • Paid holidays
      • Annual tech hardware budget to buy whatever you want to do your job
      • Annual conference and training budget to learn what you want to learn
      • Work from home
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    • Interfolio is on a mission to build smart, inspired and useful products for faculty and academic communities. By building an engine for faculty activity, decisions, and data, Interfolio has become the first mover in defining and leading the category of faculty-focused technology that cultivates goal-oriented collaboration around academic decision-making.

      Interfolio operates the first holistic faculty information system to support the full lifecycle of faculty work, from job seeking to review, tenure, sabbatical, committee work, research, and beyond. Offering colleges and universities increased transparency and insight into faculty data to help achieve their strategic initiatives, Interfolio believes that advancing the faculty will advance the institution.

      What’s even better than that? 

      We’ve crafted a fun, collegial, dynamic culture that celebrates team and individual success almost daily. We’ve got a lean team of super-smart, super-hard working, local and remote colleagues who collaborate closely to produce a valuable service for an industry we’re passionate about. And, we genuinely like working with each other and with our clients.

      LIKE WHAT YOU’VE HEARD SO FAR?

      Then consider joining our Professional Services team! We are looking for someone to join our international team based out of the UK to assist with implementing our products and training their staff on how to use each purchased product for our clients worldwide. Candidates should reside in either the United Kingdom or broader European Union.

      At Interfolio, we are committed to diversity and the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees. You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national, social or ethnic origin, age, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, family or parental status (including pregnancy), or any status protected by the laws or regulations in locations where we operate.

      Position Responsibilities

      Interfolio is looking for an accomplished Project Manager who will be responsible for implementations including scheduling, planning and deployment covering the full client lifecycle. The Project Manager will serve as the primary contact and advocate for your clients to deliver successful implementations, manage technical issues and align with your Interfolio peers to provide an excellent overall client experience. The project manager will leverage all the processes, materials and systems that are used by the US based team to ensure the successful deployment of all of our technical solutions.  The Project Manager will be responsible for maintaining client health and utilization post implementation and throughout the life of the Interfolio license agreement. They will oversee the planning and implementation of diverse international projects, as well as assist the US based team with activities as the needs arise.

      About You

      You’re passionate about service and the opportunity to apply your skills to help us evolve our implementations and overall client success. You are a self-starter, a quick study, and a skilled communicator. You are comfortable both giving and receiving feedback in pursuit of a better service experience. Lastly, you will thrive in a position and company in which you could develop your professional skills and grow in a fast-paced startup atmosphere.

      Skills we're looking for:
      • Ensuring a successful software implementation experience for clients across all of our products by learning our product suite inside and out
      • Ability to manage 15 to 25 implementations across products and implementation stage
      • Ability to train customer project team and key stakeholders on Interfolio’s full product suite
      • Manage all key implementation phases by driving and maintaining project plans, assigning timelines/resources and advising clients on how to become successful using our products
      • Manage communication to the project team during implementation and to key stakeholders post implementation
      • Utilize existing delivery methodology while continually adding feedback and insights to our processes
      • Develop a deep understanding of Interfolio’s suite of products; help create and document best practices for implementation and customer success (e.g. toolkits; prioritized enhancements, etc..)
      • Develop and manage the relationships within your assigned projects and demonstrate value to key stakeholders
      • Retain, grow and expand customer relationships, business outcomes, and manage the overall health of clients to support growing revenue
      • Owner of customer health post implementation based on usage, product adoption and overall satisfaction metrics
      • Act as main advocate on behalf of the customer post implementation, capturing product feedback, handling escalations and analyzing customer health metrics
      • Proven ability to train groups of varying size and skills on product configuration, usage, workflow, policy, nuances, requirements, and other topics as needed
      • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve advanced technical issues
      • Working with other departments to prioritize, coordinate, and apply resources where needed
      • Be an internal champion that handles client issues, escalating appropriately and tracking to completion
      • Step in as a point of escalation for complex cases routed from Customer Support
      • Ensuring 100% satisfaction for your assigned implementations
      Ideal candidate qualities:
      • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills
      • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple deadlines, resources and activities 
      • Ability to troubleshoot advanced technical issues
      • Passion and enthusiasm for improving client experience with Interfolio products and services
      • Excellent verbal and written communication
      • Strong work ethic and positive attitude
      • Ability to think critically and troubleshoot swiftly, specifically when presented with an issue where you must ask questions to get to the root of the problem 
      • Higher Education industry and/or technology implementation experience a plus
      • Ability to envision and implement global implementation strategies that maintain a strong level of consistency, customer focus, and flexibility to meet host-country/client needs
      In additional, you should
      • Hold a BS/BA degree (required)
      • Have 1-3 years of relevant work/industry experience
      • Have SaaS and software experience (a plus)
      • Be willing to travel 25 - 50%
      Tools we use:
      • Salesforce
      • Liquid Planner
      • Slack
      • Google Suite
      In addition to a competitive salary, Interfolio offers a robust benefits package that includes medical insurance, generous paid time off, a wellness benefit, and professional development opportunities. Our culture sets us apart – we look forward to you learning more about us!
    • 2 months ago
      Lambda School is a combination of a school and an investment fund. Lambda School's mission is to find untapped or underutilized talent, and to train that talent for the most in-demand jobs in the world. Lambda School is pioneering a new model of higher education in which the school invests in the students, instead of the other way around.

      Lambda has just successfully completed its Series B fundraising round with premier tier venture investors. We are operating in 40+ states across the US today and eyeing international expansion opportunities. 

      This is a student-facing role on the Instruction team, reporting into to a Program Manager. As a full-time Instructor, you’ll be a core part of our Data Science program, responsible for delivering curriculum, and collaborating cross-functionally with curriculum development and student operations to provide a high-quality experience for our students. Your role in collaboration is as the subject-matter expert, helping steer efforts in a way that aligns with our students mastering Data Science.

      What You'll Do:
      • Teach guided projects in PST morning hours, working closely with Team Leads and monitoring overall student participation and performance
      • Review curriculum with cohort Team Leads (TLs) and Section Leads (SLs) so they can better support students in absorbing the instruction content
      • Deliver curriculum that produces job market ready graduates
      • Collaborate with curriculum team on the development of Data Science curriculum, providing strong subject-matter expertise to ensure curriculum reflects current and robust Data Science practices
      • Coordinate cross functionally across multiple teams to contribute to the goals and initiatives of the Data Science program in conjunction with learning leadership plans and objectives
      • Provide strong subject-matter expertise in Data Science, including foundational mathematics/statistics, practical software and data pipeline development, and current techniques such as neural networks and NLP
      • Report to the Data Science Program Manager, providing details of status and student performance for the portion of curriculum you are responsible for

      What You'll Need:
      • If your highest education is High School Diploma or GED, you are required to have 5+ years of working experience in the Data Science industry
      • If your highest education is a College Degree (proof required), you are required to have 3+ years of working experience in the technical field
      • General Python skills, and experience with the Python Data Science ecosystem (pandas, numpy, scikit-learn, etc.)
      • Strong subject-matter expertise in Data Science - being broadly aware of practices, and knowing at least a few subtopics in depth
      • Experience in teaching and/or curriculum design
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; comfortable and compelling in public speaking situations
      • Ability to work with a diverse group of individuals
      • Self-starting with the ability to effectively work autonomously with little oversight
      • Intelligent, dedicated, flexible with a willingness to experiment
      • Have an interest in keeping up with the latest information in your field

      Bonus If You:
      • Are familiar with Zoom, Slack, or Notion 
      • Have a well known blog or high traffic Youtube channel focusing on Data Science
      • Have presented at or have run local tech meet-ups
      • Have prior rapid growth start up experience


      At Lambda School, we're looking to hire people with grit and integrity. Please apply even if your experience and interests aren't an exact match with what we've laid out in this job description. We're building something different at Lambda. If that sounds interesting, we want to hear from you.

      Lambda School is an equal opportunity employer that does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, age, disability or handicap, sex, gender identity, marital status, familial status, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.