The Data Science Instructor is the brand ambassador for our company and it is your responsibility not only to deliver dynamic lessons online and in person, but to also create an environment that is conducive to the success of every student. This includes delivering training while simultaneously helping compose the most intuitive and effective data science training experience on the web. Your position is key in communicating the students’ needs to leadership and instructional designers and maintaining a steady focus on opportunities to enhance the student experience. This is a part time position that requires a flexible schedule and ability to travel during the week.
Your responsibilities will include:
- Leading engaging and intuitive onsite and live-streaming trainings for a professional audience
- Supporting students via email after training
- Learning of additional client needs through conversations with students and key client stakeholders
Who we are looking for
You are a data scientist and are excited to pass on your knowledge and experience to a professional audience. You are passionate about STEM and believe in making high-quality, intuitive education accessible to all. You are passionate about helping students achieve their objectives, and want to have a part-time job where you interact with professionals and help them solve the challenges that they face. You are a dynamic speaker who is comfortable working in a professional environment, delivering trainings in front of senior staff in the federal government and Fortune 500 companies. You’re excited to be part of a hard working team and are willing to put in the extra effort to get the job done.
Data Society trainings are delivered onsite across the country or live-streaming from our offices in Chinatown, DC. Data Society covers travel expenses outside of the Washington, DC area or outside of the instructor’s homebase. Our home office is located in Chinatown, DC and is full of awesome perks like free food, coffee, beer, and a dog friendly environment.
Why you should apply
Highly competitive pay, dynamic environment, opportunity for growth and learning new skills. Work around your full-time job. As a growing business, we are seeking instructors who are excited to catalyze industries through empowering their workforce.
Instructor hiring process
We have a thorough hiring process because we want our instructors and students to succeed. Our instructors receive great support and all the materials they need to be successful in the classroom.
Step 1- Video and Resume Submission: When you apply, you will need to submit a 7-10 minute audition video link (YouTube, Dropbox, etc) of you teaching any data science related concept of your choice. We want to see how well you communicate with adult learners and explain technical concepts in an intuitive manner.
Preparing and Submitting Your Audition:
* Prepare a data science lesson. Memorization is not required
* Home filming is usually adequate
* Make sure your video is shot in a horizontal/landscape orientation (hold your phone sideways)
* Use a tripod or set your camera on a steady surface
* Each piece must be one continuous take—no video slicing
* Please review your recording for good video and audio quality before submitting
* Audition must be submitted via an online link
Step 2 - Web/Online Interview and Audition- You will meet with 2-3 people from our team online for an interview, and teach a 15 minute lesson. We will provide the lesson for you to teach in advance.
Step 3 - We may ask you to come in for an in-person interview if you are in the area, or may ask for another sample lesson. We will also assign a code test if applicable. There will be time for our team and you to ask additional questions.
Ready to Join our Team?
At Data Society, we don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. Data Society is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.
To all recruitment agencies: Data Society does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, Data Society employees or any other company location. Data Society is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.