Director of Analytics Coursera
Coursera is focused on creating universal access to the world?s best University education. In less than two years we?ve brought over 500 courses to more than 6 million students worldwide, and we?re just getting started. Data Science is at the core of how we are achieving this mission - not surprising given that our founders are both pre-eminent Stanford professors in Machine Learning.
Coursera is looking for a leader for our growing analytics organization. We seek someone with great hands-on and leadership experience driving insight for products, partners, the business, and most importantly users. You?ve built world-class analytics teams, managed large data platforms, managed teams helping to define and analyze product development, designed and analyzed experiments, and thrived in data-driven environments.
Coursera is defining the future of education. We succeed when our students achieve their education goals. But we?re just at the beginning. Our university partners need the data insights we can provide them to advance their pedagogy. Our product team needs data insights to innovate on our product and measure success. Our students need insights into how they can learn better, and what courses they should take next. Our company needs help defining the future of pedagogy. Join our product leadership team and help us create truly universal access to the world?s best education.
Manage our data analytics organization, including machine learning, data research, data platform, and embedded teams
Work with the rest of product leadership to help forge our product development and innovation culture
Mentor an amazing team; develop, manage and hire an outstanding team as we grow
Lead our efforts in areas including: data modeling and research, AB testing platform and analysis, machine learning
Communicate complex data subjects to both technical and non-technical audiences, at Coursera and with external audiences
3+ years of experience as a hands-on data analyst
5+ years of experience in managing world-class data teams
You excel at building world-class teams and working with high-talent individuals in a rapidly growing environment
Proficiency with real-time data platforms, statistics, visualization, product development
At least conversant in Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Recommender Systems
Strong communicator and mentor, practical and rigorous
Comfortable with ambiguity, with being a teacher and a learner. You disagree well and commit when appropriate. You resolve debate with data.
Comfortable with strategy, product design, company culture
Someone people want to have at the table
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