Sep 19, 2019
AI is the new electricity. Millions of AI engineers will be required to transform industries with artificial intelligence and we're building the education platform to train them. deeplearning.ai wants to provide a world-class education to people around the globe so that we can all benefit from an AI-powered future. The VP of Education Content will lead the overall content creation function of deeplearning.ai. You should have a solid background in education/content creation, including ideally familiarity with financial planning for a content organization. You should have experience and credibility building and leading a content team. Familiarity with AI or a related area would be a plus but is not required. Here's what you'll do: Lead course content strategy and planning. You will be responsible for shaping our course content strategy. You will own the course content calendar, and be responsible for planning an aggressive calendar of content creation. Manage course creation team. You will lead the overall course creation team, and will be responsible for continuing to build up the team (with the right mix of US and Colombia employees, contractors and vendors), and providing strong leadership, mentoring and direction to the team. Program manage course creation. You will be responsible for creating and driving our program of course creation activities, ranging from sourcing and recruiting content creators, subject matter experts, to onboarding them to shepherding the content through the creation process in a timely way, to ongoing maintenance. You do not have to be an expert in pedagogy, but you will be responsible for ensuring content quality and for ensuring the content is developed and released in a timely way while staying on-budget. You will also be responsible for managing the relationship with key content partners (such as Coursera). Financial planning for course creation. You will work with our operations team on the financial projects for course creation, and ensure that our content creation activities are carried out in a fiscally sound way. Conducting ongoing usability tests to gauge content effectiveness. Monitor data and handle analytics (or supervise those who do) and make recommendations based on those results. Developing standards, systems and best practices (both human and technological) for content creation, distribution, maintenance, content retrieval and content repurposing. Ensuring consistent global experience and implement appropriate localization/translation strategies. Here are the experience and skills you should have: 10+ years of experience in content creation, including experience specifically with educational content. 5+ years of experience in managing a content team, including hiring, managing, performance reviews, etc. Past experience building audiences either online or offline Strong project management skills to manage content schedules and deadlines We hope you will fit well with our team's culture: Strong work ethic: All of us believe in our work's ability to change human lives. Consequently we work not just smart, but also hard. Growth mindset: We are eager to teach you new skills and invest in your continual development. But learning is hard work, so this is something we hope you'll want to do. Good team member: We care and watch out for each other. We're humble individually, and go after big goals together. Flexibility: You should be flexible in your tasks and do whatever is needed, ranging from lower-level tasks such as coordinating complicated schedules, to high-level work such as thinking through corporate strategy. What We Have to Offer: Free snacks, drinks, lunches and dinners daily 401(k) plan with match and immediate vesting after 6 months Untracked PTO including a week off between Christmas and New Year's Variety of medical, dental and vision coverage to choose from Monthly education budget Commuter benefits Collegial atmosphere Direct and transparent communication style Empowered to be the best you can be Innovative environment Work with global AI Leaders Be part of a great cause to improve lives everywhere through artificial intelligence At deeplearning.ai, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy (including childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information (including characteristics and testing), military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Deeplearning.ai believes that diversity and inclusion among our employees is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Selection for employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. This is a full-time position based in Palo Alto, California. You must already have, or be able to obtain, authorization to work in the United States.
deeplearning.ai San Francisco, CA, USA Full-time