Facilitator, Certificate Courses

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Work type: Faculty Part-time
Department: YU Global Strategy
Location: Wilf Campus, 500 West 185th Street, NY, NY
Categories: Education/Teaching

Position Summary:      

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual to join YU Global as a Facilitator for certificate course. As a Facilitator, you will be responsible for facilitating an online learning experience for participants learning industry specific content in order to develop skills which will enhance or augment their employability. However, the key emphasis of this role lies in providing mentorship to students, guiding and supporting them throughout their learning journey and ensuring their content mastery.

The time commitment is about 5 hours per week for contracts ranging from 8 weeks, 10 weeks, three months or six months, depending on the course. Industries would include accounting, construction management, human resources, artificial intelligence, instructional design, sales and marketing. 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Learning: Create a positive and inclusive learning environment that encourages student participation, critical thinking and skill development.
  • Supporting: Provide timely and thorough responses to questions from students regarding assignments, projects, and assessments to help students improve their knowledge and skills.
  • Mentoring: Foster a mentoring relationship with students by offering guidance, advice, and support academic, career and personal matters.  Conduct one-on-one mentoring sessions as needed with students to address their individual needs, goals, and challenges.
  • Tracking: Monitor and track student progress, identifying areas where additional support or intervention may be required.
  • Meeting: Facilitate weekly meetups (in person or via Zoom or Teams) to build rapport with participants and extend the mentoring relationship.
  • Collaborating: Where needed, collaborate with fellow teaching mentors and program staff to enhance instructional techniques and promote continuous improvement.
  • Practicing: Stay updated with the latest advancements and trends in the field, incorporating relevant industry insights into the mentoring and learning experience.

Experience & Educational Background:

  • A bachelor's degree (or higher) and/or significant work experience in the relevant industry is required.
  • Previous mentoring and coaching experience, preferably in adult education settings or within the assigned industry.
  • Strong knowledge and expertise in the content area, with a passion for sharing that knowledge and mentoring others.

Skills & Competencies:

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to explain complex concepts in a clear and concise manner.
  • Empathy, patience, and a genuine interest in building rapport and establishing effective relationships with participants.
  • Technological proficiency, including the ability to effectively utilize instructional technology and online learning platforms.

Salary Range:

$1,000 - $3,000

About Us:        

Founded in 1886, Yeshiva University (YU) has a strong tradition of combining Jewish scholarship with academic excellence and achievement in the liberal arts, sciences, medicine, law, business, social work, Jewish studies, education, psychology, and more. 

We are a leading global educational institution that employs 2,000 people across our various campus locations -- Wilf Campus, Beren Campus, Brookdale Center, Resnick Campus in the Bronx, the Gruss Institute in Jerusalem, the Boys High School in Manhattan and the Girls High School in Queens. From the distinguished faculty who teach here, to the dedicated staff, we work to fulfill our mission through all that we teach, by all that we do and for all those we serve.  We seek to attract and retain engaged and committed individuals who contribute to an exciting working environment, where there is a sense of community and belonging, balanced with a significant cross section of people from diverse backgrounds working and studying together.

The University offers an excellent compensation package, and a broad range of employee benefit plans, including immediate participation in the University’s retirement plan. Staff members are typically eligible for four weeks paid vacation each year and have access to a shuttle to nearby subway locations.

Equal Employment Opportunity:           

Yeshiva University is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring minorities, women, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


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