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Coursera was launched in 2012 by two stanford computer science professors, andrew ng and daphne koller, with a mission to provide universal access to world-class learningIt is now one of the largest online learning platforms in the world, with 87 million registered learners as of june 30, 2021Coursera partners with over 200 leading university and industry partners to offer a broad catalog of content and credentials, including guided projects, courses, specializations, certificates, and bachelor’s and master’s degreesInstitutions around the world use coursera to upskill and reskill their employees, citizens, and students in many high-demand fields, including data science, technology, and businessCoursera became a b corp in february 2021.
The people team at coursera is responsible for building our teams, retaining our amazing talent, and developing programs that create community and promote employee bettermentCurrently, we are tackling projects aimed at helping coursera to continue to scale as a top global company of high-performance teamsWe are passionate about fulfilling our company’s mission to transform lives through learning.
Coursera is looking for a manager, people development programs to shape and deliver our global people development and management programsThis role will work with the head of employee experiences, inclusion and development (eeid) to create and translate people development programs into an impactful employee experienceThis collaborative role will work closely with diversity, equity & inclusion, employee engagement and experiences, and people leadership team enabling courserians to learn, grow, and transform into their best selves in service of the coursera community.
This role will require experience creating and leading across several programs moving in parallelYou will communicate with all organizational levels and have an appetite for building people interventions that are directly connected to coursera’s business strategy and offeringsYou will partner with senior leaders across the organization and the people and places team to provide expertise and consultation in people development, dei, talent reviews & assessment, performance management, employee sentiment strategy, and change managementAs a people leader, you will also need experience leading and developing an impactful team.
Design an integrated people development strategy, including a comprehensive, global approach for developing, assessing, planning and leading talent across coursera
Develop, program manage, evolve and scale for growth several people development experiences aligned to our business goals and product strategy.
Deploy learning and development resources to influence our organizational talent strategy, including leadership development and remote working principles
Ensure the development, integration, and agreement of inclusive approaches to all people development programs
Partner with internal business units, including product and enterprise teams, to focus on high-quality learning and development experiences, through our platform, to drive learning outcomes for both internal and external impact
Collaboratively evolve our workforce planning and employee sentiment strategy and tools.
8+ years of business experience working in a learning, development and/or talent management role within a global organization, including 3+ years of people leadership responsibility
Demonstrated history of project/program management skills with demonstrated good judgment, innovative thought-leadership, ability to prioritize and creativity
Experience designing and deploying data-driven, global people development strategies that drive impact across various levels, regions and job functions
Demonstrated history coaching and developing leaders and advising action in sensitive or ambiguous situations, including inclusive behaviors, feedback, or learning competency
Experience with facilitation and internal/external presenting
Strategic mindset with a bias towards action and creative problem-solving
Experience working in matrixed and lean organizations, with a preference for education, education technology or related field
Strong collaborator and influencer - ability to reach beyond the immediate scope to influence and lead change initiatives with multiple senior stakeholders
Highly effective communicator with the ability to clearly and concisely articulate complex ideas, unique concepts, and proposals to enroll team, peers, and managementExcellent writing and presentation skills.
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