upGrad - Academic Associate

Annual Salary

₹ 5.00 - 8.00 LPA

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Application Deadline

June 30, 2020

About upGrad

upGrad is an online education platform building the careers of tomorrow by offering the most industry-relevant programs in an immersive learning experience. Our mission is to create a new digital-first learning experience to deliver tangible career impact to individuals at scale. upGrad currently offers programs in Data Science, Machine Learning, Product Management, Digital Marketing, and Entrepreneurship, etc. upGrad is looking for people passionate about management and education to help design learning programs for working professionals to stay sharp and stay relevant and help build the careers of tomorrow. upGrad was awarded the Best Tech for Education by IAMAI for 2018-19 upGrad was also ranked as one of the LinkedIn Top Startups 2018: The 25 most sought-after startups in India upGrad was earlier selected as one of the top ten most innovative companies in India by FastCompany. We were also covered by the Financial Times along with other disruptors in Ed-Tech upGrad is the official education partner for Government of India - Startup India program Our program with IIIT B has been ranked #1 program in the country in the domain of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

About Your Role

About the Role Managing cohorts and ensuring a smooth and unique learning experience for learners by indulging in a lot of academic activities on a day to day basis. To be successful as an Academic Associate, you will need to be able to work on tight deadlines, be competent in using Microsoft Office applications such as Word and Excel, and have exceptional verbal, written, and presentation skills. Roles & Responsibilities ● Manage day to day operations for a smooth academic delivery consisting of project feedback, doubt resolution, live sessions, mentoring and vendor management. ● Deliver projects and products within budget, timeline, and resource constraints. ● Create and sustain a network of professional freelancers and industry experts for grading, conducting live sessions, Mentorship, etc. ● Maintain and monitor quality, project plans, project schedules, budgets and expenditures. ● Coordinating with cross discipline team members to make sure that all stakeholders are on track with project requirements, deadlines, and schedules. ● Preparing status/weekly reports by gathering, analyzing and summarizing relevant information. ● Work with Technology team to automate dashboards, analyze and interpret data. Apply knowledge and experience along with the analytical approach to diagnose and resolve issues in unique and complex customer environments. Skills Required ● Ability to deliver projects and products within budget, timeline, quality and resource constraints ● Knowledge of MS Office Suite, MS Excel is a must ● Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills. ● Ability to work on multiple tasks independently ● Strong customer-focus and problem-solving attitude Qualification – BE/B.Tech or graduation with relavant experience Years of Exp – 0-3