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Data Science Program Manager

Published on 14-03-2022
At SIT Academy we offer a different type of learning experience. Our education model is immersive, practical, hands-on, and rewarding! We place our highest focus on helping students make a smooth and fun transition to a new career.

Do you have experience as a Data Scientist or Analyst and are you passionate about education and making an impact? If you would like to be part of the life-changing journey of our students this position is right for you. As our Program Manager you are the face of the course, when students think of the course they think of you and when they think of you they think of the course. Ideally you have good Data Science domain knowledge, strong interpersonal and organizational skills and a generally positive attitude. While teaching will be a part of your duties, it’s by far not your main activity, so you can fully focus on making the bootcamp an exciting experience and help students to succeed.

Working with the SIT Academy team based in Zurich, your role will include the following:

- You are the reference point for students: they come to you for personal or organizational issues
- Organize and schedule instructors
- Manage one or more Teaching Assistants 
- Handle or delegate daily logistics of running a hybrid format course
- Improve our course content and how the course is executed.
- Ensure the Instructors stays on schedule
- Assist students during activity and project work time
- Answer student questions
- Provide empathy, support, and encouragement while engaging students

What you offer to SIT Academy:
- Great spoken and written German and English
- Good interpersonal skills with a pleasant personality
- At least 6 months of experience in a Data Science related position
- Good organizational skills
- Good domain knowledge in at least one major Data Science topic and workable knowledge in others.

What SIT Academy offers you:
- Opportunity to leave a mark, as the Data Science Program Manager you are decisive in the bootcamp experience for the students
- Opportunity to make a difference: we help coach and place students into the career of their dreams
- Fun and creative place to work: we value the team above the individual and strive to create a working environment where everyone contributes
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