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Self-paced Online Course Mentor: Data Analysis

In this self-paced online course, learners gain the skills to gather, analyze, & tell stories through data with SQL, Excel, & visualization. Theyll put those skills to practice through SQL challenges & projects, & receive 1:1 mentor guidance to keep them moving forward.

The Data Analysis Mentor role is an opportunity for you to give back & help others learn your area of expertise. This role is responsible for guiding a comprehensive foundation that equips learners with the context, process, & tools to identify & communicate data-driven insights using Excel & SQL. You should be an expert in Excel, well-versed in SQL, & an excellent communicator with a unique design mindset for building effective data-driven presentations & influential data dashboards.

We are looking for a mentor to lead this transformative experience; someone who is passionate about teaching & interested in guiding our learners to success.

Skills & Qualifications

  • 2+ years experience in data analysis, statistics, or other related field
  • Data analysis skills required (i.e. pivot tables & development of simple data queries)
  • Exceptional skills in Excel
  • Advanced knowledge of SQL, specifically SQLite, or comparable analytical tools
  • Knowledge in building & maintaining reports that pull data from multiple data sources
  • Must complete & pass Data Analytics level 1 assessment
  • Strong desire to help others learn by sharing your personal knowledge & helping problem-solve
  • Be articulate. We're counting on you to present data analyses in an easily digestible & insightful way for both policy & practical applications
  • Previous teaching or mentoring experience is a plus


  • Facilitate 1:1 mentorship sessions following GAs model for inclusive, effective coaching.
  • Prepare for sessions based on learners needs, as assessed via a pre-survey.
  • Provide learners with meaningful feedback on their progress & their projects.
  • Share third-party resources to support learning.
  • Inspire learners to persevere through the challenges of turning their ideas into data dashboards or data-driven presentations
  • Empower learners with the tools & confidence to successfully complete & pass the Data Analytics level 1 assessment
  • Be communicative. Collaborate with other mentors & management to share ideas & feedback to provide an exceptional learning experience.
  • Summarize the outcomes of sessions & reflect on feedback in order to continue to grow as a mentor.

Who You Are

  • Patience, empathy, & communication are your greatest strengths
  • You are excited & eager to shape the skills, minds, & trajectories of the newest generation of data analysts
  • Proactive, engaging, & a team player - you are always finding ways to help those around you
  • You revel in efficiency, & innovatively come up with solutions to better processes & systems
  • You are exceptionally organized & responsive

Other Details

  • 10-20 hours a week
  • Flexible schedule
  • Work Remotely - Must be US or UK based
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