Coursera was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world's largest online learning platform for higher education. 200 of the world's top universities & industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, & degrees that empower over 48 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 2,200 companies use the company's enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education, & Learn Capital.
The University Partnerships Team oversees & nurtures all of the relationships with institutional & faculty partners, collaborating with partners to align institutional & Coursera objectives around a shared mission. In particular, the Strategic Partnerships Team is responsible for identifying & sourcing high-quality content, from single courses to degrees, that push the boundaries of pedagogical innovation. Associate Directors have deep familiarity with our product & organization, our partners' structure & mission, & the landscape in which we operate.
As part of the team, you will manage a portfolio of universities, working closely with them to build trusting relationships, proactively understanding their context & concerns, & help Coursera leverage such partnerships to achieve its goals.
Your work will demand that you can interface with a range of stakeholders from senior-level leadership to instructors & program managers. Central to your work is the ability to demonstrate & ensure Coursera's value to the institution while shaping a strategy for the partnership that drives long-term engagement.