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Instructional Designer – ML & Data Science

Sphere - Teamed Recruiting
November 18, 2022
Job Type Employee   Full-Time  
Experience Level Mid   Senior  
Organization Type Corporate L&D   Edtech  
Pay Range $110K - $150K
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Full-Time Employee

$110K – $150K (based on skills, experience, and location)

Sphere is looking for a forward-thinking Instructional Designer who will work directly with the founders and department heads to bring expert-led upskilling courses to market.

If you are skilled in quickly synthesizing content, developing clear and engaging learning plans, guiding collaborators in learning design and development, and managing quality, deadlines, and processes – we want to hear from you! Knowledge of data science, artificial intelligence, and/or machine learning is required. 

About Sphere

Sphere is where vetted leading experts run live, cohort-based courses for professionals around the world.

We are building the world’s largest decentralized corporate university and growing rapidly:

  •  30%+ month on month revenue growth
  • Recurring annual contracts with companies like Stripe, Shopify, Flipkart, Tinder, Accenture and Flexport
  • 1,400+ learners from over 800 companies globally,
  • Recently part of the Y Combinator W22 batch and backed by leading investors including Felicis Ventures, Y Combinator, Uncommon Capital and leading angel investors, including the founders of Go1, Lyft, BetterUp and Flexport.

What you’ll do at Sphere:

  • Work closely with the founding team, department heads, and instructors to support the development of new expert-led courses
  • Build out processes and strategies to enhance high quality rapid course development
  • Conduct market and topical research, review and improve course proposals, and align proposals to sphere platform learning framework
  • Lead experts through course development process; provide resources, project management, and provide guidance on Sphere real-world, application-based framework and style standards, and teaching and learning best practices
  • Conduct milestone reviews, provide feedback, engage in polishing passes, and support in the development of core instructional items such as accessible, relevant outcomes, skill practice exercises, etc.
  • Evaluate and measure the effectiveness of courses and make recommendations for improvements
  • Track projects and communicate at regular intervals with stakeholders

We’d love to hear from you if you have:

  • 3+ years of instructional design experience, preferably in an upskilling /technical training development capacity
  • Knowledge of data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence is required
  • Experience pitching learning plans and developing effective, skill-based learning strategies
  • Demonstrated ability to punch up content to make it clear, concise, and engaging and aligned with Sphere frameworks
  • Must be able to effectively manage multiple projects and competing priorities
  • Experience working in an early stage startup
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • A self-directed, creative and curious nature. You can wear many different hats and you consistently execute on goals

Why you’ll love working at Sphere:

  • You’ll be a key contributor to developing a scalable, effective process that supports instructors in quickly building and monetizing courses in their area of expertise.
  • We are a fast-paced culture open to new ideas and rapid iteration
  • We’re a kind, hard-working and passionate team
  • Start-up equity, competitive salary and benefits/perks

Sphere is an Equal Opportunity Employer.