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Come use your skills to build the next great American institution of higher learning. We’re not building courseware, we’re building a university. Work in a dynamic, collaborative, creative environment with other smart, talented people from around the world. Minerva is the right place for those who enjoy challenging assumptions, forging new paths and accomplishing things that have not been done before.

Faculty Positions
Natural Sciences Faculty

Minerva is currently appointing faculty to teach undergraduate courses in natural sciences beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. We seek part-time and full-time faculty at the Assistant, Associate and Professor levels.


Excited about joining one of the most innovative institutions in higher education today? As a student-centric program, we focus on learning outcomes, small interactive class sessions, and deep engagement between faculty and students with feedback given in both directions. Because all classes are taught on our technology platform, you have complete flexibility to teach at Minerva from any geographic location. Students live and study in many global cities, so teaching days and hours often fall outside the range of a typical business day.

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Business Management Faculty

Minerva is currently appointing faculty to teach undergraduate courses in business management beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. We seek part-time and full-time faculty at the Assistant, Associate and Professor levels.


Excited about joining one of the most innovative institutions in higher education today? As a student-centric program, we focus on learning outcomes, small interactive class sessions, and deep engagement between faculty and students with feedback given in both directions. Because all classes are taught on our technology platform, you have complete flexibility to teach at Minerva from any geographic location. Students live and study in many global cities, so teaching days and hours often fall outside the range of a typical business day.

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Computer Science Faculty

Minerva is currently appointing faculty to teach undergraduate courses in computer science beginning in the 2018-2019 academic year. We seek part-time and full-time faculty at the Assistant, Associate and Professor levels.


Excited about joining one of the most innovative institutions in higher education today? As a student-centric program, we focus on learning outcomes, small interactive class sessions, and deep engagement between faculty and students with feedback given in both directions. Because all classes are taught on our technology platform, you have complete flexibility to teach at Minerva from any geographic location. Students live and study in many global cities, so teaching days and hours often fall outside the range of a typical business day.

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Engineering Positions
Full Stack Web Engineer

Can scale top to bottom — UI to AWS.

Come use your skills to build the next great American institution of higher learning. We're not building courseware, we're building a university. You'll be part of a small engineering team comprised of fantastic and talented people.

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Outreach Positions
Student Outreach Associate, Eastern Europe and Central Asia

We are looking to hire an associate to support our student outreach process in Eastern Europe (Russia, Ukraine, and Belarus) and Central Asia. Reporting to the Regional Director for Europe, based in Belgrade, the Student Outreach Associate will work to identify and attract the most talented students from the region — highly motivated students, who will push themselves to grow intellectually and socially, students with a desire to challenge themselves, travel the world, and learn in an unconventional setting.

The ideal candidate is similarly curious, ambitious, and talented — looking for an entrepreneurial environment, excited about the opportunity to rethink the student outreach process, and with the drive and responsibility to deliver impressive results. We are looking for someone who is passionate about the future of higher education, motivated to engage and inspire tomorrow’s leaders, and with a desire to advance the Minerva mission.


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Regional Manager, South & Southeast Asia

Minerva is enrolling bright, talented and intensely curious students who will push themselves to grow intellectually and socially. In order to find and enroll these students, awareness about Minerva’s model and targeted outreach, particularly among key stakeholders, is essential.


For this role Minerva is looking for someone to grow our brand awareness in South Asia and Southeast Asia, to lead regional outreach, talent identification, partnerships, awareness-building activities, and relevant efforts in the ASEAN region (Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, The Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, etc.) and in India, Nepal, and Bangladesh. The position requires 1) dedication to an entrepreneurial environment, 2) ability to manage from strategy through to execution, 3) creativity to design novel partnership initiatives, 4) relationship management and engagement with key stakeholders, and 5) the passion and drive to deliver impressive results. We want someone passionate about the future of higher education with a proven record engaging tomorrow’s leaders and a desire to build something lasting from scratch.


This role will report to the Managing Director, Asia and is based in the region. There will be extensive travel visiting with key constituents across the region (perhaps up to 50% of time on the road).

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Student Experience Positions
City Experience Manager, London

The City Experience Manager will lead experiential learning development and civic partnerships in London. The role will be responsible for preparing students to be successful personally and professionally post-graduation through programs and experiences that will develop interpersonal dexterity and facilitate applied learning. In addition, the CEM will build community and form partnerships with thought-leaders in the city to curate a portfolio of civic projects that students can pursue to learn and meaningfully impact the city.


This role will report into the global director of Student Experience. The role is based in London with potential for relocation in 2019 to future Minerva cities (Seoul, Hyderabad, Buenos Aires, Taipei, Berlin, San Francisco) based on expertise, performance, and skill set.


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City Experience Manager, Berlin

The City Experience Manager will lead experiential learning development and civic partnerships in Berlin. The role will be responsible for preparing students to be successful personally and professionally post-graduation through programs and experiences that will develop interpersonal dexterity and facilitate applied learning. In addition, the CEM will build community and form partnerships with thought-leaders in the city to curate a portfolio of civic projects that students can pursue to learn and meaningfully impact the city.


This role will report into the global director of Student Experience. The role is based in Berlin with potential for relocation to future Minerva cities (London, Seoul, Hyderabad, Buenos Aires, Taipei, San Francisco) based on expertise, performance, and skill set.


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City Experience Manager, Buenos Aires

The City Experience Manager will lead experiential learning development and civic partnerships in Buenos Aires. The role will be responsible for preparing students to be successful personally and professionally post-graduation through programs and experiences that will develop interpersonal dexterity and facilitate applied learning. In addition, the CEM will build community and form partnerships with thought-leaders in the city to curate a portfolio of civic projects that students can pursue to learn and meaningfully impact the city.


This role will report into the global director of Student Experience. The role is based in Buenos Aires with potential for relocation to future Minerva cities (London, Seoul, Hyderabad, Berlin, Taipei, San Francisco) based on expertise, performance, and skill set.


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City Experience Manager, San Francisco

The City Experience Manager will lead experiential learning development and civic partnerships in San Francisco. The role will be responsible for preparing students to be successful personally and professionally post-graduation through a series of workshops and experiences that will develop interpersonal dexterity and facilitate applied learning. In addition, the CEM will build community and form partnerships with thought-leaders in the city to curate a portfolio of civic projects that students can pursue to learn and meaningfully impact the city.


This role will report into the global director of Student Experience and work collaboratively with the Community Development Manager for San Francisco. The role is based in San Francisco with potential for relocation to future Minerva cities (Seoul, Hyderabad, Buenos Aires, Taipei, London) based on expertise, performance, and skill set.


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City Experience Designer, Seoul

Minerva is seeking an experience designer passionate about human development and community to manage the city experience for Minerva in Seoul — someone who is capable of facilitating intellectual development through experiential learning programs then able to work closely with students, faculty, staff, and professionals in the city to execute on plans.


The City Experience Associate will focus on implementing experiential learning programs and assisting civic partnership for Minerva in Seoul, Korea. The role will be responsible for designing a curriculum of experiences to facilitate intellectual development and global understanding. In addition, the CEA will build learning communities and form partnerships with leading practitioners and thought-leaders in the city to curate a portfolio of civic projects that students can pursue to meaningfully impact the city.


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Design Lead

The Design Lead is a full-time position in the Creative Group, part of the Experience Team, and reports to the Creative Director. Based in our San Francisco headquarters, the role will require 40+ hours per week. Working remotely is encouraged, but you will need to be in the office a minimum of 3–4 days per week. The ideal candidate will have an inspired portfolio of work demonstrating exceptional graphic and communication design abilities, analytical and creative thinking, a firm understanding of brand identity, and experience across a range of applications, primarily in digital media.

You will be responsible for leading design of numerous expressions of the Minerva brand, including oversight of our key web properties, as well as management of the small in-house design team and agency partners. You will need to collaborate with a variety of diverse teams — from Academics to Admissions and our Product Team in particular, including designers and engineers — to ensure consistency across media and our proprietary seminar platform, the Active Learning Forum, as well as  related student-focused platforms.

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Career Coach (Global)

As a member of Minerva’s Professional Development Agency, you’ll take a student-centric approach to help students grow professionally and achieve their desired career outcomes, guiding them through the appropriate mix of 1-1 interactions and group workshops. You'll have an opportunity to work with Minerva students in Hyderabad, India, and one or more of our other global cities (San Francisco, Seoul, Berlin, Buenos Aires, London and Taipei). This role is well suited for someone based in India and willing to travel to other locations, or someone based elsewhere (ideally in another Minerva city) who is willing to spend some time in Hyderabad between February and April 2018.

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Community Development Manager

Minerva is seeking a globally-minded community builder, passionate about experiential learning, student development, and character education to manage the “community experience” for Minerva, in-city (currently in San Francisco, Seoul, Hyderabad). This is someone who is capable of developing the strategy and high-level vision for a world-class experiential learning program and is then able to work closely with students, faculty, and staff to execute on those plans.

  • Fluency (written and verbal) in English is required

  • Fluency in Korean and / or Hindi preferred (German, Spanish, Mandarin are added bonuses)

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Student Affairs Positions
Residence Life Coordinator, Berlin

Minerva is seeking an experienced Residential Life/Student Affairs professional to join the Student Affairs team in Berlin. Reporting to the Berlin Director of Student Affairs & Operations, the Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is the live-in professional with overall responsibility for supporting students in the housing where the students live, work and study. Specifically, the coordinator is the central point of contact for students and supports the health, safety and welfare of students, along with promoting a rich cultural experience in Germany. The role includes supporting about 150 Minerva students from the Class of 2020 (third years) as they complete a semester of studies in Berlin from the end of August through December 2018. The RLC works closely with the Mental Health, Student Services, Student Experience, Technology, and Outreach teams at Minerva. This role is best suited to those who love working directly with students on a daily basis and wants to develop their skills as student affairs professionals. Successful applicants must be polished, professional and enthusiastic.

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Residence Life Coordinator, London

Minerva is seeking an experienced Residential Life/Student Affairs professional to join the Student Affairs team in London as they launch the city. Reporting to the London Director of Student Affairs & Operations, the Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is the live-in professional with overall responsibility for supporting students in the housing where the students live, work and study. Specifically, the coordinator is the central point of contact for students and supports the health, safety and welfare of students, along with promoting a rich cultural experience in the United Kingdom. The role includes supporting about 100 Minerva students from the Class of 2019 (fourth years) as they complete a semester of studies in London from the end of August through December 2018. The RLC works closely with the Mental Health, Student Services, Student Experience, Professional Development, Technology, and Outreach teams at Minerva. This role is best suited to those who love working directly with students on a daily basis and wants to develop their skills as student affairs professionals. Successful applicants must be polished, professional and enthusiastic.

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Residence Life Coordinator, San Francisco

Minerva is seeking an experienced Residential Life/Student Affairs professional to join the Student Affairs & Operations team. Reporting to the Chief Student Affairs Officer and Global Director of Student Affairs, the Residence Life Coordinator (RLC) is the live-in professional with overall responsibility for supporting students in one of the two Minerva residence halls in San Francisco. Specifically, the coordinator is the central point of contact for students and supports the health, safety and welfare of students. The role requires high-level interfacing with prospective and enrolled students, families, and other external constituents. The RLC works closely with the Mental Health, Student Services, Student Experience, Technology, and Outreach teams at Minerva. The two coordinators are also the central conduit of information between Minerva staff and first-year students. These roles are best suited to those who love working directly with students on a daily basis and want to develop their skills as student affairs professionals. Successful applicants must be polished, professional and enthusiastic.

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Residence Life Coordinator, Seoul

Minerva is seeking two experienced Residential Life/Student Affairs professionals to join the Student Affairs team in Seoul to support the health, safety and welfare of students during the fall 2018 semester. Reporting to the Seoul Director of Student Affairs & Operations, the Residence Life Coordinators are the live-in professionals with overall responsibility for supporting students in the housing where the students live, work and study. The job includes supporting about 190 Minerva students from the Class of 2021 (second years) as they complete a semester of studies in Seoul from the end of August through December 2018. Specifically, the coordinator is the central point of contact for students in relation to visas, alien registration in Korea, Hanyang University partnership, insurance, access to healthcare, city resources, etc. It requires interfacing with students, emergency contacts, and other external constituents while working with a small Seoul-based team to ensure the health, safety and rich cultural experience in Korea. This role is best suited to those who love working directly with students on a daily basis and want to develop their skills as student affairs professionals. Applicants must be polished, professional, enthusiastic and be willing to live in housing, located in Yongsan-gu, with students for the four months of their residency.

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Key Benefits

Located in the heart of San Francisco

Generous equity stake

Unlimited vacation time

Health, dental and vision plans

Help make a meaningful impact on higher education and society at large

Minerva is assembling an exceptional team, dedicated to reinventing every aspect of the university experience to provide students with the best education possible.

Employees will have the opportunity to work in a dynamic, collaborative, creative environment with other smart, talented people from around the world. Minerva is the right place for those who enjoy challenging assumptions, forging new paths and accomplishing things that have not been done before.

Every individual in our organization is driven to positively impact our collective future by ensuring the most exceptional students in the world fulfill their extraordinary potential.

 

 

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