Build the University of the Future

Work at Minerva


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.

Engineering Positions
Product Team Engineer

You’ll be part of a small team that works in close consultation with other teams—including product management, admissions, marketing, academic, and company leadership. Your typical week will include designing, coding, and releasing new features. We’re big on collaboration, knowledge-sharing, and cross-training; and we start every week with a retrospective, so if something’s not working for us, we fix it. Over the medium term, you will receive significant mentoring, feedback, and deliberate career development.

Outreach Positions
Marketing Specialist

The Marketing Specialist will work directly with our Marketing and Outreach teams to drive, support, and recruit students for Minerva Schools. Focusing on moving applicants from acquisition to enrollment, you will be part of a team creating, implementing, and improving campaigns that inspire and motivate bright minds around the world.

Operations Positions
Operations Manager

The role of Operations Manager’ for Minerva is really a blend of three main responsibilities: Building Operations, Employee Ambassador, and People Operations. You’ll have a direct impact on the operational efficiency of HQ as well as a global impact on overall employee cohesion.

Student Experience Positions
Associate, Global Network Development

The Associate, Global Network Development role will join a nimble team that plays an essential role identifying career opportunities for Minerva students and partnership opportunities for the Minerva Schools at KGI. This individual will help support operations for our unique model. The Associate’s core responsibility is to assist in the operations of scoping, onboarding, and finalizing paid opportunities that Minerva students can complete during the school year from the cities in Minerva’s global rotation. You will support the management of these relationships with the goal of scaling work study opportunities, unlocking summer internships and full-time jobs for seniors. The Global Network Development team prides itself on being highly efficient and collaborative, positive, responsive, and creative in its approach to solving complex problems.

Partner Program Designer – London

Minerva is seeking a Partner Program Designer in London to build upon our existing network and design a series of relevant activities that help our fourth-year students prepare for post-graduation plans. The Partner Program Designer will engage government institutions, public organizations and the private sector in London, in order to bring in thought-leaders who will inspire and guide our students in their thinking during their last year at Minerva. The role is based in London starting May/June 2019 until end of December 2019, with potential to continue based on expertise, performance, and skillset.

Career Coach and Talent Development Lead

In this role, you will 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 the opportunity to shape a new approach to how universities prepare students for the Future of Work, while engaging with an intellectually diverse group of students that come to Minerva from around the world (more than 60 countries are represented in our undergraduate population).

You will work with a portfolio of students who will be geographically distributed across multiple cities throughout their second, third and fourth years. This model will allow you to develop and maintain relationships with students over time, helping them to navigate transitions and draw connections as they engage in diverse academic and professional experiences around the world. As a result in a significant amount of your work with students will occur virtually (through either Zoom or Forum, our proprietary video platform) and you will spend a few weeks each year traveling to the different cities in which students are located.

Part-time and full-time commitments are possible for this position.

Student Affairs Positions
Student Services Coordinator

We are looking for an candidate with strong technology and organizational skills who is interested in serving students to coordinate Global Student Services at our headquarters in San Francisco. Student Services includes the following key areas of responsibility:

Enrollment Process: Implement and monitor the online non-academic enrollment process, called Prepare, through which all required documents are collected, updated and tracked so that required information is distributed each academic term.

Visa Services:  Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) for all students, issue initial I-20 Certificate of Eligibility Forms, and authorize Curricular Practical Training (CPT); assist the Director of Global Student Services with coordination of visas to each country where students will live and study to ensure that each student has the proper authorization to enter and remain in each country for their studies there.

Student Records: Maintain student data for visas (where applicable) and other purposes working across teams.

Residence Life Coordinator, Buenos Aires

Minerva is seeking an experienced Residential Life/Student Affairs professional to join the Student Affairs team in Buenos Aires (BA). Reporting to the BA 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 Argentina. The role includes supporting about 150 Minerva students as they complete a semester of studies in BA from January through April 2019. The RLC works closely with the Mental Health, Student Services, Student Experience (SXP), Professional Development (ProfDev), 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.

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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