Business / Data Analytics Subject Matter Expert

The Company
Springboard is a fast-growing edtech startup, built by a team that is passionate about fixing education and bridging the skills gap. We’ve helped thousands of students learn skills in cutting-edge fields like data science, UX design, and digital marketing, using a unique approach that involves 1-on-1 mentorship from top industry experts. 

The Opportunity
We’re looking for an expert to help us build a business/data analytics course. This will be an online 6-month program designed to help students find a job in business/data analytics within 6 months of completion. You’ll set the vision to ensure we’re teaching all that is needed to succeed as a business analyst or data analyst. Your work will include building case studies (and other hands-on learning material!) so students can practice using industry-standard tools like  Excel, SQL, and Tableau and presenting insights to key stakeholders. This is a massive opportunity to apply your skills to educating the next generation in this fast-changing new economy.

This is a full-time, contract role for a duration of ~4 months (starting immediately). We estimate a workload of roughly 20 hours/week. You can work either in our San Francisco office, or remotely. This is a paid engagement. 

As the SME, you will:

  • Set the vision for effectively teaching key business and data analytics concepts.
  • Write case studies that allow students to break down a problem, apply industry-standard tools, and present findings
  • Create rubrics for mentors to evaluate student work (especially case studies)
  • Provide supporting lesson descriptions in the Springboard format
  • Provide support to lead instructor in curating content or drafting curriculum 

You have:

  • At least 3 years' work experience as a Business or Data Analyst (ideally more) 
  • Produced learning materials in the past, i.e., you have experience writing for a student audience
  • Demonstrated (advanced) experience sharing analytical insights with key stakeholders 
  • Basic statistical analysis skills
  • Basic financial analysis skills
  • Strong Data Architecture (diagramming, workflow design, etc) experience 
  • Strong programming experience (Python, R) 
  • Experience (advanced) using the following tools: Excel; SQL (or other database management languages); Tableau (or other data visualization tools)

Bonus points if you have:

  • Experience teaching or mentoring

Meet Some of Springboard's Employees

Catherina L.

Student Operations Team Lead

Cat deeply impacts the lives of thousands of Springboard students by providing support, motivation, and accountability. After just a year at the company, she was promoted to lead the Student Operations Team.

Gautam T.


Gautam is the founder and chief executive of Springboard, leading the organization in its mission to make high-quality education accessible to everyone in the world.

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