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Data Analytics Bootcamp Teaching Assistant

Upright Education

Upright Education

Data Science
United States
Posted on Tuesday, August 22, 2023

Data Analytics Bootcamp Teaching Assistant

Company Overview

Upright is the leading workforce training platform used by colleges, universities, and companies to upskill and reskill workers into high-paying digital careers. Our mission is to establish a network of organizations that collectively serve as the foremost change agent in advancing workforce prosperity.

Why Work at Upright?

  • A mission-driven organization dedicated to making a difference.
  • Work alongside a team of insanely talented professionals.
  • Backed by the biggest names in the industry.

Job Description

We are seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Data Analytics Bootcamp Teaching Assistant to join our dedicated team. As a Teaching Assistant, you will play a pivotal role in supporting the bootcamp instructor to guide learners through our comprehensive bootcamp curriculum. You will support learners during online interactive sessions, review and grade projects, provide technical support to learners, and inspire participants to thrive in their data analytics journey.

Responsibilities:

  • Classroom Support: Assist the instructor in facilitating virtual classroom activities, including lectures, discussions, and hands-on exercises related to data analytics concepts, tools, and techniques on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST. 
  • Student Assistance: Provide one-on-one and small group support to students, answering questions, clarifying doubts, and guiding them through challenging concepts, assignments, and projects.
  • Assignment and Project Review: Review student assignments and projects, providing constructive feedback and suggestions for improvement to help students refine their analytical skills and enhance their understanding of the subject matter.
  • Technical Guidance: Assist students in navigating data analytics tools, software, and programming languages such as Python, R, SQL, and relevant data visualization libraries.
  • Office Hours: Hold regular office hours to make yourself available to students for additional support outside of regular class time.
  • Grading: Assist in grading assignments, quizzes, and exams, ensuring fairness, accuracy, and consistency in evaluation.
  • Material Preparation: Collaborate with the instructor to create and update teaching materials, including presentations, sample datasets, coding examples, and supplementary resources.
  • Workshops and Tutorials: Lead workshops and tutorials on specific data analytics topics, helping students deepen their understanding through interactive sessions.
  • Foster a supportive and inclusive learning environment that encourages critical thinking, problem-solving, and continuous improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest data analytics tools, techniques, and technologies to deliver high-quality instruction.

Qualifications:

  • Technical Proficiency: Strong understanding of data analysis concepts, tools, and techniques. Proficiency in programming languages such as Python and R is essential. Familiarity with data visualization libraries (e.g., Matplotlib, Seaborn) and databases (e.g., SQL) is preferred.
  • Communication Skills: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively explain complex concepts to students with varying levels of familiarity in data analytics.
  • Attention to Detail: Meticulousness in reviewing and assessing student work, providing detailed and constructive feedback.
  • Time Management: Ability to balance multiple tasks and responsibilities, maintaining a proactive and organized approach to support both students and the instructor.
  • Continuous Learning: Demonstrated commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with evolving data analytics techniques and tools.
  • Team Collaboration: Willingness to collaborate with the lead instructor and other teaching assistants to ensure a cohesive learning experience for students.
  • A passion for education, a growth mindset, and a commitment to empowering learners.