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eCornell Online Course Facilitator -- Public Sector Leadership (Bilingual)

Cornell University
Job Location:
Ithaca, New York
Human Resources
eCornell delivers online professional certificate programs to individuals and organizations around the world. Certificates are designed and developed as a collaborative effort between Cornell University faculty and eCornell's professional instructional design and development teams.

eCornell offers more than 120 Certificates in a wide range of topics, including leadership and management, data science, engineering, marketing, technology, human resources, healthcare, hospitality and more. New programs are being launched constantly. Short courses (most are 2-weeks) with small cohorts are designed to be interactive, and to help learners gain skills they can immediately apply in their organizations.

As a credible expert with applied experience in the associated fields, the eCornell Course Facilitator plays a key role in delivering the value of the eCornell courses. Along with content from Cornell University faculty, high-production value courses, the Course Facilitators enhance and augment a complete learning experience for students.Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply.

We are seeking an additional course facilitator who has expertise in a leadership role in the public sector, as well as international experience in the public sector leadership domain.

This program includes the following courses:

  • Leadership Skills and Traits in Public Organizations
  • Assessing Your Public Sector Organization
  • Motivating Public Sector Employees
  • Public Sector Leadership Strategies
  • Goal Setting in Public Sector Organizations
  • Leading Public Sector Teams to Success

Review more details about the curriculum on the eCornell site.

The successful candidate will have an opportunity to be part of a brand-new international partnership designed to provide this course material in Arabic.

Hired eCornell Course Facilitators will:

  • Become Cornell University part-time casual employees, with flexible course facilitation assignments through the year.
  • Be provided with extensive on-boarding support prior to being assigned courses.
  • Upon successful completion of onboarding, have the opportunity to facilitate 2-4 course sections/month.
  • Share your applied experience in the field with working adults from around the world.
  • Encourage sharing of reflection and information by students using online platforms.
  • Assess and provide relevant feedback for students on assignments.
  • Collaborate with appropriate eCornell staff to contribute to continuous improvement and student engagement as needed.

Required qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in public administration, organizational behavior, political science, HR management, or leadership from a regionally accredited institution (or non-US equivalent) and at least 7 years of progressive leadership experience in the public sector, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Comfortable using technology effectively for learning, communication, instruction, and/or coaching.
  • Exceptional communication skills in English with the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely.
  • Native or professional fluency in written and spoken Arabic.

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Graduate degree in an appropriate field.
  • 10+ years relevant work experience in the public sector.
  • Hands-on coordination experience involving equipping and managing the work of others.
  • Prior teaching, tutoring or mentorship experience in related disciplines.
  • Online instructional experience.

Please note:

  • There is no VISA sponsorship or relocation assistance available for these positions.
  • These positions are remote, which means you can be located anywhere within the U.S.
  • The eCornell Course Facilitators are casual, non-benefits eligible positions.
  • The positions are exempt positions and are thus not available as an additional appointment for current Cornell University non-exempt employees.
  • The New York Convenience of employer guidelines require New York State individual tax reporting and withholdings for this position. Additional individual state income tax filings may also be required if working temporarily outside New York State.

University Job Title:
e-Cornell Course Facilitator

No Grade - Annual

Pay Rate Type:


Contact Name:
Radhika Khatkhate

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