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Boston University LEARNING FACILITATOR, ONLINE MPH, School of Public Health in BOSTON, Massachusetts

The Learning Facilitator is a critical member of the Online MPH (OL MPH) teaching team that supports the academic success of a global student population. The OL MPH at Boston University School of Public Health is a flexible, skills-based program focused on health equity that prepares working professionals to solve real-world public health challenges. The position manages the delivery of online content and serves as the main academic touchpoint for students. As a result, a successful Learning Facilitator will need to possess a willingness and aptitude to effectively work in a fast-paced virtual environment, regardless of time zone or location. The Learning Facilitator is responsible for a variety of activities throughout a given online module, including timely and ongoing student feedback, grading assessments consistent with rubrics designed by faculty, ensuring student questions and concerns are addressed, and leading regular office hours that accommodate multiple time zones to review content, assist with problem-solving, and offer extra sessions in areas where students need additional support.

Required Skills

  • Masters degree in public health (MPH) preferred, with a proficiency in quantitative methods

  • 3-5 years of professional experience in a delivery role such as teaching, or teaching assistant or equivalent.

  • Experience working with adult learners in an online environment

  • Experience using a learning management system (LMS)

  • Must be self-motivated with a mindset towards continuous quality improvement

  • Ability to effectively collaborate in a remote environment and quickly learn new tools and technologies

  • Ability and desire to mentor or coach peers

  • Cover letter and graduate transcripts required for consideration.

    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, natural or protective hairstyle, religion, sex, age, national origin, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military service, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, or because of marital, parental, or veteran status. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Required Experience