We're Hiring A Program Instructor!

Launch Academy is looking for an educator/entrepreneur hybrid with concrete experience in mentoring and building growth oriented startups. As a Program Instructor, you must have a strong background and understanding around customer development, market sizing, pitching, developing Minimum Viable Products, and fundability. This is a full-time position with competitive compensation.

Why are we hiring this role?

  • We’re looking for someone to run our 16-week Lean Entrepreneur Program, three times a year.
  • We’re looking for someone who can bring his or her startup experience and apply it in the education space

What is this job about?

Education

  • Teach a class of 20 first-time entrepreneurs on the fundamentals of Lean Startup, Customer Validation and the Business Generation Model
  • Design curriculum and assignments that will help students to apply their learning
  • Assess and grade students’ ability to apply what they’ve learned

Mentor Recruitment

  • Recruit industry specialists and mentors to deliver workshops on business operations
  • Coordinate with mentors to ensure the delivery of the program

Tracking and Analyze

  • Track students’ progress during the program
  • Track students after the program to ensure Launch Academy can provide them with the best opportunities

Who is the ideal candidate and what are the requirements?

Our ideal candidate:

    • is based in Vancouver
    • is super well-organized
    • has 2-5 years of work experience in an educator or mentor role
    • has some startup experience in customer validation
    • gets excited by the sometimes chaotic environment of a startup
    • wants to stay with Launch Academy for a while.

What we care about:

    • you are well-spoken and an effective communicator
    • you love entrepreneurs and can help them be more structured in their thinking process
    • you think strategically and wanna help us get shit done.
    • you have relevant early-stage startup experience

What we don’t care about:

    • how old or how young you are
    • your “background”

Compensation: this is paid full-time position with competitive salary

Interested? Email your resume to Alex, Managing Director of Launch Academy at  alex@launchacademy.ca