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 100 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. The eCornell Online Course Facilitator plays a key role. Along with content from Cornell University faculty, high-production value courses, the Course Facilitators round out the complete learning experience for students.
eCornell 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 identities to apply.
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 additional facilitators for an upcoming certificate in Medicinal Plants, which will include the following courses:
Historical Applications of Plant-Based Medicine
Plants for Muscles, Bones, and the Reproductive System
Plants for Mental Health and Pain Relief
Plants to Improve Cardiovascular and Respiratory Health
Plants for Promoting Digestive Health and Skin Health
Boosting Immunity With Medicinal Plants
Hired eCornell Course Facilitators will:
Become Cornell University part-time casual employees, with flexible course facilitation assignments through the year.
Be provided with extensive onboarding support prior to being assigned courses.
Share their 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.
Master of Science in Ethnobotany or similar plant-science field from a regionally-accredited institution (or non-US equivalent) is required.
Minimum of 5 years of experience working within the field.
Or an equivalent combination of graduate level education and experience.
Comfortable using technology effectively for communication, instruction, and/or coaching.
Exceptional communication skills in English with the ability to communicate complex ideas clearly and concisely.
Additionally, preferred qualifications include:
Prior teaching, tutoring or mentorship experience in related disciplines.
Online instructional experience.
Ability and qualifications to facilitate courses in eCornell certificates beyond those listed above.
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.
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e-Cornell Course Facilitator
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