Session Lead (External Contractor) - Intro to Machine Learning Nanodegree


Contract Position


This job is for a Session Lead (External Contractor) in the Intro to Machine Learning Nanodegree program at Udacity. The Session Lead will provide technical support to learners, conduct virtual sessions, and ensure students are making progress in their studies.

What you'll do

  • Managing weekly Connect sessions with students according to Udacity guidelines
  • Creating the Udacity Connect session agenda & notes
  • Coordinating between the students and the Udacity Connect team
  • Reporting to Udacity the weekly overall attendance status of students & observations about each session
  • Being present at every Connect session over Zoom, helping students introduce themselves, organizing students in groups and keeping track of time
  • Explaining concepts of the Nanodegree program to your group of students when needed
  • Solving questions raised by students during the Connect session
  • Reporting student's attendance and progress to the Mentor's dashboard
  • Communicating with students on Slack
  • Weekly check-in with all students on their progress


  • Residing in Palestine
  • English proficiency both written and spoken
  • 2+ years of working experience related to the below skillsets
  • Machine learning algorithms
  • XGBoost and AutoGluon
  • Computer vision & NLP BERT
  • Deep Learning - Neural Network Design
  • Sagemaker
  • Graduate from Machine learning Nanodegree Program is an added plus
  • Experience teaching technical concepts and public speaking
  • Strong interpersonal skills and confidence to lead a group of students
  • Students-oriented mindset and focus on understanding their problems
  • Innovative approach and proactivity with students that need help
  • Positive character, trusted by the students, creating emotional ties in the group
  • Existing tech network and experience in technical conversations & discussions
  • Flexibility at their current job to take this challenge as a part-time, external contractor


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machine learning algorithms xgboost and autogluon computer vision & nlp bert deep learning - neural network design sagemaker

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