Module Faculty, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

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Module Faculty, Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses

Department: WCED EVP Office

Location: Corporate College East

Reports To: Ex. Director

Recruitment Type: External/Internal

Requisition ID: req1158

Employment Type: Part-Time Faculty


Union Position: Non-Union

Work Schedule: Hours will depend on program and cohort needs

Number of Openings: 2

Job Description:

Role Description

A 10,000 Small Businesses Faculty member is one who:

Brings appropriate academic and practitioner oriented expertise to the classroom,

Is committed to a teaching approach that is theory based, disciplinary integrated, and experientially focused,

Is an innovative and collaborative teacher,

Uses a model of community engagement, and

Is dedicated to the program outcomes of job creation and revenue generation

Program & Curriculum

The 10,000 Small Businesses initiative is part of a national investment to unlock the growth and job creation potential of small businesses, and is based on the broadly held view of leading experts that a combination of education, business support services, and access to capital best addresses the barriers to growth for small businesses.

The educational component of the national 10,000 Small Businesses initiative is delivered through community college partners. The financing component is provided through partnerships with local Community Development Financial Institutions (“CDFIs”) or non-profit lending intermediaries with knowledge of small businesses and a strong record of performance.

The 10,000 Small Businesses program is comprised of three main components: business education, business support services (technical assistance and customized, one-on-one business advice) and the opportunity to access capital. The ultimate goal of the initiative is for the participating business owners to increase their revenues and create jobs in their community and surrounding areas.

Roles and Responsibilities

A Mod Faculty member is responsible for delivering the assigned mod content in the delivery style designed into the 10KSB program. Mod Faculty participate in pre-delivery planning calls and physical walk-throughs, the delivery of the appropriate sessions, and a debrief on the sessions after delivery. The Mod Faculty reports to the Lead Faculty at Community College.

Course Preparation:

Participates in the national 10KSB Training Seminar

Works with the Babson Launch/Liaison Faculty member and the Site Lead Faculty to plan curriculum delivery at Cuyahoga Community College. May propose curriculum innovations for core and localized sections

Assists in the identification and recruitment of local Business Support Services (BSS)

Participates in preparatory mod practice/walk-throughs prior to mod delivery


Delivers the integrated core/localized curriculum as assigned

Works with Lead Faculty to provides specific content linkages for scholars across sessions and modules

Partners with Babson faculty and Lead Faculty to localize delivery

Participates in the Measurement and Evaluation system (closed loop assessment process) throughout the program

Works with Lead Faculty to modify curriculum and/or teaching style based on assessment results and professional development experiences

Assists other local faculty members as needed to support quality curriculum delivery

Coordinates with 10KSB Business Advisors on program content and delivery

Participates in bi-weekly debriefing sessions around assigned mod to support program integration and consistency

Community Building

Engages with Mod Faculty from other 10KSB sites (exchange of best practices, etc) through Basecamp

Attends opening and closing program events at [ ] Community College as determined by the Lead Faculty. May be asked to attend relevant clinics as needed.

Networks with business support services to enhance local entrepreneurship ecosystem


Participates in assessment of scholars

Participates in assessment of mod delivery

Participates in assessment of sessions

Participates in assessment of overall program

Other duties as needed to support program success.



  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Minimum of three years of experience in business consulting, management or operating a small business
  • Experience in curriculum development and program design
  • Excellent verbal, interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Sensitivity to respond appropriately to the needs of a diverse population
  • Deep content knowledge in the mod(s) for which they will be responsible
  • Experience related to small business and/or small business owners

Special Note:

Special Instructions to Applicants: During the application process, you may be required to attach a cover letter and/or resume. It is recommended that you have these documents ready to be attached electronically to the online application. This system accepts only MS Word or PDF attachments. Any employment with the College is contingent upon satisfactory completion of a background check and drug screen.

Affirmative Action Statement: Cuyahoga Community College is committed to attaining excellence through the recruitment and retention of a qualified and diverse workforce. Cuyahoga Community College is an equal employment/educational opportunity institution.




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Posted: 5/6/2019
Application Due: 6/20/2019
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