Director of Accreditation – OpenClassrooms


OpenClassrooms is Europe’s leading online education platform. Founded in 1999 by Mathieu Nebra and Pierre Dubuc, it is a hyper-growth EdTech company headquartered in Paris. After raising $60M from private equity, it is expanding into the UK, US and African markets. With 100+ staff, it expects to quadruple in size by the end of 2019.

OpenClassrooms has a mission to make education accessible. More than 3,000,000 people per month use its market-leading education-to-employment platform, which provides learners with the skills they need to enter the world of work, to develop professionally, and to succeed in an increasingly digital economy. OpenClassrooms offers more than 400 MOOCs, and it has developed a number of career-orientated paths (in collaboration with globally leading business and academic partners) that lead to a state-endorsed diploma or a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree. In addition to its B2C products, OpenClassrooms works with businesses to meet their employees’ professional development needs through creating engaging online training solutions.

OpenClassrooms is now seeking a Director of Accreditation to join its Education Team. Based in the Paris HQ, with international travel, the Director of Accreditation will help OpenClassrooms to achieve its goal of becoming the leading worldwide learning provider. In particular, s/he will work with UK, US and African regulators, quality assurance agencies and other sector bodies to accredit new online programmes and to get the OpenClassrooms diploma internationally recognised.

The successful candidate will be a native English or French speaker with a proven track record of accreditation and broad knowledge of the global higher education landscape. S/he must also demonstrate a strong personal passion for education, technology and employability, together with a deep belief in the OpenClassrooms mission.

Applications are invited by no later than Friday 28 September 2018.

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