Careers at Coursedog
Coursedog is looking for individuals who are passionate about breaking down barriers in Higher Education, want the opportunity to make meaningful impact with considerable ownership, and the chance to grow their career.
Our mission is to break down barriers to opportunity for students.
Coursedog provides higher ed with modern technology solutions – empowering institutions, students, and communities across the globe. We believe higher education is the world's greatest engine for opportunity.
Coursedog's founding story is rooted in the desire to help students achieve their highest goals. In 2018, Coursedog's co-founders and then college students, Justin Wenig and Nick Diao, were frustrated by how difficult it was to get into the classes they needed to graduate on time. After speaking with higher education provosts and registrars to better understand how academic scheduling works, they came away with a vision that permeates the company today.
Nationally, only 37 percent of students enrolled in higher education institutions will complete their degrees. This number is even lower for Black (23 percent), Latinx (24 percent), and low-income learners (26 percent).
Institutions have inadvertently created barriers to completion: unclear degree pathways, misalignment of academic schedules with student demand, and creating time conflicts in their academic schedules. Our research shows that university administrators are spending 60% of their time on manual, oftentimes duplicative, data entry and very few have the right data for decision-making.
And we believe that higher education’s value will become stronger than ever with modern software. Coursedog is an integrated academic operations platform which helps higher ed maximize operational efficiency, innovate with data and accelerate student success.
Today, we partner with over 120 institutions to provide Integrated Academic Scheduling, Curriculum Planning, Catalog Management, Student Success Analytics, accelerating pathways to on-time graduation for over 1 million students worldwide.
Coursedog is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization and creating an inclusive environment for all.
We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. We draw strength from our range of interests, backgrounds, and perspectives.
We strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds to apply.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.
Growth Mindset: Coursedog team members are hired for their capacity to grow. They approach challenges with gusto, capitalize on failures to fuel learning, and seek out continual opportunities for development.
Gratitude: Coursedog employees give thanks to one another. They vocalize their appreciation for the contributions of their team members, and recognize the hard work of every Coursedog employee as we work towards our shared goals.
Social Impact Focused: Coursedog team members believe higher education is the world’s greatest engine for opportunity. They believe that we have the opportunity to accelerate socioeconomic mobility & self-actualization for students, their families, and broader communities.
Transparency & Integrity: Coursedog team members prioritize honesty in every interaction. They give candid feedback to colleagues in real-time, have conversations of integrity with customers, and self-reflect without bias.
Selflessness: Coursedog team members put the team first. They step up to the plate to support and collaborate with one another, and recognize the joint effort it takes to succeed.
Mindfulness: Coursedog team members show up mindfully every day. They are consciously present in what they are doing, and approach the task at hand calmly and with an open mind.
“During my interview process Justin, our CEO, shared with me that he thought work should be energizing. Every day at Coursedog I have found this to be true. I am so lucky to work alongside and learn from such passionate team members who care about making a difference in the lives of students and administrators.”
“A company with a progressive & positive culture that practices what it preaches. Great camaraderie across teams, centred around enjoying fulfilling work & creating a great product.”
Internal Survey Results
Our employee engagement scores rank in the top 5% of tech companies.
We value work-life balance and provide a high amount of autonomy. In service to this, our Paid Time Off policy has no annual limit.
We value flexible working hours over set hours, results over number of hours, and asynchronous communication focused on transparency over need-to-know access.
We pay 99% of your medical, dental, and vision coverage and 75% of the premium for your spouse and/or dependents.
You’ll be contributing to the team's success, so you deserve to share in it. Every employee on our team gets a meaningful equity allocation.
We offer a 401k plan on day one of your employment.
To help support new parents in the workplace, we offer up to 10 weeks of paid parental leave.
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