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The position: Live online student advisor for Kaplan
Job duties: The live online student advisor is responsible for supporting the live online classroom on a variety of levels. The advisor provides general support for the primary teacher, as well as service and support to students to help them achieve test day success. Will also direct virtual classroom issues to appropriate team members.
The company: Kaplan is known best as a test preparation service, but the company also provides higher education programs at 70 campuses nationwide, as well as online. The company serves more than one million students each year.
Requirements: The position requires bachelor's degree and at least two years of related work experience. Candidates must be comfortable using computers and be able to work in multiple databases and maintain information across multiple systems. They must have good problem-solving skills and be able to keep track of numerous details, with the ability to multi-task and work well under pressure. The ideal candidate should have a passion for customer service and be familiar with Kaplan Business Systems, with experience as a student advisor in a Kaplan Center.
Extra perks: Kaplan employees and their relatives can take Kaplan classes for free or at a reduced price. The company also offers discounts on things like gym memberships and theater tickets through some of their partner companies. There is also a matching gift program and an employee referral program.
Interesting info: Kaplan provides a variety of educational and professional development opportunities for employees.
Other opportunities: Kaplan has numerous other virtual opportunities, mainly for instructors on a wide range of topics including nursing, economics, composition and human services. They also need on-site staff at their Kaplan Center locations, as well as campus representatives at numerous college locations.