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Kaplan University Partners - Mentor for Columbia Business School

Company: Kaplan North America, LLC
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title Kaplan University Partners - Mentor for Columbia Business SchoolJob DescriptionJob TitleKaplan University Partners - Course Mentor for Columbia Business SchoolJob DescriptionPlease note:

  • Applicants are preferred to be Current Students or Alumni of Columbia Business School.
  • Although this is a remote position, the role is under Kaplan Test Prep which is a U.S. based company. Employees must be eligible to work in the U.S., and the work must be performed in the U.S.Kaplan University Partners on behalf of Columbia Business SchoolCourse Mentor, Part-TimeAbout Kaplan University Partners & Columbia Business SchoolColumbia Business Schoolis collaborating with Kaplan University Partners to provide precollege students with exceptional, career-minded enrichment/certificate programs taught online by world-class experts from Columbia Business School.Courses will include Business of Sports and Business of Luxury to start with new course development in the future. Students will also receive guidance from mentors who will provide encouragement and direction on assignments, inspire and motivate students to succeed and offer brainstorming and ideation help as students prepare for their final project. Students may range from middle school students to working professionals.Role DescriptionKaplan University Partners (KUP) is seeking Columbia Business School students and alumni to act as part-time mentors to precollege students enrolled in online programs. Course mentors will engage and support students throughout the course. Mentors also provide support and encouragement at predetermined moments throughout the course, using group online video conferencing and digital messaging tools via Canvas inbox. Finally, mentors advise and guide students on course assignments.In preparation for the role, mentors will complete a paid training program (3 hours of self-paced modules and exercises as well as a live component), receive support from KUP staff, and both give and receive support as part of the course mentor team.Key Responsibilities:
    • Provide async guidance, feedback and answer questions
    • Opportunity to lead group sessions with students to review progress, ask key questions and ensure course progress
    • Review course assignments, provide direction and answer questions
    • Answer ad hoc questions throughout the course session
    • Brainstorm and ideate with students on their final project idea(s)
    • Be familiar with all course material
    • Check-in with the program staff at specified periods
    • Report back on student engagement as requestedTime Commitment:
      • Approximately 3-10+ hours per week of async engagement, feedback and small operational tasks**time commitment will vary based on number of students assigned and is expected to be heavier during the summer months (May - August)Qualifications:
        • Strong passion for course related topics
        • Experience working with adolescents/teens ages 13-17 from diverse geographical and socio-economic backgrounds
        • Passion for helping others achieve their goals with an emphasis on delighting and engaging students
        • Ability to work in the absence of direct supervisory relationships
        • Demonstrated ability to learn and work in digital communications platforms such as email, Zoom, Google Hangouts or Canvas
        • Pass background check
        • Authorization to work in the United States
        • Applicants preferred to be Current Students or Alumni of Columbia Business School.
        • Although this is a remote position, the role is under Kaplan Test Prep which is a U.S. based company. Employees must be eligible to work in the U.S., and the work must be performed in the U.S.LocationRemote/Nationwide, USAKaplan is an Equal Opportunity EmployerLocationRemote/Nationwide, USAAdditional Locations Employee TypeEmployeeJob Functional Area TutorsBusiness Unit00072 Kaplan Test PrepKaplan is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All positions with Kaplan are paid at least $15 per hour or$31,200 per year for full-time positions. Compensation for specific positions are based on job level, skills, years of experience, and education, among other factors. Additionally, certain positions are bonus or commission eligible. Information regarding benefits can be found .Diversity & Inclusion Statement:Diversity inspires innovation and growth in the Kaplan community. Kaplan strives to be a model employer for inclusiveness. Not only does Kaplan value its employees for their professionalism and skills, but also for the unique viewpoints they bring to the Organization. Kaplan's employees bring diverse perspectives, ideas, and backgrounds that give Kaplan a competitive edge in anticipating and exceeding our students' needs in today's global market. Learn more about our .

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