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Kaplan University Partners - Course Mentor for Wake Business

Company: Kaplan North America, LLC
Location: Houston
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title Kaplan University Partners - Course Mentor for Wake BusinessJob DescriptionKaplan University Partners - Course Mentor for Wake Forest University - Fundamentals of BusinessJob DescriptionPlease note: Applicants must be Current Students or Alumni of Wake Forest University business programs.Also note: 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 Wake Forest UniversityCourse Mentor, Part-TimeAbout Kaplan University Partners & Wake Forest University - Fundamentals of BusinessWake Forest University is collaborating with Kaplan University Partners to provide precollege students with exceptional, career-minded enrichment/certificate programs taught online by world-class experts from Wake Forest University and industry. The Wake Forest University - Fundamentals of Business course will show students how today's most competitive companies operate: how they create their brands and products; how they innovate, find people, manage budgets and how investors look at them. This 2-4 week course is ideal for students thinking about studying business, economics, banking, technology or marketing in college. Students will get an inside look at today's business that few high school students have ever experienced and will be guided by Dr. Dan Fogel, an award-winning professor at Wake Forest University, through lecture, multimedia simulations and interactive assignments. Students will also receive personal guidance from a Wake Forest mentor who will provide encouragement and direction on all assignments, inspire and motivate students to succeed and offer brainstorming and ideation help as students prepare for their final project.Role DescriptionKaplan University Partners (KUP) is seeking Wake Forest University students and alumni to act as part-time mentors to precollege students enrolled in online programs. Course mentors will engage and support students one-on-one throughout the 2-4 week course. Mentors also provide individualized support and encouragement at predetermined moments throughout the course, using online video conferencing and digital messaging tools such as email, chat, or SMS. 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:

  • Mentor up to 10 students per course session
  • Commit to approximately 5 hours per student (approximately 15 hours per week) during the length of the course (2 hours face to face, plus 3 hours of async guidance, feedback and answering questions).
  • Meet with each assigned student for 2 60-minute sessions (online, face-to-face) during the course
  • 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 5 hours per student for up to 6 students during the course (approximately 15 hours a week)
    • Time includes live student interaction, async engagement, and small operational tasksQualifications:
      • Strong passion for all aspects of business
      • Experience working with adolescents/teens ages 13-17
      • Passion for helping others achieve their goals with an emphasis on delighting and engaging students
      • Strong interest and undergraduate-level proficiency in business
      • 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 must be Current Students or Alumni of Wake Forest University business programs.
      • 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 is an Equal Opportunity EmployerIf you are enthusiastic about education, using your skills and talents to help improve people's lives, and interested in working on a team of professionals at a globally respected education organization- you've found the right place. At Kaplan, we're passionate about what we do and who we do it for.

        Unyielding determination to make a difference in people's lives through the power of education- That is Kaplan. For more than 80 years, Kaplan has been a trailblazer in education and professional advancement. We are the intersection of education and technology, providing our students and clients with an experience that not only allows them to achieve their goals, but also ignites lifelong learning. Kaplan's culture of collaboration, innovation, and creativity truly makes Kaplan a great place to work and positions us to continue to deliver a best-in-class educational experience.

        The future of education is here and we are eager to work alongside those that want to make a positive impact and inspire change in the world around them.

        #LI-RemoteLocationRemote/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 here.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 culture.

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