Boundless Learning

Student Success Advisor, North America - Chandler

Chandler, AZ

Job Description

Student Success Advisor, North America

Posted: Friday, 3/8/2024

Student Success Advisor

At Boundless Learning we are empowering our partners to deliver exceptional experiences that expand opportunities for learners around the world. We put learner success at the heart of everything we do, empowering our partners to deliver personalized, learner-centric experiences that boost access and create economic mobility. At Boundless Learning you will have the opportunity to collaborate with passionate, diverse teams, where your ideas are valued, and your expertise is respected. Join us on this meaningful journey towards transforming education and making a lasting difference in the lives of learners worldwide.

Why we need you

We believe education is a vital force that can empower people, help them to reach their potential and contribute to more connected communities, all around the world. Our strength comes from our outstanding people; our strong relationships in the education world; our expertise in using technology to help people learn; our global footprint and local reach; and our position as a profitable, global company with a unifying sense of purpose.

Why Boundless Learning

This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of an innovative online learning service operating in North America, the United Kingdom and Australia. Working in partnership with leading global universities, the North American based Boundless Learning team provides online learning services including marketing, student recruitment, course content development, training, and ongoing student support. As a start-up hungry unit, every member of our team responds positively to breaking new ground and are willing to challenge current practice and to be challenged themselves.

Why Student Success

The team brief is to deliver best in class student support with the aim of achieving the highest levels of student satisfaction and enrolments from one module to the next. Our Student Success provision delivers high-quality support to students from initial enrolment and throughout their study journey, as they progress towards successful completion of their chosen program. Our Student Success Advisors have the highly rewarding experience of becoming an extension of the university partnership they work with and being an expert in supporting students on the programs they work with. The team is attractive to those people who want to work in a higher education environment, speak daily with students from around the globe, many with very interesting life stories and diverse backgrounds.

About the Job

We are seeking a highly organized and self-motivated individual for a customer service/account management role in a commercially focused environment. The ideal candidate enjoys working with people, possesses a strong customer service ethos, collaborates effectively in a team, and is motivated to achieve retention targets. Your primary focus will be on delivering outstanding support to our student base. A Student Success Advisor embodies our values, acts with agility, and enjoys working in an international environment whereby they are having regular interactions with people, building strong and meaningful relationships. Reporting to the Associate Director of Student Success, the Student Success Advisors work both independently on their student caseload but collaboratively to inspire their peers, displaying excellent customer service and high levels of active listening through motivational student coaching, support, and guidance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver prompt response rates and high levels of proactive outbound communication to provide comprehensive non-academic information, advice and guidance while balancing pastoral support. Key communication methods include phone, email, and SMS
  • Consistently achieve personal student retention targets, alongside achievement of high levels of student
  • Actively promote continuous study to achieve graduation in a timely manner, identifying students at risk of failing to achieve their study goals and providing effective interventions alongside recognizing opportunities to increase student engagement
  • Enthusiastically re-engage students who are taking a break from study, ensuring they remember their original goals while remaining well informed, supported and a part of their online study community to minimize student withdrawals from programs
  • Act as a program specialist, ensuring extensive knowledge in a particular curriculum area in addition to university policies, regulations, and support services, utilizing online tools and resources to meet individual students' requirements
  • Welcome new students to their program efficiently while building rapport and demonstrating high levels of knowledge and pastoral support to prepare students for the rigors of their academic program and setting students up for success in their chosen program
  • Develop and maintain relationships with a student base, remaining committed to delivering high levels of support as students navigate the complexities and challenges of online study from acceptance to graduation of their chosen program
  • Establish and maintain excellent relationships throughout the Student Success team, sharing knowledge and experience to ensure a high standard of service is maintained
  • Help to develop effective processes to ensure a proactive approach to student support, progression, and retention
  • Maintain detailed and accurate student records on our customized Salesforce CRM system, recording data and student communication accurately to monitor student cases, progress, and resolutions
  • Act as an ambassador in representing the North American Student Success team on projects to evolve the team approach and student support
  • Be a supremely positive advocate for change
  • Demonstrate our Boundless Learning Values and act as a Brand Ambassador

Student Success Competences:

  • Embraces development – Welcomes change, acts with agility, evolves best practice, and has continuous improvement embedded
  • Proactively coaches – Students regarding expectations and around barriers, mitigates risks for vulnerable students and encourages students to persist in pursuit of their study goals
  • Maintains relationships - Excellent communicator, builds and maintains professional relationships with students, Student Success colleagues and stakeholders
  • Persuasive and compelling – Enthusiastically encourages the learner around continuous study, upcoming courses and achieving goals, and builds trusting relationships
  • Industrious and organized - Regularly achieves high call scores while maintaining regular contact with the whole student base and effectively monitors student cases
  • Business focused – Accurately forecasts a student's likelihood to study the next term and delivers on the student enrollment targets, utilizes expertise to proactively contact those at risk or unenrolled and successfully re-engage students in reenroll into their program
  • Excels in Customer Service – Ensures vulnerable students are directed to the right support, takes accountability to resolve lower-level complaints confidently and escalates when necessary
  • Skillfully manages data – Maintains accurate and thorough student and module enrolment records and logs all calls with relevant detail
Requirements
  • Experience in Customer Service and/or Account Management/Recruitment in B2C or B2B environments where retention is the key performance indicator

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