Pearson Pearson Campus Ambassador 2016 Program - Iowa State University in Iowa
Pearson Campus Ambassador 2016 Program - Iowa State University
At Pearson, we’re committed to a world that’s always learning and to our talented team who makes it all possible. From bringing lectures vividly to life to turning textbooks into laptop lessons, we are always re-examining the way people learn best, whether it’s one child in our own backyard or an education community across the globe.We are bold thinkers and standout innovators who motivate each other to explore new frontiers in an environment that supports and inspires us to always be better. By pushing the boundaries of technology — and each other to surpass these boundaries — we create seeds of learning that become the catalyst for the world’s innovations, personal and global, large and small.
The Pearson Campus Ambassador (PCA) program directly supports the goals and vision of Pearson Higher Education by working directly with students to help them succeed academically and get the most from their educational materials and experience.
Join our PCA Team and become the student voice for a global learning company dedicated to improving tomorrow’s learners!
Visit our PCA program page athttp://www.PearsonStudents.com/pcafor more information.
Pearson Campus Ambassadors are university and community college students across the U.S. who care deeply about helping others succeed through learning. They work side-by-side with students, faculty and Pearson staff to provide Pearson learning technology support (primarily MyLabs/Mastering) to their campuses, offer student feedback to Pearson and build a sense of community and connectedness for their peers both on campus and online. Pearson Campus Ambassadors are responsible for strengthening the Pearson brand through a variety of initiatives. Ambassadors report to the PCA Regional Coordinator and Student Programs Manager.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Conduct face-to-face presentations to help students who are about to begin using a Pearson MyLab or Mastering product
Work with professionals at Pearson by providing feedback on future products
Act as an online and on-campus brand ambassador for Pearson in support of our mission: helping people progress in their lives through learning
Collaborate with instructors and Pearson professionals to help students use Pearson educational resources most effectively
Promote, organize and facilitate student focus groups; summarize and share results
Organize campus events in support of Pearson branding campaigns
Participate in conference calls, team trainings, committees and regularly scheduled team meetings
Pearsonis an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member ofE-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protectedveterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
Eligibility & Required Qualifications:
Current enrollment as a full time student at Iowa State University. No particular major or area of study is required.
GPA of 3.0 minimum.
Able to commit to work for the program during the Spring and Fall months on campus for a minimum of 12 months.
Strong interpersonal skills: Energetic, outgoing relationship-building skills are a must
Community minded: strong desire to work as a team to support student success
Excellent written and oral and communication skills, including presentation skills
High achievement: recognition for excellence in a college and work environment
Self-motivated, curious and proactive: ability to create and manage independent projects with limited supervision
Technological proficiency: Understanding of and interest in social media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, etc.); basic understanding of software applications including MS Word and MS Excel
At least one semester of experience working with Mastering or MyLabs technology
Access to a smartphone and basic video-capturing/editing skills
If hired, able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in the United States.
Relatives of Pearson employees are not eligible to apply and because we see Pearson authors as family here, relatives of our Pearson authors are not eligible at this time.
Compensation & Benefits of the Program:
$10/hr with an average number of hours ranging from 1-5 hours per week
Complimentary Pearson Higher Ed products and services
Gain practical experience, to both apply and supplement what you learn in school
Expand your professional network, by working side-by-side with faculty, Pearson staff, and others
Have your work published via social media outlets, internal newsletters, and even Pearson products
Hone real-world skills like problem-solving, public speaking, and communication
Please apply online with your resume and unofficial transcript in order to be considered for this opportunity.
Primary Location: US-Iowa
Organization: North America
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Temporary Work
Job Posting: Nov 28, 2016
Req ID: 1617524