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Pearson Faculty Support Specialist in Baton Rouge, Louisiana

About this role / What you will be doing

The successful applicant will join a team responsible for providing the highest level of faculty support to Pearson educators, answering inquiries and building understanding with Pearson courseware and its functionality. As part of the team, you will aid the Faculty Support Associates, coaching them, and taking escalations that require expert help. You will be responsible for proactively checking in with top adoptions and engaging with at-risk adoptions that need added support. The successful candidate will also handle course builds and guidance for accounts where business calls for a higher service level. Whether supporting the associates, dealing with escalations that need careful handling, assisting with special adoptions, or running instructor onboarding sessions, this position requires leadership, strong time management, resourcefulness, and excellent communication skills.

Hours of operations for the team are 8AM-8PM EST (Eastern Standard Time), Monday - Friday. Ideally, the successful candidate for this position would cover the latter part of the day and work until 8PM EST.

Your Background / What we are looking for

  • Bachelor's degree and/or 2+ years of experience in supporting faculty onboarding/set up with technology

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. You are consistently clear, professional, persuasive, and able to breakdown complex messages in a way that is accessible to all audiences

  • Curiosity, creative thinking, analytical skills, and the ability to explore alternative solutions to problems are important skills in this role

  • Ability to present clearly to all levels, 1:1, and in a group setting

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to meet multiple deadlines

  • Ability to learn and actively seek new skills, sharing these with your team

  • Highly motivated, energetic, and collaborative personality

  • Ability to work with cross-functional/cross-company teams to resolve faculty needs quickly

  • Demonstrated leadership through personal responsibility, accountability, and teamwork

  • Flexibility to schedule changes or additional coverage, particularly during peak periods. Some occasional travel may be needed

  • Reliable attendance and punctuality are critical to successful performance in this role

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This person must be able to sit or stand at a personal computer for a reasonable length of time typing and reading.

Experience working with Pearson Higher Education products and tools would be a bonus

As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Pearson provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $57,000 - $63,000. This position is eligible to participate in an annual incentive program, and information on benefits offered is here.

What to expect from Pearson

Did you know Pearson is one of the 10 most innovative education companies of 2022?

At Pearson, we add life to a lifetime of learning so everyone can realize the life they imagine. We do this by creating vibrant and enriching learning experiences designed for real-life impact. We are on a journey to be 100 percent digital to meet the changing needs of the global population by developing a new strategy with ambitious targets. To deliver on our strategic vision, we have five business divisions that are the foundation for the long-term growth of the company: Assessment & Qualifications, Virtual Learning, English Language Learning, Workforce Skills and Higher Education. Alongside these, we have our corporate divisions: Digital & Technology, Finance, Global Corporate Marketing & Communications, Human Resources, Legal, Strategy and Direct to Consumer. Learn more at We are Pearson.

We value the power of an inclusive culture and also a strong sense of belonging. We promote a culture where differences are embraced, opportunities are accessible, consideration and respect are the norm and all individuals are supported in reaching their full potential. Through our talent, we believe that diversity, equity and inclusion make us a more innovative and vibrant place to work. People are at the center, and we are committed to building a workplace where talent can learn, grow and thrive.

Pearson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and a member of E-Verify. We want a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business need. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status or any other group protected by law. We strive for a workforce that reflects the diversity of our communities.

To learn more about Pearson’s commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce, navigate to: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion at Pearson.

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Organization: Higher Education

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 9170