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Pearson Candidate Relations Coordinator in Salt Lake City, Utah

This position is associated with our American Fork, UT office. The ideal candidate would be located within the geographic area and able to come into the office as needed.

Pearson VUE ( has been a pioneer in the computer-based testing industry for decades, delivering more than 15 million certification and licensure exams annually in every industry from academia and admissions to IT and healthcare. We are the global leader in developing and delivering high-stakes exams via the world's most comprehensive network of nearly 20,000 test centers in 180 countries. Our leadership in the assessment industry is a result of our collaborative partnerships with a broad range of clients, from leading technology firms to government and regulatory agencies. Pearson VUE is regularly featured on the Forbes list of Best Employers and we are recognized in the Best Employers. We are proud to offer an exceptional environment to develop your professional career and we are now hiring for a Candidate Support Representative to join our successful team in American Fork.

Pearson VUE is a business of Pearson, the world's leading learning company with global-reach and market-leading businesses. Pearson is listed on both the London and New York stock exchanges (UK: PSON; NYSE: PSO).

Your Opportunity

Candidate Service

  • Based in American Fork, Utah

  • Regular full-time position working 40 hours per week

  • Pay rate is $18.00 per hour , paid to you every 2 weeks

At Pearson VUE we offer truly global career opportunities and we have ambitious plans for the future! We are proud to offer our people many exciting career development opportunities, incentives, rewards and a competitive benefits package. When you join us as Customer Relations Program Coordinator, you can look forward to working with many talented, motivated colleagues who all share our passion for helping customers throughout their learning and assessment journey.

This is a truly exciting vacancy as you’ll be responsible for taking on many different types of interest from internal stakeholders relating to customers’ experience as a candidate taking one of our assessments/exams. Customer enquiries can come through our Customer Service team, through telephone calls and emails and your role is to understand the enquiry, ask questions and collaborate with our varied departments to investigate what happened. You will use your Customer Relations skills to take ownership of the enquiry so that we can deliver a positive outcome and take care of each and every valued customer.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to gain experience working with our diverse internal professional teams and corporate functions and you’ll have the opportunity to feedback, suggesting ways we can improve to avoid any customer issues from happening again. You may even have the chance to work with some of our Clients and help in some of our exciting projects!

In this role you will work 5 days per week. So if you love delivering exceptional customer service and collaborating with professional co-workers, we would love to receive your application today!

Our Successful Candidate

This is a career-changing opportunity therefore we are looking for a passionate team-player with exceptional customer service skills. You should have excellent attention to detail and take pride in your professional communication ability, both verbal and written. You should have the curiosity and ability to investigate and seek out answers to questions over multiple technological platforms.

  • We require a high school diploma or equivalent level qualifications as a minimum.

  • Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent work experience is preferred.

  • Experience training, teaching, or coaching is desired.

  • Time management skills and the ability to prioritize and multitask is necessary.

Take your career to a new level - we have many interesting and dynamic projects to look forward to in 2022 therefore now is the ideal time to join us for a highly rewarding and truly global career at Pearson VUE.

Our Recruitment Process

We are reviewing applications regularly and interviews are being scheduled now, therefore we encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible. Wishing you success with your application!

Please let us know if you need anything else

The Candidate Relations Coordinator is responsible for providing excellent customer service and promoting Client programs by answering queries from Clients, candidates, internal personnel, and Testing Site Administrators in a high-quality and professional manner. The Candidate Relations Coordinator also assists the Sr. Candidate Relations Coordinator with the operational aspects of client testing programs and takes responsibility of providing employee feedback and handling escalated service-related issues.


Working closely with candidates and call center agents, the Candidate Relations Coordinator acts as an escalation point to provide high-quality customer service in the Customer Service Center. The Candidate Relations Coordinator also ensures smooth delivery of client programs including contact with the Clients.


Program and Client Service

  • Follow through with incidents, reports, and projects

  • Receive and respond to client  queries

  • Ensure candidate results are sent to clients in accordance with KPIs

  • Act as an escalation point for service-related issues

  • Promote client programs and products

  • Identify opportunities for improvement and efficiencies.

Call Center Support

  • Respond to and resolve customer queries

  • Input accurate customer information into the database

  • Provide performance feedback as required 

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred or equivalent work experience

  • Experience training, teaching, or coaching

  • 3+ years of customer service experience preferred

Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Familiar with various training tools and models; understanding of learning styles preferred

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, etc.)

  • Effective problem-solving skills

  • Conflict management skills

  • Strong organization skills

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: Assessment & Qualifications

Schedule: FULL_TIME

Req ID: 10441