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Kaplan University Partners - Course Mentor for Parsons Luxury Fashion

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

Job Description:

Job Title Kaplan University Partners - Course Mentor for Parsons Luxury FashionJob DescriptionPlease note:

  • Applicants must be Alumni or Current Students of Parsons School of Design or Parsons Paris fashion 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 University Partners on behalf of the The New School & Parsons ParisCourse Mentor, Part-TimeAbout Kaplan University Partners & The New School & Parsons ParisThe New School is collaborating with Kaplan University Partners to provide precollege students with exceptional, career-minded enrichment/certificate programs taught online by world-class experts from The New School and industry.About The CourseThe Parsons Paris Inside the Business of Fashion and Luxury course provides precollege students with insider access to the fashion and luxury industries over the course of 2-4 weeks. Students study fashion history, learn how trends are created, and explore how the industry is ever-evolving through social media influencers, sustainability best practices, experiential luxury, and more. By the end of the course, students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of many business concepts and their applications to the world of fashion and luxury.Role DescriptionKaplan University Partners (KUP) is seeking Parsons School of Design and Parsons Paris students and alumni to act as part-time mentors to precollege students enrolled in online programs. Course mentors will engage and support students throughout the course. Mentors also provide support and encouragement at predetermined moments throughout the course, using group 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 (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:
    • Provide async guidance, feedback and answer questions
    • Lead group sessions with students to review progress, ask key questions and ensure course progress
    • 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
    • Promote and encourage student course progression and time management
    • Check-in with the program staff at specified periods
    • Report back on student engagement consistently and as requestedTime Commitment:
      • Approximately 3 hours per week of mentor-led live group student interaction for the duration of the course (course lengths vary)
      • Approximately 1 hour per week of async engagement, feedback and small operational tasks**time commitment will vary based on number of students assignedQualifications:
        • Strong passion for all aspects of course subject matter
        • 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 the subject area
        • 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 Alumni or Current Students of Parsons School of Design or Parsons Paris fashion 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.LocationRemote/Nationwide, USAKaplan is an Equal Opportunity EmployerLocationRemote/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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