Pearson Pearson Campus Ambassador in Halifax, Nova Scotia

Pearson Campus Ambassador

Description

Program Vision

The Pearson Canada Campus Ambassador (PCCA) 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 PCCA Team and become the student voice for a global learning company dedicated to improving tomorrow’s learners!

Purpose

Pearson Canada Campus Ambassadors are post-secondary students from across Canada who care deeply about helping others succeed through learning. They work side-by-side with students and Pearson staff to provide Pearson learning technology support (primarily MyLab, Mastering, and Revel) to their campuses, and offer student feedback to Pearson.

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, Mastering or Revel product.

  • Collaborate with instructors and Pearson professionals to help students use Pearson educational resources most effectively.

  • Participate in conference calls, team trainings, and regularly scheduled team meetings.

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Compensation & Benefits of the Program:

  • Average number of hours ranging from 5-10 hours per week, for the six week contract.

  • 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 professionals, and others.

  • Hone real-world skills like problem-solving, public speaking, and communication.

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.

Qualifications

Eligibility & Required Qualifications:

  • Current enrollment as a full-time student. No particular major or area of study is required.

  • Positive student experience with a Pearson learning platform, such as MyLab, Mastering, or Revel. At least one semester of student experience using Pearson technology in the classroom.

  • Able to commit to work for the program during the start of the Fall term, for a 6 week contract (Aug 27 - Oct 5).

  • 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 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.

  • If hired, able to provide documentation regarding eligibility to work in Canada.

  • Ability to travel locally may be required.

Pearson Canada is committed to providing accommodation for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

Primary Location: CA-ON-Toronto

Other Locations CA-QC-Montreal, CA-AB-Calgary, CA-ON-Windsor, CA-NS-Halifax, CA-AB-Edmonton, CA-MB-Winnipeg, CA-BC-Vancouver, CA-ON-Ottawa, CA-ON-Hamilton

Job: Marketing

Organization: North America

Employee Status: Fixed Term

Job Type: Standard

Shift: Day Job

Job Posting: Jul 18, 2018

Job Unposting: Ongoing

Schedule: Part-time Temporary

Req ID: 1810430

Pearson is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and a member of E-Verify. All qualified applicants, including minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.