Student Retention Manager
Division: Online Programme Management
Location: Kao Park, Harlow, Essex
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.
This is an outstanding opportunity to be part of an innovative new online learning service that Pearson has launched in the UK. Working in partnership with leading UK universities across the country, the OPM teams provide online learning services including marketing, student recruitment, course content development, training and ongoing student support. As a start up hungry unitevery member of our team responds positively to breaking new ground, and are willing to challenge current practice and to be challenged themselves.
The Student Success Team brief is to deliver best in class student support with the aim of achieving the highest levels of student satisfaction and retention from one module to the next.Our Student Success Advisors have the highly rewarding experience of becoming an extension of the university partnership they work with and being an expert in supporting students on the programmes they work with.
About the job
The Student Retention Manager is a brand new pivotal role reporting to the Head of Student Success. Within this role, you would work closely with Heads of Partnership(s) and university faculty, with a significant opportunity to make an impact through process improvement, performance monitoring and management
As the Student Retention Manager you serve as the main point of contact to the University Partner(s), and are required to use your retention expertise, in combination with qualitative and quantitative data, to drive change at an institution and to positively impact student retention and the student experience. You will also be responsible for all the non-student facing elements that go into providing student services for an online programme, including but not limited to; data transfer, budgeting and forecasting, cross-functional communication, programme material creation, liaison with academics and Learning Management System coordination.
Pearson is an equal opportunities employer. We do not discriminate against employees or job applicants and select the best person for each job based on relevant skills and experience.
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What we are looking for in you
Primary Location: GB-GB-Harlow
Work Locations: GB-Harlow-Kao Park Kao Park London Rd Harlow CM17 9NA
Job: Learning Delivery
Employee Status: Regular Employee
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Job Posting: May 17, 2019
Job Unposting: Jul 1, 2019
Schedule: Full-time Regular
Req ID: 1901763
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.