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The Student Experience Associate ensures a streamlined, welcoming, and inclusive environment for students to pursue their education and goals, through managing the daily operations of our courses and student systems. This role impacts the student experience from onboarding through graduation and is responsible for seeking process efficiencies at every touch point.
Our community is at the heart of what we do at GA and we need someone empathetic, proactive, and organized to lead this function. We are looking for someone with a strong customer service background and a readiness to handle lots of moving pieces.
Own student onboarding, ensuring students receive timely and complete information to set them up for success in the course
Serve as the first point of contact for student questions not related to course content and respond to all inquiries within one business day
Manage customer service issues; responsible for defusing challenging situations in a positive, empathetic and professional manner
Evaluate student survey data to drive insights and continually improve metrics around student support and satisfaction
Drive student community engagement strategy and execution, including facilitating student community events
Partner with instructional teams to track student progress in compliance with GA best practices and regulatory requirements
Develop a baseline understanding of all GA course offerings
At least 1-2 years of work experience
Ability to build partnerships and work collaboratively cross-functionally
Demonstrated commitment to quality customer service
Demonstrated ability to define, prioritize, and solve key operational challenges and processes in a timely manner