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Customer Service Advisor

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Job Req: 3931
Community: Call Center
Location: United States
Date Posted: Jul 17, 2024
Remote Type: Remote

Job Description

Customer Service Advisor      

Remote - US     

    

The Opportunity:     

Anthology offers the largest EdTech ecosystem on a global scale, supporting over 150 million users in 80 countries. Our mission is to provide dynamic, data-informed experiences to the global education community so that learners and educators can achieve their goals.      

    

We believe in the power of a truly diverse and inclusive workforce. As we expand globally, we are committed to making diversity, inclusion, and belonging a foundational part of not only our hiring practices but who we are as a company.     

    

For more information about Anthology and our career opportunities, please visit www.anthology.com.     

    

Student Success brings virtualized support and technology enabled solutions to the world’s most progressive institutions. We provide IT Help Desk and comprehensive Student Lifecycle Management services that improve student engagement and accelerate learning. Our platform gives institutions an efficient, financially sustainable way to deliver services through the enrollment and learning process. Our goal is to build a better educational experience for everyone by extending institutional resources to meet the growing demands of learners.     

    

We are looking for talented Customer Service Advisors to join our team.  Advisors work in a dynamic, fast-paced environment and spend their time interfacing with students, faculty and staff of Higher Education and K-12 institutions. Utilizing multiple technologies, advisors identify, diagnose, and resolve issues reported by end users.     

    

Student Success offers remote, work from home opportunities with immediate availability and schedules that offer flexibility.     

    

Position responsibilities:    

  • Demonstrating empathy, patience, and soft skills during phone calls
  • Managing and resolving identified client issues for assigned customer accounts
  • Documenting information into web-based ticketing system
  • Searching and navigating knowledge base and integrated customer information systems to identify appropriate resolution for client issues
  • Escalating unique issues or inaccurate information contained in knowledge base to the immediate supervisor for resolution
  • Projecting favorable image of the company to promote its objectives and goals that enhance client relationships
  • Following specified call flow to maximize effectiveness and efficiency
  • Adapting to dynamic call center environment with variance in daily break times
  • Working in adherence to assigned shift, which could include weekends and holidays 
  • Participating in internal training programs to expand knowledge and support multiple clients
  • Providing delightful, efficient, and accurate resolution to customer inquiries
  • Handling multiple job tasks at one time and escalating issues in a timely manner

    

The Candidate:    

Required skills/qualifications:    

  • High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must be at least 18 years old 
  • A stable history of employment 
  • You must have a quiet, distraction-free work environment without any conflicting responsibilities during your scheduled work shift
  • Experience using internet-based browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Safari
  • Strong computer knowledge, including the ability to accurately type at least 25 wpm
  • Ability to take inbound (voice) phone calls in a conversation-heavy environment
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office computer applications, including Word and Excel and willingness to learn new technology systems
  • Experience using a laptop or desktop computer, including multiple applications, windows, and monitors
  • Familiarity with education-related technologies
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Analytical orientation with strong attention to detail
  • Full professional proficiency in written and spoken English (equivalent to CEF B2 level or above)
  • Willing to accept a temporary assignment
  • Must reside within an approved state*
  • Must be able to work from home with the following internet requirements: High-speed Internet Connection (Cable, Fiber, DSL)
    • Mobile Broadband is not supported, this is satellite, wireless/cellular hotspot service, and point to point internet service
    • 40 Mbps Download
    • 15 Mbps Upload
    • 100ms Ping or less
    • Jitter: 40 MS or less
    • Hardwired Connection
      • Wired connection from the modem/router to the device, no splits/gaps or usage of Wi-Fi bridges

    

Preferred skills:    

  • Some level of college completed
  • 1 or more years of customer service or contact center experience 
  • Previous experience in the education industry and e-learning technologies 

    

Pay rate is $12.00/hour. We use national and industry-specific survey data to assist in determining compensation. Additionally, we consider factors such as external market rate, budget for the role, and the compensation rates of current employees performing the same function. Some roles will have variable pay.    

    

This job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.       

    

Anthology is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, protected military/veteran status, or any other legally protected factor.      

    

*This position is available for candidates residing in the following states: AL, AR, GA, IN, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC,  NV, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, WI, WV   

  
  
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