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Study Coach (m/f/d)

Student Services
Remote Germany
Full Time
Permanent
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Study Coach (m/f/d)


Grow with us! Start your career at IU!

We are currently looking for a Study Coach (m/f/d) to join our team. This is a full-time permanent position. The role is remote within the UK or Germany.

Your tasks
  • You will support our international students through active telephone & video coaching in the areas of study entry, study skills, time management, stress management and study motivation.

  • You will use the information you receive from students to generate ideas for improving our products, services and internal processes.

  • You will hold events on study entry, learning, time management, stress management and motivation.

  • You will support students during their first weeks of study, welcoming them to the IU and answering their initial organisational questions.

  • In addition to telephone contact, you will also communicate with students by email.

  • You will work closely with other departments to resolve student concerns in the most customer friendly way possible.

  • You will ensure a ‘customer first’ mentality, ensuring that any further developments are always considered from the customer’s point of view.

Your Profile
  • You have coaching training & experience, plus a strong service orientation

  • You are a native English speaker & have German skills at min. B2 level

  • You have demonstrable experience of providing telephone & video support to coachees and are prepared to spend 75% of your time on the phone.

  • You enjoy working on a variety of projects, are quick to grasp new ideas and have a structured approach to work.

We offer
  • Shape your career: Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we’ll help you make it happen.

  • Work where you want …: Project management tools and video meetings make it possible: with us, the boundaries between here and there blur. You want to work from abroad for a while? No problem thanks to our WorkFlex benefits.

  • … and flexible time: It’s your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.

  • Take your knowledge to a new level: Benefit from free training, language courses and discounted study programs. With us, there is always something new to learn.

  • Get a good rest: We push ourselves every day to go above and beyond. But we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation for all employees. Need some time off? How about a sabbatical?

You find yourself in this profile and are looking for a new challenge? Then apply online now via our career portal.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact sonia.robak@iu.org . You can find more information at www.iu.org.

Words are followed by deeds: We take our “Culture Of Everyone” very seriously and would like to point out once again that you are welcome to join us, regardless of your origin, religion, gender, age or sexual orientation. Even if you have a disability, our doors are open to you. We look forward to a diverse coexistence here at the IU!

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Do you have any questions? Our recruitment team will be happy to help you out - individually and personally.
Do you have any questions? Our recruitment team will be happy to help you out - individually and personally.
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I relish the challenges of designing and optimising timetables for all the courses we offer. Every day my passion for organisation and time management is fully utilised.
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What we’ll do for you
Decide for yourself how you work
With us you can do almost any job part-time or full-time. Choose what suits you and your life best!
Shape your career
Rapid growth opens up many new opportunities for you. Tell us about your dream career and we will help you make it a reality.
Work wherever you want...
Digitalization is part of our DNA. So decide for yourself which place sparks the most productivity in you. You love remote work? No problem! Would you like to work abroad for a while? Our WorkFlex Benefit makes it possible.
...and flexible in terms of time
It's your job: We trust you and give you the greatest possible freedom to organize yourself.
Take your knowledge to a new level
Where if not with us? Benefit from free further training, language courses and discounted study programs. With us there is always something new to learn.
Rest well
We make an effort every day, but we also take the time to recharge our batteries: with 30 days of annual vacation plus an extra day of vacation on your birthday. Do you need a longer break? How about a sabbatical?
Enjoy our brand of social
We love spending time together. Whether it’s yoga, team events, brown bag lunches or partying—there is something for everyone.
World’s best colleagues
We give each other a leg-up when needed, and we collectively go beyond expectations.
The location
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Remote Germany
With our positions, you don't have to decide where to work. Whether you want to work from home, at one of our offices across Germany or up to six months abroad. Enjoy maximum flexibility!
About the team
Student Services
Student Services
The IU student experience is a personalized journey across many stories of learning, discovery, personal development, independent thought, and critical decision making—all in preparation for success in the workforce or entrepreneurial business. We are the guides that know exactly how to help and encourage our students at every point on their journeys. We see it as a duty of care and our student’s success is our reward.

Whatever support is needed with life choices, examinations, courses, or administration tasks, we are there.
Our core values
#1

Make collaboration standard practice.

We aim for the best solution as a team and have fun with it - without ego or politics.
#2

Be courageous and take risks.

We make courageous decisions and take calculated risks.
#3

Embrace innovation always.

We are always looking for ways to improve our offers for our customers.
#4

Strive for the empowerment of everyone.

We support each other’s development to become the best version of ourselves.
#5

Adopt a growth mindset for scale.

We aim to improve ourselves in everything we do and work hard to do so every day.
#6

Focus on getting things done on time.

We implement things quickly, pragmatically, effectively and goal-oriented.
#7

Put customer focus first.

In everything we do, our customers come first.

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    Student Services FAQs

    To what extent is home office possible?
    We love to support Home Office arrangements, but some positions naturally require employees to be on campus/in the office. During the pandemic everyone works from home or can work in the office after consultation.
    How many days paid holiday will I get per year?
    All employees working a 5 day week are entitled to 30 days paid holiday per year.
    Why are there so many open positions at IU?
    Good question! We are experiencing explosive growth as students flock to adopt our unique education methods. That’s why we have become IU International University of Applied Sciences.
    How flexible are the working hours at IU?
    Working hours are naturally position dependent at IU but normally you can arrange them the way you want, together with your team and supervisor.
    What is expected to be successful at IU?
    We want team players that love to challenge conventional wisdom, and integrate with open-minded people who support each other within a flat hierarchy. If you like what you hear, then apply at www.iu-careers.com/en/jobs.
    Can I apply for multiple jobs?
    Of course you can! Apply for each position separately and together we will find the job that suits you best.