Customer Support Specialist

CodeHS - Chicago, Illinois - Full time

What is CodeHS?

CodeHS is a comprehensive program for helping schools teach computer science. We provide web-based curriculum, teacher tools and resources, and professional development.


The mission of CodeHS is to empower all students to meaningfully impact the future.We believe that in the 21st century, coding is a foundational skill, just like reading and writing. That’s why we say: Read, Write, Code. We do this by providing great curriculum, tools, and resources to teachers, students, and schools to implement high quality computer science programs. We believe that everyone should get the chance to learn coding, and that it’s a skill that provides limitless creative opportunity to students. We want to help make computer science education fun and accessible, and believe you need both great tools as well as a great community to make this happen. Must be authorized to work in the US and based in the US. 

This is a Chicago role, primarily based in the office at 747 N LaSalle. We are a distributed team, and have people in many states. Our main office is in Chicago. Our current office policy is in-office 3 set days a week.The target start date for this role is the first quarter of 2023.

Customer Support Specialist Job Description

CodeHS is looking for a Customer Support Specialist to help support users of the CodeHS website. You will be responsible for interacting with leads and customers via email, chat, and phone, and managing support conversations.

You will get a chance to work closely with educators and schools to facilitate teaching coding to students all over the world.


  • Handle support inquiries from users and customers of CodeHS
  • Respond and manage chat from teachers who use CodeHS
  • Work with teachers and administrators and users of CodeHS
  • Have a deep understanding of the CodeHS product
  • Manage a customer satisfaction score
  • Communicate customer needs and pain points to the rest of the CodeHS team
  • Help manage external knowledge base and resources


  • Passionate about improving access to quality education
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Interest in personally learning more about coding, prior experience a plus
  • Teaching experience or working in the educational system a plus
  • Prior support, edtech, or technical experience a plus

You're a great fit for this position if you are passionate about improving education, being a great communicator, going the extra mile to solve problems creatively, and working on the forefront to use technology to improve education.

Company Benefits

* Health dental and vision coverage

* 401k plan with 4% matching

* Stock options

* Generous vacation policy

* New MacBook Air

Company Values Encourage Teaching and Learning

CodeHS is about providing excellent teaching and learning opportunities in computer science for students all over the world. We value creating fun, accessible and creative learning experiences for teachers, for students, and for team members at CodeHS. We believe that education--and specifically coding--within the formal K-12 system, the higher-education system, and beyond has the power to allow everyone to unlock their full potential.

Create a Direct Positive Impact

At CodeHS we value creating a direct positive social impact with our work. We work directly with students, teachers, schools and districts to implement computer science classes. Through building great curriculum, tools and resources to allow high schools to teach computer science, we can create a direct educational benefit to students to help explore the limitless world of computing. We believe that expanding access to computer science education will empower students to take an active role in creating the future.

Make It Fun and Creative

Bringing fun and creativity to every aspect of our work is a main focus for us at CodeHS. It starts with a fun, friendly and accessible curriculum, that allows students the opportunity to build creatively and engage in thoughtful problem solving. We also focus on developing a creative and fun environment to work in, and think that this allows us to bring novel approaches to challenging problems. Computing is about logic--but it’s also about creativity--and we hope to share that excitement with teachers and students through CodeHS.

CodeHS is an equal opportunity employer. CodeHS maintains a drug-free workplace. 

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Customer Implementation / Customer Success

Experience Level

Entry Level

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