Advertised Summary Job Description: The NERA MedPrep Program is a partnership between Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine, and the Manhattan Staten Island Area Health Education Center. By uniquely building on the collective expertise of the partnering institutions, the program aims to expand health careers preparation for minority and disadvantaged students throughout their undergraduate careers with the goal of increasing their competitiveness for medical school. Ultimately, we expect that participating scholars will have the humanism, professionalism and interpersonal skills required of a future physician caring for a diverse population.
The ideal candidates the MedPrep Program Facilitator positions are those interested in working with college students with a diverse range of abilities who are from diverse backgrounds. Program Facilitators will be paid at a rate of $15.00 per hour.
2018 PROGRAM DATES: June 11th - July 27th
PROGRAM FACILITATORS will be responsible for assisting with the supervision, guidance and education of college students enrolled in the summer programs. Specific responsibilities include but may not be limited to: -Leading a small group within the entire cohort of students (~17 students); -Taking attendance at all classes and program sessions; -Assisting with labs; -Hosting study groups for assigned courses; -Assisting with grading course related assignments (including pre-test, mid-term, finals, and quizzes); -Attending assigned seminars and assisting with setup of presentations and introducing speaker(s); -Serving as a program facilitator for Accelerated Learning Skills (ALS) and Career Development & Information Resources (CDIR) sessions in addition to (2) science courses; -Facilitating research seminar; -Attending weekly meetings with course instructors and program administrators; -Attending all mandatory activities; -Assisting with chaperoning of students at annual Recruitment Fair; -Completing general clerical duties as assigned; -Providing feedback regarding interactions with students
General Minimum Qualifications: High school graduate or equivalency required.
Additional Specific Minimum Qualifications: Applicants must be full time CUMC students. Education and training in science and/or mathematics is required. Demonstration of leadership and organization skills is also required.
Preferred Qualifications: Previous teaching experience is extremely helpful, but not necessary.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Internal Number: 126_168717
About Columbia University
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.