This individual will work with the Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM) Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion to promote the academic success of all students and increase our student, faculty and staff's awareness of the value of and ensuring that all of our students are prepared to serve a globally diverse patient population. A primary focus of this position is to enhance the recruitment, matriculation, and advancement of qualified students traditionally underrepresented in the school of medicine. The individual must be knowledgeable of the needs of students underrepresented in medicine including counseling skills and have worked directly with diverse student populations.
Master's degree with five or more years of professional experience
Demonstrated effective verbal and written interpersonal communication skills
An aptitude for computer and data management
A familiarity with working in a professional business environment
An ability to exercise mature independent judgment in adhering to established programs and administrative policies of the University and the BSOM
Must possess well developed communication and presentation skills
Has the ability to work collaboratively with others
Program development experience
Experience working with diverse populations
Experience working with upper level administration
Experience working with students and/or student organizations
Budget management skills
Two-years in a supervisory role
Essential Functions and percent of time::
30% Recruitment of qualified applicants to the BSOM who are classified as traditionally underrepresented in medicine. This will involve travel, on behalf of the BSOM, to local, regional, and national recruitment events to promote awareness of the academic and professional assets of Wright State University and the BSOM. It is key that the individual have the interpersonal skills to effectively develop professional relationships with undergraduate advisors, premedical student organizations, secondary school counselors, and alumni. These skills can be used to identify qualified candidates for recruitment to the BSOM or its affiliated programs.
10% Annually direct and coordinate the Horizons In Medicine Program. This five-week summer emersion program is intended to identify advanced high school students in the Miami Valley region who have an expressed interest in medically related careers. This involves the recruitment of a diverse group of program participants with a significant representation of students who are traditionally underrepresented in the science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine (STEMM) careers. The individual will also coordinate the clinical component for the students.
10% Participation on the BSOM Admissions Committee as a full-committee member. This will involve participation on the Pre-Admissions Committee for the review of potential applicants who will be invited for Admission Committee interviews, and any duties assigned to individuals designated as
Wright State University serves nearly 18,000 students and offers more than 230 undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional degree programs through eight colleges and three schools. Located in the city of Fairborn in Greene County, Ohio, Wright State is conveniently situated adjacent to Wright-Patterson Air Force Base and is less than 10 miles from downtown Dayton. One of our eight colleges, Wright State University–Lake Campus, is a university-operated regional campus on the shores of Grand Lake St. Marys in Celina, Ohio. The Wright State alumni community is more than 109,000 strong. For more information please visit www.wright.edu.