Essential Functions: The Academic Advisor will develop and facilitate programs, services, and resources that support academic success and individualized support across the continuum of students' undergraduate tenure. Provide opportunities for essential, high-quality academic coaching for all learners. Works closely with faculty and peer Learning Coaches to foster and cultivate a supportive learning environment for all students, fostering engagement with evidence-based active learning strategies as a means to optimize student learning.Plan, coordinate, and conduct training in pedagogy. Works with content experts to assist in the development of curriculum and instructional techniques. Develop and implement robust training for Peer Learning Coaches to offer support of advanced individualized study plans based for USMLE exams.Develops high-quality workshops and other synchronous / asynchronous opportunities to assist learners in gaining the necessary skills and learning strategies to be successful within their WSUSOM courses and rotations.Maintain organized student records including student release of information, intake, and disclosure forms.Regularly engage with students as they advance throughout the curriculum and review learning outcomes, to innovate academic support program and implement strategies to achieve optimal academic outcomes.Other duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Minimum of a Master's degree in the fields of education, curriculum development, instructional design or other related field (PhD or EdD preferred). 3-5 years postsecondary experience preferably in a health science field, or in the field of Academic Support in higher education. Experience with one-on-one, blended, and/or curriculum development. Experience in the use of instructional design models used to create effective instruction. Experience of emerging technologies used in teaching and learning. The candidate should have excellent interpersonal skills such that he/she can work collaboratively with, course/clerkship directors, departmental faculty, students and staff. Excellent writing skills to develop instructional materials, reports, proposals, and presentations. Competence in decision making, organization and time management skills with a high attention to details.
Internal Number: 76_208873
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.