Provide administrative leadership and management in support of student academic success and retention. Develop and carry out academic support programs for medical students at the Boonshoft School of Medicine (BSOM). Collaborate with faculty and administrators in BSOM to promote successful student matriculation through the programs.
Master's degree in related field (medical or education) required.
5 years of experience working with students as an academic advisor/learning specialist to promote academic success.
Proven ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators.
Well-organized and able to work independently, possessing a high degree of initiative, creativity and motivation.
Secondary or Higher Education teaching experience
Essential Functions and percent of time::
70% — Provide Student Academic Support to improve student learning and retention by:
Collaborating with faculty, staff, and administration to offer supplementary academic services to complement coursework and assist in developing individualized plans for students, including individualized academic counseling for students to promote successful matriculation
Design and conduct large group effective Learning sessions to improve student learning strategies and study skills
Participating in program development and developing assessment instruments
Work collaboratively with academic advisor in organizing comprehensive USMLE Step 1 and Step 2CK preparation plans and workshops for medical students 10% — Compile and analyze statistics through a data management system to evaluate and document the academic support services that contribute to the successful matriculation of medical students 10% — Assist in training Student Peer Tutors in best practices and theories of learning strategies 10% — Respond to student concerns and suggestions for improving academic support services and programs
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