Senior Academic Support Specialist

  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Anywhere

Job Duties:
The Senior Academic Support Specialist will advance unit, division, and institutional goals for learner success by:

Developing, implementing, and evaluating proactive and early intervention support initiatives in the foundational science and clinical years of medical school. Serving as a consultative resource for team members, faculty/staff, and Academic Affairs units regarding complex learner support situations. Providing interventions that support academic, personal, and professional success and development of specific sub-groups of diverse medical learners such as First Generation, disadvantaged students, learners with disabilities, underrepresented minorities, nontraditional learners, etc.

Maintaining files for each learner who receives services or participates in programs from OSDAC.
Identifying and responding to learners with academic difficulty to develop evidence-based interventions designed to improve performance. Counseling learners needing remediation in courses, for USMLE Step 1/Step 2 CK, NBME Clerkship Subject Exams or other exams as needed.

Assisting with the formation and implementation of Academic Support Teams. Serving as a resource to Curriculum and Promotion/Review Committees, working closely with the Office of Medical Education to report on issues that impede student progress. Working with the Office of Faculty Affairs and Leadership Development to co-sponsor workshops and offerings to help faculty learn how learners learn.

Collaborating with faculty/staff and leadership to provide individual and group interventions to support the academic, personal, and professional success and development of Brody Graduate students. Working collaboratively with team members, faculty/staff, and leadership to organize, deliver, and evaluate learner support initiatives for high-stakes testing such as USMLE Step 1 and USMLE Step 2 CK. Collaborating with team members, faculty/staff, and Academic Affairs units to develop, deliver, and evaluate workshops and independent learning modules on topics such as: evidence-based learning techniques and strategies, time management, exam preparation, self-regulated learning skills, professional development and other areas impacting learner success.

Special Instructions To Application:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

Minimum Education/Experience:
Master’s or other advanced degree in Academic Counseling, education, higher education, Educational Psychology, Special Education, or a related field and has specialization in the process of learning and remediation.

Minimum of 5 years of professional experience as an academic counselor, educator, instructional coach, education consultant, education supervisor, or related field.

Exceptional computer, organizational, data entry and project management skills, including

demonstrated skills in Microsoft software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Full time or Part time: Full Time

Position Location (city): Greenville

Position Number: 500290

Organizational Unit Overview:
The Office of Student Development and Academic Counseling (OSDAC) role is to provide academic counseling, student development opportunities and related support services to Brody medical students and graduate students with emphasis on maximizing the overall educational experience and the achievement of expected learning outcomes

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