Academic Support Specialist

Institution & Website

 Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine  www.pcom.edu

Job Title Academic Support Specialist
Salary
Duties & Responsibilities Duties and responsibilities include (but are not limited to) the following: · Work with college administration to identify underperforming students to develop and implement strategies which lead to academic success. · Facilitate workshops for students on developing effective study and learning strategies. · Provide individual assessment and counseling to identify individual learning patterns. · Assist students with the development and implementation of strategies for preparing for Professional Healthcare Board and Licensing Exams. · Design and implement programs using student tutors/ peer facilitators to support learning outcomes. · Develop and deliver programs to advance performance in test taking, note taking and study strategies. Experience · Prior experience working with students in science or health related field. · Background in Education, Educational Psychology and experience working in Post Graduate Biological Science or similar programs. · Experience implementing programs that incorporate learning theories and adult developmental theories. · Prior experience in a university setting, working with graduate and/or professional students, managing a tutoring program. · Preference will be given to candidates with familiarity with medical / Pharmacy school curricula and standardized exams of the type given by the NBOME and other licensing agencies. · The ideal candidate will possess knowledge of learning disabilities and provisions of reasonable accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. Core Competencies · Enthusiasm for learning and achievement · Excellent interpersonal skills, including oral and written communication skills · Ability to multi-task and work effectively in a fast paced environment · Experience using Microsoft Office products · Conceptual, analytical and organizational skills · Innovative and solution-oriented approach · Ability to develop and maintain collaborative and productive relationships with various constituency groups. · Familiarity with FERPA and applicable laws and regulations regarding student record, confidentiality, and student’s rights and responsibilities. · Experience with and enthusiasm for working with a diverse student, staff and faculty population within a university setting. To apply for the position, send via email a letter of intent, a curriculum vitae, and names and addresses of three references, preferably from current or former supervisors as directed below. HOW TO APPLY All inquiries must include salary requirements and should be directed to: Department of Human Resources – Georgia Campus 625 Old Peachtree Road Suwanee, GA 30024 Phone: 678-225-7516 | Fax: 678-225-7519 Email: hr@pcom.edu
Requirements Masters required, doctorate preferred.
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