Job Family: Administrative Professional - OT Eligible
Summary of Duties:
The College of Medicine Learning Specialist leads, supervises, and provides individual and group learning support to MD students in all four years. This includes support for needs related to the pre-clerkship curriculum, clerkship curriculum, as well as national board exam support. The Learning Specialist develops and identifies tools and resources to assist students in their learning of medical and clinical knowledge. The Learning Specialist will collaborate with the WSU Spokane campus Student Success office to assist in connecting medical students with student tutors and reasonable accommodations. This position reports to the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs but works closely with the Associate Dean for Accreditation, Assessment, and Evaluation.
Essential Job Functions:
40% Student Learning Support and Advising
35% Development and Delivery of Academic Support and Accommodations Programming
20% Develop and Oversee Resources
Bachelor's degree and three (3) years of full-time academic advising experience in a college or university or related experience. A Master's degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional academic advising experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year-for-year basis. Positions who will lead or supervisor will require one or more years of full-time experience leading or directing the work of others.
Demonstrated excellent verbal/written communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated experience with Microsoft Office including Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Word.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively and positively in a diverse environment.
Experience advising/counseling students or trainees.
Experience or knowledge of coordinating student services or related programs.
Experience analyzing, evaluating, using professional judgment and/or applying a comprehensive depth of knowledge of student issues.
Previous work experience with students in health professions or other, similar setting.
Master's degree in related field.
Previous work experience at an institution of higher education.
One or more years of experience advising/counseling students in a higher education setting or equivalent.
Experience working with diverse faculty, students and staff.
Familiarity with Washington State University academic rules and regulations.
Professional experience related to the design, implementation, and evaluation of academic programs and strategic planning at college.
Area/College: Elson S. Floyd College of Medicine Department Name: Office of Admissions, Student Affairs, and Alumni Engagement (OASAAE) City, State, Zip: Spokane, WA 99202 Department Link:https://medicine.wsu.edu/
Monthly Salary: Minimum: $4,061.90, Midpoint: $5,077.36, Maximum: $5,585.10; commensurate with qualifications and experience.
In accordance with RCW 49.58.110, the above salary reflects the full salary range for this position. Individual placement within the range is based on the candidate's current experience, education, skills, and abilities related to the position. Successful candidates typically begin up to mid-point of the salary range.
WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
FTE: 100% Permanent/Temporary/Project:Permanent Screening Begin Date: March 22, 2023; position will remain open until filled.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Applicants must upload the following documents to their online application. External candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/CV' section of your application. Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the 'Resume/Cover Letter' section of your application.
Cover Letter (required)
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
Time Type: Full time
Position Term: 12 Month
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