Educational Specialist-Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Internal Number: 23000002E3
Market Range: 07
JOB SUMMARY/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:The Education Specialist provides direct academic support services to students including the coordination, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of services provided through the Student Academic Support Services and Inclusion. This position provides direct student services, including academic counseling and learning strategies instruction. Additionally, this position develops and conducts seminars and workshops for bridge/pipeline programs such as the Tennessee Pre-health Scholars Program relating to learning strategies and preparation for entrance exams and the health science curriculum for under-represented students.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.Creates an individualized learning strategy enhancement plan for each assigned student, monitors the progress of students, and maintains confidential records of all individual contacts.
2.Meets with students individually or in groups to provide academic coaching and academic success programming.
3.Assist in the development and implementation of small group workshops on specific learning strategies.
4.Works with faculty, administration, staff, and students in identifying the needs of the college and program.
5.Tracks student usage of Student Academic Support Services Inclusion (SASSI) and ensures that appropriate confidential records and monthly and annual reports are maintained.
6.Develops learning resource materials and activities specific to the needs of students in the college.
7.Assists, as needed and requested, with Campus-Wide Tutoring Program.
8.Organizes and implements effective outreach and awareness of SASSI services and support with UTHSC College of Dentistry faculty, staff, and student groups.
9.Supervises student interns or student workers, as requested.
10.Serves as part of an overall academic support team and performs other SASSI duties as needed and requested by the director.
11.Develops and provides quality materials related to preparing for board or licensure preparation.
The mission of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center is to bring the benefits of the health sciences to the achievement and maintenance of human health, with a focus on the citizens of Tennessee and the region, by pursuing an integrated program of education, research, clinical care, and public service.