Learning Specialist in Medical Education - Saint Louis University in St. Louis Missouri

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Saint Louis University

St. Louis, Missouri

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Under general direction, supports academic intervention programs for medical students, residents, and faculty; provides individualized student outreach to students who are identified at risk; connects students to relevant campus resources; provides academic coaching and support for students on an ongoing basis; monitors and tracks progress of students; maintains communication with faculty and staff in support of students

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Personal Characteristics

Counseling/advising skills
Interpersonal/human relations skills
Verbal and written communications skills
Ability to maintain confidentiality
Familiarity with medical school curriculum preferred
Excellent independent judgment and problem-solving skills
Experience working with culturally diverse adult professional school students
Ability to apply learning theory along with reading and study skills development to student instruction
Experience conducting educational workshops and seminars with both large audiences and small groups

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree, supplemented with one to three (1-3) years related experience. Degree with a specialty in Education or Psychology preferred.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assesses student learning styles in order to prescribe individual academic work plans; assesses, identifies, and resolves academic deficiencies to enhance or remediate academic performance issues

Provides learning skills assessments and education to students; provides training for students in general areas of instructions including study and test-taking skills, time management, knowledge organization, and reading efficiency

Attends meetings, seminars, and trainings to develop faculty and staff understanding of board examinations and student success rates; serves on University committees in order to assist in the development of study skill integration into course curriculum

Assists with the development and management of licensure exam preparation programs; provides in service examinations and learning styles inventories to graduate medical education students to increase performance for United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) and board preparation

Manages clinical advisor program to support faculty (80-100); provides training, testing, and counseling for faculty who serve as advisors for M3/M4 students

Serves as a member of the overall student development team; performs other duties as assigned.

Keyword Phrases

  • Multi-Cultural Affairs-Med School
  • Learning Specialist in Medical Education
  • Embrace inclusion in diversity
  • Jesuit institution
  • Research University
  • Multicultural Affairs and Affirmative Action
  • Disabled Student Services
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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