Department: Proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine
Bachelor's degree in a related field. Five years of experience in a related field. Additional education may be considered in lieu of experience.
Nature & Purpose of Position/Usual Duties:
Serves the Proposed SHSU College of Osteopathic Medicine (applicant status seeking accreditation) by planning, implementing, and directing programs, initiatives, services, and functions aimed at medical student support across the continuum.
Primary Responsibilities (Staff Positions Only):
Oversees all academic support services and student resources across the continuum. Plans, develops and implements academic support services for students at all campuses/locations. Works directly with leadership at SHSU and the Doctor of Osteopathy (DO) program. Serves as a liaison for shared services such as counseling, support, and other resources. Provides leadership and oversight to a department. Assists in the development of policies and operational procedures for the overall department. Participates in the planning and support of student organizations (clubs, organizations, and faculty sponsors) and student government (officers) by facilitating communications and activities. Works with admissions personnel to encourage students to select SHSU and assists with tours and presentations on interview days. Plans, organizes, and leads student orientation, research day, lunch and learn activities, and student activities (sponsored speakers, sponsored travel). Actively engages in outreach programs (community outreach, free clinics, and mission trips). Organizes activities and responsible for record keeping of reports for drug screening, flu shots, and EMT/BLS training. Develops and implements processes and procedures to streamline and enhance academic and student support services. Collaborates with leadership, faculty, staff, and students to ensure students receive the support, attention and information required to manage their educational responsibilities and access to a variety of resources. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Internal Number: 20995
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For more than 130 years, Sam Houston State University has been preparing students for meaningful lives of achievement. Its motto, "The Measure of a Life is its Service", echoes across SHSU's six colleges and beyond its Texas campus through student research, creative endeavors, service learning, volunteering and more. Named for Sam Houston, Texas' greatest hero, SHSU continually strives to honor its historical roots through academic excellence that includes exceptional teaching from faculty members who care as much about their students' success as they do about furthering the knowledge of their fields. While embracing its legacy, SHSU also strives to meet the needs of contemporary students, both traditional and online. With over 20 bachelor's and graduate degrees available entirely online, and more in development each semester, SHSU Online is quickly becoming one of the best online universities in Texas.