Department Name: 7H002:OFFICE OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Medical Education Academic Advisor will provide targeted advising support to medical students via scheduled and walk-in meetings, email, and phone communications for the purposes of academic success, retention, and graduation; provide individual and group assistance to students preparing for standardized certification and course exams, addressing study skills, organization, time management, study planning, and test taking; work closely with students, course directors, and curriculum staff to monitor student performance, identify opportunities for intervention and coaching specific to each cohort's coursework and licensing exam expectations, and develop targeted strategies to be delivered through a variety of media (e.g. workshops, class meetings, newsletters, website); develop and manage a system to track utilization of academic advising and tutors to be used at all UKCOM campuses and centrally monitored; and train staff at all campuses in the use of system and continuously monitor system for timely and standardized tracking and reporting across campuses.
Development of academic interventions in a secondary or post-secondary educational setting; effective time management systems; familiarity with FERPA, confidentiality, and other laws governing communication in an educational setting; excellent written and oral communication skills; attention to detail; development, implementation, and management of tracking systems; proactive data reporting
Position Time Status: Full-Time
Required Related Experience:
Required License/Registration/Certification :
Master's degree in education, counseling, psychology, or closely related plus experience teaching or advising pre-professional or professional students
University Community of Inclusion:
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.
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Adjacent to downtown Lexington, UK is nestled in the scenic heart of the beautiful Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. UK's campus covers more than 814 acres, with more than 30,700 students and 13,500 full-time employees, including nearly 2,400 full-time faculty and librarians.