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Academic Success Coordinator, Pharmacy

South University
Georgia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Aug 18, 2023
Friday, August 18, 2023 What's next for you is the first priority for us! With over 45 programs from associate to doctoral degrees, South University is a private institution dedicated to providing educational opportunities that spark the intellectual, social and professional development of a diverse student population.

Our 120-year story—past, present and future—is a history formed by the many individuals who have developed the education and spirit of community that have become our pledge to the students, faculty, staff, alumni and supporters of South University. Online and at our 8 locations and 2 learning sites, we take pride in our welcoming environment; one-on-one support and personalized attention that helps students define goals and identify the means to pursue them. Our small classes feature hands-on experiences that not only shape students’ skills and excellence in their chosen fields but also shape their characters through encouraging community involvement, volunteerism and the pursuit of life-long learning.

Visit today to learn more about what makes us stand apart as a place to Belong, Believe and Become, a place where you can make a difference in the lives of students eager to learn and grow.

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Tuition Assistant Program

Long/Short Term Disability

Life Insurance

Employee Assistance Program

401K Match

Generous Paid Time Off

12 Paid Holidays

* includes domestic partner coverage

POSITION SUMMARY: The Academic Success Coordinator for the School of Pharmacy serves as the primary point of intervention for at-risk students in the program. In collaboration with the SUSOP Persistence Committee, the Academic Success Coordinator will assess at-risk students as well as design and implement academic performance and/or remediation plans to positively impact student retention in the program. Additional responsibilities include the development and implementation of longitudinal professional competency programs in the curriculum with the assistance of the School’s Curriculum Committee.
  • Serve as primary academic advisor and mentor for pharmacy students displaying poor academic performance at any point in the curriculum
  • Design, coordinate and operationalize a Persistence/Competency assessment program that functions throughout the entire didactic curriculum
  • Serve as coordinator and/or instructor for courses in the School of Pharmacy as assigned, with reduced teaching expectations due to the focus of the position
  • Serve as liaison to Curriculum Committee for all aspects of fundamental pharmacy instruction
  • Provide regular hands-on participation, assessment and feedback to faculty coordinators within relevant courses throughout the curriculum
  • Design, coordinate and deliver ongoing student support programs such as “Special Topics” seminars within areas consistent need or other topics relating to
  • fundamental/foundational curricular coursework
  • Participate in other classroom and application/assessment activities as assigned
  • Ph.D. in Educational Psychology or Instructional Design from a regionally accredited institution preferred
  • Individuals with Pharm.D. or Pharmacy related degrees with experience in student retention and persistence are encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of principles, practices, procedures and methods of evidence-based academic advising strategies
  • Ability to interpret student needs and determine when referral to other University resources is appropriate
  • Ability to demonstrate sensitivity to needs of a diverse student population
  • Proficient with the use of standard office applications on personal computers.
  • Ability to read, understand, interpret and implement School and University policies and procedures.
  • Ability to develop implement operational procedures.
  • Ability to develop and implement student academic or professional performance plans and/or remediation plans.
  • Ability to effectively present information to faculty, academic and campus leaders, corporate leaders, and external stakeholders or groups.
  • Skill in applying the principles, techniques and methods of teamwork, compromise and collaboration to produce desired outcomes
  • Skill in use of internet-based research tools and applications.
ABILITY TO TRAVEL: The individual must be able to travel out of the local area occasionally on an overnight basis as required to complete required job functions or to participate in a variety of conferences and meetings.
ENVIRONMENT: The duties and characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The term "qualified individual with a disability" means an individual with a disability who, with or without reasonable accommodation, can perform the essential functions of the position. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate professionally in person, over the telephone, through email and other electronic means, move about the office or school, handle various types of media and equipment, and visually or otherwise identify, observe and assess. The employee is occasionally required to lift up to 10 pounds unless otherwise specified in the job description.
South University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity as a critical step in ensuring employee, student and graduate success. We are committed to building and developing a diverse environment where a variety of ideas, cultures and perspectives can thrive. Other details Job Family All Positions Pay Type Salary Required Education Doctorate

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