Disability & Accessibility Resource Manager/Academic Advisor

Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science
Florida, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Posted date
Sep 16, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Disabled Student Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Are you looking for an employer who exemplifies its values?  Mayo Clinic and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine & Science is looking for a full-time individual with a social justice perspective on accessibility for learners in medical education.  This individual will be responsible for optimizing the ability of learners with complex medical and academic limitations to successfully participate in their chosen educational program. Is familiar with and enables access to applicable benefits. With Learner’s consent, coordinates access to appropriate medical care and assists educational staff in identifying and selecting appropriate accommodations or other program modifications. Maintains confidentiality of Learner’s medical information, consistent with Mayo Clinic policy and applicable state, federal and professional rules and regulations. Acts as liaison to Mayo Clinic management when Learner’s issues are employment-related. Requires strong communication and interpersonal skills to interact effectively with all levels of learners. Superior analytic, problem solving and interpersonal conflict resolution skills are essential.

In addition to the accessibility specialist functions, the individual will also be available to provide academic support to all learners as a partner to the Academic Success Advising team. The incumbent will provide advice and expertise to students in the evaluation and resolution of personal and/or academic-related concerns impacting their academic success. Supports the student in the development and implementation of solutions. Provides expert organizational behavioral consultations regarding individual student concerns in order to enhance academic culture and performance. Demonstrates coaching skills including reflective listening, inquiry and motivational interviewing. Works collaboratively with Mayo Clinic staff and other healthcare providers by developing success plans that facilitate lifestyle changes through a combination of efforts. Works collaboratively with team members to support optimal learning experience and strongest possible performance in light of life demands that often compete with academic performance. Provides program orientation sessions and a variety of life seminars such as: art of communication, healthy relationships, stress management etc.

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