Position Is Full Time
Located In Portland, Maine.
The University of Medicine and Health Sciences School of
Medicine located on the beautiful island of St. Kitts in the
Caribbean with a clinical campus located in Portland, Maine, and
corporate office in New York City is seeking a unique individual
who is trained and experienced as a mental health counselor as well
as an academic learning specialist.
Job Summary/Basic Function
Provide administrative leadership and management in support of
student academic success and retention. Develop and carry out an
academic support program for medical students at the University of
Medicine and Health Sciences School of Medicine’s Portland, Maine
campus. Collaborate with faculty and administrators in the Portland
campus to promote student success.
Essential Functions and percent of time
60% - Provide Student Academic Support to improve student
learning and retention by:
- Collaborating with faculty, staff, and administration to offer
supplementary academic services to complement coursework and assist
in developing individualized plans for students, including
individualized academic counseling for students to promote student
- Design and conduct individual and group effective learning
sessions to improve student learning strategies and study
- Participating in program development and developing assessment
- Work collaboratively with academic advisors in organizing
comprehensive USMLE Step 1 and Step 2CK preparation plans and
workshops for medical students.
30% - Provide Student personal counseling to manage
- Providing confidential psychological assistance to students
suffering from anxiety,
depression, and a variety of personal problems stress and strain
of engaging in a demanding medical program.
10% - Compile and analyze statistics through a data management
system to evaluate and
document the academic support services that contribute to the
success of medical students.
Master's degree in related field (psychology and/or education)
5 years of experience working with students as an academic learning
specialist to promote academic success. Also, as a
psychological counselor to assist students with personal
Proven ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and
Well-organized and able to work independently, possessing a high
degree of initiative, creativity and motivation.
Salary is competitive and is based on training and
Interested persons should send a recent resume and a cover
letter to Dr. Jerry Thornton at
and copy it to firstname.lastname@example.org