PSYCHOLOGY - MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR/ ACADEMIC LEARNING SPECIALIST

Employer
University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Location
Maine, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

View more

Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Counsellor Education, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Psychology
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

PSYCHOLOGY

 

MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR/

ACADEMIC LEARNING SPECIALIST

 

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 success.
  • Design and conduct individual and group effective learning sessions to improve student learning strategies and study skills 
  • Participating in program development and developing assessment instruments 
  • 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 issues   by: 

  • 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.

 

Minimum Qualifications

Master's degree in related field (psychology and/or education) required.  

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 problems.

Proven ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and administrators.  

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 experience.

 

Interested persons should send a recent resume and a cover letter to Dr. Jerry Thornton at

jthornton@umhs-sk.net and copy it to hr@umhs-sk.net

 

Apply for PSYCHOLOGY - MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR/ ACADEMIC LEARNING SPECIALIST

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required

Your file must be a .doc, .pdf, .docx, or .rtf. No larger than 1MB
Selected file:

When you apply for a job we will send your application to the named employer, who may contact you. By applying for a job listed on The Chronicle of Higher Education Jobs you agree to our terms and conditions and privacy policy. You should never be required to provide bank account details. If you are, please contact us. All emails will contain a link in the footer to enable you to unsubscribe at any time.

You need to sign in or create an account to save a job.

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert