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Learning Specialist

University of Medicine and Health Sciences
Maine, United States
$60,000.00 - $75,000.00
Posted date
Nov 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Admissions, Enrollment, Retention & Registrar
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Employment Type
Full Time
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Full Time. Portland, Maine


The University of Medicine and Health Sciences School of Medicine located on the 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 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

  • 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.
  • 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 (Health or Education field.
  • 5 years of experience working with students as an academic learning specialist to promote academic success.
  • 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 range is from $60,000 to $ 75,000 (based on training and experience).


Interested persons should send a recent resume and a cover letter to

Dr. Jerry Thornton at

and a copy to

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