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Posting Number: SRGV5999
Number of Vacancies: 1
Location: Edinburg, Texas
Department: School of Medicine / Student Affairs
FLSA: Exempt

Scope of Job:
Provide leadership and strategic support for all student affairs matters; including career advising, learning environment and student mistreatment, student advising and student affairs sponsored and other student events. Works independently to prioritize assignments and strategies to achieve the mission of the School of Medicine under the direct supervision and vision of the Associate Dean for Student Affairs.

Description of Duties:
  • Provides leadership and strategic support for all student affairs matters; including career advising, learning environment and student mistreatment, student advising and student affairs sponsored and other student events, including serving as the liaison for Residency Match Day, Graduation and White Coat ceremonies
  • Responsible for monitoring student satisfaction data from surveys and working with stakeholders in developing and monitoring interventions on an ongoing basis.
  • Monitors and maintains current policies, procedures, and guidelines for fostering a positive learning environment free from student mistreatment, ensuring compliance with accreditation standards (LCME) and best practices.
  • Serves as advocate for student concerns and needs with the faculty and administration. Facilitates access to counseling resources for personal and academic concerns.
  • Oversees coordination of orientation programs for prospective and incoming students.
  • Designs and implements improvements to the Student Affairs website with input and assistance from information technology personnel and students.
  • Serves as Professionalism Officer of the Office of Student Affairs
    • Assists with planning and implementing MS1 orientation
    • Works with faculty and students in developing a Class Code
    • Develops activities to promote growth of professionalism in students

  • Oversees the annual MS3 Student Clinician ceremony.
  • Serves on School of Medicine committees as appointed by the Dean.
  • Assists the Associate Dean and staff with the following areas: student elections, class officers and student organizations. Specifically, advises student government and coordinates activities of other recognized student organizations and student programs.
  • Serves as School of Medicine liaison to UTRGV alumni relations.
  • Develops and maintains a working relationship with Student Accessibility Services.
  • Represents the Office of the Medical Dean in Student Affairs interactions as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Supervision Received:
General supervision from assigned supervisor.

Supervision Given:
Direct supervision of assigned staff.

Required Education:
MD, EdD or PhD degree from an accredited university.

Preferred Education:


Required Experience:
Five (5) years of medical school experience. Experience in medical education.

Preferred Experience:

Use of standard office equipment.

Working Conditions:
Needs to be able to successfully perform all required duties. Office Environment; some travel and weekend work is required.

Exceptional planning and organizational skills. Skilled at organization and presentation of data using critical thinking skills to analyze and make recommendations based on data. Ability to meet strict deadlines and work independently. Excellent communication skills and ability to compose, proofread and edit various communications and prepare and give presentation to students and faculty Ability to maintain strictest standards regarding confidentiality of all student information.

Physical Capabilities: N/A
Employment Category: Full-Time
Minimum Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Posted Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Position Available Date: 07/05/2022
Grant Funded Position: No
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EEO Statement:
It is the policy of The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to promote and ensure equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information or protected veteran status. In accordance with the requirements of Title VII of the civil rights act of 1964, the title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, as amended, our University is committed to comply with all government requirements and ensures non-discrimination in its education programs and activities, including employment. We encourage women, minorities and differently abled persons to apply for employment positions of interest.

Special Instructions to Applicants:
Dear Applicant,

Human Resources will not be held responsible for redacting any confidential information from the documents you attach with your application. The confidential information includes the following:

Date of Birth
Social Security Number

Please make sure that you omit this information prior to submission. We are advising that Human Resources will be forwarding your application to the department as per your submission.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at (956)665-8880 and/or [email protected]

Additional Information:
UTRGV is a distributed location institution and working location is subject to change based on need.

All UTRGV employees are required to have a criminal background check (CBC). Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Substitutions to the above requirements must have prior approval from the Chief Human Resources Officer.

To apply, visit

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Working at The University of Texas - Rio Grande Valley


A New University with a Long History

The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley was created by the Texas Legislature in 2013 in a historic move that brings together the resources and assets of UT Brownsville and UT Pan American and, for the first time, makes it possible for residents of the Rio Grande Valley to benefit from the Permanent University Fund—a public endowment contributing support to the University of Texas System and the Texas A&M University System.


Our new university will also be home to a School of Medicine and will transform Texas and the nation by becoming a leader in student success, teaching, research, and health care. UTRGV will enroll its first class in the fall of 2015, and the School of Medicine will open in 2016.


UT Brownsville and UT Pan American

The shared history of The University of Texas Pan American and The University of Texas at Brownsville goes back to 1927, when Edinburg College was founded. In 1973, Pan American opened a second campus in Brownsville, which later became an independent institution of The University of Texas System in 1991. Over the years, the missions and the identities of these great institutions have continually evolved to serve the communities of the Rio Grande Valley.

Now, the evolution and connection between these two institutions is coming full circle as UT Brownsville and UT Pan American are being established as a single, new university and medical school, with a single, new identity—The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.

Learn more about UTRGV here.

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