Associate Director of Academic Support

Boston, Suffolk County
Jun 18, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs

Job Description

Associate Director of Academic Support-14000418

The Office of Student Affairs is responsible for all student support services and the enrollment management of 800 medical students. The OSA provides a multitude of services to students, as well as faculty members, the TUSM clinical affiliates and TUSM academic and administrative offices. OSA provides academic support, oversees the coordination and delivery of the clinical curriculum, manages the career advising and residency application process for medical students, plans and executes many events including orientation programs for 1st, 2nd & 3rd year students, White Coat ceremony, Match Day and Commencement activities. The OSA also has oversight of the Learning Communities (including the Advisor Program & Steering Committee) and coordinates many aspects of student life including management of the dormitory and fitness center, oversight of Student Council and student club funding and serves as a liaison between students and faculty/administration.


The Associate Director of Academic Support (ADAS) will be responsible for assisting in the provision of academic support for students in the School of Medicine, primarily (but not exclusively) in the M.D. program. The Associate Director will develop and implement programs to enhance academic support and retention of students. This includes individual support to students and group level support around time management, study techniques and test-taking strategies for students in the M.D., P.A. and M.B.S. programs.  The ADAS will also coordinate and implement the peer tutor program for M.D. students and create and implement academic support for medical students around the National Board examination process. The ADAS will follow the academic progress of all students in the M.D. program and be a resource for students experiencing academic difficulty in the MBS and PA programs. Approximately 20% of total time will be devoted to students in the MBS and PA programs. In addition, the ADAS will be the intake person for students seeking accommodations for disabilities in the M.D. program and will assist in coordinating those accommodations. S/he will serve as the point person on M.D. student wellness, coordinating activities, working with the COMPASS and PAWS faculty The ADAS will be an integral member of the student affairs team and will be involved meetings of the Student Affairs Committee.


Basic Requirements: Bachelor's degree, Master's degree strongly preferred Minimum 5 years post-degree experience providing academic support to college students. Experience conducting educational workshops, seminars, groups. Demonstrated excellence in written and verbal communication skills. Proficient inMicrosoft Office


Please apply with Requisition #14000418

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Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Boston
Job: Administration
Organization: Administration-Sackler School
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jun 17, 2014, 7:55:32 PM