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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation's best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls "the most ambitious campus design program in the country."
With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC's momentum has never been stronger. UC's annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.
As one of the oldest medical schools in the country, the UC College of Medicine has a reputation for training best-in-class health care professionals and developing cutting-edge procedures and research that improves the health and clinical care of patients.
The UC College of Medicine Office of Student Affairs is hiring two (2) full-time M1/M2 Sr Academic Advisors to provide support and advice to first- and second-year medical students (M1/M2 students) regarding their transition to medical school and success during the first two years, as well as contribute to the planning and execution of M1/M2 student events.
Provide individualized and small/large group advising to medical students, primarily M1/M2 medical students, regarding acclimation to medical school, including academic success, personal wellbeing, and career development.
Schedule at least one individual meeting with each student in the assigned cohort during the first semester of the M1 year and again during the M2 year to discuss student goals and concerns. Make referrals as needed.
Collaborate with UCCOM Student Affairs faculty/staff and UCCOM specialty advisors to optimize student advising, especially in academic support, well-being, and specialty exploration.
Oversee student organizations and serve as point person for student leadership.
Collaborate with other LCME (Liaison Committee on Medical Education) accredited medical schools and stay current with the pertinent literature to contribute to the development of advising tools. This may be listserv membership, regional/national conferences, or activities offered through the AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) Group on Student Affairs.
Provide support to Student Affairs for all M1/M2 student events including M1 Orientation.
Oversee schedule of events for the M1 Orientation week
Update and manage UCCOM M1 Orientation website.
Attend and participate in class meetings pertaining to academic success, student wellbeing and career development.
Attend Student Affairs staff meetings regularly.
Collaborate on scholarly projects including regional/national presentations, posters and peer-reviewed publications pertaining to academic success, student wellbeing and career development.
Engage in continuous quality improvement processes and data analyses that provide guidance for short and long-term programmatic advising goals and result in achievement of measurable outcomes.
Assume other responsibilities at the request of the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and/or the Director of Career Development.
Perform related duties based on departmental need. This job description can be changed at any time.
Three (3) years of academic advising and/or student success experience.
Additional Qualifications Considered
Master's degree in psychology, clinical counseling, or higher education administration.
Minimum of 2 years of experience in counseling or advising in higher education, preferably in a medical school or other professional degree granting institution.
Demonstrates evidence of excellent oral and written communication skills including demonstrated strong interpersonal skills when advising/counseling students on complex and confidential matters in a higher education institution.
Displays demonstrable experience in being able to work independently and collaboratively with others.
Demonstrates evidence of prioritizing tasks, multi-tasking, and strong organizational skills.
Displays evidence of a commitment to advising and developing students and staff.
Physical Requirements/Work Environment
Sitting - Continuously
Repetitive hand motion (such as typing) - Continuously
Hearing, listening - Continuously
Talking - Continuously
Standing - Often
Walking - Often
Reaching overhead - Seldom
Pulling, pushing - Seldom
Lifting - up to 20 pounds - Seldom
Compensation and Benefits
UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.
Competitive salary range dependent on the candidate's experience.
Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.
The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.
As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).
The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.
HISTORY IN BRIEF - The University of Cincinnati is a public urban serving research institution that was founded in 1819 and today is one of the country’s largest universities offering more than 350 academic programs to more than 44,000 students. UC has many top ranked programs in areas such as Music and Arts, Medical and Human-Services, Criminal Justice and more. Located in an urban setting, UC is close to the heart of Cincinnati and allows easy access for students to enjoy all that the city offers. UC is also the alma mater of many notables such as President William Howard Taft; Albert Sabin, developer of the oral polio vaccine; Astronaut Neil Armstrong and Mary Weinberg, 2008 Olympic gold medalist. UC is classified as a Research University (Very High Research Activity) by the Carnegie Commission and is ranked as one of America’s top 35 public research universities by the National Science Foundation. UC jumped 17 spots in the U.S. News & World Report rankings in the past two years alone. In addition to being named a “green university” by Princeton Review, UC has been named one of the world’s most beautiful campuses by Forbes and Delta Sky magazines. Learn more at www.uc.edu.MISSIO...N STATEMENT - The University of Cincinnati serves the people of Ohio, the nation, and the world as a premier, public, urban research university dedicated to undergraduate, graduate, and professional education, experience-based learning, and research. We are committed to excellence and diversity in our students, faculty, staff, and all of our activities. We provide an inclusive environment where innovation and freedom of intellectual inquiry flourish. Through scholarship, service, partnerships, and leadership, we create opportunity, develop educated and engaged citizens, enhance the economy and enrich our University, city, state and global community.