Job ID: 211922740
Assistant Dean for Career Advising and Student Programs (ADCASP)
Employee Type: Faculty
Position Number: 122602
Work Location: Spokane
Summary of Duties:
The Assistant Dean for Career Advising and Student Programs (ADCASP ) is responsible for providing guidance on the career pathway for medicine to current medical students to prepare them for successful specialty selection and residency application. The ADCASP will develop, deliver, and evaluate career advising programming on the Spokane campus for the first two years and develop and facilitate the delivery of career advising in third year into the fourth year at the clinical campuses. The ADCASP also oversees student programs such as student interest groups, peer mentoring, and others.
The ADCASP will be responsible for, but not limited to, the following:
• Develop a career advising program that spans the four years of medical school. The career advising program will comply with the LCME accreditation standards.
• Identify and provide training to clinical faculty who are engaged in career advising for consistent and informed offerings across clinical campuses.
• Recruit and engage other clinical faculty or practicing physicians in developing informational materials for students to be used in career advising.
• Participate in strategic planning for future career advising needs based on outcome data.
• Liaise with Associate Deans for Clinical Education, Clinical Education Directors, and other relevant faculty, personnel and/or community members to inform, develop, modify, and deliver career advising programming.
• Develop a tracking process to document which medical students are engaging in voluntary career advising programming and to ensure mandatory programming is being met.
• Develop information materials (e.g., website, fliers) and database for student access to inform relevant career materials including practice information, match data for various residencies, and career pathway information.
• Meet individually with current medical students for career advising and facilitate meetings with other clinical faculty.
• Serve on accreditation groups related to career advising and/or other student affairs areas as needed.
• Incorporate vetted materials from the AAMC, NRMP, and ACGME as well as other medical schools' effective career advising practices.
• Contribute relevant information to the MSPE .
• Oversee the student interest groups, supporting the development of those in existence and others desired by students. Facilitate the identification of faculty advisors as needed by the student groups. Facilitate the development of other mission-focused student groups (e.g., Student National Medical Association).
• Oversee the student peer mentoring program.
• Oversee the Peer Anatomy Leaders for the anatomy tutoring program.
• Collaborate with the Learning Support Specialist in providing expanded medical student tutoring services.
• Work closely with the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs in guiding this work.
• Engage and empower other student affairs staff involved in this work.
• As a faculty member, participate on college and university committees, including standing committees with the COM .
• Contribute to building strong relationships with COM stakeholders and constituents.
• Serve on COM faculty search committees where applicable.
• Travels to the COM's campus locations throughout the state as needed.
• Miscellaneous duties related to the Departmental, College and University missions; participates in faculty meetings.
• Performs other related duties as required.
• PhD, EdD, MD or equivalent.
• At least 5 years experience in leadership positions.
• Experience in presenting to and guiding prospective applicants about the medical career pathway.
• Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion.
• Skill in operationalizing complex initiatives requiring human, financial and material resources.
• Skill in managing multiple projects.
• Demonstrated creative problem solver, with ability to innovate and build consensus around proposed solutions.
• Strong verbal and written communication skills.
• Strong interpersonal skills with proven ability to advocate for change.
Posting Open Date: 09/09/2019
Posting Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes
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