The Office of Student Affairs of the LSU School of Medicine has an opening for a Learning Specialist position. The incumbent will oversee academic counseling programs for students enrolled in the M.D. program with goals of early identification of students in need of counseling, improved student academic performance, and improved student retention and completion. Reporting to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Records, the incumbent will employ both individual student counseling as well as workshops for groups of students. Incumbent will also work with faculty and peer tutors to develop more effective programs for early identification of students in need of academic counseling, and to provide expanded access to counseling services. Incumbent will also work with the Office of Disability Services to coordinate student accommodations. The incumbent will work with various offices in the medical school and university such as the Office of Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Office of Diversity and Community Engagement, Office of Admissions, Office of Disability Services, Office of the Registrar, and others. The incumbent will also work with various medical school committees, faculty, and student groups in order to develop and provide comprehensive academic counseling services.
Required: Master's in Education, Psychology, Counseling, or field related to the duties/responsibilities of this position
Required: 3 years Relevant professional level experience in medical education or higher education
* A Doctorate Degree in Education, Psychology, Counseling or related field can substitute for 3 years of experience.
Preferred: Doctorate in Education, psychology, counseling, medical or health education
Preferred: 2-3 years of relevant professinal level experience in medical education or higher education
LSU Health New Orleans is committed to leveraging diversity as an educational resource and an institutional core value. We seek candidates who will contribute to a climate where students, faculty, and staff of all identities and backgrounds have equitable access and success opportunities. As an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, we welcome all to apply without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.