Provide extensive, quality career development resources for the ARCOM medical student including one-on-one counseling meetings, small and large group presentations, seminars, workshops, and information sessions. Oversees the implementation and tracking of the Careers in Medicine (CiM) curriculum for students and faculty. Oversees the implementation and tracking of the career development curriculum. This position also coordinates board preparation for ARCOM students preparing for COMLEX and COMAT examinations. Additionally, this position is responsible for the development and distribution of materials that center around residency placement and match preparation including Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) letters. Coordinates collaboration efforts between several departments including the ARCOM Dean’s Office, Faculty Advisors, Clinical Medicine Department, Graduate Medical Education, and the Office of Student Services. This position answers directly to the Director of Academic Support.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Assures quality residency counseling to ARCOM students in years I-IV.
Compile medical student performance data for students following the appropriate guidelines to create the MSPE letter.
Offer personalized student guidance to maximize residency-match success.
Manage AAMC Careers in Medicine (CiM) and provide faculty and student guidance in navigating CiM resources
Administer and track progress through the Careers in Medicine (CiM) curriculum to OMS years I-IV.
Provide faculty development centered around advising students during their pursuit of Graduate Medical Education (GME).
Review and counsel students on required documents for their residency application.
Collaborate with ARCOM medical student interest groups to develop specialty specific events/programming.
Participate in Days at the Fort Career Counseling activities.
Track career development activities and maintain student Graduate Medical Education GME match/placement database collaboratively with Clinical Medicine Department.
Distribute accurate match data (national and ARCOM specific).
Coordinate CV/Portfolio writing and editing workshops.
Maintain ARCOM Career Development and related web pages.
Provide comparative analysis of year one and two exam performance year-to-year.
Track and analyze predictors for COMLEX-USA performance including year one and two grades, COMSAE, COMAT, and question-bank assessment exam performance.
Make recommendations to increase student success for Board Certificates.
Monitor and advise students' Board Review process.
Perform other duties as required or requested in this position.
QUALIFICATIONS AND CREDENTIALS
Education and Experience
High level of professionalism and comfort interfacing with diverse audiences from a variety educational and career backgrounds.
Subject matter expert in resume/curriculum vitae, personal statement, and cover letter writing and critique.
Experience in career counseling techniques to effectively advise students.
Interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate complicated and simplified concepts to various audiences.
Aptitude to build and maintain relationships with students, faculty, and staff.
Results and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize and follow through.
Previous experience at a health professions college or university preferably across all areas of student services including professional/medical college advisement.
Experience with advising and/or career counseling, preferably in higher education.
Knowledge of osteopathic medical education (COMLEX, COMAT, SAS, ERAS, Core Competencies, etc.).
Required knowledge, skills, and abilities
Demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
Display professionalism for the college in all communication and interaction.
Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and to work in a high-volume, fast-paced, goal-oriented atmosphere, both independently and as part of a unified team.
Writing and editing skills.
Ability to travel and to represent the college.
Understand data tracking and analytics.
High-energy, versatile, self-directed.
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About Arkansas Colleges of Health Education
To educate and train a diverse group of highly competent and compassionate healthcare professionals; to create health and research support facilities; and to provide healthy living environments to improve the lives of others.