• Office of Student and Professional Development Coordinator

    Location US-FL-Pembroke Pines
    Job ID
    2018-102709
    Institution
    American University of the Caribbean (AUC)
    Department
    Student Services
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Non-Exempt
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is actively recruiting for an articulate, dedicated, professional individual to join their team in the Office of Student and Professional Development.

     

    The ­Office of Student and Professional Development Coordinator (OSP) is responsible for providing guidance and support for students and graduates preparing to enter the National Resident Matching Program’s (NRMP) Main Match. Using internal and external resources, the position will utilize resources to guide students and unmatched graduates in career decision and direction through phone calls, webinars and emails.

     

    The position will assist in preparing the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) Letter while ensuring each letter is accurate and adheres to the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) recommendations.

    Responsibilities

    • Counsel students on career options and strategies. Analyze student schedule and progress to determine options and best case scenarios. Speak with students under unusual circumstance to develop a course of action for post-graduate employment.
    • Composes a requisite number of Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) letter per Match season so that students may apply for residencies.
    • Assists in updating residency application resources
    • Attend university training/management meetings
    • Answer calls and meet with students regarding residency preparation, MSPE letters and licensure
    • Compose miscellaneous letters/correspondences to appropriate third parties.
    • Convenes with Director on student and administrative issues affecting student progress and/or outcomes.
    • Participates in cooperative University initiatives. Participates in occasional web or in person professionally-related conferences.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

     

    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Prior experience in higher education and administrative experience preferred
    • Background in writing/communication required; 
    • Articulate and skilled in fluidly writing the English language required
    • Excellent organization and customer service skills
    • Must be a disciplined, independent worker
    • Typing proficient
    • Experience working with international population a plus
    • Knowledge of the National Resident Matching Service, Canadian Resident Matching Service and Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates preferred

     

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine (AUC) is an international medical school preparing physicians for careers in the United States, Canada, and worldwide. AUC was founded in 1978 and is fully accredited by the Accreditation Commission on Colleges of Medicine, which is recognized by the US Department of Education and the World Health Organization. AUC offers a diversity of students, primarily US citizens and permanent residents, with the opportunity to pursue a high-quality medical education. AUC graduates are practicing medicine in some of the most prestigious hospitals in the United States, with many earning Chief Resident positions and other positions of leadership.

    AUC employs a U.S. model curriculum, with two years of medical sciences taught at the St. Maarten campus, followed by two years of clinical sciences taught at affiliated hospitals in the United States and United Kingdom. AUC is known for its student–centered environment, a faculty passionate about teaching, and a commitment to giving students who have the desire, the persistence, and the intellectual capacity an opportunity to become outstanding physicians. In 2013, AUC achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).

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