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This position reports to the Director of the Office of Student Affairs and works closely with the Associate Dean for Student Success and Professional Development, the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and the Student Affairs Coordinator. The position provides administrative support mainly to the Associate Dean for Student Success and Professional Development, including calendar and schedule management, support for medical student transition events, and support for faculty professional development. This person will coordinate and organize programming for the Advisory Deans and House System, including coordination of mentoring programs. Coordinate curricular and professional developmental events. Maintain a website and database for career counseling and shadowing opportunities.
Coordinate faculty mentoring program, including pre-clinical and clinical tutoring and coaching. Working closely with the Associate Dean for Student Success and Professional Development, schedule faculty/student meetings, trainings for advisors, including Advisory Deans. Coordinate trainings with Weingarten Learning Instructors for current advisors. Assist with development and manage career counseling system and faculty advisor and student leadership online database for student interest groups and clubs. Organize career counseling events such as lunch talks, website, activities fair, and utilize the AAMC Careers in Medicine Curriculum. Administratively support the Associate Dean for Student Success, including scheduling meetings and managing calendar. Serve as administrative support for four Virtual Houses, each made up of one quarter of the student body. Advise student leaders on program development and event planning. Develop programs to facilitate peer mentoring and student faculty interaction. Facilitate participation of Master Clinicians in House activities. Promote expansion and growth of the houses. Maintain the MD Program Website with up-to-date information. Assist the Office of Student Affairs in the planning and execution of transitional and major events such as Orientation, White Coat Ceremony, Parents and Partners, Pre-Clerkship Week, Match Day, and Graduation Awards. Assist in the creation of the Medical Student Performance Evaluations (MSPE) as necessary. Perform additional duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and 2 to 3 years experience or equivalent combination of years and experience required.
Job Location - City, State
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Perelman School of Medicine
$23.60 - $42.48
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00003932
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Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.