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Leslie Perkins, M.S.
Academic Counselor, Academic Support and Success Center
College of Osteopathic Medicine
(434) 582-2832

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From: MELS_listserv <[log in to unmask]> On Behalf Of Eron Drake
Sent: Monday, December 3, 2018 10:57 AM
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Subject: [MELS_listserv] Position Posting -- MSU College of Human Medicine -- Medical Education Learning Specialist/Academic Specialist




Please consider joining our team!


Medical Education Learning Specialist – Academic Specialist Advisor-Fixed Term

Job no: 545712


To apply, visit

Position Summary

Michigan State University College of Human Medicine’s Office of Academic Achievement invites applicants for the position of Academic Specialist-Advisor. Position is in Grand Rapids, MI. Reporting to the Director of Academic Achievement, this position will develop and facilitate programs, services and resources that support student retention, academic success and individualize support throughout the Shared Discovery Curriculum. In addition, provides academic coaching for all students.


The duties and responsibilities of this position include

                     Develops high-quality workshops or resources to assist students in gaining the necessary skills and learning strategies to be successful in the Shared Discovery Curriculum.

                     Coaches students individually or in small groups to assist them in achieving their academic goals within the Shared Discovery Curriculum.

                     Assists with the training of tutors and small group leaders who facilitate academic enhancement programs in the Shared Discovery Curriculum.

                     Assists students in preparing for individual clerkship and USMLE Step 1 and 2 Licensure Exams

                     Assists students with learning and study strategies (enhance clinical reasoning, develop time management skills, implement self-testing methods, improve test-taking skills, etc.).

Required Degree: Master's -Education, educational psychology, study biological sciences or related fields.

Desired Degree: Doctorate -MD., DO, PhD, EdD

Minimum Requirements

                     Master's degree in Education, educational psychology, study biological sciences or related fields.

                     Minimum of two years of experience working with diverse adult learners in higher education or medical education settings.

                     Familiar with learning and study strategies.

Desired Qualifications

                     Areas of study: Education, educational psychology, educational counseling, biological sciences or related fields.

                     MD., DO, PhD, EdD

Required Application Materials: CV and Cover Letter

Review of Applications Begins On: 12/13/2018

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Human Medicine

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

MSU Statement: Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.






Eron Drake, Ed.D.

Director of the Office of Academic Achievement

Michigan State University

College of Human Medicine

Clinical Center

804 Service Road, Room A112N

East Lansing, MI 48824



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