Job Description

Learning Specialist,Sr

Requisition IDreq11826
Working TitleLearning Specialist,Sr
Position Grade14
Position Summary

The Office of Education, Applied Cognition Medical Sciences Program isseeking a skilled individual that will provide, and assist in developing, servicesand programs that contribute to academic success. The successful candidate willfocus on helping students reach their goals of establishing a career inmedicine, and contribute to departmental programming that helps buildconnections and achieve academic success. The Sr. Learning Specialist will alsocollect feedback on interventions, monitor impact on student performance, andmake recommendations for continuous improvement.

Responsibilities forthe position include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Conduct needs analyses and utilize performance management data to identify student learning and development needs; recommend and/or design learning solutions.
  • Effectively communicates with educators and constituents in both written and oral formats.
  • Interface as the main point of contact for students.
  • Oversees, Develops and coordinates all aspects of the peer-tutoring services, to include supervising.
  • Instructs seminars and provide individual counseling to students preparing for standardized exams such as USMLE Step I and II.
  • Assist and review student exams and work products. Help students analyze their performance, identify barriers to academic success, and develop strategies to optimize academic performance.
  • Keep accurate, thorough, up-to-date, accessible records of student contacts, growth, and progress.
  • Collaborate and build rapport with university faculty, staff that facilitates, invites, and deepens the development and use of the student support services available.

See the Position Description for additional information.

Conditions of Employment
  • If this position is assigned to the Athletics Department, either administratively or functionally, compliance with all NCAA rules and regulations is required.
  • Employees who provide services or work in patient care or clinical areas are required to be in compliance with the University's influenza vaccination requirement.
Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree; at least 5 years of experience directly related to the duties and responsibilities specified.

Completed degree(s) from an accredited institution that are above the minimum education requirement may be substituted for experience on a year for year basis.

Preferred Qualifications

Required Knowledge,Skills, and Abilities:

  • Ability to process/analyze information and effectively communicate it to students.
  • Designing and teaching student success courses and workshops.
  • Strong written, verbal, phone, presentation, and communication.
  • Organizational and time management abilities
  • Ability to work independently as a member of a team
  • Critical thinking and decision making
Additional Requirements
CampusHealth Sciences Center (HSC) - Albuquerque, NM
DepartmentUME-OARS Office of Academic Res&Svc (524I)
Employment TypeStaff
Staff TypeRegular - Full-Time
Term End Date
Pay$3,956.33 - $5,924.53
Benefits EligibleThis is a benefits eligible position. The University of New Mexico provides a comprehensive package of benefits including medical, dental, vision, and life insurance. In addition, UNM offers educational benefits through the tuition remission and dependent education programs. See the Benefits home page for a more information.
ERB StatementTemporary and on-call employees working an appointment percentage of 26 (.26 FTE) or greater, per quarter, will be eligible to earn retirement service credits and thus are required to make New Mexico Educational Retirement Board (NMERB) contributions. More information pertaining to your FTE and NMERB contributions can be reviewed on the NMERB Guidelines Clarified webpage.
Background Check RequiredNo
For Best Consideration Date1/23/2020
Application Instructions

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Please attach 1) a cover letter, 2) updated resume, and 3) a writing sample to your application. Your writing sample should be up to 500 words describing your direct experience organizing and reporting data.

Positions posted with a Staff Type of Regular or Term are eligible for the Veteran Preference Program. See the Veteran Preference Program webpage for additional details.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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