The Academic Counselor provides academic support to students from multiple academic cohorts, including online students in online programs and case management for student retention and success.Responsibilities: Hire, train, and manage Enrichment Tutors; Coordinate tutoring and pre-test review sessions with Enrichment Tutors; Create Academic Success Plans for students on academic warning and probation; Counsel students regarding study skills, test taking strategies, and time management. Support students returning from leaves of absence. Develop and present workshops on study skills and time management and related study strategies. Maintain statistical data on progress and persistence of student caseload. Participate in staff development and function as a team member of the Student Affairs staff. Serve as a resource for faculty regarding academic assistance and academic progression. Participate in outreach programs to the MCPHS University community. Assist with orientation and commencement programs. Periodic travel between campuses is required. Work occasional nights and weekends. Assist with Open House, Accepted Students Day, Orientation, and Commencement. Participate in retreats and professional development within the Division of Student Achievement and Success.Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the supervisor.Qualifications:Required: A master?s degree in Education, Educational Psychology, Counseling or a related field; Experience working with a diverse population and a commitment to diversity; Experience working with adult learners, graduate or professional populations preferred; Knowledge of study skills, learning styles, and the learning process; Ability to establish and maintain harmonious working relationships with members of the college community; Strong oral and written communication skills; Effective time management skills and the ability to set priorities; Strong interpersonal, organizational and computer skills; Ability to work effectively in a dynamic and growth oriented environment; Demonstrated ability to work individually and as a member of a team.MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits that includes a substantial contribution toward the cost of medical and dental insurance, generous time off benefits, and a significant pension plan contribution. To learn more about our total rewards, please visit MCPHS Total Rewards.ApplyTo apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University?s diversity are encouraged to apply.About UsMCPHS University, an innovator in health and professional education, is setting the pace in the health science fields. MCPHS has more than 7000 students across campuses in Boston?s Longwood Medical Area, downtown Worcester, MA and downtown Manchester, NH. Here, we are preparing future generations of global leaders and promoting systems to improve the health of the public. In the midst of implementing an ambitious strategic plan that will bring us to our 200th anniversary in 2023, MCPHS offers meaningful work that benefits society overall, provides competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, and fosters a sense of connectedness and collaboration among our employees. We are a fast-moving, data-driven educational institution with a strong entrepreneurial mindset. Come join us and be a part of a diverse community that is at the forefront of advancing the healthcare landscape! To learn more about working at MCPHS University, please visit Careers at MCPHS.
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