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Multicultural and Community Affairs - Health Sciences Academic Success Counselor

Creighton University Omaha, NE
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The Academic Success Counselor/Case Manager is responsible for developing and providing services to evaluate and enhance students’ capabilities to help them succeed in educational programs in the CU Health Sciences. S/he will teach time management and study skills and coordinate tutoring for any students needing additional academic support and will consult with and advise students in the Ambassador and Summer programs.

 

S/he proactively addresses students who may have academic concerns and provides necessary resources to enhance the students’ capabilities toward succeeding in the educational programs. This role will coordinate tutoring for any students needing additional instruction, help students achieve the appropriate level of study, and collect and monitor student grades.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Support students in achieving academic success through individual assessments, 1:1 counseling sessions, workshop development, and small/large group presentations.
  • Develop individual education plans, direct small group critical thinking sessions, conduct skills training sessions, develop, and implement tutoring and other educational programs, etc. for university medical students.
  • Conduct needs assessments and evaluates the effectiveness of various academic support programs.
  • Research related topics, develops program materials, implements programs, and delivers training as needed.
  • Develops, provides administrative supervision, and monitors the effectiveness of the faculty advising and mentoring program.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent work experience preferred. Master’s in health education preferred
  • 2-4 years related coordination of programs experience

 

Creighton Universitys Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs (HS-MACA) has embraced diversity on campus, in the community and globally. HS-MACA serves as the foundation for a variety of “pipeline” programs. These programs serve students from grade school to college to professional school by providing educational opportunities and exposure that allows diverse students to be competitive applicants for health science schools. In addition, our programs provide information to young individuals so that they will consider health professions as a career of choice in the future.  The Health Sciences Multicultural and Community Affairs mission is to promote Creighton University as a recognized leader in the training and development of a multicultural health care workforce that serves to reduce health disparities in underserved and diverse communities through research, culturally proficient education, community interaction and engagements through Ignatian values.

 

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AAP/EEO Statement 

Creighton University is committed to providing a safe and non-discriminatory educational and employment environment. The University admits qualified students, hires qualified employees and accepts patients for treatment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or other status protected by law. Its education and employment policies, scholarship and loan programs, and other programs and activities, are administered without unlawful discrimination.

 

Disclosure Statement 

This description describes the general nature of work to be performed and does not include an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, or abilities required. Regular, reliable attendance is an essential function and all employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. A complete description is available in the Human Resource office located at 3006 Webster Street Omaha, NE. Creighton University reserves the right to modify duties, responsibilities and activities at any time with or without notice. 

Date Posted February 6, 2023
Date Closes February 6, 2024
Requisition 220614
Located In Omaha, NE
SOC Category 00-0000.00
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