LOCATION: Geisinger Commomwealth School of Medicine- Scranton Campus
DEPARTMENT: GCSOM Student Affairs
WORK SCHEDULE: Days
WORK TYPE: Full Time
The Manager of Student Affairs will oversee and be accountable for project management for major Office of Student Affairs initiatives including but not limited to MD Orientation, Student Affairs Professional Identity Formation Canvas Page and instructional coordination, collaboration of student support services for the Primary Care Scholars program, , student housing, Student Affairs related compliance with federal and state compliance requirements (Title IX, Drug & Alcohol Prevention representative) and credentialing liaison. The Manager of Student Affairs will represent the department at institutional committees including but not limited to Commencement and Awards Ceremony, MD White Coat Ceremony, and credentialing.
The candidate should display strong skills in communication, working with various constituent groups; student support; referral and advocacy; program development; and technology applications.
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES
• Manage student support services for the Primary Care Scholars Program
o Act as primary liaison between students and the Primary Care Scholars Program
o Collaborate with other departments regarding the Primary Care Scholars Program including Admissions, and Curriculum
• Manage MD Orientation process
o Facilitate onboarding of new students into the school of medicine. Ensure each student completes prematriculation requirements.
o Accountable for managing Student Affairs materials and schedule from pre-matriculation through completion of MD1 orientation
o Coordinate with Faculty, Safety/Security, Library, IT and others who participate in MD Orientation
• Manage Student Affairs Professional Identity Formation (PIF) Activities
o Manage PIF Canvas Site
o Accountable for organizational logistics of instructional delivery/materials
o Collaborate and communicate with faculty, student affairs team members and students in delivery of PIF activities
• Manage Housing for MD students with input from the Regional Education Specialists for activities such as CORE weeks, OSCEs and at any Regional Campus when housing may be needed.
• Ensure Student Affairs related compliance with federal and state requirements
o Educational activities for Title IX
o Compliance with Title IX regulations
o Coordinate with SHS – Drug and Alcohol Prevention Program
o Serve as Student Affairs representative on Drug and Alcohol Prevention Committee
• Serve as Student Affairs Credentialing liaison for MD students
• Represent the Department at Institutional Committees as assigned by the Associate Dean for Student Affairs
o Includes but not limited to:
MD Commencement and Awards Committee
MD White Coat Ceremony
• Provide support for other major initiatives as assigned by the Associate Dean for Student Affairs in collaboration with the other Directors within the Student Affairs area.
SPECIFIC POSITION DUTIES
Accountable for satisfying all job specific obligations and complying with all organization policies and procedures.
COMPENTENCIES AND SKILLS
Expertise in project management
The ability to sustain communication with diverse groups, anticipate problems, reconcile conflicts, and maintain a strong philosophical base for student affairs.
Experience in student programming and in advising student groups.
Expertise in training and leadership development is desirable.
Experience in multiple computer software programs to maintain varied databases and spreadsheets as described above.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
Required Experience: A bachelor’s degree is required, with a minimum of three (3) years experience in a higher education environment required. Experience meeting aggressive timelines; experience with agency or vendor management; and strong computer skills (spreadsheets, databases, and word processing) are required.
A self-starter who can work independently with little supervision and as part of a team; excellent verbal and written communication and collaboration skills; demonstrated experience working within a distributed team environment; knowledge of systems development and processes used in the design, development and delivery of training programs online and face-to-face; experience with tools, such as Qualtrics, MS Power BI, Tableau, IBM Cognos, SPSS, NVIVO; strong grasp of statistical tools, the basics of business analytics and an ability to interpret and present data; significant experience in the higher education industry; experience with student learning outcomes assessment; training and/or experience with the use of data mining; highly competent writer and an effective verbal communicator; working knowledge of predictive modeling and model verification; resource development experience; experience with integrated marketing campaigns, digital marketing, and marketing technology; and experience with project management software are all preferred.
The specific statements in this profile are not intended to be all-inclusive. They represent typical elements considered necessary to successfully perform the job.
OUR PURPOSE & VALUES: Everything we do is about caring for our patients, our members, our students, our Geisinger family and our communities. KINDNESS: We strive to treat everyone as we would hope to be treated ourselves. EXCELLENCE: We treasure colleagues who humbly strive for excellence. LEARNING: We share our knowledge with the best and brightest to better prepare the caregivers for tomorrow. INNOVATION: We constantly seek new and better ways to care for our patients, our members, our community, and the nation.
One of the nation’s most innovative health services organizations, Geisinger serves more than 1.5 million patients in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The system includes 13 hospital campuses, a nearly 600,000-member health plan, two research centers and the Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine. A physician-led organization, with approximately 32,000 employees and more than 1,800 employed physicians, Geisinger leverages an estimated $12.7 billion positive annual impact on the Pennsylvania and New Jersey economies. Repeatedly recognized nationally for integration, quality and service, Geisinger has a long-standing commitment to patient care, medical education, research and community service. For more information, visit geisinger.org or connect with us onFacebook, Instagram, LinkedInand Twitter.
** Does not qualify for J-1 waiver. We are an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer Women and Minorities are Encouraged to Apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability or their protected veteran status.
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