University of Wisconsin - Madison

Position Vacancy Listing

PVL # 227352

Position Summary:
Working in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) Student Services Office and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Student Services Coordinator will promote recruitment, retention, promotion, career development, enrichment and global success of Black and other Under-represented in Medicine (URM) professional degree learners. URM students face unique challenges in pursuing and completing training in health professions degree programs. The Enrichment Counselor will work closely with students through all 4 years of the MD curriculum to support them through individual and group advising as well as program development and implementation.

Principal duties:
Advise, counsel and support Black and other Underrepresented in Medicine professional degree learners at the School of Medicine and Public Health (40%)
A. Work closely and collaboratively with colleagues in Academic Affairs, especially Student Services, Multicultural Affairs including the Native American Center for Health Professions, Medical Education, and Health Professional Degree Research Programs to promote student success.
B. Meet with learners individually and in groups to provide guidance counseling and direct support to learners and to connect learners with available additional support resources at UWSMPH, UW-Madison, and UW Health as appropriate.
C. Work jointly with the Student Academic Success Services and educational program leadership teams as appropriate to review learners┬┐ academic progress and to make recommendations for academic enrichment services including tutoring and study skills.
D. Assist and refer learners to appropriate services who require or seek help regarding personal issues or barriers to academic and professional success.
E. Assist in the development and delivery of multicultural programs for learners, including interprofessional programs.
F. Serve as liaison to and active partner for the Building Equitable Access to Mentorship (BEAM) program mentors and activities.
G. Assist learners in obtaining scholarships, research positions, etc.; prepare promotional materials, write letters of recommendation.

Support the career development and professional development of Black and other URM learners across UWSMPH (20%)
A. Foster early and consistent learner engagement in career advising programs and career development activities.
B. Promote involvement in all Academic and Career Advising Program (ACAP) activities and events.
C. Work jointly with the Director of Career Advising and Student Wellness to develop and implement programs supporting the unique career development and residency match needs of Black and other URM medical students.
D. Work jointly with student ACAP mentors to provide individual career advising and residency match guidance to Black and other URM medical students.
E. Partner with other health professional degree programs within Academic Affairs to help provide career services to meet the needs of Black and other URM learners.
F. Serve as liaison to the Director of Career Advising and Student Wellness and the Academic and Career Advising Program.

Support the personal, social and financial wellness of Black and other URM learners (20%)
A. Foster early and consistent learner engagement in personal and financial wellness programming.
B. Meet with learners individually and in groups to provide direct wellness support to students and to connect students with additional available support resources at UWSMPH, UW-Madison, and UW Health.
C. Work jointly with the Director of Career Advising and Student Wellness and the UWSMPH/UHS mental health team to develop and implement programs supporting the unique wellness needs of Black and other URM students.
D. Work jointly with the UWSMPH Financial Aid advisors to provide individual financial advising to Black and other URM students.
E. Serve as liaison to the Director of Career Advising and Student Wellness and UWSMPH Financial Aid advisors.

Support the recruitment and enrollment of Black and other URM students to the UWSMPH health professional degree programs (20%)
A. Work jointly with the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA), the Native American Center for Health Professions (NACHP), the MD Office of Admissions, and other degree program admission groups to increase enrollment of URM applicants to SMPH programs including direct outreach to applicants throughout the admissions and enrollment process.
B. Work with the MD Office of Admissions and the Director of Pathway Programs and Recruitment Coordinator to enhance recruitment programming for URM learners and applicants.
C. Partner with health career advising offices in undergraduate institutions and beyond to educate advisors and prospective students about professional degree opportunities at UWSMPH.
D. Work with OMA, NACHP, and the MD Office of Admissions and the Director of Pathway Programs and Recruitment Coordinator to ensure that UWSMPH institutional recruitment efforts meet the mission goals of the institution and all accreditation standards.
E. Assist in the preparation of timely and accurate reports on recruitment efforts and outcomes for stakeholders, alumni, funding agencies, institutional leaders, and accrediting bodies for UWSMPH.

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