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CMSRU Student Services Specialist (PSS2)-AFT

Apply now Job no: 492880
Work type: Regular full time
Location: Camden, New Jersey
Categories: Professional


Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU)

Office of Student Affairs:

Student Support Specialist


CMSRU understands that success is built on relationships, therefore, we strive to work together with students, colleagues and the community to support the endeavors of our students. Guided by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) standards for accreditation, the Cooper Medical School of Rowan University (CMSRU) is committed to promoting and facilitating student well-being and adjustment to the intellectual, physical, and emotional challenges of medical school.

The Student Support Services Specialist will support the Office of Student Affairs and primarily focus on current and new initiatives in support of program development, management, and coordination of these initiatives. In this role, the individual must exercise independent judgment and maintain confidential and sensitive materials. The successful candidate will work with all students and various parties in the Office of Student Affairs, reporting to the Chief Student Affairs Officer.

Job Duties/Tasks:

  • Be the first point of email/in person contact for CMSRU student issues
  • Serve as an educator and advocate for the unique needs of medical students personal, emotional, and/or social issues
  • Provide brief solution focused counseling
  • Utilize a broad knowledge base and expertise by incorporating mental health education principles, practices, and models used in similar settings to promote student success
  • Develop, implement, manage, and assess education training programs to support the challenges associated with medical school (i.e. Balancing the Demands of Medicine; Risk of Addiction in Medical School; Let’s Talk; Physician Self-Care and Resilience: Test Anxiety; USMLE Preparation and the Stress Associated with Licensure exams) with the goal of continuous quality improvement
  • Provide support and information for students with disabilities; oversee consultations with students to determine appropriate support needed; coordinate and facilitate provision of accommodations
  • Advise students on successfully navigating the appropriate CMSRU resources, including the Student Assistance Program, psychiatry services, and student health services
  • Provide one on one and group counseling sessions for relevant issues pertaining to medical student life
  • Provide counseling and guidance to students  who may fall outside of the standard medical curriculum (i.e. Leave of Absence, Independent Study, Student Scholar Research)
  • Provide outreach to “at risks” student populations, as needed
  • Foster an environment of well-being for CMSRU students through education and awareness of individual responsibility
  • Manage the budget and other resources for program training
  • Assist the Chief Student Affairs Officer with operational duties and events as necessary
  • Collaborate with Rowan University Wellness Center as necessary (i.e. Let’s Talk)
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW) and Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW) or Master's Degree in Counseling and Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
  • A minimum of three years full-time experience at college/university in student affairs or at a health system
  • Strong oral communication skills required to effectively communicate with a diverse group of individuals
  • Strong written communications skills required to maintain quality documentation
  • Experience developing, implementing, managing, and assessing educational training sessions for students, patients, or employees
  • Experience advising college students, individually and in groups

Qualifications (preferred)

  • Five years full-time experience at college/university in student affairs or at a health system
  • Previous counseling experience in a medical school or healthcare environment
  • Experience with medical student issues
  • Familiarity with student disability/accommodations

Knowledge and Abilities:

  • Ability to be an independent, responsible self-starter
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to speak and write effectively
  • Ability to interact and work effectively with students, faculty, staff and external constituencies from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to handle multiple demands while maintaining flexibility and adaptability
  • Ability to maintain cooperative working relationships with the department and with outside departments and agencies
  • Advanced organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Word, Power Point and data entry
  • Ability to analyze problems and data, and take or recommend action
  • Ability to prepare statistical and other reports

Salary: AFT Range 24

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