Learning Specialist - Hybrid - 119693
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#119693 Learning Specialist - HybridExtended Deadline: Fri 12/9/2022
UC San Diego values equity, diversity, and inclusion. If you are interested in being part of our team, possess the needed licensure and certifications, and feel that you have most of the qualifications and/or transferable skills for a job opening, we strongly encourage you to apply.
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UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 11/08/2022 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.
Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 11/18/2022. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.
A hybrid schedule with part-time in the office and part-time remote work will be available for this position
The Division of Medical Education within the UC San Diego School of Medicine (UCSD SOM) consists of four major units: Admissions & Student Affairs; Undergraduate Medical Education; Graduate Medical Education; and Continuing Medical Education & Faculty Development. These units are supported by core services units: Business Affairs, Educational Technology, and Evaluation & Assessment. The division supports the education, training and co-curricular activities of 536 medical students, 800 residents and fellows, as well as the faculty, physician and healthcare providers at UCSD’s School of Medicine, its' Medical Centers, and affiliates.
The Learning Specialist creates, develops and implements academic programs for groups of students and provides individual academic skills consultations to facilitate success in UC San Diego's medical school.
Five or more years of related experience, OR a Bachelor's degree in related area plus one year of related experience/training.
Demonstrated competencies and advanced knowledge in theories of multicultural counseling, learning, identity development, human and career development.
Knowledge and experience in working with historically underrepresented ethnic minority communities, first generation college students.
Knowledge in the methodologies used to enhance student achievement, such as collaborative teaching / learning models, strategies for effective counseling and peer mentoring, small group facilitation and training, coaching, mentoring and advocacy.
Knowledge of and experience in conflict management and intervention strategies.
Extensive experience in multicultural competencies, and personal and academic crisis intervention; working with students to assist in clarification of ethics and values.
Advanced experience in group dynamics, facilitation, and training; comprehensive assessment of academic preparation and personal competencies.
Experience in establishing and implementing short and long term program goals and objectives; demonstrated effectiveness in mediation and conflict resolution.
Knowledge of academic curricula; strong knowledge of the organizational climate, structure / organizations, and culture.
Demonstrated experience in planning, developing, and administering evaluative instruments for measuring program effectiveness.
Advanced experience in planning, developing, and administering enrichment programs / projects, academic and personal development seminars, courses, and workshops.
Knowledge and experience in managing funds designated for special programs.
Knowledge and experience in researching, compiling and analyzing data, and generating reports; extensive experience in developing evaluative instruments specific to programs / projects goals and objectives.
Ability to work in a large complex university environment and be able to determine how best to connect students to university resources.
- Advanced degree in psychology, education or related field.
- Employment is subject to a criminal background check.
Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).
If applicable, life-support certifications (BLS, NRP, ACLS, etc.) must include hands-on practice and in-person skills assessment; online-only certification is not acceptable.
UC San Diego Health Sciences is comprised of our School of Medicine, Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, The Herbert Wertheim School of Public Health and Human Longevity Science, and our Student Health and Well-Being Department. We have long been at the forefront of translational - or "bench-to-bedside" - research, transforming patient care through discovery and innovation leading to new drugs and technologies. Translational research is carried out every day in the hundreds of clinical trials of promising new therapies offered through UC San Diego Health, and in the drive of our researchers and clinician-scientists who are committed to having a significant impact on patient care. We invite you to join our team!
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