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Coordinator, Academic Support Services, UNLV School of Medicine
University of Nevada, Las Vegas

  • Aug. 3, 2017
  • open until filled
  • Available immediately
  • Professional Staff
  • Counseling/Personnel Services
    Higher Education Administration
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The Coordinator for Academic Support Services will provide academic support to medical students and residents in training at the UNLV School of Medicine and the associated residency training programs. This position will provide expertise in the evaluation of students and residents requesting academic assistance in addition to students and residents experiencing academic difficulties as measured on course examinations, in-training examinations, licensing examinations and clinical performance evaluations. This position will have experience and expertise in evaluation and providing learning assistance, performance improvement as well as study skills and time management programming for medical students and residents in training.

The major responsibilities for this position are to:

Develop and implement required workshops for students in the areas of time management, effective study strategies, examination preparation and performance.
Establish and staff the Learning Resource Center for medical students.
Assist in the development of individual performance improvement programs for residents experiencing academic and /or clinical difficulty.
Provide ongoing supervision and monitoring of compliance for residents identified as needing assistance.
Serve as a member of the Student Assessment Team meeting biweekly to address issues of concern for every student experiencing academic or clinical difficulty in the School of Medicine.
Actively monitor medical student academic progress, including regular reports for the Senior Associate Dean and directors; and identified faculty leadership and course directors; outcomes tracking and reporting for medical student academic interventions and remediation process; ex-officio member, Student Progress Committee.

About the School of Medicine
The UNLV School of Medicine is creating a world-class center for medical education, patient care, and research that prepares Nevada’s physicians with the most innovative and technologically advanced forms of medical training while serving the health care needs of a diverse population through community partnerships. Our main objective is to attract, educate, and retain doctors committed to practicing in Las Vegas, Nevada. UNLV School of Medicine will be the first public allopathic medical school in Las Vegas, Nevada. The medical school was officially established Aug. 22, 2014. In 2015, Gov. Brian Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature approved more than $27 million in start-up funds to help the school meet its deadline of welcoming its charter class of 60 students in summer of 2017. The medical school is on track to meet this goal. Last year, it raised funds to cover full, four-year scholarships for its entire charter class of 60 students, plus 25 each for the next three entering class.

UNLV SOM’s Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

The term diversity refers to the variety of individual and group social differences that arise from distinctions in culture and circumstance. Such differences include race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, values, gender, sexual orientation, country of origin, ability, intellectual traditions, and perspectives as well as political, religious, and other affiliations to achieve excellence and innovation in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, and administrative and support services. The term inclusion describes embracing diversity. "UNLV School of Medicine strives to instill in all members of the community an appreciation of the true power inclusion and diversity affords toward reaching its teaching, research, scholarship, and community outreach goals."


Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Services, Counseling, or related field from a regionally accredited college or university and 2-3 years comparable professional experience. As a finalist, you may be subject to a background check.


Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.


Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.

Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates’ materials will begin immediately. Materials should be addressed to Samuel Parrish, Senior Associate Dean, Student Affairs and Admissions, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at For assistance with UNLV’s on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504

  • UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.

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Contact Information

  • Anita Prince
    UNLV School of Medicine HR
    University of Nevada, Las Vegas
    2040 West Charleston Blvd Suit
    3rd Floor
    Las Vegas, NV 89102
  • 702-895-2919


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