Strength Through Diversity
Ground breaking science. Advancing medicine. Healing made personal.
Roles & Responsibilities:
The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai is recruiting for a 20 hour per week Learning Coach. The Learning Coach will assist the Director for Programs and Resources for Academic Excellence and the Office for Medical Student Affairs with creating learning support services and resources that will help students meet their academic goals. Specific duties are outlined below.
- In consultation with the Director for Programs and Resources for Academic Excellence and the Office for Medical Student Affairs, develop, deliver, and assess a robust program of small group discussions and workshops on a variety of study topics that address students’ needs, including but not limited to: the transition to medical school. Step 1, Step 2 CK and Step 2 CS preparation, time management, note-taking, study cycle, and motivation.
- Create hard copy and electronic resources such as study templates and resource lists to be available to students on campus and in Blackboard.
- Meet with students individually and in small groups to consult on learning strategies and study schedules during afternoon, evening, or weekend hours.
- Master’s degree preferred, preferably in education or psychology.
- 2 years’ experience working with adult students or in higher education.
- Experience facilitating small and large group workshops.
- Comfort with a variety of educational technologies including Blackboard.
- Experience working with a diverse group of students with a range of learning needs.
- Knowledge of styles, preferences and disabilities.
- Knowledge of psychosocial conditions that impact learning and performance such as racism, stereotype threat, grit, resilience, self-efficacy, social/cognitive career theory
- Excellent judgment and ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity, inclusion, and equity.
- Familiarity with high-stakes objective testing and/or the medical school environment preferred.
Strength Through Diversity
The Mount Sinai Health System believes that diversity and inclusion is a driver for excellence. We share a common devotion to delivering exceptional patient care. Yet we’re as diverse as the city we call home- culturally, ethically, in outlook and lifestyle. When you join us, you become a part of Mount Sinai’s unrivaled record of achievement, education and advancement as we revolutionize healthcare delivery together.
We work hard to recruit and retain the best people, and to create a welcoming, nurturing work environment where you have the opportunity and support to develop professionally. We share the belief that all employees, regardless of job title or expertise, have an impact on quality patient care.
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Who We Are
Over 38,000 employees strong, the mission of the Mount Sinai Health System is to provide compassionate patient care with seamless coordination and to advance medicine through unrivaled education, research, and outreach in the many diverse communities we serve.
Formed in September 2013, The Mount Sinai Health System combines the excellence of the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai with seven premier hospitals, including Mount Sinai Beth Israel, Mount Sinai Brooklyn, The Mount Sinai Hospital, Mount Sinai Queens, Mount Sinai West (formerly Mount Sinai Roosevelt), Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, and New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai.
The Mount Sinai Health System is an equal opportunity employer. We promote recognition and respect for individual and cultural differences, and we work to make our employees feel valued and appreciated, whatever their race, gender, background, or sexual orientation.