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General Education

Position Title:

Academic Counselor

Position Description:

The Academic Counselor delivers personalized academic counseling support for upper level Doctor of Pharmacy students; collaborates with faculty to develop tutoring programs and course-specific learning services for students; meets with students in groups and individually; develops Academic Improvement Plans (AIP) for at risk students identified during the Academic Standing Process; collaborates with department faculty to provide direct student support through learning strategy sessions; maintains student records; works with faculty and Academic Resource Center staff in the development of workshops; maintains relationships with faculty to solicit input and feedback related to effectiveness in serving students. Additional responsibilities may be assigned by supervisor.

Requirements: Required: A master's degree in Education, Psychology or Counseling with a strong background in a science discipline, such as microbiology, biochemistry or physiology; a minimum of two years' experience providing academic counseling and learning strategies to college students; knowledge of how students learn, manage time and use learning strategies or supplemental instruction; strong oral and written communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills. Desired: Experience working with college students on probation and students in science-based majors.

Additional Information: MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.

Application Instructions: To apply, please visit Attach a cover letter, a resume or curriculum vitae, and contact information for three professional references. No phone calls, please. Principals only. No relocation available. Finalist candidates will be subject to a background check. MCPHS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the College's diversity are welcome to apply.

PI53017206 Application Information Contact: Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Online App. Form:

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Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences




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