School of Osteopathic Medicine - Assistant Dean, Student Achievement

  • A.T. Still University
  • Kirksville, MO 63501, USA
  • Jun 06, 2022
Full time Health Sciences/OT/PT/Kinesiology Medicine & Dentistry Advising/Counseling/Support Deans & Directors Other Academic Administration & Affairs

Job Description


SOMA - Assistant Dean, Student Achievement

Job Category: Academic Affairs
Requisition Number: SOMAA002065
Full Time
Mesa, AZ 85206, USAMesa, AZ 85206, USA

Job Details

A.T. Still University's School of Osteopathic Medicine in Arizona (ATSU-SOMA) invites applications for an Assistant Dean for Student Achievement on the Mesa, Arizona campus. The purpose and function of the role of Assistant Dean for Student Achievement is to provide academic and professional development support for students through the four years of medical school. Additionally, the role includes guiding the faculty advisement program and peer advisement as well working with the Alumni association.

Major job duties:

  • Oversee and provide guidance with regard to, specialty selection; providing resources to assist with professional development and residency preparation/assessing student competitiveness for residency; and oversight with the MSPE process and residency matches/scrambles
  • Governing the faculty advisement program - assigning advisors, providing faculty development, coordinating appropriate forms with the support of the Student Achievement Success Coordinator
  • Working with Student Affairs to ensure adequate student support
  • Governing the peer advisement process
  • Collaborating with alumni services to provide alumni mentorship and alumni involvement
  • Attending relevant ATSU-SOMA and national meetings to ensure optimal student support
  • Continue to provide and update resources to assist students through medical school and into residency


Preferred and Required Qualifications


  • PhD, DO or MD; AZ medical licensed and specialty board certified.
  • Background in medicine with an understanding of the medical education process, medical specialties, SOMA's unique curriculum, and the changing landscape of GME.
  • 1-2 years' experience with:
    • medical education (e.g. requirements, curriculum, student expectations, professionalism guidance)
    • professional development for medical students
    • specialty and residency planning
    • residency application and match processes
  • Knowledge of:
    • medical education - ability to assist with student learning strategies, struggling students, optimizing individual student success
    • board and academic resources for students
    • different medical specialties and the ability to assess student competitiveness
    • the residency application process, residency resources and matches/scrambles
  • Organizational skills in order to multitask
  • Must be able to work well with others (students, other faculty - Mesa/RDME, administration, Student Affairs, Admissions)
  • Must be able to organize/manage time well
  • Preferably positive, kind, supportive energy

ATSU offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision coverages, among more. If eligible, employee-elected benefits would begin the first of the month following hire date.







Licenses & Certifications


AZ MD Medicine License

AZ DO Medicine License

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