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Resource Center Coordinator and Primary Tutor

  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable
  • Job type:
    Full Time
  • Posted:
    3 months ago
  • Category:
    Education & Health
  • Deadline:
    December 8, 2023
Title:Resource Center Coordinator and Primary Tutor
Report To:College of Health Science Coordinator
Location:Catholic Junction, Monrovia, Liberia
Web Address:Web site:https://www.ulchs.org/
Full-Time Faculty:University of Liberia College of Health Sciences
Number of Positions:1
Background Information on ULCHS Resource Center

The University of Liberia College of Health Sciences (ULCHS) houses the Schools of Medicine, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Nursing and Midwifery. Students across disciplines undertake intensive coursework as well as participate in practical/clinical activities to provide health workforce-ready experiences and skills. In recent years, the ULCHS has increasingly invested in building an environment that prioritizes research and the utilization of scientific evidence among faculty and students.

As part of this effort to enhance the culture of research, a Student Resource Center is being developed to offer students access to tutoring, workshops, and information which could support them in building cross-cutting skills, such as scientific writing, oral presentation development, and time management. During the development phase, a Coordinator and Primary Tutor will be hired to work with ULCHS faculty to understand skills needs and to begin to work with small groups of students to better understand effective strategies for building such skills in the ULCHS community.

 

Responsibilities of the Coordinator and Primary Tutor

The ULCHS invites applications for a Coordinator and Primary Tutor who can both organize activities, evidence generation, and support staff for the Resource Center and also serve as a tutor to work with students individually and in small groups. We are thus seeking an applicant with experience in program management or coordination and with strong communication and research skills.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:

· Work closely with ULCHS faculty to understand the vision of the Resource Center and short- and long-term goals;

· Assist with planning and coordination of part-time tutors, including volunteers, to ensure adequate coverage based on student needs;

· Schedule and organize program-related meetings and events;

· Monitor student needs to ensure available resources are allocated to topics and approaches ‘in demand’;

· Ensure that available Center resources are well-documented and effectively communicated to students across ULCHS;

· Develop regular reports on the key process, output, and outcome indicators;

· Tutor students in areas of scientific writing, referencing, and formatting of documents/presentations; and

· Independently or collaboratively design reference guides/materials for students

Minimum Qualifications:

· A graduate degree (Masters or above) in a health-related field

· Strong oral and written communication skills

· Strong computer skills, with a particular focus on internet searches and the use of Microsoft Office applications

· Experience teaching in Liberia at undergraduate and/or graduate level with a track record of positive course evaluations

· At least one year of experience in program management and/or in a supervisory role

Desired Qualifications:

· Authorship of at least one peer-reviewed publication

· Experience with oral presentation at scientific conferences

· Certificate or other credential in library sciences

Required Application Materials:

· A CV that includes employment history (including dates of employment)

· A cover letter detailing qualifications for the position

· Writing sample that reflects the applicant’s own ability (without significant editing by others)

· Provide three professional references with contact information

Submission of Applications

Interested candidates should submit their application via REDCap (Click the apply button below) deadline is 5 PM, Friday, 8th December 2023. Short-listed candidates will be invited for an interview and completion of a short writing prompt.

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