• Professional Development Writer

    Location US-FL-Miramar
    Job ID
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Student Services
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The Professional Development Writer will demonstrate experience in producing, revising, and editing a wide range of medical student’s documents using practices that are accountable for placement of student’s from NRMP Match to successful post-graduation careers. The Professional Development Writer will be part of the Office of Student and Professional Development team as well as an integrated student advisement team working collaboratively with other student facing colleagues to provide support services


    • Composes a requisite number of Medical Student Performance Evaluations so that students may apply for residencies. Uses processes as a springboard for ongoing advisement.
    • Communicates with students on advisement needs, questions, and information regarding personal statements, student questionnaires, and Medical Student Performance Evaluation by delivering and participating in workshops and presentations at clinical sites on both campuses and by conducting one-on-one advisement, phone advisement, email communication an advisement, in-house advisement and via web interaction.
    • Ability to compose and edit documents sensitively, professionally, and authoritatively to verify, accuracy, consistency, grammar and format.
    • Competence to supply integrated communication strategies that reflect the Universities values and engages its diverse audiences.
    • Convenes with peers on best practices and problem-solving of student issues.
    • Convenes with Associate Director of Writing on student and administrative issues affecting student progress and/or outcomes.
    • Participates in cooperative inter-department and University initiatives.
    • Participates in occasional web or in person professionally-related conferences.
    • Attends and participates positively in department meetings and discussions
    • Maintains professionalism through language, action and dress code at all times
    • Works collaboratively with all student facing services to advise students
    • Completes additional projects as assigned by the Associate Director, OSPD - Writing


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Listed below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Critical features of this job are described under Essential Duties and Responsibilities. They may be, however, subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

    • Bachelor’s degree required; degree in journalism or English or a related discipline; Master’s preferred;
    • Strong writing, editing, and oral communication skills (fluidly writing and speaking in the English language);
    • Familiarity with medical doctor’s regulation and approval process a plus;
    • Knowledge of the medical educational landscape a plus;
    • Proficient in typing for writing and data entry;
    • Competence to quickly adapt to several platforms for student access;
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced team oriented environment;
    • Background in advisement/teaching, public speaking, writing and working with students;
    • Excellent organization skills and ability to prioritize assignments; disciplined independent worker;
    • Excellent customer service skills

    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. Thank you for applying for this outstanding opportunity today.

    Who We Are

    Founded in 1978, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) has more than 11,000 alumni who are practicing in all 50 U.S. states, Canada, and beyond. The mission of Ross University School of Medicine is to prepare highly dedicated students to become effective, successful physicians. We do this by focusing on imparting the knowledge, skills, and values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician.


    RUSM students begin their journey to become physicians on the school’s campus in Dominica, located in the West Indies. Students complete a rigorous basic science curriculum, supported by cutting-edge instructional technology, including an anatomy and medical imaging laboratory and a simulation center where students begin to develop clinical skills. Students then complete their medical education by taking core and elective clinical rotations in U.S., Canada, and UK.


    In 2013, RUSM achieved a first-time pass rate of 97 percent on USMLE, which is on par with the rate achieved by US and Canadian schools, and above the rate achieved by osteopathic schools (94 percent) and international schools (79 percent).In 2014, RUSM graduates earned more than 800 residency positions; the largest number for any medical school in the world.




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