• Coordinator, Student Development

    Location BB-Bridgetown
    Job ID
    Ross University School of Medicine
    Student Services
    Employment Type
    Regular Full-Time
    FLSA Status
    Global - Hourly
  • Opportunity at a Glance

    The Student Development Coordinator is responsible for the administrative and organizational tasks relating to supporting medical students within the medical sciences portion of the curriculum and transitioning to clinical rotations. The incumbent works closely with all faculty and staff in Barbados and Miramar, FL, USA to provide proper support to students to aid in student success.


    • Assist the director to achieve the overall goals of the Student Development Programming
    • Provide assistance in the advisement process of medical students within the medical sciences portion of the curriculum to transposing to clinical rotations
    • Assist the Accommodations Coordinator with academic and housing accommodations
    • Assist with Students seeking academic accommodations and liaise with accommodations coordinator in Miramar, FL.
    • Assist the director with all programming including, but not limited to Student Satisfaction Survey, New and Continuing Student Orientations, White Coat Ceremony, Dean’s Honor Roll, Living Learning Communities, Student Ambassador and Welcome Committee programs, Campus Visits, and social media management
    • Provide assistance to student development advisors for Medical Sciences students.
    • Assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of programs designed to improve student success and satisfaction, and build an understanding of the resources, polices, and support associated with medical science through clinical sciences.        
    • Coordinate logistics of assessment administration and proactively communicate roles and responsibilities to staff
    • Coordinate programming with clinical and career advising colleagues.
    • Assist in the designing of assessment tools for programming and departmental goals
    • Develop printed materials, information packets, brochures and email communications as they relate to student transition to clinical semesters and career paths
    • Collect and maintain statistics and data that will drive quality improvement and provide for program evaluation
    • Assists in maintenance of student affairs content on websites and the portal related to student affairs
    • Works closely with all faculty and staff in Barbados and Miramar, FL, USA to provide proper support to students to aid in student success.
    • Completes other duties as assigned.


    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.
    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Below are the minimum requirements of the education, experience, knowledge, and skills required to competently perform in this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    • Bachelor's degree required. Master’s degree preferred in administration, human development, counseling or closely related field).
    • Knowledge of and/or experience in student advising, academic advising, career advising, student programing, study abroad programs, graduate programs, orientation and transition programs, etc.
    • Background in medical education preferred
    • Incumbent should possess good verbal, writing and presentation skills
    • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Office Suites, knowledge of social media systems; data management system
    • Demonstration of diplomatic, professional, courteous and perceptive interpersonal skills; display discretion in dealing with sensitive, confidential issues; maintains confidentiality and treat others with respect
    • Ability to identify and resolve problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully
    • Must have a high level of attention to detail and produce quality work
    • Ability to work independently
    • Able to prioritize and work under pressure.
    • Excellent customer service skills
    • Ability to work well in a team setting


    We are proud to be an EEO employer M/F/D/V. At Adtalem, we welcome everyone and have a strong commitment towards diversity and inclusion. We encourage our Colleagues to be their true authentic selves and support laws that prohibit discrimination everywhere we do business. We also maintain a drug-free workplace.

    Who We Are

    Ross University School of Medicine is a member of Adtalem Global Education (NYSE: ATGE), a global education provider headquartered in the United States. The organization's purpose is to empower students to achieve their goals, find success and make inspiring contributions to our global community. Founded in 1978, Ross is committed to educating a diverse group of skilled physicians to serve as leaders in the U.S. healthcare system. With more than 12,000 alumni, Ross is an important contributor to healthcare in North America. Students complete their foundational studies in Bridgetown, Barbados before completing their clinical training in one of Ross’s affiliated teaching hospitals throughout the United States.


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