The Academic and Student Services Operation Administrator evaluates documentation in relation to either the clinical accommodation process or immigration. This position conducts interviews with students to identify appropriate accommodations/services and works closely with staff and faculty to ensure appropriate accommodations are in place. This position provides resources to students and evaluates accommodations and makes referrals to RUSM administration. They also serves as a resource for staff, students, faculty, prospective students and parents on immigration tracking. Additionally, this position operationalizes all clinical grade appeals as well as works with the Dean and Chancellor, Chief Academic Officer, Associate Dean of Student Affairs and Associate Dean of Clinical Sciences as it relates to the formal appeal process. The incumbent reports directly to the Associate Dean of Academic and Student Operations. This position also works closely with the Director, Student Service Operations and Clinical Immigration Support on immigration advisement.
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.