Title:  Lead, Program Management

Division:  School of Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM
Work Location:  Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $77,029 - $108,419
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  11436


This position oversees many academic-advising programs for medical students through collaboration with course, curriculum, and student affairs leadership. Targeted academic advising focused on medical education will be integrated throughout the curriculum to ensure students are achieving their highest potential. These academic advising programs will support a pre-matriculation program for students to prepare students for the rigors of medical school and continue to support the students throughout their four years of medical school.

Job Duties

Meets with medical students 

  •       Meets individually on request or upon referral to advise and refer as needed to appropriate support services. (40% effort)


 Manages Tutoring Program for medical students. (25% effort)

  •       Recruits, trains, and supervises peer tutors/instructors for medical student assistance.
  •       Coordinates with Course Directors and the tutors assigned to each course to facilitate workshops and tutoring sessions.
  •       Coordinates review courses as needed, for CBSE, USMLE
  •       Participates in joint education and orientation programs with Student Affairs.


  Oversees the Summer Enrichment Program for ~40 pre-matriculate medical students, working Admissions as needed to identify participants. (10% effort)

  •       Recruits, trains, and supervises peer instructors.  
  •       Meets with Basic Science faculty to coordinate course content.  
  •       Leads academic success workshops.
  •       Meets with participants throughout the SEP to assess and advise on their progress and final results.


Oversees transition programs within the medical school (10% effort)

  •         Recruits, trains and supervises peer instructors
  •         Coordinates with Curriculum and Student Affairs to review content


Coordinates with Learning Community Advisors and other academic support personnel (5% effort)

  •       Provides education to Advisors regarding support resources
  •       Serves as liaison for support services 


Oversees mentoring program for students (5% effort)

  •       Recruits, trains, and coordinates with faculty mentors.
  •       Provides follow-up and direct referral for students identified in need of mentorship.
  •       Serves as liaison for informal mentoring programs across the College (e.g. through affinity groups)


Coordinates a weekend "boot camp" program for identified at risk students in Fall 1. (10% effort)

  •       Recruits, trains, and supervises peer instructors and consults with faculty Course Directors as needed.
  •       Leads academic support workshops.


Other Specific Position Duties

  •      Consults with course Directors and Associate Deans on at-risk student progress and tutoring participation. 
  •      Participates in promotions and curriculum committees as needed.
  •      Evaluates and reports results of Academic Support Program on an annual basis.
  •      Develops and monitors Academic Support Program budget.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Six years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's degree in Education, Counseling or related field and two years’ experience at a medical school, working with academic assistance, and 1-3 years of experience with higher education in a student-related area, including supervisory responsibilities.
  • Counseling and management skills.
  • Expertise regarding 3rd party academic resources and technology (e.g. online MedEd, UWorld, Pathoma).



Baylor College of Medicine requires employees to be fully vaccinated -subject to approved exemptions-against vaccine-preventable diseases including, but not limited to, COVID-19 and influenza.


Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.