Title:  Lead, Academic Services - Temple, TX

Division:  School of Medicine
Schedule:  Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Work Location:  Temple, TX
Salary Range:  $63,151 - $87,149
FLSA Status:  Exempt
Requisition ID:  14153


Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) School of Medicine (SOM) develops diverse, compassionate physician leaders and educators who provide expert patient-centered care to diverse populations, supported by evidence-based practice and scientific innovation.  The SOM offers programs that cover the learning continuum from Undergraduate Medical Education (UME), Graduate Medical Education (GME) to Continuing Professional Development (CPD).  In addition, SOM also offers MD/PhD and Baccalaureate/MD programs.  
Baylor's UME program has an accelerated, integrated approach to teaching the core scientific concepts that underlie medicine and our exceptionally diverse clinical training opportunities combine to create a curriculum that prepares our students for success.  Commencing with AY2023-2024, the UME program will expand to Temple, Texas (BCM Temple), in partnership with Baylor Scott and White Health (BSWH).  Baylor Scott & White Health is prepared to support the program with its expansive clinical enterprise with a focus on value-based care that features a 640-bed teaching and research hospital with a Level I trauma center.  As a part of a large multi-specialty integrated physician group located in central Texas, students at BCM Temple are able to serve a diverse population and be exposed to the full spectrum of medical care. The campus also has established GME programs which have been training residents and fellows for over 100 years.  There are more than 40 residency and fellowship programs accredited by the Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education training nearly 500 active GME residents and fellows.
We are seeking talented professionals to join the BCM Temple team. Applications may be submitted through the BCM Careers portal.

This position will primarily work in Temple, Texas with some occasional travel to Houston, Texas.

Job Duties

  • Manages and develops events, services, programs, and opportunities to support students during transition from undergraduate to graduate school and throughout their program.
  • Oversees academic advising by assessing learning deficiencies and developing individual support plans to serve medical students.
  • Ensures programs and other student services align with and meet compliance and accreditation guidelines.
  • Administers career/professional development advising (in-person and online), plans, and facilitates workshops on topics including, but not limited to: CV/resume writing, interview preparation, and alternate careers in medicine.
  • Manages student spaces on the Baylor College of Medicine – Temple campus in partnership with other campus staff to ensure sufficient access to resources such as computers, printing, office supplies, library resources, and quiet study areas. 
  • Creates and delivers in-person and virtual workshops and lectures on a wide range of topics to support development of self-regulation, self-direction, professionalism, and other critical skills under the guidance of School of Medicine, Academic Success and Career Development leadership.
  • Serves as a liaison connecting Temple medical students to virtual services and resources (e.g., peer tutoring, workshops, networking opportunities, etc.).
  • Collaborates with school leadership, faculty, staff, and other stakeholders to assess and develop Academic Success and Career Development Center resources and services that are in alignment with curriculum and academic standards.
  • Collaborates with stakeholders in Houston and Temple (e.g., Education Technology, TMC Library, Richard D. Haines Medical Library) to assess learner needs and enhance resources and services.
  • Conducts assessments and provides quarterly data reports on academic and career advising services at Temple to Academic Success and Career Development leadership to assess alignment and for continuous quality improvement. 
  • Develops creative marketing strategies and informational materials to engage learners in utilizing the Centers’ resources and services for both print and web. 
  • Develops communications for BCM Temple students.
  • Answers student questions through e-mail, phone calls, and in-person consultations.

Minimum Qualifications

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in education, psychology, humanities, or a related field. 
  • Two years of relevant experience; specific experience with: 
    • Provision of academic or career services in a higher education setting.
    • Experience student career advising and career development event planning.
    • Experience with career advising for international students.
    • Office 365 
    • Zoom



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.