The Summer Preparedness and Readiness Course (SPaRC) is a three-week program generally held in June, before the start of the academic year. SPaRC is designed to prepare incoming non-traditional students for the rigors of their chosen program by providing an introduction to applicable basic medical science courses, efficient academic learning skills, and wellbeing competencies in an interprofessional setting. Under direction, the TA will work with the entire cohort. The TA is required to be available during the Medical Gross Anatomy (MGA) lecture and lab portions of the course. Additional participation in the Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine or Skeletal System course is expected, as well as other program specific needs. This position will also adhere to LEAD guidelines as well as follow LEAD documentation policies and procedures.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.1. Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to interact with faculty, staff, students, and any outside contacts.2. Excellent computer skills to use various related software e.g. Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Google Docs, and other software programs required by the position. Must have a good working knowledge of the Internet.
1. Education: Bachelor’s Degree required2. Have completed one year of doctoral or professional experience.3. Must be an admitted student at Western University of Health Sciences in good academic standing.
List comments regarding work hours:
two-week prep time ( up to 4 hrs) plus 3-week assignment -9 a.m. – 4 p.m., hours may vary depending on assignment.