Director of Clinical Career Support Services

Provide extensive, quality career development resources for the ARCOM medical student population years I-IV through various formats including one-on-one residency counseling meetings, small and large group presentations, seminars, workshops and information sessions.  Additionally, the Director of Clinical Career Support Services is responsible for the development and distribution of materials to the ARCOM population that center around residency placement and match preparation. Oversees the implementation and tracking of the Careers in Medicine (CiM) curriculum for students and faculty. Oversees the implementation and tracking of the career development curriculum. Coordinates collaboration efforts between several departments including the ARCOM Dean’s Office, Faculty Advisors, Clinical Medicine Department, Graduate Medical Education, and the Office of Academic Affairs. Coordinates the collection of information for Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) letters.


  • Assures quality residency counseling to ARCOM students in years I-IV.
  • Compile medical student performance data for students following the appropriate guidelines to create the MSPE letter.
  • Offer personalized student guidance to maximize residency-match success.
  • Administer and track progress through the Careers in Medicine (CiM) curriculum to OMS years I-IV.
  • Provide faculty development centered around advising students during their pursuit of Graduate Medical Education (GME).
  • Review and counsel students on required documents for their residency application.
  • Collaborate with ARCOM medical student interest groups to develop specialty specific events/programming.
  • Participate in Days at the Fort Career Counseling activities.
  • Track career development activities and maintain student Graduate Medical Education GME match/placement database collaboratively with Clinical Medicine Department.
  • Distribute accurate match data (national and ARCOM specific).
  • Coordinate CV/Portfolio writing and editing workshops
  • Maintain ARCOM Career Development and related web pages.


Education and Experience

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • High level of professionalism and comfort interfacing with diverse audiences from a variety educational and career backgrounds.
  • Subject matter expert in resume/curriculum vitae, personal statement and cover letter writing and critique.
  • Experience in career counseling techniques to effectively advise students.
  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate complicated and simplified concepts to various audiences.
  • Aptitude to build and maintain fruitful relationships with students, faculty and staff.
  • Wide-spread knowledge of computer software and applications.
  • Results and detail oriented with the ability to prioritize and follow through.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree
  • Previous experience at a health professions college or university preferably across all areas of student services including professional/medical college advisement.
  • Experience with advising and/or career counseling, preferably in higher education.
  • Knowledge of osteopathic medical education (COMLEX, COMAT, SAS, ERAS, Core Competencies, etc.).

Required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Demonstrate proficiency in computer skills, i.e. Microsoft Office.
  • Display professionalism for the college in all communication and interaction.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and privacy.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize numerous and varied assignments.
  • High-energy, versatile, self-directed.
  • Writing and editing skills.
  • Understand data tracking and analytics.

If you need assistance in the application process because of a disability, or for any other reason, please contact Barbara Jetton, director of Human Resources, at 479.308.2291 or