Position Announcements

The following announcements in the areas of health professions advising, private industry and administration are posted here as a service to the respective search committees and NAAHP membership. It is the responsibility of the sponsoring committee to send notification once a search has been closed. Each posting will be listed for no longer than approximately three months.

Please complete the online position announcement submission form if there is a health professions advising position you would like added to the position announcements below. If you have any issues, please contact Sam Shafer at sshafer@naahp.org. Please keep in mind that only positions related to the field of health professions advising are added to the announcements on this page.

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Current Listings

Academic Advisor - Decker School of Nursing, Binghamton University - Binghamton, NY - Monday, February 19, 2018

Job Description:

    • Advising prospective, newly admitted, and current undergraduate and graduate students on academic and career goals -Referring students to available on and off-campus support services.
    • Educating students about supplemental programs and opportunities.
    • Coordinating, developing and facilitating outreach activities to help students gain knowledge about university resources, policies and procedures.
    • Participating in new student orientation and recruitment events.
    • Serving on committees as assigned.
    • Maintaining thorough knowledge of degree requirements for current programs including the University's General Education requirements and their application to each current and prospective nursing student.
    • Working collaboratively on the maintenance of advising and academic information on the Decker Website, the University Bulletin, and the Decker Student Handbook
    • Effectively communicating with faculty, staff, students and other departments to enhance the advisement process.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's Degree in Student Affairs Administration, Counseling, Education or field related to academic advising or healthcare is required or expected May 2018.
    • Demonstrated understanding of the educational role of academic advising in enhancing student learning and development.
    • Ability to effectively, professionally and tactfully interact and communicate, both orally and in writing, with students, faculty, staff and visitors.
    • Superior public speaking and presentation skills.
    • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Understanding of and sensitive to diverse socioeconomic, cultural and developmental needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Mastery of G Suite by Google, DegreeWorks, Slate, SAS.
    • Banner or similar business systems.
    • Experience in an academic advising setting.

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Academic Advisor (Pre-Nursing) - University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL - Monday, February 5, 2018

Job Description:

    • Engages in individual advising appointments, walk-in advising sessions, group advising sessions, and email/phone communication with current and incoming undergraduate students and transfer students for the purpose of evaluating students’ progress in pre-health related course work, course registration and selection, and available University resources. Provides education and guidance on bachelor-level pre-health fields and programs, so that students may develop a broader understanding of health professions fields and the competitive nature of the application processes. Identifies current and potential needs of students. Intervenes, and refers students to resources throughout the University community, as appropriate. Exercises professional discretion and judgment to trouble-shoot problems as they arise.
    • Documents each academically pertinent interaction with individual students for the purpose of maintaining a centralized database of all LAS students, and updates the computerized information system, as needed, to ensure that student records reflect degree progress and academic status accurately.
    • Participates in and leads first-year and transfer orientation sessions for both fall and spring entry to UIC.
    • Creates and facilitates workshops and group advising sessions on topics of interest to pre-health students.
    • Assists students in the process of developing personal statements for health professions programs, including support in idea formulation and writing, reviewing personal statement drafts, and providing written and/or verbal feedback.
    • Provides coaching and verbal feedback on mock interviews for students applying to health professions programs. Conducts mock interviews in person and provides constructive criticism on content and delivery of interview responses.
    • Teaches a section of LAS 103: Introduction to Health Care, a first-year seminar course for new LAS students, which exposes them to different health professions and careers as well as hot topics within healthcare.
    • Participates on committees or teams, as assigned, which involve contributing to one or more of the following: the development of student initiatives and programs to promote student success, development, and retention; degree certification; special admission decisions; scholarship award decisions; petition decisions; and the development of the advisor training program and professional development initiatives.
    • Participates in regular LAS Student Academic Affairs staff meetings and professional development activities to expand knowledge and maintain currency.
    • Serves as a College representative for select admissions events/initiatives. Educates prospective students and their family/friends about LAS degree programs, pre-health support and initiatives, and aids in the recruitment of new LAS students.
    • Assists in the facilitation of training and development of new advisors, as needed.
    • Performs other related duties and participates in special projects, as assigned or necessary.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required in education, liberal arts and sciences, business or a related.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in higher education student personnel, student affairs, or administration, college student development, or a related field.
    • At least one year of academic advising, career services, and/or admission experience in higher education.
    • Working knowledge of admission processes and pre-health resources for students.
    • Advanced listening and communication skills.
    • Capacity to support students of greatly diverse backgrounds.
    • Experience with student databases and degree audit systems.
    • Familiarity with student development theory and FERPA The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

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Academic Advisor - University of Nebraska-Lincoln - Lincoln, NE - Sunday, February 4, 2018

Job Description:

    • Provide comprehensive academic advising services to Undeclared, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Health, and Pre-Law students in the Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center (Explore Center).
    • Advise students transitioning between majors.
    • Utilize excellent interpersonal communication and relational skills to help students explore and identify interests, skills, and abilities.
    • Engage in collaborative advising conversations with students and share developmentally appropriate advice in regards to academic/course planning, extracurricular involvement/exploration, and professional preparation.
    • Identify and provide support for students struggling academically and/or personally and make appropriate referrals to support resources.
    • Be able to understand how cultural context, differences, and institutional/social barriers influence the student experience in order to apply inclusive advising strategies for all students.
    • Maintain a thorough knowledge of complex academic program requirements and academic policy information.
    • Collaborate with the Explore Center team and other campus offices to engage in best practices and to develop programming to aid student retention and success efforts.
    • Communicate with parents and/or professional contacts from outside the University and with faculty/staff in other University offices.
    • Develop and deliver presentations to various sized audiences, which may include students, faculty, staff, and/or parents.
    • Utilize various student information systems to assess student progress and record contacts in digital notes system.
    • Occasional evening and weekend advising required.
    • Assist with the smooth operation of the Explore Center.
    • The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees’ differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve.
    • The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience with 1:1 college (or closely related) student contact required.
    • Master’s degree in related field may substitute for experience.
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills necessary.
    • Must have evidence of working in a fast paced environment with multiple demands and changing needs with verification of working collaboratively within a team environment.
    • Ability to work with students in 1:1 or group advising settings essential.
    • Ability to learn and stay current of complex program requirements, policies and procedures required.
    • Must have demonstrated ability to work with diverse student backgrounds.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of and proficiency in a variety of current and emerging technology platforms necessary.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, counseling, or related field preferred.
    • Demonstrated advising and/or counseling skills desirable.
    • Prefer experience using student information systems and technology platforms.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and/or deliver programs helpful.

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Post-Doc Teaching Fellow - Furman University - Greenville, SC - Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Job Description:

      Furman University invites applications for a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow in Epidemiology to begin in August 2018. We seek a trained epidemiologist to teach a master’s level epidemiology course in the Master of Science in Community Engaged Medicine program and 1-2 undergraduate courses in the Health Science Department, including research methods and applied statistics and an area related to the fellow’s specialty, such as infectious disease, injury prevention, reproductive/perinatal, or social epidemiology.

      In addition to advancing teaching skills, the fellow will have the opportunity to develop research collaborations through the Institute for the Advancement of Community Health and be a part of Furman’s initiative to promote community engagement, thus building the skills and relationships needed to transition to an academic research career. Furman will provide mentoring from trained epidemiologists and public health faculty, who along with faculty throughout the campus support interdisciplinary scholarship.

      Requirements include a doctoral degree in epidemiology, public or population health, or equivalent training. Applicants must have a strong interest in teaching with evidence of teaching experience. We are interested in hiring a fellow who will add to the growing diversity of perspectives to foster innovation in the curriculum and provide a rich and varied educational experience for our graduate and undergraduate students.

      Furman University is a selective private liberal arts and sciences college committed to helping students develop intellectually, personally, and interpersonally and providing the practical skills necessary to succeed in a rapidly-changing world. Furman professors are exceptional teacher-scholars who mentor undergraduate students within a campus community that values and encourages diverse ideas and perspectives. Our recently-launched strategic vision, The Furman Advantage, promises students an individualized four-year pathway facilitated by team of mentors and infused with a rich and varied set of high impact experiences outside the classroom that include undergraduate research, study away, internships, community-focused learning, and opportunities to engage across differences.

      Furman is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and staff. The University aspires to create a community of people representing a multiplicity of identities including gender, race, religion, spiritual belief, sexual orientation, geographic origin, socioeconomic background, ideology, world view, and varied abilities. Domestic partners of employees are eligible for comprehensive benefits.

      The Furman student experience is supported by a rich network of centers and institutes that includes The Riley Institute, The David E. Shi Center for Sustainability, The Institute for the Advancement of Community Health, The Rinker Center for Study Away and International Education, The Cothran Center for Vocational Exploration, The Shucker Center for Leadership Development, The Malone Center for Career Engagement, and our newest addition, The Center for Inclusive Communities.

      Furman is located in Greenville, South Carolina, which is one of the fastest growing cities in the Southeast and is ranked among “America’s Ten Best” by Forbes Magazine. The charming downtown features excellent restaurants, in-town parks, shops, museums, galleries, music venues, and theaters. The city also has excellent public and private schools and a vibrant international community. A 20-mile bike and running trail connects the university to Greenville and to Travelers Rest, which was named “one of America’s coolest small towns.” The surrounding area abounds with outdoor recreational activities and has some of the most beautiful lakes, rivers, and mountains in the country. Greenville is within easy reach of the Blue Ridge Mountains and Atlantic Beaches. The newly renovated Greenville-Spartanburg Airport, located just 25 minutes from downtown, runs daily flights to major cities and airline hubs. Greenville is 2 1/2 hours from Atlanta and only one hour from Asheville, North Carolina. It is an ideal place to live and work.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Doctoral degree in epidemiology, public or population health, or equivalent training.

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Recruiter - University of the Incarnate Word School of Osteopathic Medicine - San Antonio, TX - Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Job Description:

    • Assist with the execution of overall recruitment strategy of UIWSOM.
    • Help plan and participate in recruiting activities both on and off campus, such as campus visit days.
    • Assist with both application review and interview processes.
    • Help build and maintain strong relationships with pipeline universities, high schools, professors, clubs/organizations, candidates, and advisors.
    • Help plan and execute programs including summer discovery programs, internships, direct admit, and other medical school preparation programs.
    • Market all academic programs within the SOM with a focus on the use of electronic media and web-based initiatives (ex. web pages, e-marketing, applicant e-newsletter, social media).
    • Respond and provide support to others (customers, peers, staff and students) in a respectful, courteous, professional, accurate and timely manner through the use of communication, collaboration, teamwork, knowledge sharing and organizational awareness.
    • Additional responsibilities will include organizing, coordinating and delivering presentations for individuals and groups, as well as corresponding promptly and professionally with prospective students in person, by phone, and electronically.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or related field.
    • Two years of relevant marketing or recruiting experience in a university or health professional school.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or related field.

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Director of Advising - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO - Friday, January 12, 2018

Job Description:

    • Responsible for the large scale strategic visioning, supervision, administrative and budget oversight, designing programs, and evaluation of Undeclared student advising which averages (approximately 2700 students per year) and Health Profession Advising (25% of incoming freshmen express interest).
    • Take responsibility for building a positive culture around advising, developing and promoting effective advising practices guided by best practices, assessing learning outcomes and institutional data.
    • Support unit growth and enrichment that align with the University’s Strategic Plan, diversity goals, Principles of Community, and Student Success Initiatives.
    • Directly supervise two full time professional staff including an Associate Director of Undeclared Advising and an Assistant Director of Health Professions and the overall management of fifteen full time staff.
    • Supervise ten FTE Academic Success Coordinators, and the Assistant Director supervises three FTE advisers.
    • Student Achievement has been a leader for advising across campus for decades, reporting to both the VPUA and the VPSA, and is appointed to lead and maintain responsibility for a number of campus-wide programs and initiatives including leadership for campus-wide advisor training activities, advising at orientation programs, and the implementation of student success initiatives that promote student retention and graduation.
    • Coordinate University Scholastic Standards and appeals procedures and serves on a wide variety of councils focusing on changes in policies and procedures that best serve undergraduate students.
    • Report to the Executive Director of the Collaborative for Student Achievement and works closely with the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Affairs (VPUA) and the Vice President for Student Affairs (VPSA).
    • This is a full-year, full-time Administrative Professional position

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree required
    • Minimum 7 years academic advising experience in a higher education setting with knowledge of advising standards, best practices, and trends

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of decision-making processes on a large university campus
    • Ability to provide vision and leadership to the University advising community
    • Understanding of undergraduate education and undergraduate planning and implementation
    • Developed abilities supervising and evaluating staff (through experience and/or training)
    • Ability to collaborate and serve in a leadership capacity on campus-wide committees and outside organizations
    • Demonstrated ability to plan, coordinate, prioritize, and effectively execute multiple initiatives, programs, and events
    • Experience resolving complex issues, proposing and implementing change
    • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with academic and student support leaders
    • Demonstrated experience with students from diverse backgrounds, awareness of issues facing students from underrepresented groups, and demonstrated commitment to campus diversity initiatives
    • Demonstrated ability to make data-informed decisions or use assessment to guide practices
    • Excellent communication skills, including interpersonal communication skills, presentation and writing skills
    • Proven ability to utilize technology to promote academic advising
    • Affiliation with NACADA, The Global Community for Academic Advising

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Senior Pre-Health Advisor - Temple University - Philadelphia, PA - Friday, January 12, 2018

Job Description:

    • Responsible for coordination and comprehensive quality-control of advising and services in the Office of Pre-Professional Health Studies (PPHS).
    • PPHS provides support, advising and counseling for students who seek admission to Medical school as well as other types of health profession programs such as Dental, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Optometry, Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy, Podiatry and Veterinary Medicine.
    • The position is involved with all aspects of advising and includes the development, coordination and implementation of educational counseling services geared to achieving, maintaining or improving student success and placement into health professional school.
    • The Senior Advisor meets regularly with students individually and in groups to discuss professional goals and evaluates approximately 200 applicants each year by critiquing student ePortfolios and helping draft committee letters of support.
    • Reporting to the Director, the Senior Advisor is chartered to oversee the services provided to students and to mentor other advisors.
    • This position is responsible for consistent data collection and assessment of students’ progress and continued development.
    • The Senior Advisor represents the office at internal and external meetings and events and is active within the appropriate advising associations, including the National Association for Advisors in the Health Professions.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree and three or more years’ experience in higher education.
    • At least two years advising experience in a higher education setting.
    • Demonstrated leadership/project management experience.
    • Training design and/or delivery exposure.
    • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
    • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office Suite software programs, knowledge of student information systems, and willingness to learn other relevant software.
    • Proven ability to develop and conduct effective presentations for large group settings.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain a consistently positive and objective student service approach even in challenging situations.
    • Proven ability to work effectively with diverse constituents, including students, parents, faculty, admissions officers, and administrative staff.
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to use independent judgment while also working as part of a team in a high-volume, fast-paced environment.
    • Proven project and time management skills, along with the ability to prioritize tasks and strong attention to detail.
    • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Interest in and understanding of the admission standards and competencies for medical schools and health professional programs.
    • Knowledge of statistical database systems.

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PT Preprofessional Advisor- Health and Law Professions - Sarah Lawrence College - Bronxville, NY - Friday, December 8, 2017

Job Description:

    • General Advising
      • Serve as a general advisor to all Pre-Health and Pre-Law students; create pathways for students to obtain academic advising from faculty advisors.
      • Meets with faculty at least twice per term to review student progress, advising processes and program implementation.
      • Offer career counseling and advising with regards to health/legal careers.
      • Provides information and resources to students pertaining to health professions program admissions and law school admissions.
      • Communicates advising extensively and efficiently with students by email and listserv.
      • Partner with academic programs and administrative areas to develop opportunities for students to receive mentoring, research, internship, volunteer, tutoring and shadowing opportunities.
      • Provide students with relevant information regarding LSAT and MCAT preparation, networking opportunities and scholarship/fellowship programs.
      • Collects transcripts of identified students after each term.
      • Maintains list of students identified as interested in health and legal profession and responsible for initiating ongoing communication with these students.
    • Application and Committee Process
      • Serves as primary point of contact for professional programs and assists students with admission requirements, including: course selection and sequencing, recommended co-curricular activities, required entrance exams, completion of applications, and coordinates the College Medical Committee letter process as well as collection of letters of recommendation from outside sources for students.
      • Reviews applicants’ personal statements, resumes and conducts mock interviews to familiarize students with multiple phases of the application process.
    • Program Coordination
      • Organizes programming and works with current students to further promote their knowledge of the health and legal professions (e.g. information sessions, professional school events and panel discussions); advises pre-health student organizations.
      • Organizes MCAT and LSAT preparation sessions.
      • Creates and maintains resource database to assist students in locating shadowing/volunteer opportunities with professionals.
      • Plan, facilitate, and evaluate topically relevant programming and workshops (e.g., guest speakers, alumni panels, career-focused symposia)
      • Plan and lead off-campus meeting trips and site visits
      • Cultivate opportunities for students to explore avenues for service in the field
      • Establish relationships with and engaging alumni and friends of Sarah Lawrence College who work in the health and legal professions
      • Maintains current program websites, handouts and social media platforms.
      • Collaborates with campus constituencies to share key information and develop marketing plans for programs.
    • Additional duties:
      • Establishes and fosters relationships with medical schools, law schools and other higher education partners.
      • Represent the College at admissions and orientation events and communicate as needed with medical, other health profession schools, and law schools
      • Maintain data and statistics of the number of pre-health and pre-law students, applications and acceptance rates.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree preferred.
    • 3-5 years of related experience in health professions advising.
    • Knowledge of the full range of health professions and law school programs, and the requirements for admission to those programs.
    • Ability and willingness to support, respect and commit to embracing diverse backgrounds, values and points of view to build a strong and inclusive community including faculty, staff, students and constituents.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Ability to work as part of a team and/or collaborate with colleagues.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with faculty, health care providers, alumni, employers, and staff.
    • Ability to drive and manage multiple projects simultaneously

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Director of Pre-Health Programs - Louisiana State University - Baton Rouge, LA - Friday, December 1, 2017

Job Description:

    • The Director supervises staff in the Pre-Health unit and promotes a holistic advising environment. This includes assisting students in navigating pre-medical and pre-health requirements, selecting majors, and building a portfolio of undergraduate curricular and co-curricular experiences making them attractive candidates for post-undergraduate study or entry into health careers.
    • The Director will organize and chair the pre-medical and pre-dental review committee and will oversee all application processes and the development and writing of recommendation letters.
    • The Director collaborates with all academic colleges on campus to ensure widespread access to pre-health advising and career preparation, and serves as a critical liaison to admissions officers for key medical, dental and other health-related professional schools.
    • Student development activities including career fairs and seminars, student organization activities, field, practicum and internship experiences and related matters are also supported by this position.
    • The Director is also responsible for program promotion and public relations via social and traditional media as appropriate.
    • Other duties as assigned by Executive Director of the University College.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in related field and at least three of experience working with students in an advising and/or counseling capacity.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Ideal candidates will have exceptional writing and communication skills
    • Experience working with diverse student body
    • Pre-health/pre-professional advising experience
    • Knowledge of diverse array of health related professional careers and preparatory programs.
    • NAAHP Membership is preferred.

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Instructional faculty and Assistant Clinical Coordinator - R.I.T. - Rochester, NY - Friday, December 1, 2017

Job Description:

    • Instruction
      • Assist with the coordination and evaluation all aspects of the clinical education during rotations, in conjunction with the Coordinator and Program Director
      • Assist with the maintenance, assessment, and evaluation of all clinical rotation sites
      • Contribute to course revision, content, and student grading and evaluation of all clinical rotation courses, as they apply to the clinical rotation experiences
      • Conduct on-site educational and public relations visits to preceptors and students during clinical rotations. These visits will include instructional feedback to students on the skills of case presentations, observation of students’ interactions with patients at the bedside, feedback on student -patient interaction, review of clinical medicine knowledge as it relates to the student case presentation, discussion of the student’s progress with the preceptor and evaluation of the student assessment of the clinical teaching site.
      • Assist Coordinator with maintaining ongoing and continuous assessment for students during clinical rotations.
      • Assist with development, maintenance, implementation, and evaluation of all clinical curricula, as it pertains to clinical rotations
      • Actively participate in classroom and clinical instruction of the students, recruit, retain, and maintain clinical training sites offering students a wide variety of clinical experiences to encompass the (9) required, five week rotations and (1) elective rotations.
    • Administrative Activities
      • Assist with the development, recruitment, retention, and maintenance of clinical training sites offering students a wide variety of clinical experiences
      • Collect and verify necessary affiliation agreements with hospitals, agencies, and office practices used for clinical rotations.
      • Assist the Clinical Coordinator to plan and arrange the annual clinical rotation assignments and individual rotation schedule for each PA student.
      • Perform weekly E*Value audits for student logging with ongoing monitoring and oversight of student issues as related to logging and time spent on rotations.
      • Work with program staff to create individual student portfolios with logging data
      • Participate in the admissions process and sit as a member of the PA Admissions Board and PA Advisory Board.
      • Work with Program Director in the preparation of ongoing accreditation and application materials, reports, and other documents pertaining to clinical rotation data and information.
      • Provide continuous analysis and ongoing evaluation of clinical rotation data, in conjunction with Program Director
      • Other duties as per programmatic needs, and as designated by Coordinator or Program Director
    • Professional Activities
      • Maintain professional certification and registration
      • Participate in local, regional, and/or national professional organizations when possible.
      • Maintain clinical expertise by practicing in a local hospital, clinic, or private practice (when applicable)
      • Participate in the admissions process and sit as a member of the PA Admissions Team and PA Advisory Board.
      • Participate in program meetings; recruitment, admission, and graduation events.
      • Participate in committee assignments, within the PA Program, College of Health Sciences and Technology, and Institute level (when possible and applicable)

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's degree
    • Experience in clinical and/or didactic medical education
    • Certified graduate of an accredited program in Physician Assistant or possess a MD or DO degree.
    • Current professional certification and New York State licensure (or eligibility).
    • Three years of professional (clinical) experience.
    • Ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the college’s continuing commitment to cultural diversity, pluralism, and individual differences.

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Health Professions Advisor - Moravian College - Bethlehem, PA - Thursday, March 30, 2017

Job Description:

    • Advise current students and alumni interested in the health professions regarding admissions requirements, course selection, work and volunteer experience, and the application process, including advising student on career options outside of allied health professions, where appropriate.
    • Chair the Health Professions Advisory Committee and coordinate student applicant interviews, the collection of individual letters of recommendation, and the writing of Committee letters of recommendation. Ensure that the process for applying to medical and professional schools run efficiently and effectively for student applicants.
    • Serve as liaison to the admissions offices at health professional schools to promote the College programs and to gather/disseminate up-to-date information on professional program admissions requirements.
    • Advise and promote the Pre-Health Club and Pre-Med student organization in a manner that increases and supports effective student participation.
    • Facilitate and arrange for development activities for students including mock MCAT or DAT exams, mock interviews, etc.
    • Conduct assessment of the success and weaknesses of the pre-health profession programs and pre-health professions students in terms of success of getting into and performing in post-graduate programs. Work with Student Success team and appropriate departments for continuous improvement in recruiting, retaining, and the preparation of Moravian students interested in health professions.
    • Be able to articulate how a liberal arts education will prepare students for a career in a health profession.
    • Plan informational programming and discussions for current students featuring alumni, admissions officers and faculty from professional schools, and practitioners in the health professions.
    • Arrange visits to professional schools and represent Moravian College at professional development conferences such as the National Association of Advisors for the Health Profession.
    • Work with the Admissions Office to promote the College programs and work with marketing staff and the webmaster to develop appropriate materials for current and prospective students interested in health professions.
    • Participate at Open Houses and other Admissions-related events to promote the pre-health professions programs at Moravian College in a manner that is professional, enthusiastic and welcoming.
    • Develop and promote appropriate internship, externship, observer program, and other experiential learning opportunities for students in the health sciences major, in conjunction with the Center for Career and Civic Engagement and the Director of International Studies.
    • Serve as an instructor of record for HLTH/HLTR 285: Clinical Observer experience and coordinate the St. Luke’s Observer Program. Ensure the placements and experiences align with expectations for internships and perform assessments of sites and the student experiences.
    • Perform other duties as required by the Associate Provost or her/his designee.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s required, in a natural or health science field, with a broad knowledge of careers in the natural sciences; or Master’s in higher education, student affairs, education or related field and an undergraduate degree with a major in a natural or health science field.
    • Excellent organizational, written, verbal, and presentation skills are required.
    • Health professions advising experience preferred.
    • Experience with technology and analytics in a student information system, such as Banner, Jenzabar, or PeopleSoft.
    • Ability to work successfully with diverse populations and understand the unique challenges faced by diverse populations.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed; this may include occasional work on evenings and weekends.

Send an email to jobs@moravian.edu with a cover letter, resume, salary history, and three (3) professional references to apply.

 
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