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

Program Director - Sciences UC Berkeley - Berkeley, CA - Monday, August 13, 2018

Job Description:

    • The advisor provides advice to students on the full range of requirements for post baccalaureate allied health admissions requirements.
    • Provides guidance and advises students on entry into the post baccalaureate pre-health program, and advice on course selection, program completion requirements, and creation of application materials for acceptance into allied health programs.
    • Utilizes significant experience to provide advice and counselling to students on all academic issues that arise during their coursework. Advises students on a wide range of course possibilities to meet their goals based on their prior academic record and future goals.
    • Using extensive professional knowledge of the full range of academic and other requirements for acceptance to allopathic and osteopathic medical programs, nursing, pharmacy and dental programs, assists the program director in assessment of the program applicants’ overall record and experience for final admissions into the program.
    • Communicates policy information and academic advice in collaboration with the program director and coordinator in addressing student academic issues. Resolves issues, questions & problems that may arise between instructors & students as they relate to the post bac program.
    • Assists the program director in managing data related to the program including applicants, program acceptances, sending out surveys for student satisfaction of courses, program, and their successful admittance into professionals schools.
    • Plays a significant role in the design and execution of health career workshop courses that aim to advise students on the program, and their application to professional schools. Participates in career fairs and other external venues for advising prospective students.
    • Manages other duties related to the student advising and academic success as assigned by director and program director.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques
    • Extensive knowledge of typical undergraduate/graduate/non-traditional college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
    • Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
    • Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
    • Experience working with prospective health professions students in an academic advising setting
    • Experience with admissions and review of student applications, preferably at a graduate-level
    • Strong advising and counseling techniques
    • Strong knowledge of institutional policies, procedures, and requirements.
    • Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
    • Understanding of University rules and regulations.
    • Demonstrated experience in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking.
    • Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication, organization.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
    • Ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of pre-health graduate programs, credits, point systems, and curricula for admission decisions
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Working knowledge of UC Berkeley and/or Extension admission policy/procedure
    • Ability to travel occasionally
    • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
    • Advanced degree or professional experience preferred in the areas of advising or pre-health studies.

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Student Academic Advisor - UC Berkeley - Berkeley, CA - Monday, August 13, 2018

Job Description:

    • The advisor provides advice to students on the full range of requirements for post baccalaureate allied health admissions requirements.
    • Provides guidance and advises students on entry into the post baccalaureate pre-health program, and advice on course selection, program completion requirements, and creation of application materials for acceptance into allied health programs.
    • Utilizes significant experience to provide advice and counselling to students on all academic issues that arise during their coursework. Advises students on a wide range of course possibilities to meet their goals based on their prior academic record and future goals.
    • Using extensive professional knowledge of the full range of academic and other requirements for acceptance to allopathic and osteopathic medical programs, nursing, pharmacy and dental programs, assists the program director in assessment of the program applicants’ overall record and experience for final admissions into the program.
    • Communicates policy information and academic advice in collaboration with the program director and coordinator in addressing student academic issues. Resolves issues, questions & problems that may arise between instructors & students as they relate to the post bac program.
    • Assists the program director in managing data related to the program including applicants, program acceptances, sending out surveys for student satisfaction of courses, program, and their successful admittance into professionals schools.
    • Plays a significant role in the design and execution of health career workshop courses that aim to advise students on the program, and their application to professional schools. Participates in career fairs and other external venues for advising prospective students.
    • Manages other duties related to the student advising and academic success as assigned by director and program director.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques
    • Extensive knowledge of typical undergraduate/graduate/non-traditional college/school policies, procedures, and requirements.
    • Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving.
    • Abilities in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems.
    • Experience working with prospective health professions students in an academic advising setting
    • Experience with admissions and review of student applications, preferably at a graduate-level
    • Strong advising and counseling techniques
    • Strong knowledge of institutional policies, procedures, and requirements.
    • Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
    • Understanding of University rules and regulations.
    • Demonstrated experience in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking.
    • Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication, organization.
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
    • Thorough knowledge and experience working with a diverse student population.
    • Ability to interpret policies and procedures to prospective students and the public.
    • Comprehensive knowledge of pre-health graduate programs, credits, point systems, and curricula for admission decisions
    • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative relationships with schools, universities, community organizations, and other institutions.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Working knowledge of UC Berkeley and/or Extension admission policy/procedure
    • Ability to travel occasionally
    • Bachelors degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
    • Advanced degree or professional experience preferred in the areas of advising or pre-health studies.

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Student Success Coach - University of Minnesota Rochester - Rochester, MN - Thursday, August 2, 2018

Job Description:

      Advising & Student Advocacy—65%

      • Provide advising in academic planning, career development, and personal development.
        • Academic Planning and Academic Support:
          • Proactively mentor students through the process of formulating a personalized education plan, utilizing a variety of academic advising strategies including one-on-one and group advising
          • Communicate and collaborate closely with faculty to monitor academic performance and form academic support plans for students
          • Develop written and electronic informational materials used to advise students
          • Coach students (including academically at-risk students) on goal setting, academic success skills, and utilizing appropriate academic resources
          • Assist students through capstone proposal process, from initial concept to formal proposal to completion and reflection on experience
          • Assist students in navigating university policies, procedures, and resources
          • Monitor student progress towards graduation; extract, analyze, and report on student progress utilizing available databases and resources (e.g. APAS, PeopleSoft, UM Reports, Grad Planner, APLUS, iSEAL)
        • Career Development and Pre-Health Coaching:
          • Mentor students on career exploration process throughout their four years by helping them discover and reflect on their personal skills, values, and interests
          • Encourage students to make important connections between the interdisciplinary curriculum and a broad range of health science career paths
          • Advise on appropriate preparatory activities based on student’s intended career or educational pathway (e.g. certificate, professional or graduate school, career)
          • Help students develop a professional identity, including resume building, interviewing skills, job search strategies, etc.
        • Personal Development:
          • Encourage students to connect to and make meaning of community engagement activities
          • Assist students in developing a deeper sense of self-awareness regarding values, strengths, and passions
          • Challenge and support students in their personal growth and development throughout their time at UMR

      Teaching and Management of Coaching Resources—15%

      • Student success coaches will teach courses part of the health science major.
        • Teach select section(s) of CLI seminar courses such as Introduction to University, Personal Development & Career Exploration, and Career Skills

      Student Success and Engagement Team Collaboration and Leadership—15%

      Student Success coaches will support the constructive functioning of the collaborative endeavors of the Student Engagement and Success Team (SES) in the following ways;

      • Participate in efforts to improve retention rates, four-year graduation rates, and student satisfaction
      • Track and summarize assessment data to analyze trends and make recommendations for practice improvement and creation of new practices
      • Provide leadership to service areas and initiatives related to student success and engagement
      • Provide consulting, mentorship, and training to other coaches and members of the SES related to the SSC model but not limited to academic planning, academic support, career development and skills, life coaching, and pre-health coaching.

      Professional Development and Campus Engagement—5%

      Engage in professional development, campus-wide initiatives, and program assessment related to student learning, student success, academic advising, and the student affairs profession.

      • Represent the Student Success and Engage Team, student success coaching while serving on cross-functional teams for select student development initiatives and programs such as student activities, orientation, commencement, welcome activities, and other special events
      • Continue professional development and scholarly activity in the fields that encompass student success coaching to maintain knowledge of trends and best practices (e.g., membership in professional associations, attendance at conferences and seminars, write and publish articles, serve on teams and collaborate with other professional groups, etc.)
      • Serve on university-wide committees or groups as needed

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree and one year of college-level advising or teaching experience
    • The successful candidate will possess:
      • The desire and ability to work in a collaborative, team environment
      • A commitment to equal opportunity and experience working with diverse populations
      • Innovation and the ability to operate in a sometimes ambiguous environment
      • The ability to learn and disseminate detailed information using a high level of interpersonal skills
      • Excellent oral and written communication skills
      • Self-motivation, excellent time management, and organization skills
      • Experience utilizing a diverse range of technologies
      • Evening and some weekend work may be necessary to fulfill job responsibilities

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in student personnel and counseling, counseling psychology, counseling or related area
    • Three or more years of relevant higher education advising experience
    • Completed life coach training
    • Experience with career enrichment programming
    • Experience advising students interested in health care professions and/or work experience in the health care industry
    • Knowledge of mental and emotional health needs of college students
    • Commitment to diversity and experience in working with underrepresented and diverse students
    • Teaching experience
    • Experience tracking and interpreting data relevant to their work and using that information for work and process improvement
    • Familiarity with PeopleSoft system or comparable student records database
    • A commitment to knowledge creation and research in higher education

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Lead Advisor-Health Careers Resource Center - University of Nebraska at Omaha - Omaha, NE - Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Job Description:

    • Essential position functions include:
      • Meeting with students
      • Coordinating with other advising or recruiting centers
      • Assisting in the supervision of staff and student workers
      • Attending meetings
      • Responding to e-mails in a timely manner
      • Recording advising notes in an online utility

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Two plus years’ experience advising pre-health students.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree
    • Experience advising pre-health students

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Academic Advisor - Pre-Health, LAS Student Affairs - University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL - Wednesday, August 1, 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.
      • 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 field.

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.

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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.

 

PreHealth Advisor - University of Northern Colorado - Greeley, CO - Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Job Description:

    • advising students interested in pre-health careers to include individual, walk-in, and group advising, providing coaching related to applications and interviews; developing and presenting workshops, and participating in new student orientation; (2) outreach to identify and cultivate community partners, developing relationships with health professional schools and higher education partners, and representing UNC at professional development conferences such as the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions; (3) articulating the vision, mission, philosophy, and specific student outcomes related to the advising program and developing an assessment program to evaluate its effectiveness; (4) working collaboratively with faculty to develop and deliver curriculum related to health degrees; and (5) other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree.
    • Minimum of 2 years advising experience, some of which must include pre-health advising.
    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Proficiency with MS Office Suite software programs, and willingness to learn other relevant software.
    • Ability to work effectively with diverse constituents, including students, parents, faculty, admissions officers and administrative staff./li>
    • Ability to work occasional evenings and/or weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Membership in the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions
    • Proven ability to create and conduct effective presentations for group settings.
    • Experience supporting students from a diversity of backgrounds, and awareness of issues facing students from underrepresented groups.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain a consistently positive and objective student service approach, even in challenging situations.
    • Demonstrated problem solving skills and the ability to use independent judgement while also working as part of a team.

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Pre-Health Professions Coordinator - SUNY Oneonta - Oneonta, NY - Friday, July 6, 2018

Job Description:

      The School of Sciences at the State University of New York College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of Pre-Health Professions Coordinator. Expectations are to provide advising and support services to students interested in health professions graduate programs. The Coordinator will work closely with students, faculty, staff, Dean of Sciences, graduate schools, and other stakeholders to address issues related to pre-health professions programs. To learn more about the College, please visit www.oneonta.edu. Duties include but not limited to:

      • Advising students who have declared a career interest in fields such as medicine, physical and occupational therapy, dental, veterinary, or other health professions schools.
      • Chairing the Health Professions Advisory Committee
      • Writing letters of recommendation
      • Planning on-campus informational programming
      • Acting as the pre-health professions spokesperson during Open Houses and other Admissions-related events
      • Maintaining data and statistics on the number of pre-health students, applications, and acceptance rates.
      • Maintaining the Pre-Health Professions website (with assistance from the College's webmaster)
      • Creating and maintaining articulation agreements with health professional schools (with assistance from the College's Articulation Coordinator)
      • Attending national and/or regional conferences of NAAHP and/or NEAAHP; visiting medical schools
      • Networking with Academic Advisement, Admissions, and Career Development
      • Attending periodic staff meetings on curricular changes in Academic Advisement
      • Performing other essential duties specific to the position. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Required qualifications: bachelor's degree in a biological or physical science or pre-health professions discipline
    • One year's experience in student advising, healthcare field, or college level teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in student affairs, higher education or a field related to academic advising or healthcare
    • Experience in health professions advising
    • Experience in higher education student advising (academic, career development, and/or graduate and professional school planning).
    • Experience building partnerships with external constituents.
    • Excellent written communication and presentation skills
    • Experience working with diverse populations.

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Pre-Health Academic Advisor - University of Wisconsin-La Crosse - La Crosse, WI - Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Job Description:

    • Work collaboratively with other members of the PHSRC and Academic Advising Center & Career Services (AAC/CS), serving as a primary health professions advising resource at UW-La Crosse.
    • In particular, the Academic Advisor provides information on programs in a variety of health professions to students and prospective students, and provides advising support for faculty, faculty advisors, program directors and department chairs, as well as staff across the UWL campus.
    • Responsibilities include teaching Introduction to Health Related Careers, meeting with students and families, presenting information about requirements of health professions at workshops, admissions events, and advising sessions.
    • This is a full-time 11-month position (July off) with expected continuous employment and includes a State of Wisconsin benefits package.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree in related field required by start date.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Ability to advise health professions students.
    • Ability to work with department chairs, faculty and students.
    • Proficiency with web-based applications.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Minimum of two years’ professional experience working in a higher education setting.
    • Experience in/knowledge of academic advising or related college student support areas.
    • Teaching experience.
    • Education or experience working with health professions or health professions admissions processes.
    • Experience with information technology such as Microsoft Office and educational/administrative software.
    • Experience planning, coordinating, and presenting at events.

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Academic Advisor - University of Massachusetts - Amherst Amherst, MA - Friday, June 8, 2018

Job Description:

    • Advise and Counsel:
      • Advise diverse Incoming (first-year and transfer) students in a fast-paced, high volume, small group advising format during New Student Orientation Programs held during the summer, fall and winter.
      • Advise at-risk students (as defined by each program), especially those on suspension or probation, with an aim to increase retention of these students. Review records of students in academic jeopardy, develop an action plan as needed and make recommendations regarding reinstatement. Recommend a student success strategy for at risk students, execute and manage assessment activities; prepare and report findings.
      • Advise all other SPHHS students, including exploratory track and those with complex matters that involve goal-setting, planning and decision making, on matters such as course registration, developing an academic plan, fulfilling university general education requirements, interpreting major and school requirements and declaring a major.
      • Provide advising services to undergraduate students during peak times by supporting departmental needs and programs (Majors Fair, Undergraduate Advising Blogs, student panels, etc.).
    • Liaison:
      • To community colleges within the state to provide information regarding SPHHS programs and to facilitate the transfer process.
      • To campus departments, at-risk advisors and other exploratory track advisors to keep up-to-date with various policy/procedural changes relevant to advising and campus-wide initiatives affecting student services and advising and to provide training and support when necessary.
      • To support services departments such as Mental Health, Disability Services, Learning Resources Center, Registrar, etc. to be able to refer students appropriately.
    • Instruction:
      • Teach multiple one-credit seminars and workshop on topics including, but not limited to: adjustment to college, student success, goal-setting, decision making process related to choosing a major, first year seminar affiliated with Residential Academic Program, how to be an academic peer-mentor and others to be determined based upon needs.
    • Administrative:
      • Co-coordinate and implement events and activities such as Open House and New Student Orientation.
      • Maintain academic records and forms.
      • Develop and continuously update advising materials and school website content. Collaborate with other academic advising personnel to develop and maintain a library of academic resources to aid students in evaluating choices, making academic plans and career decisions. Write and review recruitment materials and other written documents for prospective and current students.
    • Supervision:
      • Supervise academic upper-class peer mentor
    • Other Responsibilties
      • Performs related duties as assigned or required to meet.
      • Department, Executive Area/Division, and University goals and objectives.
      • Understands responsibilities with respect to Title IX, Clery and other compliance requirements.
      • Demonstrates capacity, skill and willingness to engage students and contribute to student success.
      • Works collaboratively with other campus stakeholders to fulfill the mission of Student Affairs and Campus Life.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Public Health, Sociology, counseling, education, psychology, higher education, student affairs, or related field. Three years experience in Academic Advising or Student Services.
    • Ability to work independently, self-directed, organized, goal oriented, high level of initiative, creativity, and Required motivation.
    • Ability to work with confidential material and maintain student confidentiality at all times and to manage multiple, complex tasks within short time frames.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
    • Knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and database systems.
    • Required to work some nights and weekends.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Public Health, Sociology, counseling, education, psychology, higher education, student affairs, or related field. One year experience in Academic Advising or Student Services.
    • Experience with SPIRE and EAB· Student Success Collaboration (SSC).

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Director, Health Professions Career Community - Grinnell College - Grinnell, IA - Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Job Description:

    • The Director will advise students and recent graduates who express interest in exploring, preparing for, and pursuing careers in the health professions.
    • The Director will be responsible for providing individual and small group career advising.
    • Planning, facilitating, and evaluating topically relevant programming and workshops (e.g., guest speakers, alumni panels, career-focused symposia).
    • Planning and leading off-campus treks and site visits; cultivating opportunities for students to explore avenues for service in the field.
    • Establishing relationships with and engaging alumni and friends of Grinnell who work in the health professions.
    • Helping students prepare for the application process to graduate and professional school
    • Promoting opportunities to engage with recruiters.
    • The Director will serve as the official pre-med advisor for the AAMC, and will attend Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) meetings.
    • The Director of the Health Professions Career Community will establish relationships with and engage faculty and other campus community stakeholders.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Applicants must have a Master’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in a health professions field, career advising for health professions students, or related field.
    • Incumbent must be interested in and committed to working with a talented, diverse, and high-achieving community of undergraduate students. Prior experience planning events, leading groups, and building relationships and collaborating with diverse stakeholders (on- and off-campus) is strongly preferred.
    • Applicants must have prior experience coaching students on seeking and securing internships and full-time positions in the health professions, as well as applying to graduate school, medical school, dental school, and other health-related professional programs.
    • Candidates must possess a moderate to advanced working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, along with familiarity and comfort with mobile hardware (laptops, tablets), cloud-based resources and systems, and leveraging social media.

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Career Counselor - Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine - Las Cruces, NM - Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Job Description:

    • Provide individualized career advising for medical students from matriculation until graduation. Meet with all required students in the caseload at least once per semester for academic progress and planning; available to meet with students for additional advising as needed.
    • Responsible for developing a series of career development and presentations that are timely, informative and relevant for the changing times in medical school residency application.
    • Assist medical students with preparation of their residency application, which includes but is not limited to CV development, writing noteworthy characteristics and personal statements, providing oversight on deadlines and completion of the ERAS application, supervising the faculty sign-off on 4th year elective schedules, in addition to providing the opportunity for mock interviews.
    • Responsible for planning on-campus programming, such as career/residency fairs, specialty round tables, Seminars, networking events, residency/job boards, and other programs and events related to career development.
    • Develop, coordinate, facilitate, and/or present academic planning and career development modules and special workshops (e.g. choosing clerkships, resume development, identifying internship/research opportunities, workshops, panel discussions, and other resources for career advising).
    • Understand and provide accurate information regarding academic policies and procedures as well as curriculum requirements to assist in short-term and long-term academic planning and career goals.
    • Participate and advise on the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) Letter.
    • Responsible for collecting and statistically evaluating metrics that demonstrate success in the match process of applicants with residency positions.
    • Make recommendations for improvements based on metrics and data.
    • Serve as liaison and resource with academic and/or other student services departments as assigned.
    • Keep accurate records of student contacts and maintain confidentiality.
    • Assist with administrative responsibilities as assigned.
    • Serve on committees and meetings as assigned.
    • Performs other essential duties and tasks specific to the position as assigned.

Skills & Abilities:

    • Exceptional organizational and time management skills with the ability to independently plan, organize, operationalize strategic activities and career enhancement events.
    • Superior strategic coordination skills and a holistic understanding of the professional student career preparation path to successfully match in a National Residency Match Program, certified medical residency program within the United States.
    • Ability to inspire students, faculty (fully affiliated and volunteer), and alumnus to actively participate in the advising and mentoring of students interested in specific medical specialty career opportunities.
    • Ability to engage diverse constituents in a respectful manner that inspires them to create long-term commitments to educate and mentor BSOM students.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • A deal orientated work ethic with the ability to understand and translate contemporary academic medical pedagogy into concise information that is easily understood by diverse audiences.
    • An ability to be comfortable with the complex ambiguity of system and team building needed to build coalitions of mentors, advisors, and dedicated volunteer educators of our medical students.
    • Has the ability to work effectively with all types of constituents including students, physicians, faculty, administrators, alumni, and volunteers.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, or other related student affairs area. An equivalent combination of education, training and/or experience may be substituted for the stated requirements of posted position.
    • Experience: At least three (3) years of experience in higher education with increasing responsibility is required.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license.
    • BCOM offers a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants must currently be authorized to lawfully work in the United States on a full-time basis.
    • Application materials should include cover letter, resume and names, addresses and phone number of three (3) professional references.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior administrative experience with medical student career development and advising.
    • Master’s Degree in education, counseling, or other related student affairs area.
    • Have an existing familiarity with the Association of American Medical Colleges Careers in Medicine programs and resources.

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Physician Assistant Faculty Position - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT - Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Job Description:

    • We seek an experienced physician assistant educator to join our faculty team.
    • The successful applicant will serve as a general faculty member at the expanded campus in St. George, Utah with primary responsibilities within the didactic year.
    • This is a newly created full-time, 12-month faculty position with rank commensurate with qualifications.
    • The responsibilities of this position will primarily be teaching, assessment, and administration of the didactic year curriculum.
    • Additionally, the faculty member will participate in master’s project advising, program evaluation and planning as well as advisement and assessment of students.
    • St. George is located in the southwest region of Utah. It is located near beautiful canyons (Zions and Bryce) with many outdoor activities year-round that include hiking, rock climbing, mountain biking and other sports.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Applicant must have a master’s degree or higher from a regionally accredited academic institution.
    • A current NCCPA certification.
    • Hold or be eligible for unrestricted Utah State PA licensure.
    • A minimum of five years’ clinical experience.
    • Excellent leadership, communication, and organizational skills.
    • Interest in areas that align with our program mission is strongly preferred.
    • A strong interest in scholarship and professional development.

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Postbaccalaureate Premedical Program Director and Pre-Health Advisor - Loras College - Dubuque, Iowa - Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Job Description:

    • The successful candidate will oversee the postbaccalaureate premedical program including performing course and career advising, coordination of recruitment and admissions decisions, committee letter writing and annotated transcripts, and MCAT-exam preparation.
    • Additionally the Director will help with the recruitment and career counseling of pre-health undergraduates, develop and maintain relationships with admissions personnel at medical and health-related graduate schools, learn and disseminate information on changes to the MCAT exam and admissions requirements, and keep records of alumni outcomes.
    • The Director will work closely with highly-motivated post-baccalaureate students changing their careers to medicine, as well as undergraduate students determining their desired health professional path.
    • This is a 3/4 time position (0.75 FTE) with benefits and a 12-month contract.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Minimum of a Master’s degree in Counseling, Public Health, Health Sciences or related field.
    • Have minimum of 3 years’ experience working with college students or pre-health school admissions.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Academic counseling or related experience preferred Excellent communication skills Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills Experience in program development EOE.
    • Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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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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