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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Asst Provost & AVP for Faculty Diversity & Recruitment - RIT - Rochester, NY - Monday, November 19, 2018

Job Description:

    Networking and Outreach

    • Serves as a resource to identify AALANA and women candidates for consideration for faculty openings across the various colleges at RIT, including PhD and post-terminal degree candidates as appropriate.
    • Collaborates, as needed, with the Division of Diversity and Inclusion Marketing Team to develop marketing assets, website information and outreach specifically targeting AALANA and women recruitment efforts.
    • Identifies and attends seminars, conferences and association meetings with the specific purpose of developing pipelines of AALANA and women candidates and/or identifying AALANA and women candidates for consideration and placement at RIT.

    Office of Faculty Diversity and Recruitment

    • Provides fiscal and administrative oversight regarding annual budget development and reporting.
    • Oversees day-to-day budget management.
    • Supervises administrative and program staff.
    • Develops and refines a comprehensive vision of campus faculty diversity and generate long and short-range goals, strategies, and structures to attract, promote and retain faculty.
    • Provides strategic planning and influences policy development.
    • Assists in research and formulation of policies impacting institution’s recruitment and retention of faculty.
    • Works with deans, academic faculty senate and other groups to encourage collaborative and cross-institutional faculty orientation, mentoring and development programs as requested.

    Future Faculty Career Exploration Program (FFCEP)

    • Offers a three and a half day, all-expense paid, professional career development and talent acquisition program that may serve as a bridge into the professoriate for historically underrepresented faculty of color (AALANA) and women.
    • Informs a vast number of faculty of color and PhD students of color about the program to enable discovery of the brightest talent while at the same time discovering the unique multicultural experiences of the Rochester community.
    • Collaborates with deans of the colleges within the university who engage future faculty participants in discussions about their academic work and career interests.
    • Provides a platform for the faculty to share RIT’s teaching and research agenda and to dialogue on current open and anticipated faculty positions.

    External relations, partnership development and engagement

    • Represents the University in discussions of faculty and institutional diversity in the national higher education community; participate in outreach programs to engage diverse local, state, and regional communities and partnerships.
    • Develops on-going working relationships with outside universities and associations that graduate and support placement of AALANA and women PhD candidates in order to ensure they are presented for review by search committees for current and future openings, with an emphasis on tenure track opportunities.

    Faculty Affairs

    • Brokers credible external education for academic faculty search committees, engages in active recruiting best practices to broaden faculty applicant pools, training, and works to increase retention within underrepresented populations of minorities and women.
    • Oversees and monitors the NTID Faculty Recruitment position and engages in overall collaboration with the NTID Office of Diversity and Inclusion
    • Oversees the Request for Proposal process for RIT Future Faculty Fellowship program, which is an extension of the FFCEP initiative, and supports marketing and outreach for applications; supports recommendations for professional development plans.
    • Supports development and administering of the annual New Faculty Orientation and university wide Mentoring Program and other career development programs.

    Provide support to the AALANA Faculty Advisory Council (AFAC), the Faculty Associate for AALANA Faculty and the Faculty Associate for Women Faculty

    • Researches in the field of best practices and education.
    • Serves as diversity advocate to tenure and promotion committees.
    • Apprises of network opportunities for seed and grant monies and other means that can help effect change where needed.
    • Works with deans and associate deans to ensure that the faculty expectations are clear for the faculty.

    Manage partnership with nine colleges and two Centers’ College Liaisons who serve as deans’ designees in directing department faculty diversity and search committee process:

    • Serves as diversity advocate by ensuring equity and fairness are demonstrated throughout the search committee process.
    • Develops a comprehensive set of recruitment documents that include information about RIT and our commitment to diversity and pluralism; provides description of faculty research activities, grant and contract funding received by all faculty.
    • List opportunities available for departmental peer mentoring and collaborative opportunities, and list articles and information featuring historically underrepresented faculty and their success, serving as a marketing tool for prospects.
    • Coordinates college efforts regarding AALANA and women outreach activities including the annual FFCEP, Future Faculty Fellows and Operation Outreach.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in higher education administration, communication, leadership or related field required; doctoral degree preferred.
    • 5-10 years of experience working successfully and increasingly responsible experience at a senior level in higher education.
    • A distinguished record of experience as a leader, advocate, change agent in academic setting.
    • Experience in faculty affairs and faculty development.
    • Working knowledge of AA/EEO -requirements
    • Demonstrated experience working with multiple internal and external constituencies in setting agendas and implementing alliances.
    • Extensive travel is required at 40-50%.

Skills:

    • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with both faculty members and administrators.
    • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit.
    • Effective interpersonal skills, including diplomacy, discretion, and tact.
    • Demonstrated experience building relationships and leading teams.
    • Knowledge of major academic and diversity issues facing universities, and a strong vision for and commitment to diversity endeavors in a large, private research university.

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Director of Advising for the College of Natural Sciences - CSUSB - San Bernardino, CA - Monday, November 19, 2018

Job Description:

      The Health Professions Advising Center (HPAC), provides advising and counseling to students on admissions processes and related career issues for medical/health professions schools, and other graduate programs.

      Reporting to and under the general supervision of the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Dean or designee, the incumbent will perform the following job duties:

    • Coordinate all programs, services and functions for CNS Advising, including CNS Peer Advising Center (PAC), the Health Professions Advising Center (HPAC) and various internal and external grants related to student advising, retention and graduation. This includes supervising professional and peer advisors, and developing and evaluating proactive and innovative advising methods for student success.
    • Grow the HPAC to develop a career services strategy for the program recognizing that pre-health students originate from across all CSUSB Colleges.
    • Create and oversee the maintenance of a database that tracks students who use the center as well as their graduation and placement successes. This will include updating and modifying the database as appropriate and connecting with the career center and alumni association.
    • Support a diverse student body by decreasing any achievement gaps among various student populations, and increasing graduation rates of all students including transfer students.
    • Develop and maintain effective working relationships with CNS department chairs and faculty advisers, advisers at the Palm Desert Campus, Undergraduate Studies, and the Career Center.
    • Ensure that HPAC assists students in identifying their career goals as well as helping them to create a time line of courses to complete in order to attain their goal(s).
    • Coordinate the health professions letter of evaluation service for students applying to health professions graduate school, which includes interviewing students and writing summary letters for those who are applying to programs that request committee letters of reference; review and critique application materials including personal statements, secondary application essays, and other application documents.
    • Collaborate with student pre-health groups including AMSA (American Medical Students Association) and SOMA (Student Osteopathic Medicine Association), Pre-Dental, and Pre-Pharmacy clubs; and speak to classes, clubs, or outside organizations regarding the advising center to help build awareness.
    • Review and assess difficult individual, group or organizational problems, develop and recommend courses of action, and implement proposed solutions both within the College of Natural Sciences, and across majors from all other Colleges.
    • Independently plan and organize work requirements and tasks to be accomplished by staff and student peer advisors, including: determining work priorities, analyzing appropriate data, selecting desired methodology from alternative approaches, handling unusual situations without advice or instruction, solving problems and making decisions which have impact on the work of others and the College of Natural Sciences.
    • Maintain a database for job shadowing and career opportunities for students pursuing a career in the health professions, from student and community initial inquiry through completion of the internship.
    • Develop and facilitate the internship orientation along with workshops for those applying to health professions graduate programs.
    • Coordinate employer information sessions throughout the academic year.
    • Work collaboratively with graduate and professional school recruiters, travel to visit health professions programs, and attend health profession related conferences.
    • The incumbent will be expected to keep abreast of national and local statistical information on admission to the health admission trends. Coordination of current articulation programs with Western University of Health Sciences (Bio2Med Program, Pharmacy Pipeline) and cultivation of the development of additional articulation programs with Western University as well as other institutions are also within the scope of the position.
    • Respond to student grade grievances and assist other student disciplinary related issues within the College of Natural Sciences.
    • Assist with special projects, prepare grant proposals, and facilitate planning of annual CSUSB Pre-professional Conference with annual attendance of approximately 500-1000 students.
    • Provide oversight of the CNS advising centers websites, and create online event registrations for students.
    • The incumbent will lead staff meetings, mentor staff individually, and provide professional development activities for CNS advising staff. A variety of additional activities include assisting with Summer Orientation and Registration (SOAR), transfer day, CSUSB Open House, Military Roundtable, key College taskforces, and other recruiting and recognition activities as they arise.
    • The incumbent will perform other related duties assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field including upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related.
    • A Master's degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work or a job-related field may be substituted for one year of professional experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling, guidance or a job-related field may be substituted for two years of the required professional experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional, personal or career counseling. A degree in Educational Counseling or Higher Education with a background in STEM and/or health-related fields is preferred. Candidates with a degree in a STEM or health-related field and a background in professional advising and/or counseling will also be considered. Upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution are recommended.
    • Minimum of four years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience which includes experience in advising students individually and in groups, and in analysis and resolution of complex student services problems.
    • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective, cooperative working relationships.
    • Experience with direct supervision of staff, dealing with confidential and sensitive personnel matters, and completing assignments through leadership.
    • Thorough knowledge of the policies, procedures and practices of professional school applications, ability to assimilate and retain large volumes of information on health professions schools, standardized tests such as the MCAT and DAT, and admissions trends, or have the ability to quickly acquire such knowledge along with general knowledge of the policies, practices and activities of Student Services programs related to advising and careers.
    • General knowledge of organizational, personnel and fiscal management, along with general knowledge of statistical and research activities in which pre-professional undergraduates would engage.
    • Ability to plan, coordinate and initiate actions necessary to implement administrative or group decisions or recommendations.
    • Ability to analyze and define complex organizational, policy or procedural problems, collect and evaluate data, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Database and website management skills.
    • Experience with working internships, career, and/or advising programs in a graduate and professional school setting.
    • Experience including working with premedical; pre-dental; pre-veterinary and other pre-health professions.

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Director of Advising - Colorado State University - Fort Collins, CO - Monday, November 5, 2018

Job Description:

      The Director of Advising is 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). The Director takes responsibility for building a positive culture around advising, developing and promoting effective advising practices guided by best practices, assessing learning outcomes and institutional data. Additionally, the Director supports unit growth and enrichment that align with the University’s Strategic Plan, diversity goals, Principles of Community, and Student Success Initiatives.

      Student Achievement has been a leader for advising across campus for decades, reporting to both the VPUA and the VPSA, and is appointed to collaboratively lead a number of campus-wide programs and initiatives including leadership for campus-wide support for advisors to implement student success initiatives that promote student retention and graduation, share university updates that pertain to advising, and provide resources such as training and websites.

      The position is a 12 month, full-time, Administrative Professional position and reports to the Executive Director of the Collaborative for Student Achievement.

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
    • Demonstrated experience and commitment to diversity and inclusiveness, experience working with students from diverse backgrounds

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 professional staff (through experience and/or training)
    • Knowledge of decision-making processes on a large university campus
    • 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 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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Family Medicine with OB Physician Faculty - The University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT - Monday, October 29, 2018

Job Description:

      Family Medicine with OB Physician Faculty The Department of Family and Preventive Medicine, Division of Family Medicine, is looking for outstanding physician educators to join our multi-disciplinary faculty. We are committed to excellence in patient care, the highest standard of training for medical students and residents, and participation in multi-disciplinary scholarship. If you share this passion for excellence, we invite you to become an integral part of our Family Medicine faculty team.

    • 10% FTE - Education and scholarship
      • Scholarly projects
      • Teaching in didactic and small group formats
      • Mentorship and evaluation of residents
    • 10% FTE - Clinic attending of residents
    • 80% FTE - Direct patient care activities Obstetrics practice is required with this position.
    • Clinical resources include:
      • In-house back up from the University of Utah Department of OB-GYN
      • Manageable call schedules
      • Favorable malpractice environment

      The vision of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is “Expanding the Possibilities of Health.” We are a strong multi-disciplinary department committed to diversity and inclusion, and to excellence in our core missions of clinical care, education, research and scholarship, and community engagement. The University of Utah is internationally known for its innovative programs in the transformation of health care. We invite you to explore the quality of life in Salt Lake City, the growing capital of our increasingly diverse state. We enjoy rich cultural opportunities in our urban core, along with unparalleled access to the outdoors.

      The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

      The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Board certification by The American Board of Family Medicine
    • Unrestricted Utah State medical license
    • Experience in clinical medicine, teaching and scholarship is preferred

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Family Medicine Faculty, Combd. Hospital/Outpatient Clinic - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT - Monday, October 29, 2018

Job Description:

      Family Medicine Physician Clinical Faculty Combined Hospital/Outpatient Clinic We invite you to join the multidisciplinary faculty of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine in the School of Medicine, University of Utah. We are expanding our clinical and educational programs in the Division of Family Medicine. This position involves direct patient care in a high-acuity academic inpatient setting and in our family medicine outpatient clinics. You will be joining a strong family medicine faculty group and have opportunities for teaching family medicine residents, medical students, and other health science trainees.

      Responsibilities

      • 50% FTE – Inpatient care on the University of Utah Hospital hospitalist team
      • 30-40% FTE – Outpatient care at our faculty/resident ambulatory clinics •
      • 10-20% FTE – Other education and scholarship

      The vision of the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine is “Expanding the Possibilities of Health.” We are a strong multi-disciplinary department committed to diversity and inclusion, and to excellence in our core missions of clinical care, education, research and scholarship, and community engagement. The University of Utah is internationally known for its innovative programs in the transformation of health care. We invite you to explore the quality of life in Salt Lake City, the growing capital of our increasingly diverse state. We enjoy rich cultural opportunities in our urban core, along with unparalleled access to the outdoors.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Board certification by The American Board of Family Medicine
    • Unrestricted Utah State medical license

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience in clinical medicine, teaching and scholarship

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Physician Assistant Faculty - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT - Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Job Description:

      The Division of Physician Assistant Studies in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine at the University of Utah School of Medicine is seeking exceptional candidates for faculty positions at the Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor rank. Specific rank and track (i.e. tenure, lecturer, or clinical track) are dependent upon qualifications. We seek applications from exceptional individuals in the areas of health services research, health systems research, and health/medical education. Qualified individuals with expertise in community-engaged research, quantitative methods, interprofessional medical education, and Physician Assistant education and/or workforce research are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have experience in PA curriculum assessment and accreditation.

      This faculty position will provide opportunities for involvement in PA student education, investigation, administration/service, and clinical care. Candidates should possess a terminal degree in a health related field from an accredited institution of higher education. Candidates interested in positions at the Associate or Professor ranks are expected to have a track record of obtaining extramural funding to advance their research program.

      The responsibilities of this position will primarily be to conduct and seek extramural funding for innovative and original research around health/healthcare, PA and interprofessional medical education, and PA health workforce. Additionally, the faculty member will participate in the admissions process, masters project advising, program evaluation and planning as well as advisement and assessment of students in the didactic and clinical phases of the curriculum.

      Faculty rank and salary level is competitive and commensurate with experience. Applicants with clinical degrees must be board eligible or certified in their respective specialty. The position offers opportunity to collaborate with teams of successful researchers in the division and department as well as in the University of Utah Health Sciences.

      The University of Utah Health (U of U Health) is a patient focused center distinguished by collaboration, excellence, leadership, and respect. The U of U Health candidates who are committed to fostering and furthering the culture of compassion, collaboration, innovation, accountability, diversity, integrity, quality, and trust that is integral to our mission.

      The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, national origin, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, status as a person with a disability, genetic information, or Protected Veteran status. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. To inquire about the University’s nondiscrimination or affirmative action policies or to request disability accommodation, please contact: Director, Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Circle, Rm 135, (801) 581-8365.

      The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds, and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Minimum Qualifications:

      Candidates should possess a terminal degree in a health related field from an accredited institution of higher education. Candidates interested in positions at the Associate or Professor ranks are expected to have a track record of obtaining extramural funding to advance their research program.

Preferred Qualifications:

      We seek applications from exceptional individuals in the areas of health services research, health systems research, and health/medical education. Qualified individuals with expertise in community-engaged research, quantitative methods, interprofessional medical education, and Physician Assistant education and/or workforce research are strongly encouraged to apply. The ideal candidate will have experience in PA curriculum assessment and accreditation.

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Candidates should submit a cover letter and curriculum vitae along with the completed application.

Please contact Melissa Husebye, at melissa.husebye@hsc.utah.edu with any questions regarding this posting.

 

Pre-Health Adviser - University of the Pacific - Stockton, California - Monday, October 22, 2018

Job Description:

      Provide advising for pre-health-interested students regarding academic requirements, co-curricular requirements, and professional school requirements as well as support for students and alumni who apply for professional health programs; maintain robust online repository of information about careers in health and allied health professions and organize correlated programming.

      Reporting:
      The Pre-Health Adviser reports to the new Director of the Academic Advising & Student Success Center, with a dotted line to the Assistant Vice President and Executive Director for Career Development.

    Essential Functions:

    • Advise students and recent graduates who express interest in exploring, preparing for, and pursuing careers in the health professions.
    • Provide individual and small group career advising for pre-health-interested students.
    • Plan, facilitate, and evaluate topically relevant programming and workshops (e.g., guest speakers, alumni panels, career-focused symposia) in collaboration with the Career Resources Center (CRC) and faculty in health-related fields.
    • Collaborate with CRC on planning and leading off-campus treks and site visits; collaborate with CRC staff on cultivating opportunities for students to explore avenues for internships and volunteer experience in health-related fields.
    • Establish relationships with and engage alumni and friends of Pacific who work in the health professions; collaborate with Alumni Relations and CRC on these efforts.
    • Help students prepare for the application process to graduate and professional school in health-related fields.
    • Promote opportunities to engage with recruiters from health-related professions.
    • Serve as the official pre-med advisor for undergraduates at Pacific; collaborate with faculty advisers for Pre-Dent, Pre-Pharmacy and Pre-Physical Therapy and Pre-Physician Assistant programs; collaborate with faculty advisers to support academic and pre-professional advising for other health professions.
    • Establish relationships with and engage faculty and other campus community stakeholders in development of programming, resources, and advising support for pre-health students.
    • Maintain a Pre-Health Professions website with the assistance of the Undergraduate Education department’s webmaster with robust digital resources for students.
    • Participate in advising events hosted by the Academic Advising and Student Success Center staff as well as orientation as requested.
    • Visit medical and other professional health schools/programs and attend appropriate annual conferences (e.g., national and regional meetings of the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions) to remain current in best-practices pre-health advising.
    • Collaborate with National Scholarship/Fellowship Adviser to advise students and alumni interested in applying for science-related fellowships (e.g., the Goldwater Scholarship).
    • Proactively distribute messaging/marketing about pre-health advising and programming opportunities to undergraduate population holistically.
    • Performs other essential duties and tasks specific to the position and as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • M.A. or M.S. degree and at least three (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.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience using CRM, CMS, social media to support advising, student record keeping and data development, and leverage events to generate broad awareness of pre-health advising opportunities.

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Health Professions Advising Coordinator - George Mason University - Fairfax, VA - Monday, October 22, 2018

Job Description:

    • Advising and Coordinating Responsibilities
      • Serve as knowledgeable and skilled health professions advisor for students interested in fields such as medicine, podiatry, optometry, dentistry, veterinary, pharmacy, allied health programs such as physical and occupational therapy, physician assistant, athletic training, therapeutic recreation as well as other health professions schools.
      • Provide individual, walk-in and group advising to the pre-health students; create model of differentiated service options based on student needs.
      • Advise students on strategies for exploring academic and career interests, academic planning and preparing with the goal of becoming a competitive applicant for the health professions programs.
      • Advise students regarding their readiness and timing of their pre-health application and how to navigate the application process.
      • Support students during application process including application materials, timelines, admissions tests, personal statements, letters of recommendation, school selection, and interviews.
      • Communicate and collaborate with CAART team colleagues regarding health professions advising, activities and trends.
      • Maintain strong relationships and partnerships with George Mason University academic departments and undergraduate advisors as well as the University Career Service’s industry counselors regarding health professions advising and programming. Establish Health Professions Advisory Board.
      • Maintain active membership in the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP).
      • Coordinate programs to enhance awareness and knowledge of varied health professions fields. Manage communications and event announcements.
      • Coordinate workshops and information sessions for health profession applicants through the application process.
      • Represent CAART at events hosted by Admissions, Orientation, University Career Services, and Academic Departments.
      • Develop and maintain publications, website, listserv and social media.
      • Support health professions student organizations and their faculty/staff advisors.
      • Develop relationships with Admissions Offices and Deans of health professions schools.
      • Represent George Mason University at professional conferences and associations.
      • Assessment and Reporting
        • Maintain accurate records of students’ progress in meeting standards/deadlines regarding applications, admissions and test scores, etc.
        • Report application outcomes and student success profiles.
        • Collect and maintain data pertaining to admission and acceptance rate of George Mason students to health professions programs.

    Minimum Qualifications:

      • Master’s degree required; -Higher education experience in academic advising, teaching, or counseling required;
      • Experience building partnerships with university colleagues and external constituents required.
      • Experience supporting students from a diversity of backgrounds required.

    Preferred Qualifications:

      • All of the minimum qualifications, plus;
      • Education in a science or health-related field preferred.
      • Experience advising or teaching students interested in health professions preferred.
      • Experience in website development and use of social media preferred.

    Click here to apply; reference job number FA547Z.

     

    Coordinator of Student Services School of Pharmacy - Southern Illinois University - Edwardsville, IL - Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Job Description:

      • The Coordinator of Student Services provides a wide variety of integral duties for the School of Pharmacy.
      • The Coordinator will share advising duties for current pharmacy students, support evaluation of student records for the pharmacy application and admissions process, and disseminate information about the application process to prospective students via phone, electronic means, and personal meetings.
      • The incumbent is responsible for updating the Professional & Student Affairs website, coordinating the School of Pharmacy recruiting activities including those addressed specifically towards preparation of high school and college students for careers in pharmacy, and assisting in preparing admissions data for the admissions committee, the Associate Dean for Professional and Student Affairs, the Dean and external accrediting bodies.
      • Additional duties for the Coordinator of Student Services can include:
        • Coordinate electronic pharmacy student newsletter and social media sites;
        • Help in the development and implementation of student success endeavors for professional pharmacy students including student organizations;
        • Assist with coordination of the School of Pharmacy events (Open House, SIUE Preview, White Coat Ceremony, Awards and Recognition Ceremony, Pinning Ceremony, Graduation Ceremony and Hooding Ceremony);
        • Help with coordination of pharmacy student interviews and the new student orientation;
        • Serve on various School of Pharmacy committees, and University committees deemed appropriate for the benefit of the School by the Associate Dean for Professional and Student Affairs.
        • Further duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the department.

    Minimum Qualifications:

      • Master's Degree in higher education, counseling, or closely related field;
      • Three (3) years of experience in higher education including student advisement and recruiting;
      • Knowledge of college student development;
      • Experience with student organizations;
      • Ability to coordinate multiple projects concurrently;
      • Experience with coordination of student events;
      • Good oral and written communication skills;
      • Ability to exploit current/emergent technologies and media to recruit students and perform duties of the position.

    Preferred Qualifications:

      • Experience with a centralized application service.
      • Familiarity with University offices that support efforts including admissions, marketing and communication, housing, conferences, Kimmel Leadership Center, etc.

    Click here to apply.

     

    Director of Pre-Health Professions Advising - MCPHS University - Boston, MA - Wednesday, October 17, 2018

    Job Description:

      • The Director of Pre-Health Professions Advising will have the day-to-day responsibility for advising and supporting students enrolled in the undergraduate degree programs in the School of Arts and Sciences.
      • Advise and support students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs interested in applying to professional/graduate programs.
      • Assist students in identifying clinical, shadowing and research opportunities designed to augment their exposure to the health professions.
      • Stay informed on current admission, testing (e.g. MCAT, DAT, OAT, GRE, LSAT) and application requirements and procedures for diverse health professions.
      • Communicate graduate/professional admissions requirements and procedures with students, faculty and staff (e.g. Center for Academic Success and Enrichment (CASE), Center for Professional Career Development (CPCD), Admissions Office) as appropriate.
      • Actively participate in the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP), including annual attendance at regional and national level conferences.
      • Communicate conference updates and materials to appropriate faculty and staff.
      • Serve as a member/chair of the Pre-Health Advisory Committee - Assist in coordinating/writing committee letters of reference for students applying to professional programs; work with faculty mentors and other writers of individual letters of reference whose letters will make up the basis of the “committee letter”.
      • Support curricular and extracurricular pre-health professions offerings.
      • Develop, maintain and update electronic resources for the pre-health professions internal pathways and external articulation agreements, including Blackboard sites; maintain files and databases for all pre-health professions materials.
      • Collaborate with Admissions Office and program directors on articulation agreements.

    Minimum Qualifications:

      • Master's degree and a minimum of two years pre-health professions advising experience required
      • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five years pre-health professions advising experience will be considered in lieu of a Master’s degree

    Click here to apply.

     

    Admissions Recruiter - California Health Sciences University - Clovis, CA - Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Job Description:

      • Position Summary:
        With direction from the Director of Admissions, and Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, this position is responsible for the execution of an effective and comprehensive recruitment strategy that supports the College's mission and helps achieve CHSU's enrollment goals.

      • Duties & Responsibilities:
        • Plan, arrange, and conduct presentations for Pre-Med organizations at targeted college and university campuses.
        • Develop and maintain relationships with counselors, pre-med advisors, and other school representatives at community colleges, four year colleges, and other community organizations as needed to support of the mission of CHSU.
        • Attend Pre-Med Fairs and conferences on college campuses to promote enrollment at CHSU, gather information about prospective students, and answer questions about programs and financial aid options.
        • Participate with the enrollment processes, including advising applicants, processing AACOMAS applications, coordinating interview activities, managing databases and other admissions duties as assigned.
        • Coordinate and plan Accepted Students visitation dates on the CHSU campus.
        • May assist other CHSU colleges when needed.
        • Contribute to the overall success of the University by performing duties in a collaborative fashion.
    This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the Director of Admissions.

    Qualifications:

      • Education:
        Bachelor’s degree required

      • Skills & Experience:
        • Three or more years in medical school admissions/recruitment,
        • Related work experience, and/or relevant training;
        • Strong organizational skills and detail orientation;
        • Ability to multi-task and work deadlines;
        • Keep track of multiple projects and ensure timely follow-up;
        • Self-motivated, and able to work independently with minimal supervision;
        • Ability to maintain confidentiality, exercise good judgment and act professionally, sensitively, and with a high level of discretion;
        • Ability to anticipate needs and work proactively to manage relationships with prospective students;
        • Strong communication and presentation skills with ability to speak in professional, friendly, clear and engaging manner to individuals and large groups;
        • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite preferred.

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates are to electronically submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume and the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least (3) professional references who may be contacted. Please send a completed package electronically to careers@chsu.edu and type ADMISSIONS RECRUITER in the subject field of the email.

     

    Director of Admissions - California Health Sciences University - Clovis, CA - Wednesday, October 10, 2018

    Job Description:

      • Position Summary:
        The Director of Admissions is responsible for policies, procedures to recruit, screen, establish interviews for, evaluate and enroll students in the proposed College of Osteopathic Medicine. The director will supervise staff needed to accomplish this goal and will work collaboratively with the Admissions staff from the College of Pharmacy.
      • Duties & Responsibilities:
        • Develop, implement, oversee, and evaluate a comprehensive recruitment and admissions plan;
        • Coordinate and manage AACOMAS applications and communications; 3. Review all applications for accuracy and completeness;
        • Maintain student applicant files (in conjunction with the Registrar);
        • Train faculty on admissions assessment tools;
        • Serve as the recording secretary of the COM Admissions Committee
        • Develop and oversee admissions and recruitment publications (in conjunction with marketing);
        • Respond to and direct all communications with prospective COM students;
        • Participate in all accreditation and regulatory processes.

    This job description is not intended to be all inclusive and the employee will also perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by the Asst Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment.

    Qualifications:

      • Education: Bachelor’s Degree in related field
      • Experience: At least 3 years of experience in medical school admissions work.

    How to Apply:

    Interested candidates are to electronically submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume and the names, titles, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least (3) professional references who may be contacted. Please send a completed package electronically to careers@chsu.edu and type DIRECTOR OF ADMISSIONS in the subject field of the email.

     

    Pre-health Academic Advisor - University of Michigan - Ann Arbor, Michigan - Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    Responsibilities:

        The LSA pre-health academic advisor plays a pivotal role in the lives of LSA students. With the unique opportunity to sustain an advising relationship with students from orientation through graduation, the LSA pre-health advisor motivates and inspires LSA students to explore and synthesize the richness of the liberal arts experience both inside and outside the classroom. The pre-health advisor is a general advisor with responsibility for advising entering students at Summer Orientation, maintaining regular contact with assigned students until graduation, providing accurate information about College procedures, policies, resources, programs, and curriculum, and serving as informed resource for students. The pre-health advisor, as a member of the five-person Newnan Center pre-health advising team, also serves as an academic advisor to students from all University of Michigan schools and colleges who have premedical and other health career interests and provides information and resources about graduate and professional programs and career opportunities in medicine, health-related fields and alternative educational endeavors. Additionally, the pre-health advisor will participate in collaborative ventures within the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center and across the College and University to disseminate pre-health information to students, develop web and social media resources, conduct workshops and programs for pre-health students, and consult with and inform colleagues about pre-health issues and topics. The pre-health advisor’s particular duties include conducting one-on-one and group advising appointments, exchanging e-mail with students, monitoring academic progress, challenging students to invest fully in curricular and co-curricular opportunities, and contacting and referring students experiencing academic or personal difficulty to the appropriate resource also are typical duties.

        The LSA pre-health advisor also serves as a liaison to one or more University of Michigan academic departments, schools, colleges or administrative units and is expected to catalyze discussion and promote cooperation to ensure that student interests are served throughout the University. The LSA pre-health advisor develops educational programs and produces educational materials, including e-resources, on behalf of the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center. The LSA pre-health advisor also serves the Advising Center through membership on one or more standing committees.

        The LSA pre-health advisor will join a large team of outstanding individuals with diverse professional and personal backgrounds in the Newnan LSA Academic Advising Center who form a high-functioning community of practice. Our Professional Development Committee and Committee for Intercultural Development (CID) build upon our extensive new advisor training program to promote continuous learning and skill-building amongst our staff. Through these and other efforts, our office cultivates a culture that is welcoming, supportive, and responsive to all identities among our diverse staff and students.

    Minimum Qualifications:

      • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year university.
      • Demonstrated experience advising, teaching, or mentoring college students.
      • Strong commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, including experience working with students from diverse backgrounds and identities.
      • Proven ability to successfully work in a collaborative team environment.
      • Outstanding interpersonal skills with the ability to establish positive and respectful working relationships with students, staff, and faculty.
      • Self-driven; Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
      • Excellent written and oral communication styles.
      • Ability to maintain integrity of confidential materials and student information.

    Preferred Qualifications:

      • Master’s or doctorate degree.
      • Science/health-related degree or relevant work experience in a science/health-related field.
      • Experience advising pre-medical and other pre-health college students.
      • Knowledge of purposes and objectives of a liberal arts education.
      • Familiarity with technology and its application in an academic advising setting.

    Click here to apply.

     

    Senior Health Professions Advisor – Two Positions - Thursday, September 27, 2018

    Pre-Professional Health (PPH) Advising at James Madison University is accepting applications for two Senior Health Professions Advisors. Each position is a full-time, twelve-month administrative and professional faculty position. At JMU, pre-professional health programs function as academic minors and PPH students are representative of degree programs in all colleges at the university. Our office provides aspiring health professionals with the information, advising, and application support necessary to engage in career exploration, achieve excellence in core competencies, and prepare for admission to health professions schools. We foster intentional planning, self-assessment, and informed decision-making. Anticipated start date is flexible.

    Duties and Responsibilities::

        Health Professions Advising

        • Serve as knowledgeable and skilled health professions advisor.
        • Advise students on strategies for exploring academic and professional career interests, incorporating PPH coursework into academic planning, and preparing with the goal of becoming a competitive applicant.
        • Support students and alumni during the application process including application materials, timelines, admissions tests, essays, letters, school selection, and interviews.
        • Maintain active membership in the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP).

        PPH Program Coordination
        Coordinate advising activities for a subset of PPH minor programs (pre-dentistry, pre-medicine, pre-occupational therapy, pre-optometry, pre-pharmacy, pre-physician assistant, pre-physical therapy, pre-veterinary medicine). Coordinator responsibilities include:

        • Monitor applications through the advisor portal established by centralized application services. Collect and maintain outcomes data pertaining to admission of students and alumni to these health professions programs.
        • Assist students who wish to utilize an articulation agreement to seek admission to a professional program.
        • Report application outcomes and student success profiles. Communicate student success patterns with students to inform self-assessment and decision-making.
        • Conduct regular review of admissions requirements at health professions schools. Propose revisions in minor programs as necessary including coursework, and standards for admission and progression in the minor.
        • Conduct performance queries for minors with approved standards for admission and progression. Author Admission and Progression Standards proposals (new and renewal) that incorporate pre-requisite coursework patterns, admissions requirements, and application outcomes.
        • Work in collaboration with Registrar to manage PPH minor programs in student information system. Review graduation applications for each minor.
        • Coordinate communications and event announcements.
        • Work in collaboration with Admissions, Orientation, Career and Academic Planning, and University Advising to insure PPH advising resources are shared with first-year, transfer, international and major advisors and incorporated into publications and websites.
        • Collaborate with Student Activities and Involvement to support PPH-related student organizations and their faculty/staff advisors.
        • Represent department at events hosted by Admissions (Academic Open Houses, Choices), Orientation (Transfer, Summer Springboard, and 1787), and the Graduate School (Graduate and Professional School Fair).

    Qualifications:

        Education and Experience

        • Master’s degree required. Education in a science or health-related field preferred.
        • Higher education experience in academic advising, teaching, or counseling required. Work-related experience advising or teaching students interested in health professions preferred.

        Skills and Abilities

        • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills.
        • Ability to collect, analyze, and present data.
        • Attention to detail and administrative workflows.
        • Ability to use technology to gather information and communicate effectively. Skills in website development and use of social media preferred.
        • Ability to coordinate functions, including guidance of personnel involved in accomplishing those functions.
        • Ability to build effective relationships among multiple stakeholders including students, alumni, advisors, health professions programs, and admissions representatives.
        • Ability to design programs and initiatives that meet the needs of multiple stakeholders.
        • Ability to work collaboratively as a member of a team that shares responsibility for achieving advising excellence, supporting student success, and implementing strategies to achieve organizational goals.
        • Ongoing commitment to creating and maintaining a culture of diversity and inclusion. Apply understanding of holistic admissions and the ways health professions schools are addressing concerns related to access, diversity, and inclusion.

    To apply visit http://joblink.jmu.edu/postings/4172 or go to JobLink.jmu.edu and reference posting number F1199. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    James Madison University is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating and supporting a diverse and inclusive work and educational community that is free of all forms of discrimination. This institution does not tolerate discrimination or harassment on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, parental status, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation or veteran status. Anyone having questions concerning discrimination should contact the Office for Equal Opportunity: (540) 568-6991.

     

    Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Admissions - California Northstate University - Rancho Cordova - Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    Job Description:

      • Responsible for admission, outreach and student services personnel and processes
      • Oversee, develop, manage, and provide student support services;
      • Oversee student organizations
      • Develop, implements, and promotes programs that foster student leadership and professionalism
      • Serve as advisor to the Student Body Council and Student Organization Leadership Council
      • Oversee the academic advising and career services programs
      • Coordinate student activities at the state, regional, and national levels
      • Coordinate student related college events and programs
      • Develop and implement diversity programs
      • Engage in didactic teaching to the extent possible
      • Collaborate with programmatic assessment and participate in all accreditation and regulatory processes
      • Manage the application, interview, and acceptance process
      • Coordinate with outside agencies, parents, and alumni
      • Develop and update policies and procedures for this program
      • Be the administrator in charge of the grievance process
      • Know and inform students of their rights and responsibilities
      • Create marketing and advertising materials
      • Head all student recruitment efforts and attend recruitment activities
      • Set-up and maintain Consumer Relation Management software
      • Monitor and plan the Student Affairs and Admissions budget
      • Participate in the production of reports for various purposes and analysis of success metrics

    Minimum Qualifications:

      • Earned doctorate (Ph.D. preferred) in health professions, educational discipline, or basic science
      • At least ten (5) years of experience in educational administration, preferably in student affairs and admissions, at least at the level of program director or department chair/head
      • Distinguished record of teaching, research, scholarly achievement, and service appropriate for an appointment as an Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
      • Good management and leadership skills when working with individuals or teams
      • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
      • Strong commitment to excellence in education, research/scholarly activities, and service
      • Sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic socioeconomic, cultural, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, and ethnic backgrounds of college students, including those with physical or learning disabilities as it relates to differences in learning styles
      • Proven ability to handle confidential information with discretion
    Materials Required to Apply:
      • Cover letter of interest that addresses qualifications, experience and career goals
      • Resume/CV
      • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three (3) professional references

      Please send application materials to the HR Department at hr@cnsu.edu, or mail to:

      California Northstate University
      9700 West Taron Drive
      Elk Grove, CA 95757.

      California Northstate University is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

     

    Academic Advisor - Oregon State University College of Pharmacy - Portland, OR - Thursday, August 30, 2018

    Job Description:

      • 30% Advising:
        • Serve as primary advisor to approximately 160 P1-P4 Pharm.D. students.
        • Partner with faculty in advising, academic support and assessment activities, and make referrals to appropriate resources.
        • Monitor Pharm.D. student compliance with COP academic and professional standards, curricular requirements, and programmatic requirements.
        • Assist the Director of Student Services in addressing ongoing student concerns and, if necessary, participate in the development of progression plans to accommodate academic or personal student needs.
        • Create academic support programs and events for professional students.
        • Assist with the Ambassador program on both Corvallis and Portland campuses.
        • Advise Portland-based Pharm.D./MBA students and graduate students.
        • Advise Portland-based Early Assurance Program students.
        • Serve as liaison and support for distance learning students, students in need of disability access, as well as other students with additional requirements.
        • Serve as liaison to OHSU JBT Health & Wellness Center to coordinate health coverage for third and fourth year students, including immunization compliance.
        • Responsible for communicating with OHSU departments, including but not limited to the Registrar, ITC (Computer Access), Student Accounts.
        • Responsible for onboarding incoming P3 students to OHSU, including but not limited to ID badge and immunization requirements.
        • Use Web for Advisor, Banner, Data Warehouse, EValue, Degree Works, Google, Box etc. to assist in maintaining accurate student records. Assist in the preparation of materials for advising.
      • 30% Career and Professional Development:
        • Collaborate with faculty to establish a vision for career and professional development for all Pharm.D. students.
        • Coordinate and implement aspects of the professional development program that are the responsibility of Student Services.
        • Support students in their pursuit of post-graduate opportunities.
        • Develop educational seminars related to career and professional development.
        • Establish metrics to measure success of career and professional development program.
        • Develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders to further enhance the career and professional development program.
        • Collaborate with the PHAR 707-709 instructor to deliver career development topics and presentations.
        • Conduct career development consultations to assist in internship and post-graduate interview preparation.
      • 20% Admissions:
        • Serve as an active and voting member of the Admissions Committee by participating in Pharm.D. applicant file reviews and interviews.
        • Coordinate the Portland Pharm.D. interview sessions.
        • Correspond with Pharm.D. applicants as necessary and appropriate.
        • Assist with Early Assurance Program admissions.
        • Articulate applicant course work as it relates to the Pharm.D. prerequisites and assist in maintaining prerequisite course articulation spreadsheets.
        • Refer petitions to Chair of Admissions Committee. Participate in Pharm.D. Application Workshops.
      • 5% Recruiting and Educational Outreach:
        • Represent OSU and the College of Pharmacy at various recruiting events.
        • Advise prospective students/applicants via e-mail, phone and in-person appointments.
        • Share responsibility with the Corvallis-based advisor for responding to emails sent to pharmacy@oregonstate.edu.
        • This includes transcript evaluation requests.
      • 10% Orientation/Events:
        • Responsible for coordinating and facilitating P3 Pre- and Fall orientation.
        • Participate in planning and coordination for P1 and P2 orientations.
        • Coordinate other student events as requested by the Director of Student Services.
      • 5% College Support/Administration:
        • Provide additional support as defined by Director of Student Services, Executive Associate Dean, or Dean.
        • Participate in assessment activities as needed.
        • Assign work to College of Pharmacy staff and student workers and oversee them in those tasks.
        • Serve on various committees for the College to represent and serve the needs of the students.
        • Perform other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

      • Master’s Degree in College Student Services Administration, Counseling, Higher Education Administration or related field.
      • A minimum of 1 year of experience in academic advising or career counseling at a post-secondary level.
      • Committed to a learner-centered, developmental philosophy and demonstrated ability to work with a diverse student population.
      • Experience with career and professional development of adult learners.
      • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
      • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
      • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion and professionalism.
      • This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq.
      • Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.
      • This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per OAR 576-056-0000 et seq.

    Preferred Qualifications:

      • Demonstrated experience in academic coaching. Familiarity with social media as it relates to advising and recruiting.
      • Familiarity with assessment and quality improvement strategies.
      • Strong decision-making skills, including setting priorities against established criteria and managing multiple projects/activities/deadlines.
      • Familiarity with Banner, Data Warehouse, Drupal, Microsoft Office Suite and DegreeWorks.

    Click here to apply.

     

    Pre-Health Advisor/Career Advisor - University of California San Diego - San Diego, CA - Thursday, August 30, 2018

    Job Description:

        A strong applicant will have experience helping students navigate the pre-health path and ensure they become competitive applicants for their health professional school of choice. Feel free to message me (Jessica Kongthong) directly if you want to apply or refer someone. Strong knowledge of what it takes to be a successful applicant to medical, dental, pharmacy, PT/OT, nursing, vet, public health, and any other health profession. Ability to identify gaps in someone's application, understand how to strengthen a student's application, and someone who knows how to develop a solid strategic plan if the applicant needs more experience or stronger metrics.p>

        ***FYI this position is posted as a general career advisor position, however it is specifically for PREHEALTH***

        Check out our prehealth advising resources here: healthbeat.ucsd.edu

    Minimum Qualifications:

      • One year of experience working with college students.
      • Program development, advising, and event coordination experience.

    Preferred Qualifications:

      • One year or more of pre-health advising experience at a 4 year university.
      • 3+ years working at a 4 year university.

    Click here to apply.

     

    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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