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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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Assistant Professor: Physicians Assistant - Rochester Institute of Technology - Rochester, NY - Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Job Description:

    • Instruction
      • Actively participate in classroom teaching and instruction of (undergraduate and graduate) students.
      • Provide ongoing evaluation and outcome analysis of students, curriculum, remediation, course sequencing, etc. as related to ongoing accreditation and program review. Work with program director in preparation of self study materials and application for ongoing accreditation and program reviews, as applicable.
    • Professional and Scholary Activities
      • Scholarship of discovery: When faculty use their professional expertise to discover knowledge, invent, or create original material. Using this definition, basic research as well as, for example, the creation of innovative computer software, plays or artwork would be considered the scholarship of discovery*.
      • Scholarship of teaching/pedagogy: When faculty engage in the scholarship of teaching practice through peer-reviewed activities to improve pedagogy. Using this definition, a faculty member who studies and investigates student learning to develop strategies that improve learning has engaged in the scholarship of teaching.*
      • Scholarship of integration: When faculty use their professional expertise to connect, integrate, and synthesize knowledge. Using this definition, faculty members who take research findings or technological innovations and apply them to other situations would be engaging in the scholarship of integration.*
      • Scholarship of application: When faculty use their professional expertise to engage in applied research, consultation, technical assistance, policy analysis, program evaluation, or similar activities to solve problems. This definition recognizes that new intellectual understandings arise out of the act of application.*
      • Scholarship of engagement: When faculty engage in scholarship that combines rigorous academic standards in any of the four other dimensions of scholarship, and is developed in the context of reciprocal and collaborative community partnerships. Community is broadly defined to include audiences external to the campus that are part of an active collaborative process that leads to new understanding and knowledge that contributes to the public good.
      • *RIT Policies and Procedures Manual, Policy E4.
        Participate in local, regional, and/or national professional organizations and attend meetings when possible.
        Maintain current clinical expertise by practicing, or gaining clinical exposure, in a local hospital, clinic, or private practice, when applicable and contingent on negotiation with Program Director and Dean.
        Serve as a liaison to the local PA and medical communities.
        Provide formal academic advisement and documentation to a designated group of PA students.

    • Program, College and Institutional Service
      • Participate in PA program meetings, recruitment, admission, and graduation events.
      • Participate in ongoing continuous assessment and other program accreditation work and site visits, when applicable.
      • Participate in committee assignments, at the College of Health Sciences and Technology and Institute level (when applicable).
    • Community Service
      • Voluntary community activities are strongly encouraged by the College of Health Sciences and Technology and Institute.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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Director, Health Professions Advising - Northwestern University - Evanston, IL - Friday, November 3, 2017

Job Description:

    • Administration:
      • Manages programs and services that provide health professions advising to undergraduates and alumni through individual appointments, drop-in sessions, workshops, presentations, outreach advising, and email and phone conversations regarding health professions admissions criteria, shadowing, research and experiential clinical opportunities, in compliance with all associated policies, rules and regulations.
      • Provides leadership, supervision, management, evaluation of the advising and administrative staff, coordinates professional development opportunities, conducts and reviews quarterly and annual performance objectives and reviews and oversees projects under their responsibility.
      • Oversees strategic planning and department organization; operationalizing goals and objectives.
      • Assesses advising services to determine student learning outcomes, facilitate evidence-based decisions and continuous improvement.
      • Oversees compliance with all associated policies, rules and regulations.
      • Other projects and responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Provost.
    • Advising and Counseling:
      • Oversees pre-medical and pre-health professions advising, including course planning and sequencing, health professions' application preparation and support, and mock interviews.
      • Partners with university/departmental/school/faculty advisors, student affairs departments and other campus colleagues to ensure that students are knowledgeable about courses and competencies required for admission to their chosen health professions schools and programs.
      • Collaborates with advising team to conduct daytime, evening and occasional weekend workshops, events, and outreach activities centered on various components of the pre-med/pre-health preparation.
      • Participates in the professional advising associations and conferences, such as the national (NAAHP) and regional (CAAHP) professional associations for advisors in the health professions. Attends related conferences, events and meetings.
      • Advances philosophies of learning and cultural diversity while actively promoting diversity in staffing and professional development.
      • Outreach to diverse student populations, particularly Underrepresented in Medicine (URM) students to provide pre-medical and pre-health advising and support.
    • Relationships:
      • Identifies opportunities and develops strategies for connecting students with alumni and health professionals to aid students in finding mentoring, clinical, research and shadowing opportunities.
      • Builds and nurtures relationships with a diverse array of alumni and employers to increase the Health Professions Advising profile and University reputation and visibility.
      • Consults with internal / external departments, faculty, alumni, student affairs, academic departments, student organizations and administrative offices to exchange information regarding academic and career opportunities.
      • Develops professional relationships with medical/health professions school admissions officers, post-baccalaureate programs and international medical programs.
      • Outreach to diverse student populations and diversity and inclusion offices that serve underrepresented (URM) student populations for additional support, mentoring and advising opportunities.
      • Consults with faculty, alumni, student affairs, academic departments, student organizations and administrative offices to exchange information regarding pre-medical and pre-health opportunities and support for students.
      • Works closely with the Searle Center for Advancing Learning and Teaching to enhance academic support for pre-medical/pre-health students, particularly URM students and Students in Transition.
      • Partners with peer institutions to share best practices and cutting-edge delivery of services and resources.
    • Programs/Events:
      • Oversees a comprehensive set of programs and events such as presentations, workshops, conferences, trainings, etc. in collaboration with internal and external resources.
      • Oversees the invitation/hosting of representatives of medical/health professions schools and related programs for presentations.
      • Continually assess and innovate programs to achieve goals.
      • Develop strategies to increase program value and resources.
    • Technology:
      • Ensures that resources and services are delivered using best practices. Maintains high goals for advising, learning outcomes, statistical measures, recommendation file services, student notes and communication, and collaboration through AdviseStream.
      • Ensures necessary hardware, software and network infrastructure services are obtained and implemented.
      • Participates in developing IT strategy to meet the mission and needs of program.
    • Accounting Budget:
      • Ensures that the Health Professions Advising programs meet associated revenue and expense goals
      • Develops and implements ideas for improving business processes and increasing program revenues and margins when applicable.
      • Plans and manages budget which fund strategic mission including financial sustainability and enhancement models.
      • Plans and implements annual budget processes.
      • Oversees all daily, monthly and annual financial activities including transactions, analysis and reporting.
      • Approves funds reallocation within budget as necessary and appropriate.
    • Marketing Public Relations:
      • Engages in outreach with various agencies and professionals, designed to increase participation, value, resources, etc. to support continued program development and improvement
      • Coordinates the development and revising of publications and web-based communication, to ensure that resources and services are effectively promoted.
      • Identifies and implements short-and long-term strategies and plans to meet program goals.
      • Prepares the Annual Report and other reports as necessary, and coordinates with the advising/administrative staff to include statistical data involving students, alumni, events, outreach, the impact on the campus community, and data related to medical school selection criteria and acceptances.
    • Evaluation:
      • Manages development and implementation of evaluation processes, quantitative and qualitative measurements that ensure that program benchmarks are successfully attained and communicated in a timely and efficient manner.
      • Manages evaluation processes, ensuring that learning outcomes are met; recommends and implements changes for enhancement; monitors effectiveness through follow-up evaluation studies.
      • Collaborates with internal/external resources to develop meaningful outcome measurements and methods of program evaluation that will lead to enhancement.
    • Compliance:
      • Manages compliance with all applicable federal, state, local and NU laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
      • Develops the creation and implementation of associated training.
      • Manages submission of applicable documents.
    • Supervise:
      • Supervises six staff members: the Associate Director, three health professions advisors and two administrative staff
    • Miscellaneous:
      • Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in higher education administration or related field, with five years of area of health professions advising, academic advising or counseling.
    • Management, supervision, budgetary, program development and strategic planning experience.

Minimum Competencies:

    • Advising and counseling skills.
    • Excellent writing, interpersonal and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong presentation and organizational skills.
    • Ability to relate well to students, faculty, administrators and staff with sensitivity and confidentiality, building collaborative relationships and handling sensitive matters with tact and discretion, with the best interests of the Health Professions Advising a priority.
    • Demonstrated success with diversity programs and the ability to work well with diverse groups.
    • Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Excel, MS Office and MS Outlook.
    • PeopleSoft Campus Solutions (SES) or similar.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a doctoral degree, with 8 years in health professions advising, career counseling, or advising in higher education or other relevant experience.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills with a service orientation; ability to work well with students; significant management and supervisory experience related to health professions advising or academic advising, counseling, training, program planning, program and website development.
    • Understanding and experience with the requirements of admission to medical schools and the other health professions; Knowledge and understanding of national trends in academic and pre-medical pre-health advising.
    • Demonstrated experience managing budgets, planning events, supervising staff, advising students and developing programs.
    • Superb judgment and decision-making skills.
    • Proven ability to work collaboratively with diverse constituents, including students, student groups, faculty, admissions officers, fellow advising administrators and administrative staff.

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Assistant Director, Academic Support Services - Florida A&M University - Tallahassee, FL - Thursday, October 19, 2017

Job Description:

    • Serves as the CST Premedical Advisory program Assistant Director and the FAMU-FAU Medical Scholars program (MSP) Co-Director.
    • Establishes recruiting requirements and attract applicants to the FAMU-FAU Medical Scholars program by contacting high schools, arranging interviews, and determining students qualifications through interviewing.
    • Reviews the curriculum of the premedical degree programs for relevancy and offers suggestions to the Dean or designee.
    • Develops, recommends, and revises program objectives.
    • Assists in the preparation of proposals for funding.
    • Assists in the academic advisement and counsel of students participating in the CST Premedical Advisory program and the FAMU-FAU MSP.
    • Maintain data of all participants in the CST Premedical Advisory program and the FAMU-FAU MSP.
    • Creates and maintains the databases of the CST Premedical Advisory program graduates and the FAMU-FAU MSP graduates.
    • Coordinates professional development activities for students such as MCAT pre, medical/professional school, mock interviews, medical/professional school application preparation, ethics, reference selection, communication (written, verbal, dress), social media, relevance of summer internships/research experiences and other areas as deemed necessary and appropriate.
    • Develops partnerships with professional health programs/organizations and relevant corporations/national laboratories.
    • Edits and disseminates the CST Premedical Advisory program (which is to include the FAMU-FAU MSP) newsletter each semester.
    • Serves as the advisor of various medical-related and the FAMU-FAU student organization.
    • Coordinates visits to medical programs, conferences and FAU for the FAMU-FAU MSP participants.
    • Coordinates program speakers, coordinates annual graduation/pinning ceremonies for the CST Premedical Advisory program graduates and the FAMU-FAU MSP graduates.
    • Coordinates experimental activities such as service learning activities, shadowing, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four (4) years of related experience
    • Or master's degree in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Preference will be given to applicants with a master’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization and four (4) years of related experience.
    • Or doctorate in an appropriate area of specialization and two (2) years of related experience.

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Academic and Career Adviser - University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point - Stevens Point, WI - Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Job Description:

    • Academic/Career Advising 55%
      • Help advises define and develop realistic academic and career goals
      • Help advisees plan educational programs consistent with their abilities and interests
      • Help advisees select outside-the-classroom experiences to support their academic and career goals
      • Monitor progress toward educational/career goals and develop intervention strategies to assist students in their academic development
      • Recognize advisees’ needs and make appropriate referrals
      • Provide timely and accurate information and help interpret academic requirements as well as university policies and procedures
      • Advise first-year and transfer students at orientation and develop orientation programming for students and families
      • Meet with students on probation or returning from suspension individually to identify obstacles and place for success
      • Review and make decisions on credit overload request and Satisfactory Academic Progress appeals
      • Address linkage between academic preparation and world of work
      • Provide information about jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities
      • Supervise and train peer advisers
      • If appropriate to the individual center, supervise center staff
      • Assist students with resumes, cover letters, professional correspondence, and job search preparation
      • Establish informational interview contacts and professional networking opportunities for students
      • Promote the use of Career Point to students for securing internships, summer jobs, and permanent employment
      • Maintain accurate paper records (e.g., planning sheets, meeting notes, emails) and utilize electronic tools as appropriate
      • Introduce and interpret basic career-level assessments (i.e. Career locker): refer students for advanced assessments as necessary
    • Outreach 10%
      • Participate in a liaison system among all professional advisors within the University College and the academic college ACACs to enhance and develop excellent in academic and career advising practices to meet the changing needs of students, faculty, staff, employers, and alumni
      • Deliver workshops and presentations on academic advising and career topics for student organizations, residential living, individual courses, and community organizations
      • Provide academic and career advising training for faculty, staff, and peer advisors
      • Represent the five colleges at Viewpoint days and other campus outreach events
      • Collaborate with Enrollment Management on orientation and registration planning
      • Serve as a representative of the five college ACACs within the university and larger community
    • Professional Development/University Service 10%
      • Participate in and coordinate training activities
      • Participate in professional organizations related to academic and career advising
      • Remain current on issues in the field of academic advising and career counseling
      • Participate in university professional development activities
      • Serve on university/UW System committees or as a student organization advisor, as appropriate
      • Serve on a community board or committee
    • College-specific Responsibilities 25%
      • Some of the SHCP-specific duties including significant RN to BSN Completion recruitment and transfer credit evaluations, including monthly “office hours” at Mid-State Technical College and Northcentral Technical College as well as attending several Nursing Education/Transfer Fairs at regional hospital, nursing conferences and technical colleges
      • This position organizes and runs the application process each semester for the 1+2+1 Partnership Program with Mid-State Technical College
      • The SCHP Adviser is a member of the BSN@Home Advisers Group, composed of RN to BSN Completion Advisers from six UW campuses, and is responsible for coordinating BSN@Home and UWSP course registration and grade entry procedures. This position also verifies enrollments of UWSP student sin BSN@Home courses each term to ensure proper reimbursements
      • This position updated technical college Transfer Guides and is involved with establishing and maintain Articulation Agreements for several SHCP majors

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree - Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree
    • Health Care professional background highly desirable
    • Professional experience in advising, career services, admissions, and/or student services in a college or university setting
    • Experience working with diverse populations
    • Ability to encourage and motivate students, with a strong commitment to student success
    • Excellent interpersonal skills
    • Strong sense of integrity and good organization skills
    • Attentive to detail and strong record-keeping skills
    • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
    • Experience in discipline represented in an academic college

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Director of Pre-Professional Pathways - Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences - Albany, NY - Friday, September 22, 2017

Job Description:

    • The position carries teaching responsibilities within the Department of Basic and Clinical Sciences.
    • Provide general oversight of the College’s pre-professional pathways and support for students seeking careers in medicine or other allied health professions. This includes, but is not limited to, chairing the College’s Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee, assisting with curriculum, overseeing student advising and career development, working with Enrollment Management on student recruiting activities, assisting students in obtaining clinical and/or volunteer hours, and developing relationships with relevant professional schools.
    • Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private college located in New York State’s Capital Region that offers a pre-pharmacy curriculum in addition to undergraduate degrees in Biomedical Technology, Chemistry, Clinical Laboratory Science, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Microbiology, and Public Health.
    • The College also has graduate programs in Clinical Laboratory Science, Health Outcomes Research & Informatics, Molecular Biosciences, Molecular Cytology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Pharmacy.
    • The College is a vibrant and growing community that offers opportunities for collaborative teaching and research within the College as well as with local academic institutions, health related organizations and state government.
    • ACPHS offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement, and tuition reimbursement for faculty and the children of faculty members.
    • Review of candidates will begin immediately. Interested applicants should submit a letter outlining their specific interest in this position and relevant experience, curriculum vitae, list of teaching interests/experience and the contact information for at least three professional references. ACPHS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Applicants must have a minimum of a PhD in a relevant discipline of biology such as physiology, molecular biology or cell biology.
    • Preference will be given to candidates with prior experience working with pre-professional students and with prior teaching experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • In addition to the required qualifications, ideal candidates will have the ability and desire to teach General Biology and Anatomy & Physiology.

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Assistant/Associate Director - St. Olaf College - Northfield, MN - Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Assistant / Associate Director, Career Development and Coaching in Pre-Health

Job Description:

    • Coaching – 40 % of time
      • Provide one-on-one coaching to students interested in health-related and medical careers.
      • Guide students through the graduate/health professional school application process and help prepare them for interviews.
      • Hold drop-in coaching hours at least once a week.
    • Event Management – 20 % of time
      • Implement workshops, information sessions, employer site visits, rotational shadowing experiences, and industry panels to introduce students to a wide range of health/medical careers.
      • Plan and facilitate Ole Health, and provide support for other student-alumni networking events for students considering careers in healthcare.
      • Collaborate with alumni facilitators to identify steering committee members and pop-up speakers.
      • Cultivate student interest and provide post-event programming designed to allow students to capitalize on what they have learned.
    • Internship Management – 15 % of time
      • Manage a range of cohort internships designed to give students access to clinical, administrative, and public health opportunities.
      • Work with major donors and alumni to cultivate experiential opportunities in the health/medical arena.
      • Promote opportunities to students and coordinate the selection process in collaboration with faculty.
      • Research and promote new pre-health opportunities.
    • Health Professions Committee (HPC) – 10 % of time
      • Serve as the Piper Center’s liaison to the HPC.
      • Meet regularly with the HPC Chair and provide guidance to the HPC during the interview process.
      • Track and report annually on student matriculation into graduate/professional schools in the health professions.
    • Relationship Development and Resource Management – 10 % of time
      • Build and maintain relationships with graduate/professional schools in the health professions.
      • Monitor changes and updates to health professions and related graduate school programs.
      • Maintain membership with the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions and participate in regional associations, national conferences, and professional development.
      • Develop and maintain the pre-health website.
      • Update and improve relevant online resources.
      • Supervisory Responsibilities: Manage Pre-Health Peer Advisors – 5 % of time
      • Train, mentor and guide Peer Advisors in developing content for workshops, pre-health webpages, and event management.
      • Collaborate with Peer Advisors, colleagues and others to source and host career panels and graduate school visits/prep sessions.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Ability to work as part of a team and/or collaborate with colleagues.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships with faculty, health care providers, alumni, employers, and staff.
    • Ability to drive and manage multiple projects simultaneously Knowledge of health/medical career fields and opportunities for experiential learning.
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both oral and written form Skill in public speaking Knowledge of career development/counseling theories and methods Knowledge of the academic environment and experiential learning best practices.
    • Ability to plan events Skill in computer applications including word processing and spreadsheet software.
    • Ability and willingness to support, respect and commit to embracing diverse backgrounds, values and points of view to build a strong and inclusive community including faculty, staff, students and constituents

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Education: Bachelor’s Degree;
    • Maintain a valid driver’s license and meet St. Olaf College driver authorization criteria with a satisfactory driving record.
    • Experience: 3+ years of experience in healthcare, higher education, or career development coaching clients or customers.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Education: Master’s degree (M.A., M.Ed, or other).
    • Experience: 5+ years experience in healthcare, higher education, or career development coaching clients or customers; experience working with undergraduate students.
    • Familiarity with career development/counseling theories and methods.
    • Specialized knowledge of the health/medical fields.

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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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