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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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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Transfer Student Support & Recruitment Advisor - Oregon State University - Corvallis, OR - Sunday, August 27, 2017

Job Description:

    • 65% Academic Advising & Transfer Student Programming
        • Provide direct academic advising services and major/career guidance to College of Science transfer students and prospective transfer students.
        • Serve as a referral agent for incoming transfer students needing services beyond academic advising, connecting them to resources for academic success including the OSU Degree Partnership Program (DPP).
        • Serve as primary liaison and partner with Degree Partnership Program and community colleges to provide strategic advising and assist in the development and coordination of intervention strategies designed to improve academic success and student persistence of transfer students.
        • Travels regularly to Oregon’s 17 community colleges to provide direct academic advising and recruitment efforts on behalf of the College of Science.
        • Develops and maintains contacts and relationships with community college partners, students and external partners to encourage transfer students to pursue COS degrees.
        • Meet with current transfer students and community college partners to facilitate and assist in the usage of COS and OSU tools for transferring including but not limited to COS Transfer Advising Guides, OSU articulation tables and webpages, and provides careful management of referring students to these tools.
        • Develop, implement and facilitate COS discipline specific orientation course for COS transfer students.
        • Coordinate and organize the maintenance of COS transfer advising guides and communicate with COS and cross campus partners to ensure consistency and timely updates of transfer guides.
        • Advise and assist INTO OSU students with progression into COS programs and coursework.
        • Aid in the complete progression of INTO student by maintaining accurate and timely communication between students, INTO OSU and COS department advisors.
        • Partner with cross campus partners and other STEM colleges to promote and coordinate informational training sessions on OSU STEM programs for community college partners and advisors.
    • 25% Recruitment and Outreach
        • Lead College recruitment efforts in its mission of increasing the number of transfer and underrepresented students in science.
        • Collaborates with LSAMP and STEM Leaders Program to establish cross-cultural and inclusive recruitment strategies of underrepresented students into the College and LSAMP and STEM Leaders Programs.
        • Coordinate efforts and lead presentation sessions for Transfer START New Student Orientation program.
        • Participate in transfer student orientation and recruitment events including START, Beaver Open House, Fall & Spring Preview, Oregon Transfer Days community college tour, and other transfer student events.
        • Coordinates College Outreach efforts to K-12 schools and partners with campus partners to facilitate and organize yearly outreach events including OSU Discover Days, Health Professions Fair, Women in Science, and elementary, middle and high school visits.
    • 10% OSU Division of Undergraduate Studies
        • Collaborate with the OSU Division of Undergraduate Studies to coordinate and implement initiatives and systemic programs at the college level that support student success and equalization including but not limited to interventions for students on Academic Warning and/or Academic Probation, Student Success Collaborative, Next Steps Advising Syllabus.
        • Data tracking, continuous assessment, and data exchange with the Division of Undergraduate Studies will be an important part of this position.
        • Partner with OSU's Transfer Transitions Advisor to assist with university transfer orientation course and other transfer student initiatives on campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree from a regionally accredited college or university and minimum 3-5 years full-time demonstrated experience in academic advising of undergraduate students, admissions, recruitment, student support services, or closely associated field.
    • Evidence of commitment to educational equity and commitment to promoting and enhancing equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion.
    • Excellent Interpersonal communication, written, verbal and public speaking skills and ability to interpret, apply and explain complex information.
    • Ability to provide effective and engaging presentations to large scale groups of prospective and newly admitted students & families.
    • Ability to take initiative in organizing programs, planning events, preparing advising materials, and communicating with other advisors and program heads.
    • High level of professionalism, problem solving skills, superior attention to detail, ability to prioritize duties and work independently with minimal supervision, while working within and meeting strict deadlines and navigating a fast-paced environment.
    • Expertise in MS Office Suite.
    • Regular in-state travel and some evening and weekend work is required.
    • This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf to 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 OSU Standard 576-056-0000 et seq.
    • 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 OSU Standard 576-055-0000 eq seq.
    • Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • BS/BA degree or higher in physical or life sciences Broad understanding of barriers facing transfer, first-generation, low income, and traditionally underrepresented minority student populations Experience as a Transfer student.
    • Strong commitment to increasing the representation of underserved student populations in the STEM fields.
    • Written and verbal fluency in Spanish.
    • Experience teaching in a higher education setting. Experience with program development or assessment.
    • Ability to maintain student records, data and other sensitive information.
    • Ability to work cooperatively and effectively with and on diverse teams of students, faculty and staff.
    • Working knowledge of university-level student information systems (Banner, Degree Works/MyDegrees, Student Success Collaborative, Web for Advisors, etc.)

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Academic Specialist - Georgetown University - Washington, DC - Friday, August 18, 2017

Job Description:

    • Coordinate approximately 29 different biomedical graduate certificate and degree-granting programs, as well as multiple tracks within these programs, and 600+ biomedical graduate students.
    • Monitor the academic progress of all biomedical graduate students, and the facilitation of student course registrations, course scheduling, grade changes, extension of times, Ph.D. Thesis defense, graduation clearance, and other academic affairs services.
    • Organize academic-focused special events such as orientation, workshops, training, and commencement.
    • Report to the Assistant Dean of Administration and Finance, and provide ad hoc supervision to student assistants.
    • The Academic Specialist has duties that include but are not limited to Academic Affairs & Registration, Student Data & Record Management, Special Events, and Administration.

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Health Professions Advisor - Albion College - Albion, MI - Friday, August 18, 2017

Job Description:

    • Advise students and alumni one-on-one, in groups, and through digital media with regard to careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, physician assistant, physical therapy, pharmacy, and other health-related fields.
    • Collaborate with academic advisors to assist students in understanding course requirements for admission to a broad range of health professional schools.
    • Guide students and alumni through the professional school application process, including, without limitation, application materials, entrance examinations (e.g. MCAT, DAT or GRE), personal statements and interviews, as well as providing general guidance on professional school financing.
    • Develop and maintain relationships with admissions representatives from health professions schools.
    • Partner with students in a collaborative process that promotes and supports the exploration, development, and achievement of their unique academic and professional goals.
    • Maintain and administer existing affiliation agreements with health professional schools.
    • Collect and maintain data pertaining to the admission of students and alumni to health professional schools.
    • Research and maintain appropriate resources for students and alumni relating to careers in medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, physician assistant, physical therapy, pharmacy, and other health-related fields as well as information concerning health professional schools and post-graduate opportunities (e.g., post baccalaureate programs, research and service opportunities).
    • Active participation in the National, Central, and Michigan Association for Advisors to the Health Professions.
    • Support the Albion College Alpha Epsilon Delta Fraternity (Health Preprofessional Honor Society).
    • Represent the Institute at admissions events for prospective students.
    • Represent the Institute in individual meetings with prospective students and parents.
    • Perform additional duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or health professional certification or licensure required.
    • Experience working creatively and effectively in a team-based setting with broad constituencies.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree preferred experience in counseling, advising, and/or mentoring students interested in health professions.
    • Knowledge of the College’s mission, services, policies and procedures.
    • Knowledge of medical and health professions including familiarity with professional school admissions standards.
    • Interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills.
    • Strategic planning and organizational skills.
    • Proficiency and experience using technology (i.e. Microsoft Office) and social media.
    • Ability to be self-directed, work independently, and exercise discretion.
    • Ability to recognize strengths and clarify the interests and values of students while assisting them in making informed decisions about their life after college.
    • Ability to develop innovative approaches and to deliver excellent service.
    • Ability to work in a team.
    • Ability to critique student application materials for admission to various health professions programs.
    • Ability to learn and stay current of complex program requirements, policies, and procedures.
    • Ability to work well and to collaborate effectively with diverse constituents, including students, faculty, admissions officers, fellow counselors, and administrative staff.

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Pre-Health and Biology Career Advisor - Illinois Wesleyan University - Bloomington, IL - Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Job Description:

    • Provides academic advising for all students on the career path toward medicine and other pre-professional programs in allied health fields
    • Instructs, guides, and counsels students in their coursework, professional school application process, and appropriate options for a “gap year” experience
    • Assists pre-health students in arranging healthcare “shadow” and volunteer experiences, practicums, and externships and internships
    • Works collaboratively with faculty, students, offices, and programs across campus, local agencies (public or private), and IWU alumni to establish experiential learning opportunities and career preparation programs for biology majors
    • Serves as IWU liaison for professional and graduate schools offering health professions programs and facilitates campus visits through recruitment fairs, classroom presentations, and information sessions
    • Provides educational programming, workshops, and specialized networking events throughout the academic year appropriate for pre-health career students and students passionate about biology careers
    • Works collaboratively with the admissions office and other relevant campus offices to maintain and improve a strong reputation for the pre-health program for prospective students and parents, attends recruitment events, and meets with prospective students as needed
    • Develops and updates appropriate handouts and web-based resources for pre-professional health careers graduate programs

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in counseling, counseling psychology, college student personnel, or related science field is required
    • Exhibits excellent interpersonal and written communication, organizational, and analytical skills
    • Demonstrates the ability to work independently and as part of a team
    • Is able to maintain confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism
    • Has experience to develop, conduct and analyze outcome assessment data
    • Is proficient in computer skills, such as database management, spreadsheets, and automated recruitment software
    • Has experience working with students interested in pursuing pre-health professional programs and/or the field of biology

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Preference will be given to individuals with three to five years of prior academic advising and/or career services experience, as well as prior experience working with a diverse student population

To apply:
If you are interested in this position, please send a letter of interest, resume, and the names and telephone numbers of three professional references to the address noted below by September 1, 2017.

Illinois Wesleyan University Human Resources
Holmes 209 1312 N Park Street
Bloomington, IL 61701

hr@iwu.edu

Fax: 309-556-3411

 

Director, Health Professions Career Community - Grinnell College - Grinnell, IA - Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Job Description:

    • Reports to the Assistant Dean and Executive Director of Career Communities
    • Advise students and recent graduates who express interest in exploring, preparing for, and pursuing careers in the health professions
    • Work collaboratively with their CLS colleagues to crystalize the notion that a career encompasses a blend of one’s professional, civic, and personal aspirations
    • Hold responsibility for providing individual and small group career advising
    • Plan, facilitate, and evaluate topically relevant programming and workshops (e.g., guest speakers, alumni panels, career-focused symposia)
    • Plan and lead off-campus treks and site visits
    • Cultivate opportunities for students to explore avenues for service in the field
    • Establish relationships with and engaging alumni and friends of Grinnell who work in the health professions
    • Help students prepare for the application process to graduate and professional school
    • Promote opportunities to engage with recruiters
    • Serve as the official pre-med advisor for the AAMC, and will attend Health Professions Advisory Committee (HPAC) meetings
    • Establish relationships with and engage faculty and other campus community stakeholders

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in a health professions field, career advising for health professions students, or related field
    • Must be interested in and committed to working with a talented, diverse, and high-achieving community of undergraduate students
    • 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:

    • Prior experience planning events, leading groups, and building relationships and collaborating with diverse stakeholders (on- and off-campus) is strongly preferred.

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Academic Advisor - Pre-Health - University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL - Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Job Description:

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

    • The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment.
    • We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans.
    • The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer.
    • Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in higher education student personnel, student affairs, or administration, college student development, or a related field.
    • At least one year of academic advising, career services, and/or admission experience in higher education.
    • Working knowledge of graduate admission processes, MCAT/DAT/GRE testing, and pre-health resources for students.
    • Advanced listening and communication skills.
    • Capacity to support students of greatly diverse backgrounds.
    • Experience with student databases and degree audit systems.
    • Familiarity with student development theory and FERPA.

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The University of Illinois at Chicago is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer, dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse pluralistic faculty and staff committed to teaching in a multicultural environment. We strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and covered veterans. The University may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be conducted in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

 

Division Chief, Division of Physician Assistant Studies - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT - Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Job Description:

    • Lead a division which includes a PA program ranked for over 15 years in the top 5 PA programs nationally.
    • Responsible for the overall vision and direction of the division’s academic program, clinical activities, and research enterprise.
    • The University of Utah PA Program is one of the founding U.S. PA programs, nearing 50 years of success, with one of the longest continuing accreditation records in the US.
    • This program is a state, regional, and national resource, serving the health care needs of the Intermountain West and beyond.
    • We are committed to training PAs to provide high quality health care and access, with a focus on providing patient care in medically underserved and rural communities.
    • The PA Program is establishing a PA program in St. George, Utah, on the campus of Dixie State University.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Have a minimum of 5 years of full-time experience in PA education, preferably having served as a program director or associate program director.
    • Current certification(s) are required.
    • Have a successful record of facilitating and mentoring 15+ faculty in teaching, service, and research, and a record of scholarly work and/or funded grants that will encourage continued national distinction of the division.
    • Articulate a clear understanding of PA education, the Standards required to maintain accreditation through the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA) and, more broadly, the role of PAs in the delivery of quality team-based health care.
    • Demonstrate leadership experience in complex organizational structures including: administration and management, strategic planning, financial management and planning, and personnel management
    • Work with the department chair and division chiefs to collaborate, develop, and execute strategic goals for the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine and the Division of Physician Assistant Studies.
    • Have experience working with academic partner institutions and other external constituents
    • Possess a clear understanding of the importance of diversity for an academic health center and the ability and skill to help lead the institution towards achieving its strategic goals for diversity.
    • An outstanding track record of academic accomplishments, service, and scholarship commensurate with the Division’s current mission that will encourage continued national distinction.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • If the candidate is a PA, then s/he must hold current NCCPA certification and minimum of a Master’s degree (doctoral degree in a health-related field is strongly preferred.

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South Main Clinic Physician Assistant - University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT - Thursday, July 27, 2017

Job Description:

      The Physician Assistant/Clinical Track, supervised by the Physician Assistant/Clinical Site Lead and Medical Director and will provide culturally competent, high-quality, primary healthcare services to patients of the South Main Clinic. All work is performed under the general supervision of the Medical Director. Physician Assistant/Clinical Track will also engage and teach PA students in training, on-site at the South Main Clinic.

Responsibilities:
    • Provides clinical service consistent with job description
    • Take complex medical histories on patients
    • Perform physical examinations
    • Order laboratory tests, x-rays, special imaging studies and other diagnostic procedures
    • Reach diagnosis of medical, surgical and other conditions
    • Develop treatment plans in collaborative practice with attending physician to provide optimal patient medical management
    • Participate in continuing medical education to include specialty and subspecialty meetings, clubs, boards and conferences
    • Assist in the collection of data for research projects
    • Order consultations and interacts with members of other specialty medical teams

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Current licensure to practice as a Physician’s Assistant from the State of Utah.
    • At least one year practicing as a Physician Assistant.
    • Certification in ACLS/BLS/NRP/ATLS may be required by your department or by privileging criteria.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

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Recruitment Coordinator - University of the Incarnate Word SOM - San Antonio, TX - Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Job Description:

    • Plan and execute recruitment strategy.
    • Coordinate and manage all logistics associated with recruiting activities both on and off campus, such as campus visit days.
    • Assist with both application review and interview processes.
    • Help manage UIWSOM application and recruiting database and CRM.
    • Build and maintain strong relationships with pipeline universities, high schools, professors, clubs/organizations, candidates, and advisors.
    • Help plan and execute programs including summer discovery programs, internships, direct admit, and other medical school preparation programs.
    • Market all academic programs within the SOM with a focus on the use of electronic media and web-based initiatives e.g. web pages, e-marketing, applicant e-newsletter, social media).
    • Review and update of all marketing and admissions materials to include print materials (e.g. brochures, information packets, flyers, view books) and web pages.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business Administration, or related field.
    • Three years of relevant marketing or recruiting experience in a university or health professional school.
    • Other required experience listed on portal.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree.

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Pre-Health Professions Navigator - University of Indianapolis - Indianapolis, IN - Friday, July 21, 2017

Job Description:

    • The University of Indianapolis seeks applications for the position of Pre-Health Professions Navigator.
    • This position is a full-time, exempt staff position and will report through the College of Health Sciences.
    • The Pre-Health Professions Navigator will serve to support students interested in pursuing graduate health professions education, primarily in physical therapy, occupational therapy and medicine.
    • This individual will collaborate and cooperate with the pre-health students, faculty advisors, academic advisors, Professional Edge Center (career services) personnel, and undergraduate and graduate admissions counselors to provide seamless support to students navigating their pre-health professions pathway.
    • The Pre-Health Professions Navigator will coordinate the Pre-Health Advisory Council as well as serve as a resource and/or advisor to undergraduate pre-health student associations.
    • Responsibilities will include working one-on-one, in groups and through digital communication with a full range of students as they progress from prospective undergraduates to successful applicants to graduate programs.
    • With support from the Pre-Health Advisory Council, this individual will develop and execute multiple events for prospective and undergraduate pre-health students throughout the academic year.
    • I As a component of demonstrating effectiveness of programming, this individual will be expected to analyze and assess enrollment, retention and other data to generate reports.
    • This is a new position, so the successful candidate will have the opportunity to design effective and creative work practices and processes.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree required from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.
    • Three to five years of experience within higher education or the healthcare environment.
    • Must be self-motivated, creative and skilled at diplomacy and collaborative decision-maker.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree preferred from a regionally accredited institution of higher education.

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Coordinator, Academic Support Services - UNLV School of Medicine - Las Vegas, NV - Friday, July 21, 2017

Job Description:

    • The Coordinator for Academic Support Services will provide academic support to medical students and residents in training at the UNLV School of Medicine and the associated residency training programs.
    • This position will provide expertise in the evaluation of students and residents requesting academic assistance in addition to students and residents experiencing academic difficulties as measured on course examinations, in-training examinations, licensing examinations and clinical performance evaluations.
    • This position will have experience and expertise in evaluation and providing learning assistance, performance improvement as well as study skills and time management programming for medical students and residents in training.
    • The major responsibilities for this position are to: Develop and implement required workshops for students in the areas of time management, effective study strategies, examination preparation and performance.
    • Establish and staff the Learning Resource Center for medical students.
    • Assist in the development of individual performance improvement programs for residents experiencing academic and /or clinical difficulty.
    • Provide ongoing supervision and monitoring of compliance for residents identified as needing assistance.
    • Coordinate and oversee the learning resources budget, including tracking of appropriate student fee account expenditures and reporting; annual planning for learning resource needs and program costs; recommendation of medical student policy and processes relating to academic progress monitoring and remediation support services and tracking.
    • Serve as a member of the Student Assessment Team meeting biweekly to address issues of concern for every student experiencing academic or clinical difficulty in the School of Medicine.
    • Actively monitor medical student academic progress, including regular reports for the Senior Associate Dean and directors.
    • Identified faculty leadership and course directors; outcomes tracking and reporting for medical student academic interventions and remediation process
    • Ex-officio member, Student Progress Committee.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Student Services, Education, Finance, Business Administration or related field from a regionally accredited college or university and 6-7 years related professional experience.
    • 2-3 years comparable professional experience.
    • As a finalist, you may be subject to a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree preferred.

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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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