Position Announcements

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

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

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Current Listings

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Job Description:

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

Skills & Abilities:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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Pre-Health & Law Advisor - University of Virginia - Charlottesville, VA - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Job Description:

    • Pre-Health and Law Advising Services – 70%
      • Provides direct and inclusive advising through individual appointments and office hours, with a specific emphasis on diverse students and alumni interested in clinical health and law career paths. Educates students and alumni about admissions processes and requirements. Individual advising involves extensive counseling, coaching, and advising for students at all stages of career development; uses student, team, and supervisor feedback to improve counseling techniques.
      • Conducts individual mock interviews and provides constructive feedback to applicants in, or preparing to enter, the application process to schools for health and law professions.
      • Researches, develops, and delivers creative and engaging workshops and presentations on exploration, preparation, and application to health and law programs to a diverse audience; collaborates with Assistant Director to manage logistical details of programs and events.
      • Contributes to Pre-Health and Law related classes or other career exploration workshops, as needed, with a particular focus on exploration, planning, and engagement.
      • Maintains up-to-date information on clinical health and law careers with special attention to underrepresented populations in each field. Attends relevant conferences and open houses; visits targeted institutions/programs to provide up-to-date and tailored advice for applicants; monitors appropriate listserves.
      • Maintains up-to-date knowledge about University academic programs, resources, and calendars, with special attention to the first-generation college experience. Balances academic advising with appropriate referrals to university and/or program contacts.
      • Participates in student tracking and evaluation processes designed to assess student/alumni activity, satisfaction, and the achievement of learning objectives.
    • PHLA Communications and Projects - 20%
      • Identifies, collects, and disseminates health and law professions information and opportunities to students and alumni through multiple media including newsletters and online resources. Disseminates relevant information to career center staff, faculty, and UVA advisors. Determines appropriate communication tools to deliver comprehensive and timely information about health and law professions.
      • Develops and maintains content of Pre-Health and Law Advising websites and resources for students, parents, alumni and faculty advisors. Works with Career Center team members to continually develop new and edit existing content for website.
      • Supports Career Center efforts to develop relevant content and more extensively utilize technology in the delivery of student career-related and industry specific programs and services; implements marketing recommendations to reach students more effectively; in collaboration with other Career Center staff provides benchmarking and recommendations regarding priorities for marketing, student engagement, and technology service delivery.
    • Career Center/Team Operations – 10%
      • Attends and contributes to counselor group, PHLA Team, and UVA Career Center team meetings to share information and grow professionally, and to help develop and improve program offerings.
      • Meets regularly with Director and Pre-Health and Law Advising Team to identify strategies, clarify procedures, determine priorities, develop/assess performance plans, and communicate with team.
      • Supports PHLA Team goals including planning and visioning goals and training/supervision of Pre-Health Advising Peers, graduate and undergraduate interns, and work study students; collaborates with PHLA team to evaluate and continually enhance programs and services to more effectively address diverse student needs.
      • Participates in Career Center career fairs/events such as Graduate/Professional School Fair, Fall and Spring Job & Internship Fairs and other small and large programs by assisting staff with logistics of those events and/or providing additional counseling appointments as needed.
      • Serves on career work teams to support new initiatives involving career development, total advising and further the development of career center initiatives across the University.
      • Maintains membership in appropriate Health Professions Advising Associations (i.e., National Association of Health Professions Advisors (NAAHP), the Southern Association of Health Professions Advisors (SAAHP), the Pre-Law Advisors National Council (PLANC), and the Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors (NAPLA).

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in education, higher education, counseling, or related field (May 2018 graduates will be considered).
    • Prior experience providing career counseling or advising services in a college/university setting or, in lieu of higher education experience, at least 3 years of career counseling or advising services experience in an industry setting.
    • Strong customer service orientation; creativity, ability to assume responsibility, take initiative and work well independently and in teams.
    • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusive advising practice.
    • Proven ability to design and present creative and innovative programs/workshops.
    • Well-developed organizational skills; ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills; strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Microsoft Office.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Prior experience with academic advising, pre-health advising, and/or pre-law advising.
    • Demonstrated program development and management experience.
    • Ability to work effectively with students, alumni, faculty and professional school representatives.
    • Ability to teach and to instruct in the use of programs, services and resources in a career-related environment.
    • Knowledgeable about print and on-line career resources.
    • Proficient computer and web-based skills.

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Pre-health Professions Advisor - Miami University - Oxford, OH - Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Job Description:

    • Provide pre-professional advising and support to undergraduate students enrolled in the Premedical Studies Co-major and/or interested in a career in healthcare.
    • Teach one credit advising courses on career options and preparation of application materials.
    • Plan health-related on-campus programming.
    • Monitor and maintain content for Center webpage.
    • Meet with prospective students and represent the pre-health program at recruiting and orientation events.
    • Maintain data and statistics on pre-health students, applications, acceptance rates, and assessment data.
    • Serve as Ex Officio member of the faculty Pre-health Advisory Committee.
    • Serve as a resource for faculty and other professional advisors across the University.
    • Advise and coordinate activities of student pre-health organizations.
    • Develop and maintain professional relationships with Admission staff in medical and other health profession schools.
    • Engage in professional development opportunities though NAAHP and establish and maintain professional relationships with pre-health advisors in other institutions.
    • Other duties as assigned by the Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in student affairs, higher education, or related field, or in a biological or physical science, by date of appointment.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • The position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • At least 12 months of advising or student affairs experience in a university or college setting (may include experience gained during a graduate degree program).
    • Experience with pre-health advising.
    • Experience working with high ability students.
    • Experience working with diverse student populations.
    • Understanding of the purpose and advantages of a liberal arts education.
    • Excellent organization, technological and collaborative skills.
    • Experience with tools such as native Banner, DARs, Student Success Collaborative (Campus), and transferology.com.

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Pre-Professional Advisor - Northern Illinois University - DeKalb, IL - Monday, April 23, 2018

Job Description:

    • Provide developmental advising to students who have declared an interest in pursuing further studies leading to a career in fields such as medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, podiatry, physician assistant, and veterinary medicine.
    • Recruitment of and outreach to students interested in pre-professional studies.
    • Maintain records regarding the advisement of students.
    • Serve as the university liaison to the NIU-UIC Pharmacy Affiliation Program.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in any field of study.
    • Experience in higher education serving in an academic advising capacity.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • At least one year of experience in pre-professional advising.
    • At least one year of working knowledge of curricula in the natural sciences.
    • Demonstrated ability to establish effective working relationships with students, faculty, and staff.

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College Recruiter - UIC College of Pharmacy - Rockford, IL - Friday, April 20, 2018

Job Description:

    • This dynamic person will recruit prospective professional and graduate students to our programs by developing/implementing integrated marketing, recruitment and yield strategies to meet the Rockford, Chicago and University enrollment goals.
    • This highly visible position is responsible for performing targeted outreach to both internal and external constituencies, legislators, community leaders and organizations to establish / grow professional relationships with prospective students, parents, counselors and educators, high schools, and 2 and 4 year colleges through in-person/print, on-line and social media networking.
    • This self-starter will seek out opportunities to engage and meet prospective students by traveling to local, state-wide, national school events, school/college fairs, community organizations, conferences, college day/night programs, etc., to participate in and disseminate the news of the college; promote RPharm (Rural Pharmacy concentration) through attendance at appropriate venues, assist with the Summer Pharmacy Institute and collaborate with the Urban Health Program (UHP) on recruitment at HBCU and HSI Institutions.
    • Working with our Office of Advancement the Recruiter will tap into Pharmacy alumni and friends for potential recruitment opportunities and assist/develop/maintain promotional and marketing strategies via social media networks, list serves, email blasts, video conferences/virtual career fairs, blogs etc. targeted to these constituencies.
    • In addition, our Recruiter will represent the pharmacy professional and graduate programs, resources, opportunities, facilities, etc. at on-campus events, arrange /coordinate on-campus and virtual online programs for prospective students, establish/maintain relationships with students/parents, high school/college counselors, teachers, and administrators to provide pre-admission advice and counsel regarding admissions processes, as well as reach out to advisors, faculty and pre-pharmacy/pre-health organizations at top feeder institutions, and build strong connections with other four year colleges/universities and local two year institutions.
    • The selected candidate serves as the primary point of contact for prospective students, fields questions, and responds to inquiries/concerns through various forms of communication/mediums; Another key job component will be to evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment strategies, make recommendations for program changes and/or enhancements; prepare statistical reports, compile, assess and interpret student data, event outcomes, recruitment and market area trends, report findings to leadership/faculty, and develop a database of collaborative and/or recruitment opportunities.
    • Travel is expected.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • A Bachelor’s degree in related field required
    • A Master’s degree in Higher Education, Health Professions, Communications, Counseling or related field is preferred.
    • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in higher education setting, recruiting, admissions or graduate/professional advising, counseling or related experience required.
    • Demonstrated knowledge and sensitivity to working with diverse populations and demonstrable ability of an awareness and sensitivity to socio-ethnic and cultural communication styles.
    • Ability to efficiently and effectively solve problems, initiate and implement projects independently.
    • Frequent travel, with heightened travel requirements during peak recruiting seasons (August – November and February – April) locally, statewide, and nationally. At least 60% overnight travel during peak seasons.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Blackboard required.
    • Ability to travel up to 60 % of the time over designated recruitment territory (local and national) required.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills are required
    • Public speaking experience and strong organization skills strongly preferred.
    • Strong knowledge of student development and academic programming.
    • Working knowledge of university / college academic and financial policies, academic admissions and records policies and procedures highly preferred.
    • Membership in the Illinois Association for College Admissions Counseling (IACAC), the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), and the Illinois Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admission Officers (IACRAO) preferred

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Advisor, Medical Masters - Eastern Virginia Medical School - Norfolk, VA - Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Job Description:

    • Meet with and advise medical master’s students regarding application processes and ongoing academic performance.
    • Assist students with preparation of professional school application material.
      • Assist students with creating personal statements Provides feedback/grammar
      • Course context match w/medical school
      • Monitors overall program
    • Foster an open environment for understanding and working with diverse student populations.
    • Coordinate and schedule mock medical school interviews. Oversee course calendars.
    • Network with health profession admission offices and other health professions advisors.
      • Serve as course director/course coordinator for BM-524 and BM-525 Clinical Shadowing/Service Learning by interpreting information/course content.
      • Serve as a liaison between physician mentors, volunteer organizations, and the Medical Master’s Program.
      • Schedule and record student shadowing and volunteer activities. Manage Blackboard site for the course.
      • Serve as liaison to Interfolio: manage student accounts, monitor letters of recommendation.
      • Document and communicate student performance to program director and enter final grades into ORACLE for access by the Registrar, Financial Aid, and other offices as needed.
    • Create spreadsheets and maintain applications, offer letters, and waitlist status.
    • Maintain program records (current student files) prior to release to the Registrar, including student information and alumni contact list.
    • Provide assistance for EVMS Orientation and Commencement Ceremony. Organize and execute program portion of SHP Open House.
    • Develop marketing tools and implements related initiatives in conjunction with the Program Director, including use of social media.
    • Attend and recruit prospective students at EVMS events and marketing fairs.
    • Edit and review program letters of recommendation with the Program Director and/or advisors for past and current students. Prepares and uploads letters to designated delivery method (AMCAS, Interfolio, etc.).
    • Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree is required.
    • Be experienced in coordinating large and wide-reaching recruiting efforts.
    • Be a strong writer and editor with emphasis on story/contextual editing (content, flow, and clarity).
    • Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Outlook is required.
    • Strong organizational and communications skills needed.
    • Demonstrate ability to capture and convey the interrelationship of program information (and large concepts in general).
    • Demonstrate ability to manage complex work flows, and multi-task under pressure and deadlines.
    • Ability to communicate effectively with students, EVMS faculty and staff, medical admission representatives, AAMC, AACOM, physician mentors, and volunteer organization staff.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as transcripts, course information and reports.
    • Ability to track the application process and related correspondence.
    • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commission, proportions, and percentages.
    • Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Advising and counseling college students on academic performance, career preparation, professional school, etc.
    • Strong written and verbal communication. Experience with medical school applications.
    • Knowledge of pre-med curricula. Education, teaching, presentation background preferred.

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Senior Associate Director, Health Professions - Barnard College - New York, New York - Monday, April 9, 2018

Job Description:

    • Advise students individually and in groups on all matters pertaining to curriculum choices, the timing of graduate exams, balancing curricular goals with other interests, and application processes for all graduate programs related to health professions, with particular attention to those students applying to medical school, dental school, veterinary school, and similar programs.
    • Present regular workshops and webinars on application processes and best practices for individuals interested in pursuing diverse work in the health professions.
    • Oversee all work related to the application of students to the health professional schools, as well as to post-bacc programs and related academic enhancement.
    • Support the work of the Health Professions Advisory Committee.
    • Work with student groups on campus related to the academic graduate fields in preparation for the health professions.
    • Be aware of the opportunities in the health professions, and be able to guide students along the paths best aligned with their interest.
    • Monitor, track, and assess student progress through the application system and beyond.
    • Continue to spearhead letter-writing responsibilities for medical school applicants.
    • Host information sessions, workshops, fairs or other programs for disseminating information.
    • Attend national conferences and keep abreast of latest developments in the professions.
    • Manage assessment plan with the Director of Institutional Research.
    • Assume responsibility for special projects as assigned by Beyond Barnard Associate Deans.
    • Oversee the work of the part-time pre-health adviser.
    • Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • The ideal candidate should have excellent written and public-speaking skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills.
    • Facility with social media and various technological platforms is key.
    • The ability to absorb detail and multitask is essential.
    • The ability to understand and adhere to college and national policy and to decipher between confidential and need-to-know information is a must.
    • Diplomacy and the ability to work as a member of a team is essential.
    • Ability to focus and work quickly, to handle multiple tasks and set priorities.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
    • Ability to relate effectively and positively with students, alumnae, parents, staff members, faculty members, and colleagues.
    • Maturity, sensitivity, tact, judgment, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Ability to contribute to the tone of professionalism in the office and to remain calm and flexible under pressure.
    • Ability to work effectively in a setting that requires extensive cooperation and collaboration among all staff members Required Qualification Summary
    • Master's degree required.
    • 5 years of related work experience preferably in higher education, with background in academic advising, teaching, or related field and at least 3 years of health advising experience required.
    • Must be willing to work during the summer months; some weekend and evening work will occasionally be required.

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Director of Pre-Professional Medical Sciences - Northeastern University - Boston, MA - Thursday, April 5, 2018

Job Description:

    • The Director of Pre-Professional Medical Sciences leads university-wide efforts in advising current students and alumni pursuing a professional education in medicine, dentistry, optometry, podiatric medicine, or veterinary medicine.
    • The Director will be responsible for the strategic development, implementation, and evaluation of a first in class pre-medical program that supports student success and positions students as distinguished applicants for admission to medical school.
    • This is an opportunity to influence the academic and experiential learning opportunities that students experience which will allow them to successfully transition into professional medical programs.
    • This person will provide executive level leadership, vision, and direction to the PreHealth Advising Program and will collaborate with academic and administrative departments throughout the University.
    • The Director will increase the visibility of the Northeastern’s profile and expand affiliations with medical schools.
    • The Director will contribute to the University’s recruitment and retention of high talent students and will identify and develop new student support opportunities.
    • This position reports to the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education. Work requires occasional evenings and weekends.
    • The Northeastern PreHealth Advising Program The Northeastern University PreHealth Advising Program assists students as they navigate premedical requirements and pursue experiences relevant to their career goals.
    • The Director and program staff recruit students into the program.
    • Develop and implement a series of workshops, presentations, and special events
    • They maintain a website which provides access to on-line resources, a calendar of events, and more.
    • They provide advising services to students and opportunities for networking among PreHealth students, Northeastern graduates who are current medical students, and healthcare professionals.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree required, PhD or MD (or other clinical background) preferred.
    • An experienced leader in the medical sciences with 6 to 8 years of progressive experience in leadership, management, and supervision of a team.
    • Must have extensive knowledge of pre-health advising and the medical school admissions process.
    • Previous experience in achieving successful outcomes in measures such as increased acceptance rates to medical schools or building partnership agreements with other institutions.
    • Ability to analyze data and identify patterns and trends; ability to implement actions and identify outcomes based on data.
    • Individual must work well in a fast-paced environment and have excellent time-management skills.
    • Strong presentation, verbal, and written communication skills.
    • Must have the ability to work well with diverse groups of people and have excellent interpersonal skills.
    • An entrepreneurial spirit is strongly encouraged.
    • The ability to be innovative and execute responsibilities without supervision.
    • Individual must be able to work as an integral member of a team, demonstrate leadership qualities and have the skills and knowledge to manage a project.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective and cooperative working relationships is essential to the position.

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Assistant Director, Prehealth and Career Advising - Pomona College - Claremont, CA - Thursday, March 22, 2018

Job Description:

    • The Assistant Director, Prehealth and Career Advising works with the faculty Prehealth advisor to provide academic advising to prehealth students.
    • This position assists between 45-65 current students and alumni to complete the application process for entrance to medical school every year, and assists a smaller number of students and alumni applying to public health and other health care professions.
    • The Assistant Director serves as a member of the faculty committee on Health Sciences, and prepares drafts of the Health Science Committee letters of recommendation.
    • This position shares administrative support with the Assistant Director, Fellowships and Career Advising of one employee.
    • In addition, as a member of the Career Development Office team, this role participates in early career engagement programs with first year and sophomore students, provides support to the Pomona College Internship Program for application review, and provides general career advising to students.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree.
    • A minimum of two years of prehealth advising experience is required.
    • Three years of experience at an academic institution.
    • Career advising knowledge is desired.
    • A valid driver’s license or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events is required.
    • Ability to handle all activities and highly confidential information with patience, discretion, good judgment, courtesy and tact while working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • MPH or Ph.D.

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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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