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

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

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

Qualifications:

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

How to Apply:

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

 

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

Job Description:

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

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

Qualifications:

    • Education:
      Bachelor’s degree required

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

How to Apply:

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

 

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

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

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

Duties and Responsibilities::

      Health Professions Advising

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

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

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

Qualifications:

      Education and Experience

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

      Skills and Abilities

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

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

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

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

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

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

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

      Advising & Student Advocacy—65%

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

      Teaching and Management of Coaching Resources—15%

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

      Student Success and Engagement Team Collaboration and Leadership—15%

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

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

      Professional Development and Campus Engagement—5%

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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Academic Advisor - Pre-Health, LAS Student Affairs - University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL - Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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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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