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

Director of Pre-Professional Advising Center - University of Nevada, Las Vegas - Las Vegas, NV - Friday, June 23, 2017

Job Description:

    • This position oversees the operations of the Pre-Professional Advising Center; coordinating academic advising for pre-health professional students including, but not limited to, pre-medicine, pre-dental medicine and pre-physical therapy.
    • Supervising academic advisors and an administrative assistant.
    • Working with the Assistant Vice Provost for Retention, Progression, and Completion (RPC) to plan and implement RPC initiatives for pre-professional students.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • This position requires a Master's Degree from a regionally accredited college or university, at least 3 years of experience as a Pre-Professional advisor
    • 3 years experience of work in admissions for health professions programs, or comparable experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Knowledge of undergraduate education Knowledge of admissions processes for health professions programs
    • Strong communications skills both orally and in writing
    • Strong skills in computer applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and internet-based operations

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Career Advisor (Pre-Health) - University of California, San Diego - La Jolla, CA - Thursday, June 22, 2017

Job Description:

    • Under the general supervision of the Director, the Student Career Advisor serves as an active member of the Career Education & Advising unit within the Career Center.
    • The Student Career Advisor provides a range of services and programs to meet the career development needs of undergraduate students.
    • Utilizing a theoretical understanding of career development, advises students / alumni on a full range of career processes, including individual or group advising / coaching, career planning, setting career goals, decision making, and improving job search competencies.
    • Provides a holistic approach to student / alumni career counseling, modifies workshops and presentations as necessary; or maintains relationships with potential employers, school admissions representatives, and other organizations to establish contacts to meet the career needs of students.
    • Performs independently, but may receive guidance in developing new career advising / coaching services and programs.
    • Must be willing and able to travel.
    • Must have access to reliable transportation.
    • Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.
    • Strong knowledge of career development theories, adult development theory, counseling process, career coaching techniques, career decision making, learning styles, and job search techniques.
    • Job search techniques to include industries.
    • Thorough knowledge of needs assessment theory, processes, and practice; workshop and program design.
    • Knowledge of UC programs, career services, employer, alumni, and faculty needs and expectations, recruiting and staffing methods, and employment trends.
    • Ability to design and modify computer applications to meet program needs, problem identification, presentation skills, verbal communication, written communication, and organization skills.
    • Demonstrated ability to design and implement innovative career development programs that empower students to develop and utilize their self-awareness, professional development skills, and proven resources to identify and pursue their career goals.
    • Knowledge of career development theory and student development practices, including ethical standards.
    • Knowledge of academic and career programs and opportunities with the ability to apply theories and principles of higher education in a college structure and recognize internship opportunities.
    • Demonstrated computer and web development experience and skills to apply and learn various programs (MS Office, databases) and to lead website organization to accomplish outreach and intake and advising online.
    • CSM, online platforms/tools, customer service messages.
    • Demonstrated theoretical and practical knowledge of intergroup relations, social justice, student development, intercultural communication, and diversity.
    • Ability to work with people from diverse cultures. Extensive experience and expert ability to identify campus resources and to foster strong, collaborative outreach and positive relationships with campus- and system-wide offices and administrative staff contacts.
    • Working knowledge of academic department, major, minor and general education requirements.
    • Basic knowledge and ability to work with fiscal related matters including budgets, expenditures, and reimbursement processes.
    • Demonstrated ability to ensure effective development of web-based intake, advising and automated database tracking systems.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and sensitively and to establish relationships of trust with a diverse multi-cultural population including parents, students, alumni, school officials, staff, and faculty.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Pre-health experience and knowledge.
    • Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, psychology or related field or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Pre-health experience and knowledge.
    • Advanced degree in related field highly preferred.

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Academic Advisor - Pre-Health - Sacred Heart University - Fairfield, CT - Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Job Description:

    • Work with the Chair and faculty of the Pre-Health Advisement committee to support students wishing to pursue professional programs such as medicine, veterinary medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, physician assistant, and other allied health fields.
    • Partner with students in a collaborative process that promotes and supports the exploration, development, and achievement of their unique academic and professional goals.
    • Act as primary health profession advisor for the majority (150-200) of students, post-baccalaureates, and alumni pursuing a health profession program.
    • Manage prospective and interested student contacts as well as referrals from Admissions, Career Development, and University faculty and staff.
    • Assist in development and writing of committee letters.
    • Participate and help evaluate students in mock interviews for their preparation.
    • Provide advice and support for students in obtaining clinical, community service and research experiences, and relay the importance of these experiences in the application process.
    • Teach BI 190 and BI 191 (Seminar in the Health Professions I and II)
    • Act as advisor for student health professions-related organizations such as Alpha Epsilon Delta (pre-health professions honors society), Pre-Med AMSA (American Medical Student Association)

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's degree from an accredited institution and 1+ year experience advising/mentoring students
    • Knowledge of health profession advising
    • Excellent interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent written communication and organizational skills
    • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and as part of a team
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality, discretion and professionalism

Preferred Qualifications:

    • NAAHP member
    • 1+ years of experience in health profession advising

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Associate Director, Preprofessional Advising - New York University - New York, NY - Tuesday, June 06, 2017

Job Description:

    • Prehealth Programming/Advising (50%)
      • Provides 1-on-1 counseling for students considering a health career. Topics include course sequencing and timing; timing of courses in advance of their desired entrance exam; balancing the prehealth curriculum alongside their other academic and extracurricular goals.
      • Develops and executes 20+ prehealth events for undergradutes, postbaccs, and alumni considering health careers. Responsibilities related to program execution are shared with the Prehealth Advisor.
      • Assists with supporting 300 NYU applicants to health professional school (primarily medical school) annually.
      • Primary orchestrator of NYU’s Committee on Evaluations.
      • Attends monthly meetings of the Prehealth Advisory Board (student members)
    • Academic Advising (40%)
      • Performs academic advising for a large cohort (250) of undeclared students within the College of Arts and Science.
      • Uses intrusive advising practices with at-risk and probation students.
      • Facilitates a bi-weekly university life class for cohort of first-year students.
      • Provides systematic degree-progress checks for prospective graduates.
    • Communications (5%).
      • Maintains the prehealth website’s content.
      • Oversees the distribution of a weekly e-newsletter.
      • Authors timely communications for applicants to health professional schools.
    • Administration (5%)
      • Supervises Prehealth Advisor and Director of the Postbaccalaureate Prehealth Studies Program.
      • Assists with staff training.
      • Assists with developing and overseeing the budgets of four operating accounts in Preprofessional Advising.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree and 5 years' relevant experience or equivalent combination.
    • Experience with student advisement, student personnel administration, and event planning.
    • Excellent interpersonal, and written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to communicate with individuals at all levels.
    • Familiarity with word processing, database, and spreadsheet software.
    • Familiarity with Google suite of applications.
    • Experience in public speaking and event design.

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Academic Advisor - University of Nebraska, Lincoln - Lincoln, NE - Friday, May 26, 2017

Job Description:

    • Provide comprehensive academic advising services to Undeclared, Pre-Engineering, Pre-Health, and Pre-Law students in the Exploratory and Pre-Professional Advising Center (Explore Center).
    • Advise students transitioning between majors. Utilize excellent interpersonal communication and relational skills to help students explore and identify interests, skills, and abilities.
    • Engage in collaborative advising conversations with students and share developmentally appropriate advice in regards to academic/course planning, extracurricular involvement/exploration, and professional preparation.
    • Identify and provide support for students struggling academically and/or personally and make appropriate referrals to support resources.
    • Be able to understand how cultural context, differences, and institutional/social barriers influence the student experience in order to apply inclusive advising strategies for all students.
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    • Maintain a thorough knowledge of complex academic program requirements and academic policy information.
    • Collaborate with the Explore Center team and other campus offices to engage in best practices and to develop programming to aid student retention and success efforts.
    • Communicate with parents and/or professional contacts from outside the University and with faculty/staff in other University offices.
    • Develop and deliver presentations to various sized audiences, which may include students, faculty, staff, and/or parents.
    • Utilize various student information systems to assess student progress and record contacts in digital notes system.
    • Occasional evening and weekend advising required.
    • Assist with the smooth operation of the Explore Center.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree plus 2 years of experience with 1:1 college (or closely related) student contact required.
    • MA in related field may substitute for experience.
    • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and effective public speaking skills including ability to communicate with individuals as well as groups necessary.
    • Must have evidence of working in a fast paced environment with multiple demands and changing needs with verification of working collaboratively within a team environment.
    • Ability to work with students in 1:1 or group advising settings essential.
    • Ability to learn and stay current of complex program requirements, policies and procedures required.
    • Must have demonstrated ability to work with diverse student backgrounds.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop and/or deliver programs necessary.
    • Must have demonstrated knowledge of and proficiency in a variety of current and emerging technology platforms.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in higher education administration, college student personnel, counseling or related field preferred.
    • Demonstrated advising and/or counseling skills desirable.
    • Experience using student information systems and technology platforms helpful.

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Director of Health Professions Advising - Franklin & Marshall College - Lancaster, PA - Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Job Description:

    • Advising students and alumni contemplating medical and other health professions (e.g. physician assistant, dentistry, veterinary, nursing and beyond) on the academic and experiential requirements to succeed in the pursuit of the same.
    • Partnering with OSPGD's Director of Employer and Community Partnerships to develop and promote clinical, research and other experiential learning opportunities which will make advisees better informed, more competitive candidates for the health professions.
    • Guiding students and alumni through the professional school application process, including, without limitation, application materials, entrance examinations (e.g. MCAT, DAT, or GRE), personal statements and interviews, as well as general guidance on professional school financing.
    • Chairing the Health Professions Advisory & Review Committee, overseeing the annual meeting to review applicants, and writing committee letters for applicants to medical, dental, and optometry schools.
    • Cultivating relationships with admissions deans and staff at health professions schools both regionally and nationally.
    • Educating faculty, College House deans, and administrators who are advising students on course selection and major declaration, about the unique academic requirements for the broad range of health professions Franklin & Marshall students are pursuing.
    • Partnering with Franklin & Marshall's Office of Admission and College Advancement to maintain and enhance the strong reputation for Franklin & Marshall's pre-health program among prospective students and alumni looking to support the program.
    • Designing and delivering programs and resources which support the Director's advising efforts, including on-campus workshops and online, on-demand resources.
    • Mentoring the leaders of Franklin & Marshall's pre-health student clubs and organizations, including the Benjamin Rush Pre-Health Honor Society, Dip Dental, and Pre-Vet Club.
    • Collecting and maintaining data pertaining to the admission of students and alumni to health profession schools.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • A graduate degree in a relevant field plus experience teaching, coaching, advising and/or mentoring individuals interested in health professions.
    • Exceptional interpersonal communication and problem-solving skills.
    • Ability to recognize strengths and clarify the interests and values of students while assisting them in making informed decisions about their life after college.
    • Excellent strategic planning, leadership, and organizational skills.
    • Commitment to developing innovative approaches to delivering excellent service.
    • Experience in creating partnerships with and working creatively and effectively with broad constituencies.
    • Team-orientation with an interest in collaborating with other members of OSPGD in preparing students and graduates for success beyond college.
    • Willingness to maintain a flexible schedule as needed to accommodate evening and occasional weekend programs.
    • Familiarity and experience using Microsoft Office and social media.

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Senior Academic Advisor - Cornell University - Ithaca, NY - Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Job Description:

    • Serve as one of ten advising professionals to over 4200 College of Arts and Sciences undergraduate students of richly diverse backgrounds and academic interests spanning 40 distinct majors, and upwards of 550 faculty members.
    • Provide individualized developmental advising to undergraduates to ensure their academic, personal and professional success, as well as develop and implement activities and programs designed to contribute to a sense of belonging and community among students with diverse cultural, economic, and geographic backgrounds.
    • Special advising responsibilities for juniors and seniors, as well as students with pre-health career interests.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in math, physical sciences or life sciences; combined with 2-3 years academic advising experience or equivalent combination.
    • Have a high regard for arts and sciences disciplines and a thorough understanding of the career and lifetime benefits of a liberal arts education.
    • The capacity to be an effective team player, set objectives, and contribute to strategies that meet goals consistent with the mission the College of Arts and Sciences Advising Office and the University is necessary.
    • Proven ability to develop and implement inclusive programming to support the success of a diverse student body, including: transfer students, students of color, students of all social class and income levels, first-generation college students, international students, LGBTQ students, and differently abled students.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and respectfully on a wide range of sensitive matters with students and families of diverse backgrounds.
    • Strong organizational skills and exceptional written and oral communication skills required.
    • Must be committed to providing excellent service to students, parents, alumni, faculty, and staff.
    • High degree of professionalism, discretion, and judgment required. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and proven ability to learn new software programs and student engagement platforms.
    • Ability to work some evenings and weekends. Limited travel.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in student personnel, counseling, education, science, or related.
    • Bilingual in Spanish, Mandarin or Korean is a plus, but not necessary.

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Coordinator, Pre-Professional Advising - University of Alabama in Huntsville - Huntsville, AL - Friday, April 28, 2017

Job Description:

    • Oversee the office and serve to lead and develop a broad range of services to support all students, and alumni preparing for careers in the health and law professions and pursuing professional school admission.
    • Providing assistance to fields including, but not limited to, law, medicine, nursing, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy, physician assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, veterinary medicine, public health and other graduate studies in health professions.
    • Advising on professional school requirements, presenting workshops, critiquing student resumes and personal statements, evaluating students during mock interviews, and guiding them through the application submission process.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in Student Affairs, Higher Education, Counseling or Biological, Life, or Health Sciences
    • OR a related field/3 years of full-time verifiable work experience/must have previous experience relevant to pre-health or pre-law advising/experience in advising is required and ability to work with a diverse student body, faculty, staff and related external organizations.
    • Must possess strong verbal and written communication skills, including interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
    • Must have experience with co-curricular opportunities, such as advising student organizations and collaborating with on and off campus departments.
    • Must have a capacity to be a self-motivated, independent and a creative team player.
    • Excellent administrative and organizational skills are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree

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Director of Pre-Professional Academic Support Services - Oklahoma State University - Stillwater, OK - Friday, April 28, 2017

Job Description:

    • 40 % - Coordinate, manage and supervise Pre-Health and Pre-Law academic and career consultation. All current OSU students, as well as recent OSU graduates, from any major or academic college, may seek guidance regarding pre-health and pre-law.
      • Recruit, select, train, and supervise employees.
      • Manage resources to provide for effective programs, services, and courses.
      • Teach UNIV 2511 (Intro to Health Careers), and oversee the teaching and content of UNIV 2611 (Health Portfolio Development), and UNIV 3511 (Health Profession School Preparation). Consider the development of additional courses to help students prepare and compete for admission to professional schools.
      • Collaborate with academic colleges (academic advisors, career consultants, and graduation certification specialists) to integrate services to meet students' needs.
      • Collaborate with colleges’ academic advisors and graduation certification specialists to support students who seek to complete a bachelor’s degree after early admission to a professional school (i.e., 3+1 and 3+3 programs) and post-baccalaureate students who seek to complete prerequisite courses for admission to a professional school.
      • Work with admission counselors regarding recruitment activities and marketing materials for prospective students and with New Student Orientation staff during summer enrollment to promote pre-health and pre-law services and resources.
      • Develop and maintain familiarity with professional school admissions exams (MCAT, DAT, OAT, LSAT, GRE) and the procedures to register for the exams. Oversee development and implementation of programs and communications to assist students in test preparation and accessing test registration materials.
      • Develop and maintain familiarity with application procedures (AMCAS, AACOMAS, AADSAS, TMDSAS, LSAC, VMCAS, etc.). Oversee development of programs, communications, and processes to assist students in accessing application materials and understanding application procedures.
      • Gather and compile admissions statistics (GPA, standardized test score, etc.) for students planning to pursue careers in law, allopathic medicine, osteopathic medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, optometry, podiatry, pharmacy, physician's associate, nursing, physical therapy, occupational therapy, dental hygiene, radiologic technology, and health professions. Make these available to students, to help them plan a competitive strategy. Provide data to OSU academic departments to facilitate curricular review in content areas needed for effective admission exam preparation and success rates.
      • Engage in professional development opportunities and maintain contacts with other health professions advisors across the nation (examples include, National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions, American Pre-Veterinary Medical Association, Southwest Association of Pre-Law Advisors, and Pre-Law Advisors National Council).
    • 40 % - Provide one-on-one and group pre-health and pre-law academic and career consultation sessions.
      • Guide students toward selecting a specific health or law career.
      • Provide career advising to students developing their competitive portfolios. Help students identify their strengths and areas for growth.
      • Consult with students as they prepare their personal statements or application essays for law or health professional schools.
      • Serve as an advisor and/or resource for pre-health and pre-law student organizations including meetings, events, travel, and mentoring.
    • 10 % - Network with law schools and health care professional schools in the state, region, and nation.
      • Build and maintain relationships with law and health care professional schools regarding admissions criteria and procedures to assist OSU students in becoming nationally competitive for admission; invite program representatives to OSU to educate and inform OSU students about their admissions processes; make visits to regional programs to enhance relations for the benefit of OSU students.
      • Annually review and interpret admission requirements of law and health professions programs in Oklahoma, Texas and the surrounding region. Confirm that OSU course work meets prescribed admissions requirements. Update prerequisite requirement information both online and for paper distribution. Advocate, when necessary, for students to ensure appropriate credit transfer while maintaining positive relations with the health professions programs. This requires familiarity with general education and admissions requirements for 2 and 4-year colleges and universities offering health professional programs in Oklahoma.
      • Oversee the creation, maintenance, and marketing of early admission agreements with professional schools.
    • 10 % - Collaborate with the OSU Foundation to establish and chair the OSU Pre-Health Advisory Board and Pre-Law Advisory Board, to include key stakeholders from undergraduate colleges, and other on and off-campus stakeholders in the priorities of the pre-health and pre-law programs.
      • Seek input regarding the structure and function of pre-health and pre-law programs at OSU.
      • Provide information, training, and marketing materials to academic advisors, faculty, and students campus-wide regarding the pre-health and pre-law programs at OSU and the services offered by University College Pre-Health and Pre-Law Career Advising.
      • Develop and maintain programs to facilitate mentoring and job shadowing networks with legal and health professionals.
      • Participate in OSU Foundation fundraising and constituent relations initiatives as they request.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree required.
    • 4 years of related experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience related to pre-health or pre-law advising preferred.

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Director of Advising for Advanced Education in the Health Professions-North Park University, Chicago - Monday, April 24, 2017

Position Summary:

    • Support the vision and values of North Park University (NPU).
    • Advance the mission of NPU to prepare students for lives of significance and service by guiding students who seek the health professions.
    • Manage programs designed to facilitate the success of NPU students interested in the health professions.
    • Act as the source of information for students interested in exploring the health professions.
    • Assist NPU students in the health professions graduate school application process.
    • Use data related to processes and programs to continuously improve NPU’s advising and support of students interested in the health professions.
    • Collaborate with departments and programs across NPU to maximize student opportunities and success.
    • Maintain close relationships with faculty as collaborators in advising students and developing programs.

Duties & Responsibilities:

      Inform and Recruit NPU Applicants Interested in the Health Professions

        • Collaborate with the Undergraduate Admissions Office to develop and maintain marketing material for NPU applicants; support the recruitment of students interested in a health profession.
        • Participate in NPU’s open houses for applicants and orientation events.

      Facilitate Student Success

        • Support and track the progress of students interested in the health professions; act as a second advisor in collaboration with the primary academic department adviser.
        • Meet benchmarks set for admission to graduate programs in the health professions.
        • Establish regular contact with students who select majors most commonly associated with the pursuit of a health profession.
        • Implement a curriculum for the selection of a health profession.
        • Maintain and distribute planning guides for students interested in the health professions.
        • Coordinate the work of the “Pre-Professional Committee” including the process of interviews, application review, and creation of a composite letter of recommendation for pre-med, pre-vet, pre-dental, and pre-optometry students.
        • Collect and manage data on the applications, interviews, and admission processes for NPU students and graduates.
        • Assist students with personal statements, secondary applications, and interview preparations for graduate programs.
        • Facilitate test preparation for the entrance exams for graduate programs in the health professions (e.g., MCAT, DAT, GRE).
        • Develop a working knowledge of graduate programs for the health professions across the country.
        • Convey a working knowledge of the value of post-baccalaureate programs as preparation for entry into a graduate program in the health professions for some students.
        • Serve as the primary advisor for students in the post-baccalaureate program.

      Develop and Assess NPU Programs

        • Implement surveys, focus groups, and other tools to regularly assess student satisfaction with programs and services designed to support students interested in the health professions.
        • Develop and maintain a model of assessment of NPU’s success in preparing students for health professions including continuous comparison of NPU to the most successful undergraduate schools.

      Engage Regional and National Resources

        • Guide students on tours of Chicago-area schools offering health graduate programs.
        • Develop a strong network, including professional relationships with local and regional graduate schools in the health professions.
        • Actively engage the resources of the National Association of Advisors for the health professions.

      Engage the NPU Community

        • Work with University Marketing to continually update the relevant sections of the NPU website describing NPU services and programs designed to support students interested in the health professions.
        • Educate the NPU community on current work force trends and graduate training in the health professions.
        • Engage the community through a variety of methods (e.g.: open meetings, guest speakers, newsletters, posters).
        • Advertise the opportunities to explore the health professions in collaboration with the associated NPU program.
        • Collaborate with the School of Nursing and Health Sciences to ensure clear communication to students.
        • Support the developing NPU Center for Education in the Health Professions.

      Collaborate and Coordinate NPU Programs

        • Collaborate with Career Development and Internships Office in programmatic efforts promoting health professions.
        • Co-Advise the student interest groups for the health professions (e.g.: Pre-Dental, Pre-Pharmacy, American Medical Student Association); assist students in applications for grants supporting the activities of these groups.
        • Coordinate programs specifically designed for students preparing for a health profession (e.g.: the Pre-Health Boot Camp, entrance exam review courses).

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree or higher in a relevant field required.
    • Experience in advising students.
    • Skill in interacting with students both individually and in groups.
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
    • Project management and organizational skills.
    • Ability to work independently.
    • Ability to articulate a personal commitment to North Park’s mission of Christian higher education.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Broad understanding of employment in all the health professions.
    • Familiarity with assessment tools commonly used in career counseling (e.g., strength and interest inventories).
    • Ability to drive a NPU passenger van.
    • Availability to work some evenings and weekends.
    • Supervision of a student worker and/or a graduate student intern.

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Pre Health Academic Advisor - University of Florida - Gainesville, FL - Friday, April 14, 2017

Job Description:

    • Work with students at all levels one-on-one, in groups and through e-mail in order to provide guidance through a holistic pre-health preparation process.
    • Advising on professional school requirements, presenting pre-health workshops, critiquing student resumes and personal statements, evaluating students during mock interviews and guiding them through the application submission process.
    • Serve on the admission committee for the Pre-Health Post-Bac (PHPB) program
    • Advise students in the CLAS Biology major and planning and participating in various extra-curricular pre-health programs and initiatives such as providing support to the pre-health Living Learning Community and interacting with health focused student organizations.
    • As a member of the AAC team, this advisor is also expected to effectively advise undergraduate students in CLAS about academic requirements and policies, as well as students seeking admission to a CLAS major.
    • Participate in various AAC programs and initiatives and to serve as a liaison to other departments and centers in the college and other offices across campus.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • An interest in working with undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students pursuing admission to health professional programs is required.
    • Master's degree, preferably in student personnel, higher education, counseling or related fields, along with relevant work experience.

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Director of Graduate Programs in Biological Sciences - Meredith College - Raleigh, NC - Thursday, April 06, 2017

Job Description:

    • Handle perspective student and applicant contacts via email, telephone, and in person meetings
    • Review of applications
    • Determination of acceptance
    • Mentor students through individual contact and group workshops, tracking shadowing, volunteer, and clinical experiences
    • Write letters of evaluation; both individual and committee
    • The position also includes teaching within the Department of Biological Sciences, primarily Human Anatomy and Physiology.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree
    • Demonstrated administrative experience as well as teaching ability at the undergraduate level
    • Experience in pre-health advising with an emphasis on advising for a variety of pre-health professions
    • General knowledge of the breadth of healthcare careers and training
    • Excellence in teaching at the undergraduate level and interpersonal communication skills are important factors in the selection process

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Director of Pre-health Programs Office - Mount Holyoke - South Hadley, MA - Wednesday, April 05, 2017

Job Description:

    • Oversee and participate in the academic and career advising of undergraduate and postbaccalaureate students considering a broad range of clinical health careers, including human and veterinary medicine, dentistry, physical therapy and nursing.
    • Manage the office budget and personnel, including a full-time office coordinator and a half-time pre-health advisor.
    • Design workshops, panels and other programming germane to the diverse interests of pre-health students.
    • Partner with local hospitals and clinics to help students secure relevant practical experience (e.g., clinical and research internships).
    • Identify, contact, schedule and host admissions representatives and regional healthcare professionals (including alumnae) for campus visits.
    • Chair the Faculty Committee on Health Professions and build relationships with faculty and staff so as to maintain a high standard for academic advising and the academic experiences and trajectories of our pre-health students. Ability to teach a course in a pre-health curriculum a plus.
    • Support students and alumnae throughout the application cycle by providing guidance on application preparation, coordinating application dossiers and conducting practice interviews.
    • Organize marketing and admissions procedures for the post-baccalaureate premedical program; serve as Chair of its Admissions.
    • Work with faculty and the Professional and Graduate Education (PaGE) Division to strengthen our postbaccalaureate, pre-medical program.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Advanced degree in an appropriate field.
    • Excellent writing and speaking skills and the ability to work with diverse constituents on and off campus (e.g., students, faculty, staff, alumnae, health professionals).
    • Strong leadership and vision.
    • A demonstrated commitment to principles of community and diversity, and the ability and desire to effectively and consistently relate to a diverse student population.
    • Enthusiastic about working with students and committed to working with a diverse student body and fostering an inclusive environment.
    • Knowledge of pre-health curricula and appropriate preparation for a career in health sciences.
    • Mount Holyoke College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to diversity in education and employment.

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Academic Advisor - Oregon State University - Portland, OR - Monday, April 03, 2017

Job Description:

    • 30% Advising:
      • Serve as primary advisor to approximately 160 third and fourth year 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 and curricular 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.
      • Advise Portland-based Pharm.D./MBA students.
      • Advise Portland-based EAP students.
      • Serve as liaison and support for distance learning students, students in need of disability access, as well as other students with special needs.
      • Serve as liaison to OHSU JBT Health & Wellness Center to coordinate health coverage for third and fourth year students.
      • Responsible for communicating with OHSU departments, including but not limited to the Registrar, Computer Access, Student Accounts.
      • Responsible for onboarding incoming P3 students to OHSU, including but not limited to ID badge and immunization requirements.
      • Write letters of recommendation for students.
      • Use Web for Advisor, Banner, Data Warehouse, EValue, Degree Works to assist in maintaining accurate student records.
      • Assist in the preparation of materials for advising.
    • 25% 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.
      • Assist with creation and implementation of a student dashboard and co-curricular tracking program.
      • 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.
      • Co-teach the PHAR 707 Career and Professional Development course every fall term.

      15% Admissions:
      • Serve as an active and voting member of the Admissions Committee by participating in Pharm.D. applicant file reviews and interviews, and coordinating Portland 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.

    • 15% Recruiting and Educational Outreach:
      • Represent OSU and the College of Pharmacy at various recruiting events.
      • Participate in the Pharmacy Champion program.
      • Assist with the Ambassador program on both Corvallis and Portland campuses.
      • Advise prospective students/applicants via e-mail, phone and in-person appointments.
      • Provide back-up to Corvallis-based advisor on e-mails sent to the pharmacy@oregonstate.edu e-mail address. Provide back-up to Corvallis-based advisor on transcript evaluations.

    • 10% Orientation/Events:
      • Responsible for coordinating and facilitating P3 Pre- and Fall orientation.
      • Participate in planning and coordination for P1 and P2 orientations, and P4 seminar days.
      • 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.

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 OSU Standard 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 OSU Standard 125-155-0200) as per OSU 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.
    • A demonstrable commitment to promoting and enhancing diversity.

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Academic and Career Advisor I: Pre-Health - Portland State University - Portland, OR - Thursday, March 30, 2017

Job Description:

    • Help design innovative solutions, within the campus community of professional advisors.
    • Work with a specific academic unit or pathway and report centrally.
    • Focus on Pre-Health advising and collaborate with the team of pre-health advisors in the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences to advise for pre-medical programs and other pre-health programs as assigned.
    • Work with students one-on-one and in group formats (such as workshops and formal presentations).
    • Review students’ health professions program application-related materials.
    • Help students evaluate their competitiveness for admission, and writes letters of recommendation.
    • Keep current with learning strategies and emerging and state-of-the-art student success research, analytics and technologies to enhance the unit’s knowledge and benefit PSU students.
    • Work requires face-to-face and online interaction with students, colleagues, supervisors, administrators and faculty.
    • The Advisor inspires and motivates students, is detail-oriented, and follows through with actions and commitments.
    • At Portland State, advising is a shared responsibility among faculty and professional advisors.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelors degree with 3+ years of experience advising/mentoring students.
    • Ability to advise students on PSU major and degree requirements.
    • Analyze, synthesize and explain complex University processes/procedures and graduation requirements in various modalities: in-person, online, via phone, etc.
    • Ability to use technology and analytics in the provision of services to students (Examples include Banner Student Information System, EAB’s Student Success Collaborative advising platform, and Early Alert Systems).
    • Ability to work successfully with diverse populations and understand the unique challenges faced by diverse student populations.
    • Ability to provide information on job search strategies and advise students in decision-making processes related to choice of majors and careers.
    • Effective communication skills, both in one-on- one interactions, in small groups and in public presentations; experience developing written communications.
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule, as needed (this may include occasionally work on evenings and weekends).
    • Successful completion of a background check.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Masters degree and 1+ years of experience advising/mentoring students.
    • Experience advising students in science disciplines and pre-health fields.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of the complexities involved in evaluating student competitiveness for health profession programs and experience assisting students to develop strategies for improvement.
    • Demonstrated passion and commitment to working with pre-health students.
    • Working knowledge of advising and retention strategies.
    • Experience using data to better understand student pathways and barriers to success.
    • Knowledge of/experience with program evaluation, assessment of learning, and/or research methods.
    • Familiarity with career assessment instruments; knowledge of career fields and employment markets.
    • Multilingual.

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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.

 

Academic Advisor - The University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT - Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Job Description:

    • Meets with students who are interested in pursuing specified preprofessional courses of study, in order to provide information and guidance on academic-related issues, such as graduation requirements and exceptions; major exploration; course planning and registration; transfer credit evaluation/substitution; and preprofessional program admission requirements and processes.
    • Identifies and implements strategies to further an important institutional goal: namely, to increase the number of students from underserved populations (e.g., women and students of color) who potentially apply to medical and other professional schools.
    • Facilitates students’ academic progress by evaluating their needs and developing appropriate educational plans. Makes referrals for students who need assistance with overcoming learning obstacles, specialized tutoring, extended or intensive assistance with career decisions or similar needs.
    • Develops and presents education programs designed to supplement or enhance academic preparedness. Collects and disseminates information to students, faculty and departments about changes in major requirements or University policies and adjusts advising strategies as appropriate.
    • Coordinates and/or participates in the advising-related portion of new/transfer students and parent orientation sessions. Maintains students’ academic files that include a record of the advising activity that takes place during each visit.
    • Serves on University committees and makes recommendations that affect curriculum requirements, advising processes and program development and published materials. May meet with representatives of preprofessional programs from institutions throughout the country.
    • May plan and participate in continuing education for advising staff. May supervise lower level advising staff and/or student employees and participate in hiring, training and evaluating those employees.
    • May teach preprofessional courses at the University (e.g., Successfully Starting to Prepare for Admissions to Medical School).
    • May need to work some weekends and evenings. Some travel may be required.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalency required.
    • Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills required.
    • Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree
    • One year academic advising experience.
    • Previous experience in an advising, counseling or teaching environment.
    • Knowledge of undergraduate education issues.
    • Teaching experience in a higher education environment.

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Pre-health Advisor - University of Colorado Boulder - Boulder, CO - Monday, March 27, 2017

Job Description:

    • Provide students with information about admissions requirements, application procedures as well as timing and content of standardized tests for a variety of professional health programs (e.g., medicine, dentistry, veterinary medicine, physical therapy, etc.).
    • Assist students in clarifying their goals and their strengths, interests and limitations, and help students relate these to decisions about professional health programs and careers.
    • Provide advice on obtaining experience in clinical, community service and research arenas, and help students understand the roles that this experience plays in the application process.
    • Advise students on writing essays, obtaining letters of recommendation, and preparing for interviews for professional health programs.
    • Lead workshops and presentations for pre-health students on topics related to preparation for health profession programs.
    • Participate in committee letter interviews and letter writing.
    • Prepare and deliver presentations to new students and their parents during summer, fall and spring orientation programs.
    • Assist with career panels/events.
    • Keep up-to-date on admissions requirements, application procedures, costs, success rates, and other factors that influence acceptance to professional health programs.
    • Participate in professional development activities.
    • Establish and maintain good working relationships with professional health program personnel from around the country (Deans and Directors of Admissions for professional health programs), with Boulder faculty and advisors and with other pre-health advisors in Colorado.
    • Develop and maintain contacts with health professionals and health organizations in the community to foster opportunities for professional “shadowing” and service experiences for students.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree from accredited institution in a field of natural sciences, including biology, chemistry, biochemistry, physics or neuroscience, or clinical or other relevant discipline (psychology, ethics, etc.).
    • OR Master’s degree in counseling or student affairs in higher education At least one year of college level advising or counseling experience.
    • Strong communication and organizational skills.
    • Ability to work autonomously, as well as being a team player.
    • Innovative thinker, resourceful approach.
    • Willingness and ability to learn quickly.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working in a career center, or student affairs, in a higher education setting.

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