Position Announcements

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

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

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Current Listings

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

Job Description:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

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

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

hr@iwu.edu

Fax: 309-556-3411

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree and at least 3 years of experience in a health professions field, career advising for health professions students, or related field
    • Must be interested in and committed to working with a talented, diverse, and high-achieving community of undergraduate students
    • Applicants must have prior experience coaching students on seeking and securing internships and full-time positions in the health professions, as well as applying to graduate school, medical school, dental school, and other health-related professional programs

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

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

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

Assistant Director, Health Professions Advising - University of California, Davis - Davis, CA - Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Job Description:

    • Under general direction, the Assistant Director will provide in-depth, wide ranging and holistic advising to students intending to apply to health professions schools.
    • The Assistant Director will contribute to the robust programming offered by the department, train peer advisors, collaborate with UC Davis organizations and with organizations outside of campus.
    • Assist in generating information for the website and marketing. Serve as acting supervisor in the absence of the Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree in student advising, counseling, science or related field and/or equivalent education, training and experience.
    • Knowledge and experience with student development theories, counseling processes, learning styles, and skill set development techniques.
    • Knowledge and experience with admissions processes and requirements for a wide range of health profession programs to match students' competencies and skills with those desired by schools.
    • Presentation, public speaking and organizational skills.
    • Experience using interpersonal and communication skills to successfully engage a population of students from highly diverse backgrounds with a broad range of complex counseling issues in an academic research environment.
    • Experience coordinating large scale events to meet students' needs including collaborating with constituents on a variety of shared goals.
    • Creative thinking and analytical skills to develop processes for virtual advising
    • Use technology to advance advising techniques; and to assess current and future advising approaches.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in a higher education field or counseling.
    • Three years of experience working with an Admissions office at any health profession school.

Click here to apply.

 

Instructor in the MEDPREP - SIU School of Medicine Carbondale - Carbondale, IL - Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Full Time (100%), Non-Tenure Track, Term, Instructor in the Medical/Dental Education Preparatory Program (MEDPREP) in the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine Carbondale.

Deadline for Application: Applications must be received by September 15, 2017, or until filled.
Position Available: January 1, 2018

Job Description:

    • Teach introductory psychology and sociology with emphasis on preparation for the Medical College Admissions Test (MCAT). Teach seminars aiding in the health professions schools application process. Teach and supervise a clinical experience course. Team teach a career development course. Tutor and advise a caseload of 15 MEDPREP students. Will be expected to serve on departmental committees. Demonstrates, by actions, commitment to the mission and the behavioral standards of SIU School of Medicine. Provides excellent service to both internal and external customers through collaboration and partnership; compassion and respect; integrity and accountability; diversity and inclusion; as well as continuous learning and improvement.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • M.S. degree required, preferably in the behavioral and social sciences or a related field. Teaching experience required, prefer experience teaching behavioral or social sciences at the college level. Prefer demonstrated work experiences in programs involving educationally and/or economically disadvantaged students. Sensitive to the needs of underrepresented minority populations.

In order to apply, please submit a letter of interest, resume, and two letters of recommendation/reference to:

Instructor Search Committee
MEDPREP, School of Medicine
210 Wheeler Hall, Mail Code 4323
Southern Illinois University Carbondale
975 South Normal Avenue
Carbondale, Illinois 62901
Fax: 618-453-1919

OR

Contact: medprep@siumed.edu

 

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

Job Description:

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

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s Degree.

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Click here to apply.

 

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

Job Description:

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master's degree preferred.

Click here to apply.

 

Assistant Director of Admissions--The University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine--Chicago, IL - Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Job Description:

    • Participate in all aspects of the admissions process for the medical school.
    • Participate in leadership roles for the program planning and implementation of admissions events, including Revisit weekend, campus visits, and student trainings.
    • Provide analysis of recruitment efforts. Serve as Administrative Interviewer for medical school interview process.
    • Assist in management of on-campus interview days.
    • Participate in financial literacy counseling.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required.
    • Strong foundation in interviewing and counseling skills required.
    • Ability to coordinate the work of others required.
    • Project management skills required.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
    • Presentation skills required.
    • Interpersonal skills required.
    • Customer service skills required.
    • Interviewing skills required.
    • Decision-making skills required.
    • Analytical skills required.
    • Ability to work independently and as part of a team required.
    • Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
    • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required.
    • Ability and willingness to travel required.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office required.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Advanced degree preferred.
    • Three or more years of experience working in an admissions or health professions advising office preferred.

Click here to apply (Requisition #: 102638).

 

Coordinator for Pre-Engineering and Pre-Health Sciences Programs-Illinois College-Jacksonville, IL - Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Job Description:

    • This position has primary responsibility for programs that enable students to combine a liberal arts education at Illinois College with professional education either through dual bachelor degrees or through preferential admissions into graduate programs.
    • There are three essential elements of the work, approximately one-third time devoted to each:
      • Recruit prospective undergraduate students to IC’s pre-professional STEM programs;
      • Support, advise, and instruct current students about professional opportunities and help them navigate the admission / transfer process;
      • and the development and maintenance of articulation agreements with regional universities to facilitate transfer/graduate admissions.
    • Specific duties include:
      • Work closely with Admission personnel to develop and share information about the IC pre-professional programs and recruit students who will succeed at Illinois College and in the program.
      • Be accountable for annual enrollment goals set by the College, collaborating with the Office of Admission to meet specified recruitment, retention and revenue goals.
      • Serve as liaison between the College and institutions with which it has agreements.
      • Annually review all existing articulation agreements to ensure that the College continues to be in compliance with agreements.
      • Represent IC in the community, cultivate strategic relationships, and develop outreach opportunities.
      • Seek out new articulation agreement opportunities, both with institutions seeking to send students to the College (such as community colleges) and those institutions where the College wishes to send its students to complete their degrees or to receive additional education.
      • Develop, maintain, and provide information about strategic and targeted articulation agreements with multiple universities for both undergraduate and graduate programs.
      • Produce information sheets about transfer opportunities to be given to advisors and to students so they understand the process. Work closely with students and faculty to ensure awareness about transfer opportunities and that students meet entrance requirements for their respective programs.
      • Help to provide academic and career-oriented advising for students.

Minimum Qualifications:

    • Ability and desire to work with the public both in student recruitment and in developing partnerships with universities.
    • Minimum of three years of relevant, progressively-responsible professional experience, ideally with some work in higher education.
    • Dynamic public speaker with excellent writing and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent organizational and data management skills Ability to work independently, accurately, and reliably in a fast-paced professional environment.
    • Interculturally competent and able to work well with individuals of diverse backgrounds.
    • Able to develop and maintain collaborative relationships, engage in creative problem-solving, and extend enlightened hospitality when working with others.

Preferred Qualifications:

    • Background in the health sciences or engineering.
    • Experience working (recruiting, advising) with students in STEM fields.
    • Experience working with the public.
    • Knowledge of and experience with higher education institutions in Illinois and/or the St. Louis metropolitan area.
    • Master’s degree in relevant field.

Click here to apply.

 

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

Click here to apply.

 

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 6, 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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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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