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  • Pre-Health Advisor, Arizona State University (Tempe, AZ)

    Duties / Responsibilities
    • Under the direction of the Associate Director, provides personalized, intentional, and holistic advising support to students in their exploration of and preparation for a career in the health professions.
    • Provides individual advising using knowledge of the application process and strategies that focus on identifying individual student strengths, guiding students to the best course of action for their individual pathway.
    • Teach multiple sections of a first-year student success course.
    • Educate students on the career pathways in healthcare to determine individual fit and requirements to enter the profession.
    • Maintains thorough records on Pre-Health students through university software.
    • Provide counsel and connection for all academic options including, but not limited to: degree options, extracurricular activities, study abroad program(s), research, and internships.
    • Present virtual and in-person group workshop and information sessions to discuss an introduction to the field, application prep, internship prep, and personal statement writing
    • Under the direction of the Associate Director and Coordinator, work collaboratively to develop new initiatives and resources on a variety of different topics in a variety of different formats.
    • Create and update educational materials on a range of topics, including web content and electronic resources.
    • Identifies and outreaches to students interested in Pre-Health in a proactive and supportive manner.
    • Develop a professional network through NAAHP (National Association of Advisors in the Health Professions) or other professional organizations to inform and improve best practices.
    • Serve as member of the Pre-Health Advisory Committee made up of pre-health advisors and stakeholders at Arizona State University to inform and improve best practices in pre-health advising.
    • Other duties as needed.

    Minimum Qualifications
    Bachelor’s degree AND one (1) year or more previous experience in one or more of the following: advising, student recruitment/retention or related student services utilizing a proactive and innovative approach which results in demonstrated outcomes in retention, graduation, and academic planning; OR, Any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Evidence of a Master's Degree completed or in progress.
    • Experience teaching coursework or leading workshops for students in an educational environment.
    • Experience demonstrating sensitivity to needs of a diverse student population.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of principles, practices, procedures and methods of evidence-based academic advising strategies.
    • Experience in applying the principles, techniques and methods of teamwork, compromise and collaboration to produce desired outcomes.
    • Experience in the use of internet-based research tools, Google Suite, and Microsoft Office computer applications.
    • Experience using student information systems such as PeopleSoft, Salesforce, and DARS.
    • Experience in rapidly adapting and effectively utilizing new technology, practices, policies and methods.
    • Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships with peers, faculty, students, administration, faculty and other interested parties.
    • Experience in working effectively in an environment subject to quickly changing priorities.
    • Evidence of effective communication skills.
    • Experience in interpreting student needs and determining when referral to other University resources is appropriate.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of ASU academic structure and organization.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of academic programs, colleges, and departments university-wide.