The Student Services Coordinator/ Advisor 2 will serve as the Pre-Medical/Pre-Optometry/Pre-Allied Health Specialist. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Coordinating an all-inclusive program that provides support for pre-health students in particular, pre-medicine and pre-optometry, regardless of academic major of study.
- In collaboration with departmental academic advisors, instruct, guide, and counsel students based on their career choice, course choice, and academic major to develop an application process plan for professional schools.
- Maintain good working relationships with faculty and staff in degree programs at WSU and with admissions offices for the professional schools both at WSU and at other institutions.
- Provide workshops, personal statement/application assessments, teaching modules, and program assessment.
In addition, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Program development in order to enhance student benefit and satisfaction from involvement with the Health Professions Student Center (HPSC) as well as commencement of a successful realization for a personalized career path.
- Assist with data collection and development of evidence-based practices in program development and service utilization.
- Leading others and/or performing senior level professional duties in participating and/or coordinating the development, implementation, and/or administration of student service programs and initiatives including programs of recruitment and retention activities in pre-health representing the Health Professions Student Center at University functions.
- Provide proactive outreach and service to currently enrolled students to ensure retention goals are met and exceeded.
- Establish and/or participate in programs for targeted recruitment efforts.
- Create and distribute marketing resources, educational resources, and promotional materials for student recruitment and retention programs; provide information to prospective and current students interested in a career in the health sciences; analyze recruitment and retention trends; develop goals and strategies relative to recruitment and retention efforts; prepare reports.
- Responsibilities may include occasionally working evenings, weekends, and travel.
- Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience.
- Experience leading or directing the work of others.
- A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience.
- Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.
- Experience working directly with students/student services.
- Evidence of effective communication skills.
- Required to maintain a valid driver’s license.
- Applicant must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
- Master’s Degree
- Preference given to science or health care advanced degree.
- Prefer experience with recruitment and outreach.
- Prefer experience collecting and managing data.
- Prefer experience with statistical analysis.
- Prefer experience with pre-medicine/pre-optometry health care fields.
- Prefer experience in Career development.