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  • Senior Academic Advisor, The George Washington University (Washington, DC)

    Duties / Responsibilities

    Advise GW undergraduate students and alumni in individual and group sessions on the Foggy Bottom and Mount Vernon campuses regarding preparation for applying to health profession school
    Create programming for pre-health students, such as scheduling and co-presenting workshops
    Create collaborative relationships with local health profession schools and other community partners
    Assist pre-health students with course scheduling for their major (if within CCAS) whilst incorporating pre-health requirements
    Serve on the Health Professions Advisory Committee
    Assist with maintaining the pre-health website, newsletter, listserv, and social media content. Create and update worksheets, handouts, and other resources for pre-health students
    Maintain detailed advising notes and records of all students from matriculation to graduation as well as alumni who contact the office for advising services
    Serves as a staff co-advisor for 3-5 health-related student organizations who are registered with the Center for Student Engagement
    Participate in professional development opportunities, including maintaining membership in pre-health advising association and attend local, regional, and national conferences. Stays abreast of relevant changes in the health profession and accreditation
    Perform general Columbian College of Arts and Sciences (CCAS) Academic Advisor duties and attend events, as necessary (e.g., new student orientation, commencement, and other large-scale events)
    Perform other related duties as assigned. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 2+ years’ experience in advising undergraduate students (or in health professions)
    • A demonstrated commitment to a career in higher education