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  • Director HPA, Northwestern University (Evanston, IL)

    As Director, your leadership of HPA will include the following key areas: (a) educate students and academic advisers on the breadth of careers in the health professions, (b) provide programming and outreach that is inclusive of a diverse student body, (c) build on and expand HPA’s collaboration with internal and external partners to provide students with experiential opportunities and mentorship.

    The Director leads a team of four advisors and one program manager who serve over 1,200 students per year. The ideal candidate will bring to the job a combination of strong management skills, experience in program planning and evaluation, a solid understanding of the most common health careers pathways, and a deep commitment to implementing work practices that foster equity, diversity, and inclusion. The Director will bring to the unit a collaborative spirit that will easily tap into the many assets the University can offer its students, as well as their own personal and professional networks in the health sector. The full job description can be viewed here.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Master’s degree in higher education administration or related field, with a minimum of 5 years of area of health professions advising, academic advising or counseling, or related experience
    • Management, supervision, budgetary, program development and strategic planning experience

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Earned doctoral degree, with 8 years in health professions advising, career counseling, or advising in higher education or other relevant experience; a minimum of five years’ experience in management, supervision, budgetary, program development and strategic planning experience
    • Proven track record of working successfully with students who are underrepresented in health professions