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  • Pre-Health Advisor, Loyola University (Chicago, IL)

    Duties / Responsibilities
    • Provides academic advising, career advising, and extracurricular advising for university’s pre-health student and alumni population.
    • Communicates current expectations and changes in health professional school admission processes and standards.
    • Monitors and communicates changes in standardized test (e.g., MCAT) policies and/or procedures as they impact candidates.
    • Supports the Director of Pre-Health Professions Program in the university’s Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee Process.
    • Advises relevant pre-health related student organizations.
    • Collaborates with entire Pre-Health Professions Program and Career Services Team on special events, outreach, and career education activities. Limited evening and weekend responsibilities.
    • Create and present educational workshops, both individually and in conjunction with campus partners.
    • Serve as a primary writer for the university’s Pre-Health Professions Advisory Committee Letter process.
    • Create new and nurture current working relationships with health professional school admission personnel and faculty.
    • Lead admissions and academic advising process for the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program.
    • Collaborate with academic departments, faculty, and campus partners on issues related to pre-health advising and education.
    • Contribute to the overall function if the Pre-Health Professions Program.
    • Perform other duties as required.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • Master’s degree in Education, College Student Personnel, Psychology Counseling, Psychology or related field.
    • A minimum of 1 to 2 years of pre-health advising experience, or related experience.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Master’s degree in Education, College Student Personnel, Psychology Counseling, Psychology or related field.
    • A minimum of 1 to 2 years of pre-health advising experience, or related experience.
    • Experience multitasking and project management.
    • Strong written communication skills essential due to heavy emphasis on writing large volume of Committee Letters in summer. Writing sample required.
    • Experience working with undergraduate students.
    • Knowledge of or experience with pre-health or other high achieving student populations.
    • Knowledge of or experience with one or more health professions.
    • Self-directed learner