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  • Associate Director - University of Illinois College of Medicine - Chicago, IL

    The College of Medicine (COM) at the University of Illinois is seeking qualified candidates for a full-time Associate Director for Medical College Admissions on the Chicago campus. Under the supervision of the Assistant Dean for Admissions & Recruitment, this position oversees the administration of programs that support the recruitment of highly qualified and diverse applicants for entry to the Medical Doctor (MD) program for the entire College of Medicine. The Associate Director works collaboratively to form a unit with the Assistant Directors for Medical College Admissions at all three campuses. Responsibilities include handling OMCA operations that will attract applicants to all campuses of the COM. Support all admissions related events such as interview day, Second Look Weekend, on campus recruitment events, online experiences, and visits from prospective students.Evaluation of applicant data, national data, matriculating student data, and accepted candidate data (including declines) to inform future operations. Individualized application counseling for unsuccessful applicants to the COM.Conduct outreach presentations to various University of Illinois programs and outside schools/programs at conferences and school fairs.Respond to prospective applicant and general public inquiries regarding admissions to the COM.Understand the communication, information, and resource needs of prospective applicants through social medial, collateral updates, and website content development/management to implement the overarching OMCA strategic recruitment plan.Provide notification of status changes and updates to applicants.Work closely with current medical students to engage them in the College’s admissions efforts.Conduct reviews and evaluations of completed applications to the COM following the guidelines established by the Committee on Admissions.Provide support for the admissions component of the combined BA-MD, GPPA Medical Scholars Program.Provide support for managing the budget of the office.Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree. A master’s degree is preferred.A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in higher education student affairs, preferably at a medical school.Thorough knowledge of health professions student development and academic programming.Working knowledge of university and college academic policies, academic records, and available student resources.Well-developed interpersonal, verbal communication, written communication, time management, and project management skills.Ability to work with diverse populations with demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural communication styles.Ability to travel in and out of the state for recruitment purposes and attendance at conferences as needed. Interested candidates must apply by 4/17/2020 at the following link: https://jobs.uic.edu/job-board/job-details?jobID=127288 The University offers a comprehensive benefit package and is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. The University of Illinois may conduct background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    Qualified candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree.A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in higher education student affairs, preferably at a medical school.Thorough knowledge of health professions student development and academic programming.Working knowledge of university and college academic policies, academic records, and available student resources.Well-developed interpersonal, verbal communication, written communication, time management, and project management skills.Ability to work with diverse populations with demonstrated awareness and sensitivity to socioeconomic, ethnic, and cultural communication styles.Ability to travel in and out of the state for recruitment purposes and attendance at conferences as needed.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    A master’s degree is preferred.
    Experience at a medical school.