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Director of Pre-Health Advising

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Work type: Regular
Location: Malibu Campus
Categories: Seaver College, Academic Support

The Director of Pre-Health Advising will coordinate, organize, and co-lead (with the Faculty Advisor) pre-health advising activities at Seaver College.

Duties

  • Work collaboratively and in synergy with the Faculty Pre-Health Advisor, and the career center to deliver pre-health, career, and extracurricular advising to Seaver College pre-health students and alumni. Collaborate on special events, outreach, and career education activities. Collaborate with academic departments, faculty, and campus partners on issues related to pre-health advising and education.
  • Serve as a principal writer for the university's Pre-Health letter process, in support of the Faculty Pre-Health Advisor.
  • Support all pre-health academic programs in developing pathways for student success. Advise relevant pre-health related student organizations.
  • Devise and deliver an effective communication strategy that informs pre-health students of relevant and current information on preparation practices and application procedures. Create and present educational workshops, both individually and in conjunction with campus partners.
  • Review and implement relevant technology tools to support and enhance the pre-health advising and management processes. Support integration of pre-health advising practices into the College's student success platform, Navigate. 
  • Contribute to the overall function of the Pre-Health Professions Program and Career Center. 
  • Create new and nurture current working relationships with health professional admission personnel and faculty.
  • Remain current and knowledgeable on health professional school admission processes and standards. Monitor changes in standardized test (e.g., MCAT) policies and/or procedures and their effects on pre-health applicants. Participate in regional and national associations.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Limited evening and weekend responsibilities.
  • Uphold University mission through work performed.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: B.A. in a related field. Minimum 2 years of pre-health advising experience. Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Proficient in MS Office, Google Suite.

Preferred: Proficient in PeopleSoft, Slate, Handshake.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening. Qualified individuals with criminal histories will be considered for employment in compliance with applicable laws.

This is a Regular, Exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary:  Commensurate with experience.

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