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Director of Pre-Professional Advising

Apply now Department: 3670003810 Vice Provost Student Success
Job no: 513020
Employment type: Staff Full Time (Unclassified - Regular)
Location: Manhattan, Kansas
Categories: Academic Advising / Support, Administrative / Professional, Executive / Director / Management, Student Affairs / Services
Pay Grade: 11A

About This Role:

The Office of the Vice Provost for Student Success is seeking to hire a Director of Pre-Professional Advising.  The Pre-Professional Advising Center at Kansas State University seeks a Director to join and lead our team of six to seven pre-professional advisors and a recruiting coordinator.  Our advising team is committed to applying advising best-practices within a collaborative, diverse, inclusive and supportive environment that prepares students to become competitive professional school applicants.  Housed in Student Success, this Center provides specialized advising to all students, serving prospective students, current students, and alumni on how to achieve their health and law professional-school goals.  We provide guidance and programing to encourage students to explore and prepare a competitive application to professional school programs such as law, medicine, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, dental, occupational therapy, nursing, veterinary medicine, and more.

Guided by an advising as teaching model, Center staff help students in any college or program of study explore and prepare for the professions. The Center embraces Student Success guiding principles of equity and inclusion, holistic support, institutional collaboration, and creative innovation.

Job Overview

Provide vision and direct oversight in the administration of the Pre-Professional Advising Center with responsibility for planning, policy, and excellent student learning outcomes.

Why Join Us:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off – vacation, sick, and holidays.   To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion.  The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others.  The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Five (5) to ten (10) years of relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree
  • JD, degree in a health-related discipline, or degree in student development or advising.
  • Ten (10) years of academic advising related leadership.
  • Two (2) to five (5) years supervision experience or demonstration of ability to supervise effectively.

Other Requirements:

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
  3. 3 professional references (names and contact information only)

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by June 6, 2022.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$59,199 – $74,000 per year

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

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