For nearly 200 years, MCPHS University, formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been at the forefront of innovation in the healthcare world. We take pride in our history, yet are motivated by a curiosity about the future. That?s why we are constantly updating our state-of-the-art labs, innovating our curriculums, and adding programs to coincide with the needs of an ever-changing healthcare landscape. Faculty and staff continue to bring their talents and skills to MCPHS University to contribute to our mission of guiding and supporting students toward successful and sustainable careers in healthcare. Whatever position an employee holds, their efforts make an important impact on the overall quality of campus life. Employees are an integral part of a community that is proud of its heritage and the accomplishments that make MCPHS University a first-class educational institution.Responsibilities:The Director of Pre-Health Professions Advising will have the day-to-day responsibility for advising and supporting students enrolled in the undergraduate degree programs in the School of Arts and Sciences. Advise and support students enrolled in undergraduate degree programs interested in applying to professional/graduate programs Assist students in identifying clinical, shadowing and research opportunities designed to augment their exposure to the health professions Stay informed on current admission, testing (e.g. MCAT, DAT, OAT, GRE, LSAT) and application requirements and procedures for diverse health professions. Communicate graduate/professional admissions requirements and procedures with students, faculty and staff (e.g. Center for Academic Success and Enrichment (CASE), Center for Professional Career Development (CPCD), Admissions Office) as appropriate Actively participate in the National Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (NAAHP), including annual attendance at regional and national level conferences. Communicate conference updates and materials to appropriate faculty and staff. Serve as a resource to the CASE, CPCD, and Admissions Office including but not limited to: answering questions; design academic advisor training and resources regarding pre-health professions advising; deliver presentations to prospective students during Admissions recruitment events as needed; collaborate with faculty and program directors to assist students in understanding and exploring options available in the health professions Serve as a member/chair of the Pre-Health Advisory Committee Assist in coordinating/writing committee letters of reference for students applying to professional programs; work with faculty mentors and other writers of individual letters of reference whose letters will make up the basis of the ?committee letter? Support curricular and extracurricular pre-health professions offerings Develop, maintain and update electronic resources for the pre-health professions internal pathways and external articulation agreements, including Blackboard sites; maintain files and databases for all pre-health professions materials. Collaborate with Admissions Office and program directors on articulation agreements Track success of MCPHS students in terms of professional school admissions, both internal and external to MCPHS. Maintain a database of alumni and coordinate activities with the Alumni Office and the CPCD Identify, contact, schedule, and host guest speakers including graduate school admissions representatives and healthcare professionals, including MCPHS alumni Support various campus student organizations to provide pre-health professions programming Participate in Open House, Orientation, and other university-wide events Perform other duties, as assigned by the Dean or Arts and SciencesAdditional responsibilities may be assigned by the Dean.Qualifications:Required: Master's degree and a minimum of two years pre-health professions advising experience required Bachelor's degree with a minimum of five years pre-health professions advising experience will be considered in lieu of a Master?s degree Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills Excellent organizational, problem solving, and project management skills Proficient computer skills, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint Demonstrated understanding of the educational, cultural and social needs of undergraduate students Ability to work individually and as a member of a professional team, establishing strong working relationships across campus constituencies Ability to promote an environment conducive to respect and accountability at all times Ability to accept and use constructive feedback from colleagues and supervisors Ability to exercise an appropriate chain of command when needing to address issues/concerns Ability to project a positive image of the department/program/school and the University Adaptability and flexibility MCPHS offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits, including a substantial health/dental insurance subsidy, generous holiday/vacation policy, and a significant pension plan contribution.To apply, please visit www.mcphs.edu/careers. Attach a cover letter and a resume. No phone calls, please. Principals only. Finalist candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check as a condition of employment. MCPHS University is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who would enrich the University?s diversity are encouraged to apply.
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