Assistant Director of Pre-Health Advising, Georgetown College Georgetown University
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Assistant Director of Pre-Health Advising, Georgetown College - Georgetown University
is committed to the Jesuit traditions of an integrated education and of productive research in the liberal arts, including fine arts, humanities, languages, sciences, and social sciences. The Georgetown College experience is marked by intellectual vitality, a global outlook, and dedication to service.
The Assistant Director is one of three professional staff whose time is largely devoted to the academic advising of 900 undergraduate students and 50 post baccalaureate pre-health students pursuing majors in the College, NHS, MSB or SFS, as well as interacting with the main campus faculty who teach them, other advisors, and the team's administrative support staff. They join other Academic Counselors and Advising Deans of the College in support of the Dean of the College in carrying out their responsibility (as defined by Georgetown University Faculty Handbook) for the general effectiveness of the instructional programs of the College, and in carrying out academic policies and regulations. Reporting to the Director of Pre-Health Advising, the Assistant Director has duties that include but are not limited to:
Advise first and second year pre-health students on the specifics of the necessary exploration, preparation, and processes for application to health professions schools including understanding academic requirements, finding clinical opportunities, gaining research experiences, rendering community service, planning for admission tests, selecting schools, and navigating application cycles and timelines
Document appointments, track the population, maintain records and statistics with assist with production of an annual report
Update and maintain the pre-health website including pre-health alumni updates: work collaboratively with College marketing and communications staff to develop powerful, targeted content for pre-health website/emails/external advertising for Post Bac Program
Organize and execute mock interviews for pre-health students in conjunction with the Cawley Career Center
Support curricular and extracurricular pre-health professions offerings
Assist with Pre-Health Application Workshops
Manage all administrative work of the Pre-Health Recommendation Committee
Administer correspondence through the Pre-Health email address
Manage all aspects of the Early Admission Program with Georgetown University School of Medicine
Assist with the writing of committee letters of reference for students applying to health professions schools
Track health professions school admissions data and utilize metrics to analyze Georgetown applicants' outcomes compared to national data
Maintain a database of alumni who have matriculated to health professions schools
Maintain the Canvas course for health professions advising in conjunction with the other Assistant Director of Health Professions Advising
Assist the Director of Pre-Health Advising as needed
Consistent with Georgetown's commitment to cura personalis, this position, though primarily an academic and programmatic advisor, support and advise students on any and all matters which interfere with personal well-being and academic success; and make frequent referrals to, and have regular contact with, campus partner offices, and is well-versed in the services those offices provide
Participate - as do all Advising Dean staff in various roles - in College Academic Council events, office retreats, New Student Orientation, Parent and Family Weekend, and Commencement activities
2+ years' experience advising students on careers in the health professions.
Broad knowledge of health professions admission practices, industry trends, and best practices in health professions advising
Ability to work closely with students, alumni, and faculty as well as build strong relationships with campus partners
Ability to develop relationships with health professions school representatives.
Experience creating and leading programs and events
Excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
High level of strategic and critical thinking.
Ability to identify cultural nuances and navigate a complex network of constituents with sensitivity, poise and diplomacy
An understanding of Georgetown's Jesuit and Catholic identity
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet time-sensitive deadlines, and set priorities
Strong orientation to detail
Ability to work well under pressure and function as a team player
With your application, please upload the following (preferably in a single PDF):
Review of applications will begin immediately for a start date of Fall 2021
Final candidates will be asked to provide the names and contact information for three (3) references.
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