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  • Dir. Pre-Health Advising, Pepperdine University (Malibu, CA)

    Duties / Responsibilities
    • 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.

    Minimum Qualifications
    • 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.

    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.

    Preferred Qualifications
    Proficient in PeopleSoft, Slate, Handshake.