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  • Pre-Health Specialist, Washington State University (Pullman, WA)

    The Student Services Coordinator/ Advisor 2 will serve as the Pre-Medical/Pre-Optometry/Pre-Allied Health Specialist.

    Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
    • Coordinating an all-inclusive program that provides support for pre-health students in particular, pre-medicine and pre-optometry, regardless of academic major of study.
    • In collaboration with departmental academic advisors, instruct, guide, and counsel students based on their career choice, course choice, and academic major to develop an application process plan for professional schools.
    • Maintain good working relationships with faculty and staff in degree programs at WSU and with admissions offices for the professional schools both at WSU and at other institutions.
    • Provide workshops, personal statement/application assessments, teaching modules, and program assessment.
    In addition, responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
    • Program development in order to enhance student benefit and satisfaction from involvement with the Health Professions Student Center (HPSC) as well as commencement of a successful realization for a personalized career path.
    • Assist with data collection and development of evidence-based practices in program development and service utilization.
    • Leading others and/or performing senior level professional duties in participating and/or coordinating the development, implementation, and/or administration of student service programs and initiatives including programs of recruitment and retention activities in pre-health representing the Health Professions Student Center at University functions.
    • Provide proactive outreach and service to currently enrolled students to ensure retention goals are met and exceeded.
    • Establish and/or participate in programs for targeted recruitment efforts.
    • Create and distribute marketing resources, educational resources, and promotional materials for student recruitment and retention programs; provide information to prospective and current students interested in a career in the health sciences; analyze recruitment and retention trends; develop goals and strategies relative to recruitment and retention efforts; prepare reports.
    • Responsibilities may include occasionally working evenings, weekends, and travel.

    Minimum Qualifications:
    • Positions require a Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of professional work experience in student services or related education/experience.
    • Experience leading or directing the work of others.
    • A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience.
    • Any combination of relevant education and professional experience may be substituted for the educational requirement on a year‐for‐year basis.
    • Experience working directly with students/student services.
    • Evidence of effective communication skills.
    • Required to maintain a valid driver’s license.
    • Applicant must be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    • Master’s Degree
    • Preference given to science or health care advanced degree.
    • Prefer experience with recruitment and outreach.
    • Prefer experience collecting and managing data.
    • Prefer experience with statistical analysis.
    • Prefer experience with pre-medicine/pre-optometry health care fields.
    • Prefer experience in Career development.