Job Positions

Assistant Director, Health Professions Advising

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10


Collaborative for Student Achievement


Colorado State University

Date Posted:

Oct 18 2021 10:46AM

Close Date:

Nov 1 2021

Position Description

The Assistant Director for Health Professions Advising oversees the Health Profession Advising Unit. Health Profession (HP) advisors help prospective students, current students, and alumni prepare for health professions programs. More specifically, advisors assist students in exploring their interests in human clinical or animal health professions, understanding the curricular and co-curricular requirements needed to become competitive candidates for admission to professional schools, and evaluating their progress toward meeting these requirements. Additionally, HP advisors guide students in gaining appropriate and relevant experiences, preparing for entrance exams, choosing an appropriate list of potential clinical programs, and completing the application processes. The health professions advising services are complementary to a student’s departmental academic advising. For more information about Health Professions Advising at CSU, please visit: The Health Professions Advising Assistant Director is a full-time 12-month Administrative Professional position which reports to the Director of Advising in the Collaborative for Student Achievement.


Administrative Oversight Campus & Health profession school collaboration Health Profession advising & Outreach. See posting for full details:

Application Process

For full consideration, application materials must be submitted by Monday, November 1, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. MT. To see full position announcement and to apply, please visit

Institution Information

Colorado State University Academic Advising Mission & Vision: Vision: Academic advising at CSU inspires students to pursue their academic and professional goals. Mission: Guided by CSU’s Principles of Community and the Land-Grant mission of access and equity, we achieve our vision through an integrated community of advisors who engage in intentional, holistic, and relationship-centered interactions to empower all students to navigate their unique paths and foster learning, development, and academic success. The Health Professions Advising unit supports this mission and vision by working with students interested in healthcare careers in both human and animal health. We assist students through advising on curricular needs, provide information and guidance on the professional school application process, direct students to volunteer experiences that support and enhance their educational goals, and help them navigate the complex world of healthcare. The unit provides opportunities for students and staff to make meaningful connections and fosters a thriving, healthy, and inclusive work setting that encourages growth. We promote a welcoming and diverse environment in which students learn about others with backgrounds and experiences different that their own.

Additional Information

Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)

Contact Information

Okee Hanna,


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree in student affairs, social sciences, science, or related fields
Minimum of three years’ professional experience working with students in a 1:1 setting within higher education Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice work

Preferred Qualifications

Demonstrated ability to supervise staff including hiring, training, professional development, and evaluation Ability to work with highly motivated goal-oriented students
Demonstrated health professions academic and career expertise including information related to professional school requirements
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with campus departments in providing services for students interested in health professions
Demonstrated ability to work with prospective and current students as well as alumni exploring health profession careers
Experience developing, facilitating, and evaluating programs & courses for students interested in health professions (i.e.: student seminars)
Experience advising student organizations and collaborating with learning communities
Experience conducting qualitative and quantitative assessment of measure program impact, including developing and accessing student learning and program outcomes
Strong interpersonal communications, presentation, and writing skills