Job Positions

Coordinator, Pre-Health Services 65449BR

Categories: Rocky Mountain Region 10

Department:

College of Health Solutions

Institution:

Arizona State University

Date Posted:

Jan 27 2021 5:32PM

Close Date:

February 10 2021
 

Position Description

The College of Health Solutions seeks an energetic and resourceful team member to serve as the Coordinator of Pre-Health Services. The coordinator will advise pre-health students and organize activities and programs associated with preparing students for successful application to health professional schools.

Duties

Leads pre-health advising activities for the College of Health Solutions to familiarize students with the requirements and application processes for professional schools, including medical, naturopathic, chiropractic, dental, occupational therapy, pharmacy, physical therapy, physician assistant, podiatry, and veterinary. Uses eAdvisor, NAAHP, and other health professions advising resources; assists students to understand professional school GPA requirements; identifies prerequisite courses; supports students with applying to health professional schools; and monitors student progress and tracks student success through a variety of reporting tools. Provides feedback and guidance to pre-health students through one-on-one meetings, personal statement reviews, and mock interviews. Coordinates programs to engage and advance prehealth students, including the Medical Mentoring Program, Health Professions Mentoring Program, and workshops with partner programs like Mayo Clinic School of Medicine, A. T. Still University, Creighton University, Midwestern University, University of Arizona, and Northern Arizona University. Supports and/or advises pre-health student organizations like the American Medical Student Association (AMSA), Pre-Physician Assistant Club, Future Health Professionals (HOSA), Pre-Dental Student Association, and Physical Therapy Club. Coordinates summer experiences for prospective pre-health high school students, including the Summer Health Institute (SHI) and health-related electives in the Barrett Summer Scholars program. Develops and disseminates information via College of Health Solutions and pre-health websites, newsletters, social media, and promotional materials. Represents the College of Health Solutions on the Pre-Health Advising Network, works regularly with the Pre-Health Internship Program, acts as a liaison to college and university committees related to health professions, and establishes networks with local, regional, and national health professional schools as well as other health professions advisors. Serves as college/department liaison to current and prospective students, faculty, staff, and external groups on issues related to health professions advising and activities. Works closely and collaboratively with directors to implement policies, practices, and initiatives in support of college, hub, and university goals. Responds to student questions and concerns in a timely manner and works with students to resolve all issues to ensure ongoing satisfaction and successful progress to application. Primarily serves pre-health students on the Downtown Phoenix campus, but supports pre-health students at the Polytechnic, West, and Tempe campuses, as needed.

Application Process

Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated. Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position. Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position. ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated. Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.

Institution Information

Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 80,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation's fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe. ASU is a tobacco-free university. For details visit https://wellness.asu.edu/explore-wellness/body/alcohol-and-drugs/tobacco Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by law.

Additional Information

The College of Health Solutions (CHS) is dedicated to translating scientific advances into practical interventions to improve health outcomes through education, research and service. We equip students with the knowledge and skills to influence healthier lifestyle choices; develop creative interventions to improve the health of people and populations; analyze and translate large amounts of health data into solutions; and maximize the technology, science, business and application of diagnostics. CHS research programs encompass basic/discovery science, clinical trials, intervention science and measurement of health outcomes. CHS takes an interdisciplinary approach to address the complex systems that underpin health problems. The college is highly collaborative, transparent and team-oriented with an innovative organizational structure that includes translational teams, affinity networks, and academic programs to improve the health of people and communities. The current training programs include behavioral health, biomedical diagnostics, biomedical informatics, executive and continuing education, exercise science, health promotion, health sciences, kinesiology, medical studies, nutrition, population health, the science of health care delivery, and speech and hearing science. Our programs are offered at ASU’s Downtown Phoenix, Tempe, West and Lake Havasu campuses, as well as on Mayo Clinic’s Scottsdale campus. For more information about ASU and the College of Health Solutions, visit http://about.asu.edu/ and https://chs.asu.edu

Contact Information

Elaine Rostad, Elaine.Rostad@asu.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND three (3) years of related experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Preferred Qualifications

Evidence of a master's degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment. Experience as a health professions advisor or working with pre-health students. Demonstrated knowledge of professional school requirements, processes, and applications. Experience advising college students, coordinating university programs, or working with student organizations. Evidence of effective communication skills, including experience proofreading and providing feedback on writing. Experience working with high school summer programs or camps. Experience within the health care field. Experience in work that required being self-motivated, self-directed, efficient, a quick learner, highly organized and having a positive attitude.