Job Positions

Health Professions Advising Coordinator

Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences Dean's Office


University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)

Date Posted:

Sep 23 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

October 11, 2019 (best consideration)

Position Description

The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) College of Natural and Mathematical Sciences Dean's Office seeks a Health Professions Advising Coordinator who will provide advising and support for aspiring Health Professions students, with a focus on the needs of students who are preparing for professional school entrance exams and the admissions application process.


The Health Professions Advising Coordinator will provide advising, programming, and support for students who have identified themselves as aspiring Health Professions students. Methods may include (but are not limited to), one-on-one meetings, group advising, and workshops, with a focus on the needs of students who are preparing for required entrance examinations and the professional school application process. The person in this position will also work closely with the advisors for Allied Health Professions students in the Office for Academic and Pre-Professional Advising, to develop coordinated/collaborative programming for students who are changing course on their health career pathway. The incumbent will be responsible for the collection, compilation, and analysis of data on the UMBC health professions student population, including acceptance and matriculation rates for applicants. Participation in recruitment events for the Office of Undergraduate Admissions is also expected.

Application Process

For best consideration submit application materials by October 11, 2019 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled). To apply visit:

Institution Information

UMBC is a dynamic public research university integrating teaching, research and service to benefit the citizens of Maryland. As an Honors University, the campus offers academically talented students a strong undergraduate liberal arts foundation that prepares them for graduate and professional study, entry into the workforce, and community service and leadership. UMBC emphasizes science, engineering, information technology, human services and public policy at the graduate level. UMBC contributes to the economic development of the State and the region through entrepreneurial initiatives, workforce training, K-16 partnerships, and technology commercialization in collaboration with public agencies and the corporate community. UMBC is dedicated to cultural and ethnic diversity, social responsibility and lifelong learning.

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Required Qualifications

Requires a Master's degree and five years of experience in Advising, Counseling, Career Services, or related field. Must have excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience advising applicants for medical, dental, optometry, podiatry, and/or veterinary school admission preferred.