Job Positions

Health Professions Preparation Coach/Advisor

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) is recruiting for a Health Professions Preparation Coach/Advisor who will provide advising and support for students who have identified themselves as aspiring Health Professions students.


Methods may include (but are not limited to) workshops, one-on-one meetings, and group advising, with a focus on the needs of first-year students who are exploring their health career options, and those who have yet to complete the course prerequisites needed for their chosen pathway. The incumbent will 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 exploring pathways to a health-oriented career. Support for Admissions and Orientation events is also expected.

Application Process

For best consideration, upload a cover letter, resume, statement of advising philosophy, and contact information for three professional references by October 11, 2019 to Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

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.

Additional Information

This is a full time, exempt, contractual position, renewable annually with the possibility of conversion to regular funding after three consecutive years.

Contact Information

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Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree with four years’ experience in Advising, Counseling, Career Services, or a related field, is required. A completed Master's Degree in a related field may be substituted for two years of the required experience. Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience advising health and/or allied health professions students is preferred.