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Pre-Health Academic Advisor

Categories: Southeast Region 4


Student Success Center - Academic Advising


Loyola University New Orleans

Date Posted:

Jul 2 2019 10:00PM

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Position Description

Loyola University New Orleans is accepting applications for Pre-Health Professions Advisor. The position advises currently enrolled undergraduate and post-baccalaureate students interested in healthcare and medical professions.


The Pre-Health Professions Advisor guides declared pre-health students through Loyola’s curriculum, helps to identify extra-curricular opportunities for professional development, assists with the selection of medical and graduate schools, and helps students understand application requirements and procedures. The position also assumes responsibility for the organization of programmatic pre-health professions events and workshops sponsored by the Pre-Health Professions Committee, the Student Success Center, and the Academic Advising Center. The Pre-Health Professions Advisor has an advising load of approximately 200-300 pre-health undergraduates and Post-Baccalaureate students (and recent alumni as needed). The position is a full-time 12-month position, and reports to the Director of Academic Advising in the Pan-American Life Student Success Center. This position abides by current best-practices in advising for pre-health professions as presented by NAAHP and NACADA.

Application Process

Please email a cover letter and resume to

Institution Information

Loyola University New Orleans is a private Jesuit university in New Orleans, Louisiana. Originally established as Loyola College in 1904, the institution was chartered as a university in 1912. It bears the name of the Jesuit founder, Saint Ignatius of Loyola. Loyola is one of 28 member institutions that make up the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and, with its current enrollment of approximately 4200 students, is among the mid-sized Jesuit universities in the United States. Loyola University New Orleans is ranked as the twelfth best institution among Southern regional universities offering masters and undergraduate degrees in the 2019 issue of the annual America's Best Colleges issue and guidebook published by U.S. News & World Report. The Princeton Review also features Loyola University New Orleans in the most recent editions of its annual book, The Best 384 Colleges. Loyola University New Orleans is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We particularly encourage applications from women and members of minority groups protected under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act, and persons with physical disabilities.

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Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree. Two years of experience in academic advising, career counseling, or teaching. Outstanding written and oral communication skills. Excellent interpersonal, organizational, technical, and analytical skills. Ability to work effectively with and without direct supervision, individually and as a team member. Ability to develop and execute programs, workshops and other informational and instructional events. Ability to work with a diverse field of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.

Preferred Qualifications

Higher education background in advising, counseling, or teaching strongly preferred. Working knowledge of health-related graduate programs and the admission requirements for these programs strongly preferred. Availability to work on nights and weekends as needed. Availability for travel as needed.