Job Positions

Pre-Health Advisor & Recruitment Coord/1328

Categories: Northwest Region 8


Division of Health Sciences


Idaho State University

Date Posted:

Dec 16 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

Priority Date: January 13 but open until filled

Position Description

Posting Number: req936
Working 12 months per year
Non-classified Staff
Division of Health Sciences Pocatello - Main.
The focus of the Pre-Health Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator is to assist students preparing for a variety of professional health fields, including pre-medicine, pre-dental, and pre-veterinary medicine. The advisor/recruitment coordinator must be familiar with requirements for health professional programs available at Idaho State as well as at other institutions. Must be able to advise students on alternative health programs and degree offerings, including the Bachelor of Science in Health Science. This individual is Idaho State University’s point of contact for health professional school admissions committees as well as pre-requisite course departments (Biological Sciences, Chemistry, etc.) and coordinates recruitment activities in collaboration with professional programs and Kasiska Division of Health Sciences leadership


Be familiar with a variety of health professions’ (Medicine, Dentistry, PA, others) prerequisite and admissions requirements, as well as general education requirements; provide students with up-to-date admissions and scholarship information through regular advising Maintain admissions-related information resources for students, including websites and fact sheets Maintain NAAHP/WAAHP and similar memberships and attend local, regional, and national meetings Chair the Pre-health Professions Advisory Committee and participate in Pre-health Professional Student Association activities Coordinate recruiting activities (career fairs, etc.) for KDHS pre-health and professional programs, work with liaisons from different ISU professional programs and Biological Sciences Work with KDHS Marketing and Communications to maintain pre-health advising website and social media presence Manage the Pre-Health Advising Office Budget

Application Process

Please submit the following documents with your application: CV/Resume, Cover Letter and a list for three (3) professional references with contact information.

Institution Information

About Idaho State University Idaho State University (ISU) combines exceptional academics amidst the grand natural beauty of the West. ISU faculty and students are leading the way in cutting-edge research and innovative solutions in the areas of energy, health professions, nuclear research, teaching, humanities, engineering, performing and visual arts, technology, biological sciences, pharmacy, and business. ISU is the state's designated lead institution in health professions and medical education. Idaho State University, a Carnegie-classified doctoral research and teaching institution founded in 1901, serves a diverse population by attracting students from around the world to its Idaho campuses. At the main campus in Pocatello, and at locations in Meridian, Idaho Falls, and Twin Falls, ISU offers access to high-quality education in more than 280 programs. Over 12,000 students attend ISU, receiving education and training in those programs. To read more, visit: Idaho State University Home Idaho State University is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We have an institution-wide commitment to inclusion and diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. Veterans' preference. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities. ISU PUBLIC SAFETY JEANNE CLERY ANNUAL SECURITY AND FIRE SAFETY REPORT Idaho State University's Jeanne Clery report, federally required reporting, provides crime, arrest and fire statistics for the previous three years that occurred on campus, in certain off-campus buildings owned or controlled by Idaho State University; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus. The report also includes institutional policies concerning campus security, such as policies about alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, personal practices, disciplinary procedures, fire safety and other matters. This report can be accessed on the following website: ISU Clery Report

Additional Information

Priority consideration will be given to applications received by January 13, 2020. However, the position will remain open until filled. Salary has been approved from $45,000 to $49,830 annually, commensurate with education and experience. Includes a competitive benefits package. Offers of employment may be conditional pending successful completion of a background investigation.

Contact Information

Dr. Chris Owens
Associate Vice President
Graveley Hall 136
921 S 8th Ave
Stop 8055
Pocatello, ID 83209


Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree Two years of experience in student advising in higher education or related higher education experience Excellent written and spoken communication skills Understanding of student development theory Experience with student data management system

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree Experience in health professions advising Experience with Graduate Medical Education including Medicine, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Veterinary Medicine, Physician Assistant Studies, etc. Three or more years in student advising Experience with the Banner student management system