Job Positions

Sr Pre-Health Professions Coach

Categories: South Central Region 7


Health Professions Office - College of Natural Sciences


The University of Texas at Austin

Date Posted:

May 17 2022 9:48AM

Close Date:

Jun 20 2022

Position Description

To coach UT Austin pre-health professions students regarding academic pre-requisites and non-academic components in their preparation for application to professional school. Ensure HPO and CNS values are incorporated into all aspects of the position, especially student-centeredness, diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Stay current on admissions requirements across these disciplines: Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary, Pharmacy, Optometry, Physician Assistant, Occupational Therapy, and Physical Therapy through outreach to in-state and out-of-state professional schools. Plan and coordinate workshops and seminars for students. Teach and present to groups (internal groups and external groups visiting UT) ranging in size from 25 to over 500. Provide advising individually and in groups to pre-health professions students as they progress toward and complete application to professional schools. Develop, select, and utilize effective pre-Health Professions materials for students pursuing a health professions career. Collect and utilize admissions data from Health Professions Schools. Manage the collection and dissemination of information about professional schools to students. Represent health professions programs and services in on-campus and off-campus organizations, meetings and conferences. Work closely in a team environment with the other advisors (Career and Health Professions) and administrative staff. Pull admissions data from various health professions application services, analyze the data, and develop reports. Verify course requirements through ongoing contacts with health professions program representatives. Work with UT web development team to ensure accurate representation of health professions office information. Develop relationships with student organizations encouraging the use of the health professions office. Research and develop new resources for new health professions pathways- podiatry, orthotics & prosthetics, anesthesiology assistant, cardio perfusionist.

Application Process

Please apply through the UT Austin website:

Institution Information

The University of Texas at Austin is a bold, ambitious leader, providing a first-class education and the tools of discovery to more than 51000 students.

Additional Information

Do you have advising experience, love data analysis, and are savvy with creating resources for distribution? This job may be for YOU! The team members at the Health Professions Office are student-focused, can work independently and with others, and strive for transparency. We would love to have you!

Contact Information

Lesley Riley


Required Qualifications

Master’s degree and four years of experience in academic advising, career services, or pre-health professions advising. Demonstrated project management abilities, interpersonal skills, professional demeanor and excellence in oral and written communication. Demonstrated ability to work in a collaborative team environment. Demonstrated ability in data analysis and reporting. Capable of researching and developing content, interactive exercises, and applying effective teaching methods for topics in professionalism and health professions for credit-bearing courses. Demonstrated ability to create and maintain relationships inside and outside the organization. Must be able to occasionally travel, including overnight travel. Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree or higher and more experience than above. Experience as a health professions advisor in a university environment. Experience working with health professional and graduate schools.