Coordinator for Pre-Med and Pre-Health Programs (Part-time/Temporary)

Location
Lowell MA
Posted
Sep 25, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

General Summary of Position:

Manager of Pre-Professional Programs for Student Success will oversee the pre-Health  Professions Programs including pre-Med for undergraduates seeking further education in these fields. The coordinator will be responsible for outreach to students from the recruitment stages to submission of their applications and preparing for interviews. He/she will coordinate across colleges to convene faculty steering committees, provide workshops and professional development for students, establish timelines and “to do” lists, arrange for mock interviews, assemble recommendation packets, all with the goal of insuring that the student is prepared and his/her application is completed one time and in the required format.

Essential Job Duties:

Coordinate Pre-Professional Undergraduate Programs

  • Attend all Admissions/recruitment events representing the program. Work with Admissions Office to provide outreach to prospective students
  • Communicate with faculty and deans regarding pre-health programs and processes for students
  • Convene and manage faculty steering committee(s)
  • Work with professional and faculty advisors to make sure students are meeting all requirements
  • Facilitate research, intern or clinical experience opportunities for students
  • Work with Career Services to find community partners for student opportunities
  • Request and maintain all student reference materials
  • Assemble admissions packages for students (including working with faculty advisors in writing and assembling institutional recommendation packages based on faculty recommendations)
  • Manage all communications from students, perspective students, faculty and external institutions regarding pre-health professions programs
  • Coordinate summer bridge program between STEM students at Manchester CC and UML

 Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • Bachelors’ degree required
  • 1-3 years related experience required
  • Administrative experience in organizing events, meetings, etc.
  • Excellent written communication skills  
  • Excellent organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters’ preferred
  • Experience working in Higher Education preferred
  • Experience working with graduate programs and graduate admissions desired

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a part-time, non-benefited, non-unit position.  

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. 

Please submit a cover letter and resume.