ACADEMIC ADVISOR III

Location
Athens
Posted
Nov 02, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Academic Advising
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Summary The person in this position will advise pre-health students at the University of Georgia, focusing on those applying to allied-health (e.g., physician assistant, anesthesiology assistant, physical therapy, occupational therapy, etc.) and nursing schools, but serving those applying to medical, dental, and optometry schools as needed. This person will advise students on the application process to all of these schools. This person will also be the primary contact for pre-health students who seek help with writing their personal statement for their application and those who would like to set up mock interviews. This person will run workshops for pre-health students and will be charged to set up and maintain a pre-health mentoring network to put current students in touch with near peers (those alumni who are now in professional schools and those who have recently graduated from those schools) and with local professionals for advice and shadowing opportunities. This person will also assist the other pre-health advisors with student appointment overflow, help manage caseloads for the advisors in the department, and will prepare materials for student as they explore various health careers. Minimum Qualifications Completion of a Bachelor's degree in field appropriate to area of assignment and five years appropriate experience OR Master's degree and two years of appropriate experience; OR seven years of progressively responsible experience; OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills, and abilities have been achieved.

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