This academic advisor will be responsible for developing andcoordinating a comprehensive pre-health advising program and providing academicadvising for students interested in pursuing a pre-health professions career(i.e. pre-medical, pre-dental, pre-pharmacy, etc.). Occasional evening andweekend hours may be required. Responsibilities include the following:
Meeting one-on-one with current students,prospective students, and alumni interested in applying to healthcare programs
Designing and delivering group advisingsessions targeted at pre-health students at various stages of the pre-healthexploration and application process
Providing information and support tostudents regarding healthcare careers and program admission requirements,standardized test preparation, admission essays, reviewing and selectingprograms, etc.
Advising new students during freshmen andtransfer orientation sessions, assisting with new student coursepreregistration, and presenting a session to freshmen interested in healthcarecareers
Collaborating with academic departments,faculty pre-health advisors, and health practitioners within the community tocoordinate campus-wide efforts to share pre-health information with students
Serving as the point-of-contact forindividuals at regional/national health professions programs
Tracking and reporting professionalschool application/acceptance information on pre-health students
Creating and coordinatinghealthcare-related campus/community advisory committees; collaborate withfaculty in academic departments and build/maintain relationships with regionalhealthcare programs
Creating and maintaining healthcareadvising website, print resources for students and advisors,internship/shadowing/clinical opportunities for students
Tracking pre-health students' progressionwhile enrolled at UTC as well as application/matriculation data for applicantswho apply to pre-health programs
Additional duties include coveringgeneral walk-in hours, etc.
Internal Number: 166666
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