The School of Health Sciences at the University of New Haven is seeking to hire a full-time staff member to support two major areas: non-clinical internship coordination and the Pre-Health Professions Scholars Program. This position reports to Dean’s Office of the School of Health Sciences.
The University of New Haven School of Health Sciences trains competent, caring health professionals by delivering innovative, interdisciplinary healthcare education and services that are student-centered, focused on excellence, with a global reach. The School aims to be a regional destination and nationally recognized leader for healthcare education and services at the forefront of healthcare for the 21st century. The School is partnering with Planetree International to become one of the first schools of health science to be certified in person-centered care. The School of Health Sciences is comprised of four undergraduate and three graduate programs offered on its West Haven, Connecticut campus. The School’s faculty include 55 full-time and clinical faculty, an on-campus Dental Center, a pre-clinical training facility, and a Health Sciences Simulation Laboratory.
The School of Health Sciences has a wide range of non-clinical programs in public health, health administration and health sciences, all of which require an internship for graduation. This role will support all aspects of internship coordination for students in these programs in the School of Health Sciences. This individual will serve as an advisor to students in these programs as well as teach classes in these programs.
The Pre-Health Professions Scholars Program was created in Fall 2017 as a program designed to help improve student success in gaining admission to graduate health programs through enhanced experiences, mentoring and enhanced academic support. The program focuses on creating opportunities for mentorship and growth for students of diverse backgrounds and socioeconomic status. The program currently has more than 30 students in a wide range of majors across the University.
Manages all aspects of the Pre-Health Professions Scholars Program including student recruitment, retention, advising, operations and outcomes analysis
Identifies organizations for internship and capstone project opportunities for students in the School of Health Sciences
Advises students on internship programs and processes
Coordinates internship opportunities with students
Oversees non-clinical internship courses as instructor of record
Manages internship agreements between organizations and the University and School of Health Sciences
Maintains records regarding student records internships and outcomes
Conducts academic advising as it relates to internship progress and eligibility
Conducts resume and cover letter reviews prior to matching students to internships
Teach 4 classes per year in the School of Health Sciences
Supports, as needed, the Health Professions Advising Center and Pre-Medical Studies Designation
An earned bachelors degree in a health-related field
Demonstrated teaching experience at the undergraduate or graduate level
Experience advising, mentoring or coaching students
Experience managing health-related programs
An earned masters degree in a health-related field
Demonstrated teaching excellence at the undergraduate or graduate level
Experience with developing health related programs and partnerships
Experience with academic program development and management
Experience working in diverse, multidisciplinary teams
About University of New Haven
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education.Founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale University in cooperation with Northeastern University, UNH moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960 and opened its Orange Campus in January, 2014. The University operates a satellite campus in Tuscany, Italy, and offers programs at several locations throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico. UNH provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on career and research opportunities.The University enrolls approximately 6,800 students, including nearly 1,800 graduate students and more than 5,000 undergraduates – the majority of whom reside in University housing. Through its College of Arts and Sciences, College of Business, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and Tagliatela College of Engineering, UNH offers over 80 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. UNH students have access to more than 500 study abroad programs worldwide and its student-athletes compete in 16 varsity sports in the NCAA Division II’s highly competitive Northeast-10 Conference.