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Georgetown College is committed to the Jesuit traditions of an integrated education and of productive research in the liberal arts, including fine arts, humanities, languages, sciences, and social sciences. The Georgetown College experience is marked by intellectual vitality, a global outlook, and dedication to service.
The Assistant Director is one of two professional staff whose time is largely devoted to the academic advising of 650 undergraduate students and 50 post baccalaureate pre-health students pursuing majors in the College, NHS, MSB or SFS. S/he joins other Academic Counselors and Advising Deans of the College in support of the Dean of the College in carrying out his responsibility for the general effectiveness of the instructional programs of the College. Reporting to the Director of Pre-Health Advising, the Assistant Director has additional duties that include but are not limited to:
Advises undergraduate and post baccalaureate pre-health students.
Manages the Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program, including its admissions and administrative tasks, marketing and financial affairs, and its linkage programs with medical schools.
Updates and presents the pre-health workshops, managing the shadowing programs and opportunities.
Manages the Early Acceptance Program with the Georgetown University School of Medicine.
Manages the administrative work of the Pre-Medical Recommendation Committee.
Updates and maintains the pre-health website, organizing and executing mock interviews for pre-health students.
Maintains close working relationships with the director of pre-health advising.
Stays consistent with Georgetown's commitment to cura personalis , supporting and advising students on any and all matters which interfere with personal well-being and academic success.
Makes frequent referrals to, and has regular contact with, campus partner offices, becoming well-versed in the services those offices provide.
Advises Dean's staff to participate in College Academic Council events, office retreats, New Student Orientation, Parent and Family Weekend, and Commencement activities in various roles.
2+ years experience advising students on careers in the health professions
Broad knowledge of health professions admission practices, industry trends, and best practices in health professions advising
Ability to work closely with students, alumni, and faculty as well as build strong relationships with campus partners
Ability to develop relationships with health professions school representatives
Experience creating and leading programs and events
Excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with a high level of strategic and critical thinking
Ability to identify cultural nuances and navigate a complex network of constituents with sensitivity, poise and diplomacy
An understanding of Georgetown's Jesuit and Catholic identity
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, meet time-sensitive deadlines, and set priorities with strong orientation to detail
Ability to work well under pressure and function as a team player; managerial experience desired
With your application, please upload the following (preferably in a single PDF):
List of three (3) references
Review of applications will begin immediately with a start date of Fall 2019.
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