Department: Health Professions Advising Salary/Grade: EXS/7
The Assistant Director of Health Professions Advising provides guidance and support to pre-health students and manages HPA events and/or activities designed to assist them in making decisions associated with their pre health education. Assesses individual situations and circumstances, and offers recommendations, partnering with internal/external organizations and resources as needed to meet student needs. Ensures compliance with all associated policies, rules, and regulations.
Recommends changes & improvements to functional operations to better meet organizational needs & objectives.
Completes administrative activities such as assessment, operations planning, data management, and reporting.
Provides customer service oriented, student centered guidance and counsel based on individual circumstances, preferences, etc. and in compliance with all associated policies, rules and regulations.
Researches, develops, and implements practices and activities that enhance student centered guidance and counsel.
Creates and nurtures relationships with organizations and alumni to develop a network of enthusiastic organizations engaged via active participation in the success of program.
Identifies opportunities and strategies for short- and long-term growth & expansion of program resources, value, and participation.
Manages planning and arrangement of programs - meetings, workshops, trainings, events, etc. designed to provide information, promote resources and to build internal and external relationships.
Manages event details including communication, venues, presenters, travel arrangements, materials, refreshments, and technology ensuring that all are arranged and completed in an appropriate and timely manner.
Reviews & analyzes outcome measurements and recommends changes & enhancements to improve program.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Successful completion of a full course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a master's or JD or higher degree; OR appropriate combination of education and experience and 2 years' career counseling/advising in higher education or 2 years' of industry experience; or other relevant experience required.
Minimum Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities.)
Three years of experience as a health professions advisor, track record of success working with students who are underrepresented in the health professions.
Master’s degree in counseling/advising/higher education
Preferred Competencies: (Skills, knowledge, and abilities)
Working experience with Starfish student management system or equivalent,
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Northwestern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Employer of all protected classes, including veterans and individuals with disabilities. Women, racial and ethnic minorities, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States.
Internal Number: 40508
About Northwestern University
Northwestern University is a major private research university with 12 academic divisions located on three campuses in Evanston, Chicago, and Education City in Doha, Qatar. We have approximately 2,500 full-time faculty members, 17,000 graduate and undergraduate students, and over 5,700 full and part-time staff. Northwestern University combines innovative teaching and pioneering research in a highly collaborative environment. It provides students and faculty exceptional opportunities for intellectual, personal and professional growth.