Post Baccalaureate Pre-Medical Program Director & Pre-Health AdvisorLoras College, Dubuque, IA
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Loras College was founded in 1839 by the Most Rev. Mathias Loras, first Bishop of Dubuque, who established St. Raphael Seminary to educate young men for the priesthood, but with the expressed intention also of providing an opportunity for higher education to the citizens of the area. The college has functioned under several names (St. Raphael Seminary, Mt. St. Bernard, St. Joseph College, Dubuque College and Columbia College), finally adopting its present name during its centennial in 1939.
Loras is a Catholic liberal arts college dedicated to the total development of the student. Small enough to be personal, large enough to offer a wide variety of quality academic programs, Loras College recognizes the human dignity of each individual and challenges men and women to grow with purpose and direction. Relating the rich liberal arts tradition to a changing world, Loras strives to develop active learners, reflective thinkers, ethical decision makers and responsible contributors in their diverse professional, social, and religious roles. The College has an enrollment of approximately 1,600 students and employs over 375 faculty and staff members. Although employee turnover is low, interesting and challenging employment opportunities do exist in a variety of technical and professional career fields. More employment information is available at the Loras College employment opportunities webpage: https://loras.applicantpool.com/jobs/.
Loras College seeks a Post Baccalaureate Premedical Program Director and Pre-Health Advisor.
The successful candidate will oversee the post-baccalaureate premedical program including performing course and career advising, coordination of recruitment and admissions decisions, committee letter writing and annotated transcripts, and MCAT-exam preparation. Additionally the Director will help with the recruitment and career counseling of pre-health undergraduates, develop and maintain relationships with admissions personnel at medical and health-related graduate schools, learn and disseminate information on changes to the MCAT exam and admissions requirements, and keep records of alumni outcomes. The Director will work closely with highly-motivated post-baccalaureate students changing their careers to medicine, as well as undergraduate students determining their desired health professional path.
This is a 3/4 time position (0.75 FTE) with benefits and a 12-month contract.
- Minimum of a Master’s degree in Counseling, Public Health, Health Sciences or related field.
- Have minimum of 3 years’ experience working with college students or pre-health school admissions.
- Academic counseling or related experience preferred
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent organizational and record-keeping skills
- Experience in program development
EOE. Women and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.
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