Job Positions

Assistant Director of Health Professions Advising

Categories: Pacific Region 9

Department:

College of Biological Sciences - Dean's Office

Institution:

University of California - Davis

Date Posted:

08/01/2017

Close Date:

08/31/2017
 

Position Description

Under general direction, the Assistant Director will provide in-depth, wide ranging and holistic advising to students intending to apply to health professions schools.

Duties

  • Bachelor's degree in student advising, counseling, science or related field and/or equivalent education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with student development theories, counseling processes, learning styles, and skill set development techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience with admissions processes and requirements for a wide range of health profession programs to match students' competencies and skills with those desired by schools.
  • Presentation, public speaking and organizational skills.
  • Experience using interpersonal and communication skills to successfully engage a population of students from highly diverse backgrounds with a broad range of complex counseling issues in an academic research environment.
  • Experience coordinating large scale events to meet students' needs including collaborating with constituents on a variety of shared goals.
  • Creative thinking and analytical skills to develop processes for virtual advising; use technology to advance advising techniques; and to assess current and future advising approaches.

Application Information

www.employment.ucdavis.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=77311​

Institution Information

UC Davis’ campuses are located in the Northern California city of Davis, where the main academic campus is located, and in Sacramento, the state capital, where UC Davis Health is headquartered.https://www.ucdavis.edu/

Additional Information

 

Contact Information

Rosie J. Wright

rwright@ucdavis.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in student advising, counseling, science or related field and/or equivalent education, training and experience.
  • Knowledge and experience with student development theories, counseling processes, learning styles, and skill set development techniques.
  • Knowledge and experience with admissions processes and requirements for a wide range of health profession programs to match students' competencies and skills with those desired by schools.
  • Presentation, public speaking and organizational skills.
  • Experience using interpersonal and communication skills to successfully engage a population of students from highly diverse backgrounds with a broad range of complex counseling issues in an academic research environment.
  • Experience coordinating large scale events to meet students' needs including collaborating with constituents on a variety of shared goals.
  • Creative thinking and analytical skills to develop processes for virtual advising; use technology to advance advising techniques; and to assess current and future advising approaches

Preferred Qualification

  • Master's degree in a higher education field or counseling.
  • Three years of experience working with an Admissions office at any health profession school.