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Categories: Mid Atlantic Region 2


Student Affairs and Well-Being


Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University

Date Posted:

Mar 19 2019 10:00PM

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Position Description

The Advisor serves within the Office of Student Affairs and Wellbeing at the Hackensack Meridian School of Medicine at Seton Hall University. Duties include career and well-being advising--providing ongoing monitoring and information, establishing mentoring relationships, and connecting students with activities and services to assure a successful medical student experience. The advisor will meet periodically with students starting in Phase I to develop an Individualized Learning Plan (ILP) that includes planning for the individualized third phase of our curriculum. The advisor offers personalized information and support through individual meetings, workshops, and related activities. Two positions available.


Provides individual advising services to medical students. Meets with students individually on an approximately quarterly basis to assist with developing each student’s Individualized Learning Plan and Phase 3 Plan. Assists students with goal setting and monitoring. Supports students through our curriculum and career exploration and identification planning. Organizes and inputs pertinent information into student management software. Coordinates and plans and provides education and wellbeing sessions to students in small and large group settings; including setting locations, dates, and related arrangements. Organizes and prepares training materials; communicates with internal/external trainers, volunteers (when present), and attendees regarding training sessions and/or meetings; records notes and minutes; documents and distributes evaluation materials. Assists the Assistant Dean and/or Directors of Student Affairs and Wellbeing with key department projects/priorities, to include training Specialty Mentors in advising and mentoring skills, reviewing reports and assisting with planning as directed by the Office of Student Affairs and Wellbeing. Prepares reports/forms, and evaluations for these training and other projects

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Required Qualifications

Master’s degree – Field of study: Education, Advising, Counseling or related. Minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience. Experience providing advising services in a University/College setting. Ability to demonstrate exceptional skills in coordinating and working collaboratively with diverse groups to achieve complex objectives. Exceptional oral and written communication skills. Prior administrative experience. Must possess a demonstrated ability to manage a workload of diverse tasks and organize and prioritize work flow. Strong computer and typing skills required, including expertise with Microsoft suite of software: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access. Ability to type and compose correspondence, coordinate schedules and activities, exercise discretion and communicate efficiently. Strong problem solving skills and the ability to work independently on a variety of tasks. Strong written language communication skills are required; individual must compose complex documents. Excellent writing, grammatical, and proofreading skills required

Preferred Qualifications

Understanding of medical school operations highly desirable.