Reviews and suggests preliminary decisions on medical school applications; organizes and oversees Interview Days for potential medical students; oversees/verifies premedical requirements, etc. for interviewees; counsels potential applicants, especially those who have past unsuccessful applications; assists with organizing and implementing admissions related meetings and recruitment programs; responds to MD admissions email; facilitates review of scholarship applications; responds to other colleges/universities inquiries to answer questions and provide information; assists with logistic implementation of Early Assurance Program and affiliated institutions; oversees and implements pipeline program for disadvantaged high school students towards medical careers; assists in the hiring of on-call and student employees; works cooperatively with other Admissions Counselors and Admissions Officer; serves as a resource person to the Assistant Dean for Admissions. Travel and evening and weekend hours are required. This position is located at the Secchia Center in Grand Rapids but will require occasional trips to the main East Lansing campus and beyond for recruitment events.
Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree program; six months to one year of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in professional admissions, counseling, public relations, student services or related area, including implementing programs and schedules, making formal presentations, and working with the public; experience with database, spreadsheet, desk top publishing and/or presentation software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Bachelor's and/or Master’s degree related to higher education, student affairs, communications, or related writing-intensive field; excellent reading speed and comprehension; ability to analyze data and make recommendations; experience with prioritizing workflow; effective oral, written and interpersonal skills. At least one year experience in student services at the college/university level; collaborative work relations with guidance counselors and college/university departments; adequate experience in implementing recruitment specific programs; demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including, Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
Required Application Materials
8:00am to 5:00pm; may include some evenings and weekends.
Bidding eligibility ends on 12/03/2019 at 11:55 PM
Internal Number: 625058
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