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Campus Health Professions Coordinator

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Position Information

Position Title Campus Health Professions Coordinator
Department College of Sciences & Arts
Location Main Campus (Houghton, MI)
Position Type Staff
Full-time/ Part-time Part-time
Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%) .75
Appointment Term 12 Month
Pay Type Salary Basis
Salary or Hourly Rate Commensurate with Experience
Position Duration Dependent on External Funding? No
Title of Position Supervisor Dean, College of Sciences & Arts

Position Summary Information

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Job Description Summary

This position is responsible for campus-wide coordination of pre-health experiential learning and admissions preparation for graduate health professions programs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)

1. Support department academic advisors across campus who manage pre-health experiential learning (i.e. internships, job shadowing, etc.), with a focus on managing compliance issues related medical, health, and background checks.
2. Develop and manage memoranda of understanding and other agreements with partnering institutions that provide pre-health experiential learning in coordination with students, department academic advisors, and the Manager of Student Design/Academic Agreements.
3. Serve as a designated contact/liaison with Michigan State Police to permit finger printing when deemed necessary for the background check process.
4. Monitor and recommend best practices and software programs to facilitate background checks and other pre-health compliance issues.
5. Coordinate campus visits from Midwestern schools that offer graduate health professions programs including schools/colleges of medicine, dental, physical therapy, occupational therapy, physician assistant, veterinary, chiropractic, pharmacy, optometry, and podiatry.
6. Develop and teach a one-credit university-wide course that focuses on job shadowing and clinical internships.
7. Develop and teach a one-credit university-wide course designed to prepare students for standardized tests (i.e., MCAT, GRE, etc.) and admissions process (PTCAS, AAMS, etc.) for graduate health professions programs.
8. Manage and oversee a campus-wide student listserv to announce relevant pre-health meetings and initiatives.
9. Advise student health professional organizations such as HOSA, Alpha Epsilon Delta Chapter, Phi Sigma Honor Society, Society of Medical Laboratory Scientists, etc.
10. Assist admissions, departments, and career services with student/parent visits and relevant university-wide events (i.e., Preview Day, Open House, Medical Careers Week, etc.).
11. Advise, inform, and assist students with getting involved in opportunities to build relationships, network, and develop “success skills” outside of academic courses.
12. Commit to learning about continuous improvement strategies and applying them to everyday work. Actively engage in University continuous improvement initiatives.
13. Apply safety-related knowledge, skills and practices to everyday work.

Required Education (minimum requirements)

• Master’s degree in biological sciences, biomedical engineering, kinesiology, or related health-oriented field.

Required Experience (minimum requirements)

• Prior experience working in academic environment or other complex organizations.
• Experience implementing new ideas and processes.

Desirable Education and/or Experience
Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)

• Excellent interpersonal, customer service, oral/written communication, and presentation skills.
• Demonstrated organizational and problem-solving skills.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently as well as within a collaborative team model.
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively across cultural boundaries and work harmoniously with diverse groups of students, faculty, staff and potential donors.
• Demonstrated ability to contribute to a safe working environment.

Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities

• Demonstrated knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills
Work Environment and/or Physical Demands
Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment

Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.

Required University Training:**
• Employee Safety Overview
• Anti-Harassment, Discrimination, Retaliation Training
• Annual data security training

Background Check:
Offers of employment are contingent upon and not considered finalized until the required background check has been performed and the results received and assessed.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number 16338
Posting Type Internal & External Posting
Internal Posting Date
External Posting Date 01/31/2017
Open Until Filled Yes
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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
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