Supports student professional and career development from entry through graduation. Position coordinates and plans student support services focused on career advising to enhance success for GME placement. Supports career advising services and educational programming for student professional development.
Career and Professional Advising:
Advise and counsel students regarding specialty choice and application strategy to support GME placement outcomes.
Provide personalized help to advisees with complex processes such as VSAS, ERAS, and residency application as needed.
Advise students who may require special support (expected or actual academic difficulty, competitive specialty choice, early match, couples match, military) and develop a plan to assist, involving other resources as appropriate.
Prepares and delivers resume writing workshops for students in preparation for building letters of recommendation for internship and residency.
Assure students have appropriate assistance with personal statements and residency application materials.
Serve as a resource to students with questions about residency application process.
If necessary, guide students through scramble and SOAP process.
Maintains appropriate records of advising and student correspondence.
Educational Program Support:
Assist in the delivery of the Careers in Medicine (CiM) program to assist students in specialty choices.
Periodically may work in conjunction with the Associate Director to present workshops and educational programming to students in years I-IV on relevant topics for career development and planning.
Residency Application Services:
Monitor student application activity throughout the residency application season in VSLO (formerly VSAS) and ERAS providing outreach and assistance when necessary.
Share data regarding student application activity in VSLO and ERAS with the career and professional advising team and other relevant stakeholders to coordinate student support.
Assist in preparing MSPEs (Medical Student Performance Evaluation) as necessary.
Serves as a resource to answer student questions about VSLO and ERAS application systems.
Minimum Qualifications: - Must have obtained a Master’s degree in Higher Education, Counseling, Student Personnel, or related field. - Must have a minimum of 1 year of experience that is directly related to the scope, functions, and responsibilities of the position. - An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered in lieu of the Master’s degree requirement.
Planning Unit: Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine
Department: COM-Student Affairs
Applicants may contact this person if they have questions about this position: Nicole Sealey, firstname.lastname@example.org, 740-593-2552
Employment Type: Full-Time Regular
Commensurate with education and experience. Employees also enjoy a generous benefits package which includes health benefits, paid time off, and educational benefits for employees and eligible dependents.
Internal Number: 28388
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