Pharmacy Program Academic Advisor
The Pharmacy Program Academic Advisor will provide direct academic advising services to students within the professional curriculum of the Doctor of Pharmacy program. This position will report directly to the Associate Dean of PCP Student Affairs and Admissions.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
- Advisor to Doctor of Pharmacy students in the professional years of the curriculum; including advising them of course requirements, policies and procedures, such as academic probation and progression and working with students who are academically at risk
- Assist students with the transition and adjustment to the University, including setting goals, developing an educational plan, providing referrals to campus resources, selecting and scheduling courses, and monitoring progress
- Train and assist PCP Faculty in their advising and mentoring roles
- Responsible for teaching in PP190 Pharmacy Orientation
- Participate in University committees related to academic advising
- Back-up advisor for faculty who are occasionally not able to meet with their advisees
- Update, with the Student Academic Specialist, training materials for faculty advisors on an annual basis and in collaboration with the Department of Academic Advising
- Edit and update PCP advising publications in collaboration with the Associate Registrar, Student Academic Specialist and Vice Dean
- Congratulatory emails to students for academic, athletic, and other achievements
- Regular member of PCP Brain Trust and keeper of meeting minutes
- Member of PCP Student Affairs Committee
- Assists with manual review of academic records of PCP students at the end of each semester
Education and Experience:
- Master’s degree in education, or related area.
- The position requires a minimum of two years full time academic advising experience in higher education, preferably health care based higher education. Also preferred is a minimum of one year teaching college level courses to first or second year undergraduates.
Knowledge, skills and abilities required:
- The successful candidate will also demonstrate an understanding of professional education student issues, issues for at risk students, and the ability to work with a diverse student population.
- An understanding of the issues surrounding inter professional education is also desirable.
- The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and the ability to collaborate with faculty, staff, and administrators across the University community.
To apply for this position, email a cover letter/letter of interest and resume (in MS Word or PDF format) along with salary range/expectations to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronic submissions only
USciences is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.