Pre-Health Outreach and Engagement Specialist (academic professional)
Georgia Institute of Technology
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Type: Full Time
Preferred Education: Doctorate
Salary: commensurate with experience
Academic / Faculty
Academic / Research
College / University
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: 242219
Clinicians, researchers, or other professionals with terminal degrees (doctorates) are invited to apply for a position as Georgia Tech's Pre-Health Outreach and Engagement Specialist. Job ID 242219 is live on the Georgia Tech hiring site.
The Pre-Health Outreach and Engagement Specialist will provide highly specialized services for students considering careers in health professions and will support the mission of Pre-Graduate and Pre-Professional Advising. This academic professional will take lead on developing experiential learning opportunities for students pursuing a variety of health-related careers. Combining best practices in advising and in program development, the Specialist will play a critical role in Georgia Tech's hands-on approach to pre-health education.
This academic professional will join a team of dedicated advisors who enjoy the option to work 40% from home. They may additionally choose to teach (contingent on disciplinary background) or to work 75% time to maintain a clinical presence.
An earned doctorate (PhD) or terminal degree from a research-intensive university in health sciences (DPT, DPH, DHS, DHM, DPT, PharmD, etc.), a STEM field, or other discipline appropriate to performance of the responsibilities above. Candidates near the end (within 1-2 years) of such a terminal degree program may be considered; continued employment would be contingent on completion of the degree.
3-5 years student-serving experience in higher education
Familiarity with admission processes for professional and graduate school programs (may be from personal experience as a successful applicant)
Ability to manage experiential learning opportunities such as clinical shadowing or volunteer experiences, health-oriented workplace positions, or assistantships in medical research.
Comfort with program assessment and related processes (data collection and reporting). Familiarity with health-related disciplines, careers, workplaces, and professional organizations (e.g. NAAHP, SAAHP, AMSA, etc.).
Written and interpersonal communications skills
Comfort with specialized computer applications, such as professional school application databases.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is a top 10 public research university with nearly 44,000 students who study in person at the main campus in Atlanta, at Georgia Tech-Lorraine in France, at Georgia Tech-Shenzhen in China, as well as through distance and online learning. Students represent 50 states and 149 countries. Tech's engineering and computing Colleges are the largest and among the highest-ranked in the nation. The Institute also offers outstanding programs in business, design, liberal arts, and sciences. With more than $1 billion annually in research awards across all six Colleges and the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI), Georgia Tech is among the nation’s most research-intensive universities. It is an engine of economic development for the state of Georgia, the Southeast, and the nation. Georgia Tech’s mission is to develop leaders who advance technology and improve the human condition. Its mission and strategic plan are focused on making a positive impact in the lives of people everywhere. www.gatech.edu/about.
Pre-Graduate and Pre-Professional Advising is unit under the leadership of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education (VPUE). The Office of Undergradu...ate Education (OUE) challenges undergraduate students to become accomplished learners who are able to make meaningful connections among work, study, and community. OUE connects curricular and co-curricular offerings to assist students in developing a strong foundation for success, during college and after. To learn more, visit www.oue.gatech.edu.