Advisor, SOM Student Affairs & Wellbeing

HMH-SETON HALL SOM Nutley Requisition # 2019-75184 ShiftDay StatusFull Time with Benefits Weekend WorkNo Weekends Required HolidaysNo Holidays Required On CallNo On-Call Required Shift Hoursvaries Address340 Kingsland Street, Nutley, 07110

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How have you impacted someone’s life today?  At Hackensack Meridian Health our teams are focused on changing the lives of our patients by providing the highest level of care each and every day. 

The Academic and Career Advisor, SOM Office of Student Affairs and Wellbeing, will play a critical role in providing academic, career, and well-being advising and other student support services essential to a successful medical student experience. Provide specialized academic and career support for all students within the School of Medicine including meeting with students and developing their Individualized Learning Plan and Plans for the individualized third phase of our curriculum. Advise first and second year medical students on the basics of career opportunities in medicine.  Assist with wellbeing coaching and act as the main point of contact for referring medical students to additional resources from the SOM, University, HMH network and community as needed. This role will meet with students to review their CVs and personal statements for internship and research application opportunities.


A day in the life of an Advisor, SOM Student Affairs & Wellbeing at Hackensack Meridian Health includes: 

  • Provides individual advising services to medical students. 
  • Meets with students individually on an approximately quarterly basis to assist with developing each students Individualized Learning Plan and Plan. 
  • Assists students with goal setting and monitoring.
  • This position is critical in being supporting our students through our curriculum and career exploration and identification planning. Organizes, and inputs pertinent information into constituent management software. 
  • Coordinates and plans and provides education and wellbeing sessions to students in small and large group settings; including setting locations, dates, and related arrangements.
  • Organizes and prepares training materials; communicates with internal/external trainers, volunteers (when present), and attendees regarding training sessions and/or meetings; records notes and minutes; documents and distributes evaluation materials. 
  • Assists the Assistant Dean and/or Directors of Student Affairs and Wellbeing with key department projects/priorities, to include training Specialty Mentors in advising and mentoring skills, reviewing reports and assisting with planning as directed by the Office of Student Affairs and Wellbeing.
  • Prepares reports/forms, and evaluations for these training and other projects.




  • Master’s degree – Field of study: Education, Advising, Counseling or related.
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant work experience providing full-time advising or career development services in a University/College setting.
  • Ability to demonstrate exceptional skills in coordinating and working collaboratively with diverse groups to achieve complex objectives.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Prior administrative experience. 
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to manage a workload of diverse tasks and organize and prioritize work flow.
  • Strong computer and typing skills required, including expertise with Microsoft suite of software: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access.
  • Ability to type and compose correspondence, coordinate schedules and activities, exercise discretion and communicate efficiently. 
  • Strong problem solving skills and the ability to work independently on a variety of tasks.
  • Strong written language communication skills are required; individual must compose complex documents.
  • Excellent writing, grammatical, and proofreading skills required
  • Experience in medical school operations highly desirable


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