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Senior Advisor, Career Development Advising - School of Medicine

HACKENSACK MERIDIAN SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (HMSOM) Nutley, New Jersey
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  • Requisition # 2024-141553
  • ShiftDay
  • StatusFull Time with Benefits

Overview

Our team members are the heart of what makes us better.

At Hackensack Meridian Health we help our patients live better, healthier lives — and we help one another to succeed. With a culture rooted in connection and collaboration, our employees are team members. Here, competitive benefits are just the beginning. It’s also about how we support one another and how we show up for our community.

Together, we keep getting better - advancing our mission to transform healthcare and serve as a leader of positive change.

The Senior Advisor reports to the Director of Advising and Career Development in the Office of Student Affairs and Wellbeing and plays a critical role in providing the academic and career development guidance and support that is essential to a successful medical student experience. Oversees and directs the development of the student's Individualized Learning Plan (ILP), Phase 3 Plan, and preparation for and application to residency.

A cover letter is required for this position. Please attach your cover letter to your resume as one document when applying. 

Responsibilities

A day in the life of a Senior Advisor at Hackensack Meridian Health includes:

  • Provide individual and group advising and career development services to 75+ medical students including medical specialty exploration, residency application, goal setting, course selection, clerkship scheduling, academic progress, career planning, and personal advising.
  • Meet with students individually on an approximately quarterly basis to assist with developing each student's Individualized Learning Plan and Phase
  • Serve as the main point of contact for referring medical students to additional academic, career and personal support resources from the School of Medicine, the Hackensack Meridian Health Network, and community, as needed.
  • Develop, plan, and lead workshops and seminars on relevant career advising topics.
  • Complete appropriate and timely record keeping/tracking of caseload, student meetings, and responses to student, faculty and staff questions.
  • Serve as primary contact for all faculty, clerkship director, and small group facilitator reporting concerns about students.
  • Plan and carry out departmental projects as assigned by the Director of Advising and Career Development including: training Specialty Mentors in advising and mentoring skills, oversight of departmental programs, faculty development; working with Specialty Interest Groups, presenting programs during orientation, and preparing and reviewing reports.
  • Research, identify, and stay up-to-date on resources, best practices and future trends in order to continuously improve offerings to students.
  • Serve on various committees within the School of Medicine including participation in Quality Improvement Projects aimed at curriculum development.
  • Organize and input pertinent information into constituent management software.
  • Prepare and manage training materials; communicate with internal/external trainers, volunteers, and attendees regarding training sessions and/or meetings; document and distribute evaluation materials.
  • Other duties and/or projects as assigned.
  • Adheres to HMH Organizational competencies and standards of behavior.
  • Requires several hours of evening availability each week, to be scheduled in consultation with the Director.

Qualifications

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Master's degree in Student Counseling, College Student Personnel, Psychology, Social Work, Education, Higher Education Administration, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years 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.
  • Ability to develop, manage and carry out projects with minimal supervision, utilizing best practices.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Must possess a demonstrated ability to manage, organize, and prioritize a workload of diverse tasks.
  • Strong computer and typing skills required, including expertise with Microsoft Office Suite: Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Sharepoint, Access.
  • Ability to type and compose correspondence, coordinate schedules and activities, exercise discretion and communicate effectively.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently on a variety of tasks.
  • Excellent writing, grammatical, and proofreading skills.
  • To be a good listener, act in a sensitive and professional manner, and maintain confidentiality.
  • Interest in the healthcare field.
  • Proficient computer skills that may include but are not limited to Microsoft Office and/or Google Suite platforms.

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred:

  • PhD or equivalent in Student Counseling, College Student Personnel, Psychology, Social Work, Education, Higher Education Administration, Education or a related field.
  • Experience in medical school operations.
  • At least 1-year post-graduate and 5+ years full-time work experience in academic or career advising.
  • Experience working with high functioning/honors students, pre-health advising and/or post-baccalaureate programs.

 

 

If you feel that the above description speaks directly to your strengths and capabilities, then please apply today!      

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Hackensack Meridian Health (HMH) is a Mandatory Influenza Vaccination Facility

As a courtesy to assist you in your job search, we would like to send your resume to other areas of our Hackensack Meridian Health network who may have current openings that fit your skills and experience.

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