Director Postbaccalaureate Program

Thomas Jefferson University in Pennsylvania

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted March 4, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

Academic Advising: Thomas Jefferson University, one of the country's premier academic medical centers, invites applications for the Director of Post Baccalaureate Pre-Professional Program, available the summer of 2014. Thomas Jefferson University's Post Baccalaureate Pre-Professional Program (P4) which operates within the Jefferson Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences welcomed the first class in 2012 and has expanded with each subsequent class. The P4 program is a career changer program with both one and two-year tracks. The P-4 program offers students with strong academic backgrounds and demonstrated undergraduate performance in non-science majors the opportunity to complete the requisite coursework for admission to health professional schools. The Director will be responsible for ongoing operational and continuing expansion of the program including management of program faculty (core courses in general & organic chemistry, biology, physics); recruitment & evaluation of applicants; mentoring & professional advising of students; and coordinating clinical exposure opportunities & program community activities. The position requires a background in professional school admissions and or pre-med advising and carries a salary and benefits commensurate with background and experience. Master's or other terminal degree in advising, education, or a STEM field preferred. Strong combination of experience and education in the sciences considered. Required qualifications include experience in academic, career and or professional school advising. A teaching background in the sciences is preferred. Strong planning and operations management skills are required. Applicants must show a demonstrated commitment to Jefferson's core values of excellence, innovation, integrity, respect, teamwork and communication.

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