The School of Pharmacy (SOP) at SIUE is seeking motivated and enthusiastic candidates for a full-time Coordinator of Student Services position. The SIUE School of Pharmacy offers a professional program leading to the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) degree. The School values excellence in teaching, pharmacy practice, research/scholarship and service. The six-year program of study is based on current knowledge and technology from pharmacy and other disciplines and is delivered through a variety of innovative teaching strategies. By taking an experiential approach in each program, the School provides students with invaluable education in real-world settings. Within the School of Pharmacy, the Office of Professional and Student Affairs (OPSA) is committed to helping all pharmacy students reach their highest potential. Academic advising and academic counseling are available to help students understand the character of pharmacy education, manage barriers to success, and access University resources.
The Coordinator of Student Services plays an integral role in the OPSA. The Coordinator will share advising duties for current pharmacy students, support evaluation of student records for the pharmacy application and admissions process, and disseminate information about the application process to prospective students via phone, electronic means, and personal meetings. The selected candidate will be responsible for updating the OPSA website; coordinating the School of Pharmacy recruiting activities, including those addressed specifically towards preparation of high school and college students for careers in pharmacy; and assisting in preparing admissions data for the admissions committee, the Associate Dean for Professional and Student Affairs, the Dean and external accrediting bodies.
Additionally, the Coordinator of Student Services will: -Coordinate electronic pharmacy student newsletter and social media sites; -Help in the development and implementation of student success endeavors for professional pharmacy students including student organizations; -Assist with coordination of the School of Pharmacy events (Open House, SIUE Preview, White Coat Ceremony, Awards and Recognition Ceremony, Pinning Ceremony, Career Fair and Residency Showcase, and the Graduation and Hooding Ceremonies); -Help with coordination of pharmacy student interviews and the new student orientation; -Serve on various School of Pharmacy committees, and University committees deemed appropriate for the benefit of the School by the Associate Dean for Professional and Student Affairs.
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned based on the needs and goals of the department. Due to the professional needs of the position, occasional evening hours and weekend hours may be required.
-Master's degree in higher education, counseling, or closely related field; -Three years’ experience in higher education including student advisement and recruiting.
-Knowledge of college student development; experience with student organizations; and coordination of student events experience. -Ability to coordinate multiple projects concurrently. -Good oral and written communication skills; and ability to exploit current and emergent technologies and media to recruit students and perform duties of the position. -Experience with a centralized application service. -Familiarity with University offices that support efforts including admission, marketing, and communications, housing, financial aid, Kimmel Student Involvement Center, etc.
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