Benedictine University, College of Science

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Position ID:COS-230300-INSTPREHEALTHADVISOR10082019 [#15012]
Position Title: Instructor, Admininstrative Pre-Health Advisor
Position Type:Administration
Position Location:Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States [map]
Subject Areas: Science Education
Appl Deadline: finished (2019/10/08, finished 2019/12/17, listed until 2020/04/08)
Position Description:    

*** this position has been closed, and no new applications is accepted. ***

Faculty Position, College of Science
Administrative Pre-Health Advisor
Appointment to begin December 2019

The College of Science invites applications for a fulltime, 12-month faculty position to serve as director and advisor for the pre-health professions program beginning December 1, 2019. The successful candidate will, in collaboration with faculty and advising staff, provide comprehensive academic and extracurricular guidance to eligible students and alumni pursuing admission into a healthcare profession. The successful candidate will also have experience creating, managing, and implementing comprehensive communication and awareness plans for pre-professional students. In addition, we seek experienced candidates who will teach medical terminology and supervise students in health profession external practical experiences.

Applicants must possess a Master’s degree or higher in a field congruent with a focus on supporting the pre-health profession program at Benedictine University, and a minimum of 3 years work experience in an advising role at the college level; experience advising pre-health students preferred.

Founded as a Catholic university in 1887, Benedictine University is located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago and has a branch campus in Mesa, Arizona. Benedictine University seeks employees who understand and contribute to the University’s mission and vision. Inspired by our Benedictine mission and identity, our academic community is committed to inclusion. All employees are expected to support the University’s Benedictine mission and identity and to contribute to its distinctive intellectual life in an effort to help each student and each other to thrive academically, professionally, and personally in our religiously and culturally diverse academic community.

Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume or curriculum vitae, unofficial graduate transcripts, and the names of three individuals who can be contacted confidentially, through Academic Jobs Online at Any questions regarding the application process should be directed to: Tonia Rucker, Benedictine University, 5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532. Email: Fax: (630) 829-6186. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but priority will be given to those applications received by October 30, 2019.

Candidates who are offered a faculty position at Benedictine University must present Official Transcripts and Curriculum Vitae (CV) in order to be considered for the position, and must present them to Human Resources before the position starts.

Benedictine University does not discriminate in its admissions or educational policies, programs or activities; scholarship and loan programs; athletic and other University administered programs or employment practices on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, military or veteran status, marital status, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. The laws applicable to Benedictine University include constitutional and statutory protections of the University's rights as a religiously sponsored institution.  This policy of equal employment opportunity applies to all employment and personnel practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promotion, training and compensation.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.

Benedictine University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application Materials Required:
Submit the following items online at this website to complete your application:
And anything else requested in the position description.

Further Info:
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532

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