<p>This position's primary responsibility is to work closely with the Director and staff of the Pre-Health Student Resource Center to design, develop, implement, and evaluate the Health Professions Pathway Program.<br /><br />The University of MN Health Professions Pathway Program (HPPP) will identify, recruit, and support students to become be successful candidates for a health profession program. The focus for the HPPP will be students from communities underrepresented in health professions (students from diverse backgrounds, first-generation college students, students from rural communities, etc.).<br /><br />This position will be responsible for the coordination and productivity of the Pre-Health Task Force, a University-wide collaborative tasked with designing a coordinated campus-wide Health Professions Pathway Program. In addition to being responsible for the work of the Pre-Health Task Force, this person will be responsible for the development and implementation of the HPPP including budgeting, evaluation, and management of an ongoing advisory board.<br /><br />This position is responsible for maintaining a high level of professionalism in support of every facet of the HPPP. The position will work with other support staff members and reports to the Director of the Pre-Health Student Resource Center, where a culture of sharing responsibilities across the office contributes to an efficient and productive team.<br /><br />The Pre-Health Student Resource Center is responsible for supporting pre-health students as they explore and prepare to be a highly competitive candidate for a health profession program.<br /><br /><strong>Essential Functions:</strong><br /><br /><u>Program Development and Management</u> <strong>(50%)</strong></p><ul><li>Work collaboratively with the staff and Director of the Pre Health Student Resource Center to design, plan and implement the HPPP program</li><li>Develop a recruitment strategy that includes the identification of students, recruitment into the HPPP, and tracking and management of students along the pathway</li><li>Identify campus resources to support students throughout their time in the HPPP and develop partnerships that make it possible for students to access the necessary resources</li><li>Develop a range of experiential learning opportunities for students to participate in that will help them develop essential competencies for their health profession programs</li><li>Apply experiential learning theory in the development of a competency evaluation rubric to be used by students in any educational experience tied to the HPPP</li><li>Develop educational materials based on sound instructional design principles that foster learning. This includes creation of trainings, PowerPoints, videos, readings, etc.</li><li>Development of online curricula to reach larger audiences such as U of M System Campuses. </li><li>Coordinate all education-related programming, services and consultation to achieve critical project outcomes</li></ul><p><br /><u>Pre-Health Task Force Facilitator</u> <strong>(20%)</strong></p><ul><li>Provide leadership, coordination, and direction to the Pre-health Task Force, a campus-wide task force that will be the expert council for developing a pre-health pathway program</li><li>Develop a project plan and timeline</li><li>Engage the members of the pre-health task force to establish clear ground rules, clarify the goal and purpose, and guide the members</li><li>Communicate with the task force members regularly, providing necessary information to ensure high quality</li><li>Provide all logistics support so the task force can accomplish the work</li><li>Take minutes and synthesize the information into a concise work plan</li></ul><p><br /><u>Develop and implement data tracking, program evaluation and reporting</u><strong> (15%)</strong></p><ul><li>Work with the AHC Office of Education to create and maintain a tracking system</li><li>Design and incorporate assessment tools for educational programs. Utilize this data to create reports such as the Education Program External Review Self-Study, reports to senior leaders, and College Made summaries</li></ul><p><br /><u>Provide financial oversight to the HPPP</u> <strong>(5%)</strong></p><ul><li>Oversee the development of a budget, including identification of grants to support the development of the pre-health pathway (plan, prepare and monitor)</li><li>Oversee budget and track spending and revenues for the HPPP, working with the PHSRC Office Manager</li></ul><p><br /><u>Integrate with PHSRC strategic vision and work + other duties as assigned</u> <strong>(10%)</strong></p>
<p><strong>Minimum/Required Qualifications:</strong></p><ul><li>Master’s in a relevant field, with at least 4 years experience, or a BA/BS with at least 6 years of relevant post degree experience.</li><li>Experience working in higher education</li><li>Experience in the development and delivery of educational programming for diverse students</li><li>Experience with instructional design and the creation of communication and education materials</li><li>Demonstrated ability to take initiative and work independently</li><li>High degree of professionalism</li><li>Ability to think at a systems level, but also to perform at a detailed level</li></ul><p><br /><strong>Preferred Qualifications:</strong></p><ul><li>Demonstrated experience in, and an ongoing commitment to, working effectively with and across diverse communities</li><li>Demonstrated ability to facilitate and manage an interdisciplinary work group</li><li>Demonstrated evidence of program development and implementation</li><li>Excellent verbal and written communication skills</li><li>Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously while maintaining accuracy, appropriate attention to detail, and timely completion of projects</li><li>Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team setting</li></ul>
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