Career Advisor, COM Student Affairs (2 openings)

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Posted on Friday, July 14, 2023

Career Advisor, COM Student Affairs (2 openings)

Posting Details

Position Information
Position Title Career Advisor, COM Student Affairs (2 openings)
Position Type Admin/Professional
Full or Part Time Full Time
Position Summary Information
The College of Medicine (COM) Student Affairs Career Advisor will advise a cohort of medicine students enrolled in pre-matriculation degrees at NEOMED and those who have matriculated to the medical school class through the completion of their career as a student. The Career Advisor will play an essential role in the assessment of interests and skills related to career goals, guidance related to involvement in student organizations and research and assistance with preparation of their electronic residency application service (ERAS) applications and the residency interview process.

Northeast Ohio Medical University is an AA/EEO Employer. The university has a strong commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion and to maintaining working and learning environments that are free from all forms of discrimination. Women, individuals with disabilities, veterans and minorities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Pay Grade: 8
Starting Salary Range: $46,300 – $54,788
Location: Rootstown, OH

Benefits Offerings Include:
- Hybrid Workplace
- Training Offerings, including LSS Green & Yellow Belt and other professional development
- Competitive Health, Vision, Dental
- Flexible Spending Account
- State Retirement with 14% matching
- Excellent Vacation and Sick Time
- 11 Paid Holiday Days
- Wellness Offerings
- Short and Long Term Disability Coverage
- Long Term Care Coverage Offerings
- Life Insurance
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Principal Functional Responsibilities
1) Develop career goals with a cohort of students starting at the time of matriculation through graduation. Counsel and advise individual students based on an assessment of career goals and aspirations. Addresses curricular, performance and scheduling concerns.

2) Counsel and advise students on in preparation for their ERAS applications. This includes but is not limited to:
  • Providing CV/resume content review.
  • Review personal statements.
  • Generate individual medical student performance evaluation (MSPE) report for specific student cohort
  • Advise students on the residency interview process
3) Foster student involvement in student organizations and student research events related to career and professional development.

4) Collaborate with academic partners, faculty, alumni and other constituents in developing activities and events that strengthen career preparation for medical students.

5) Provide advising services to medical students and attend medical student events that meet the scheduling needs of busy medical students, which includes evening and weekend hours on a routine basis.

6) Perform other related duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
Education/Degrees: Master’s Degree required. Degrees in higher education and/or advising preferred.
Experience: Three to five years’ experience in career services and/or student leadership activities in higher education, with a preference for prior medical student advising or pre-health advising.
Key Skills, Personal Characteristics, and Key Competencies
  • Ability to work independently, prioritize work, and adjust to changes in deadlines and schedules.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality as required by FERPA.
  • Displays a commitment to diversity, welcoming and fostering inclusivity.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and other administrative staff.
  • Ability to work autonomously, exercising independent judgment and decision-making as appropriate.
  • Excellent database and word processing skills.
  • Ability and willingness to travel in the consortium to coordinate numerous weekend student activities.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to support all activities of the office, including evening and weekend hours.

Core Competencies:

Leadership: NEOMED creates positive change by educating and training Ohio’s next generation of health professionals, educators and researchers through experiential learning, high-impact research, strategic partnerships and innovation. By designing an environment where ideas and connections can flourish, NEOMED is transforming health care.

Exceptional Experience: By creating a welcoming, supportive and well-resourced environment, NEOMED sets the stage for meaningful interactions among its students, faculty, staff, alumni, partners and community members. The University empowers every individual to participate fully in the campus experience and the community that NEOMED serves.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion: NEOMED recognizes, appreciates and celebrates all of the ways-from backgrounds to viewpoints-that people are different. The University’s culture is grounded in respect and thrives on the uniqueness of each individual. NEOMED encourages everyone’s participation by fostering policies and practices that ensure fair and just access, treatment and opportunities for all.

People: Talent is NEOMED’s most valuable asset. The University invests in developing its faculty and staff to realize their fullest potential. As it works to attract and retain a diverse workforce and student body, NEOMED embraces opportunity and growth across all levels of the institution.

Preferred Qualifications
Physical Requirements
Must be able to utilize a phone, computer and screen and other office equipment. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is frequently required to sit; talk; or hear and occasionally stand, walk, reach, stoop, or kneel. Must be able to occasionally lift up to 25 pounds.
Posting Detail Information
NEOMED EEO Statement
NEOMED is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified applicants without discrimination on the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, status as a parent during pregnancy and immediately after the birth of a child, status as a parent of a young child, status as a foster parent, veteran status or any other category protected by applicable state or federal law. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, NEOMED also affirms its commitment to nondiscrimination in its employment policies and practices. In compliance with Title IX (20 U.S.C Sec. 1681 et seq.), NEOMED prohibits sex discrimination, including sexual harassment.

For concerns regarding discrimination, please contact:
Molly O’Malley
Associate Director of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion & Title IX Coordinator
Northeast Ohio Medical University, G-212B
4209 St. Rt. 44, PO Box 95, Rootstown, OH 44272

NEOMED requests that you provide the voluntary information requested below. It will be kept separate from your application, in a confidential and limited access file, to be used for statistical compilation and analysis for Human Resources record keeping and reporting purposes. Your response will not be used in any way to determine your eligibility for employment. Your cooperation is greatly appreciated.
Notification of Annual Security Report.
The Northeast Ohio Medical University is committed to assisting all members of the NEOMED community in providing for their own safety and security. The annual security report is available on the NEOMED website at
The annual security report contains information regarding campus security and personal safety including topics such as: crime prevention, authority of university police and security officers, crime reporting policies, and other matters of importance related to security and safety on campus.

Additionally, the report contains information about crime statistics for the three previous calendar years concerning reported crimes that occurred on campus; in certain off-campus buildings or property owned or controlled by NEOMED; and on public property within, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus.

If you would like a paper copy of this report, please email or call the Department of Public Safety at 330.325.5911 to request a copy.

This information is required by law and is provided by the Northeast Ohio Medical University Department of Public Safety.
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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
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