Assistant Director, Prehealth and Career Advising, Pomona College

Posted: 03/20/18 | SHARE:


ABOUT POMONA COLLEGE:  Located near Los Angeles, California, Pomona College is widely regarded as one of the nation's premier liberal arts colleges. Established in 1887, Pomona College is known for small classes, a challenging curriculum, close relationships between students and faculty, and a range of student research and leadership opportunities. Pomona is a member of The Claremont Colleges.

POSITION SUMMARY:  The Assistant Director, Prehealth and Career Advising works with the faculty Prehealth advisor to provide academic advising to prehealth students.  This position assists between 45-65 current students and alumni to complete the application process for entrance to medical school every year, and assists a smaller number of students and alumni applying to public health and other health care professions. The Assistant Director serves as a member of the faculty committee on Health Sciences, and prepares drafts of the Health Science Committee letters of recommendation.  This position shares administrative support with the Assistant Director, Fellowships and Career Advising of one employee. In addition, as a member of the Career Development Office team, this role participates in early career engagement programs with first year and sophomore students, provides support to the Pomona College Internship Program for application review, and provides general career advising to students. This position reports to the Director of the Career Development Office.



Minimum Master’s degree. Preferably, MPH or Ph.D. A minimum of two years of prehealth advising experience is required.  Three years of experience at an academic institution. Career advising knowledge is desired.  A valid driver’s license or equivalent means of reliable transportation to off-site meetings and events is required.  Ability to handle all activities and highly confidential information with patience, discretion, good judgment, courtesy and tact while working with people from a wide variety of backgrounds.

Additional Information

REQUIRED HOURS:  The regular hours for this full time position are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday.  Holiday, weekend and evening work hours will/may be required.  Travel will/may be required.  Regular hours may vary due to needs of the College or division.

ADDITIONAL POSITION DETAILS:  Regular / full-time / exempt

POMONA COLLEGE REWARDS: Pomona College offers a wide variety of benefits and perks including health, dental, and vision plan options; paid time off; flexible spending accounts; retirement benefits; tuition assistance; fitness and wellness programs; rideshare incentives; and so much more! 

TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and cover letter by March 29, 2018.  You may submit both resume and cover letter as one attachment in the My Experience section of the application under the "resume/CV" upload section, or as separate attachments. Once you submit your application, you will not be able to attach additional documents.

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