Admissions Counselor (Education Program Admissions and Outreach Counselor)

Indiana University
Published
June 9, 2021
Location
Indianapolis, IN
Category
Job Type

Description

Department

DEAN MED-GRADUATE AFFAIRS (IN-DMGA-IUINA)

Department Information

Indiana University School of Medicine is a national leader in medical research and education. With more than 60 academic departments and specialty divisions across nine campuses statewide and strong clinical partnerships with Indiana's most advanced hospitals and physician networks, the school is continuously advancing its mission to prepare healers and transform health in Indiana and throughout the world. A joint venture of IU School of Medicine and Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering at Purdue University, the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) at IU School of Medicine-Indianapolis is a dual degree program (MD/PhD) that integrates state-of-the-art clinical medical training with cutting-edge biomedical research.

Job Summary

We are looking for a new team member to support our admissions effort and serve as primary support for the Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP) . This role will be responsible to lead a new initiative aimed to increase recruitment efforts for the IU school of Medicine, with a particular focus on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Duties will include coordinating summer and STEM training and mentorship programs in Indianapolis, as well as outreach to institutions with traditionally high enrollment of diverse candidates. This role also provide assistance with the admissions process to the MSTP program itself, and coordination of seminars, faculty meetings, phase transitions, speakers' series and other gatherings for the MD-PhD students after they have been admitted. Assistance with the maintenance of appropriate documentation for the students, mentors and trainers at each level will also be important for this role. The ideal candidate will have strong people skills and organizational skills, as well as proficiency in cloud-based data management, Excel, etc. and good writing skills.

Qualifications

Education / Work Experience

Bachelor's degree in business, public policy, or a related field and five years in admissions, higher education, marketing, or a related field.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Skills

  • Proficient communication skills.
  • Maintains a high degree of professionalism.
  • Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.
  • Demonstrates a high commitment to quality.
  • Possesses flexibility to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty. Highly thorough and dependable.
  • Demonstrates a high level of accuracy, even under pressure.
  • Possesses excellent presentation skills.
  • Demonstrates excellent judgment, tact, and diplomacy.
  • Highly developed customer relations skills.
  • Commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds.
  • Ability to interpret federal, state, and institutional rules and regulations and required procedures associated with compliance.

Working Conditions / Demands

This role requires the ability to effectively communicate and to operate a computer and other standard office productivity equipment. The position involves sedentary work as well as periods of time moving around an office environment and the campus. The person in this role must be able to perform the essential functions with or without an accommodation.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Advanced

FLSA: Exempt

Job Function: Student Services

Job Family: Admissions & Recruitment

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Posting Disclaimer

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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Beginning with the fall 2021 semester, all Indiana University students, faculty, and staff will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 as a condition of enrollment / employment. To learn more about this requirement, view our COVID-19 vaccine information page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Indiana University is an equal employment and affirmative action employer and a provider of ADA services. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ethnicity, color, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, national origin, disability status or protected veteran status. Indiana University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in its educational programs and activities, including employment and admission, as required by Title IX. Questions or complaints regarding Title IX may be referred to the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights or the university Title IX Coordinator. See Indiana University's Notice of Non-Discrimination here which includes contact information.

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