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Administrative and Professional Staff Position FY14-10
August 12, 2013

Position Title

Hiring Unit
School of Pharmacy

Job Description/Responsibilities

This position coordinates School of Pharmacy recruiting and supports student professional development activities including those addressed specifically towards preparation of high school and college students for careers in pharmacy.   

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Sharing advising duties for Pharmacy students
  • Supporting evaluation of student records for the pharmacy application and admissions process
  • Disseminating information about the application process to prospective students via phone, electronic means, and personal meetings
  • Updating the Professional & Student Affairs website
  • Assisting in preparing admissions data for the admissions committee, the Associate Dean for Professional and Student Affairs, the Dean and external accrediting bodies
  • Coordinating electronic pharmacy student newsletter and social media sites
  • Helping in the development and implementation of student success endeavors for professional pharmacy students including student organizations
  • Helping coordinate School of Pharmacy events (Open House, SIUE Preview, White Coat Ceremony, Awards and recognition Ceremony, Pinning Ceremony, Graduation Ceremony and Hooding (Ceremony)
  • Helping with coordination of pharmacy student interviews and the new student orientation
  • Serving on School of Pharmacy committees, and University committees deemed appropriate for the benefit of the School by the Associate Dean for Professional and Student Affairs

The Coordinator position benefits the School of Pharmacy prospective students and professional students, and helps promote their success.  This position requires good organizational and communication (oral and written) capabilities.  Also, flexibility and innovation are required in planning of student events and the recruiting activities associated with this position.  Some evening and weekend hours as well as some travel will be required for this position.

Minimum Qualifications
This position requires a Master’s Degree in higher education, counseling, or closely related field; three years’ experience in higher education including student advisement and recruiting; knowledge of college student development; experience with student organizations; ability to coordinate multiple projects concurrently; coordination of student events; good oral and written communication skills; and ability to exploit current and emergent technologies and media to recruit students and perform duties of the position.  Experience with a centralized application service is preferred.  Familiarity with University offices that support efforts including admissions, marketing and communication, housing, conferences, Kimmel, etc. is desired.

Terms of Appointment
Full-time, continuing, bargaining position

Source of Funds

$40,000 per year

Application Process
Please submit letter of application, resume, transcript, and references to:

     Mark Luer, Pharm. D., FCCP
     Associate Dean for Professional & Student Affairs
     SIUE School of Pharmacy
     Campus Box 2000
     Edwardsville, IL 62026-2000

Application Deadline
September 10, 2013

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