Reporting to the Senior Associate Dean for Student Affairs and the Director of Student Services, the Career Advising Specialist will provide medical students with outstanding career advisement and coaching.
Serve as an advising resource and coach for medical students exploring clinical and non-clinical career opportunities during their tenure at VP&S.
Serve as the administrative contact and support for our Advisory Deans and Residency Advisors in their medical residency application activities.
Serve as a resource for students participating in the application process (ex. answers questions about the ERAS system, personal statement writing, resume writing, faculty letter of recommendation requests).
Partner with the Sr. Manager of Student Services and Student Services Coordinator to coordinate various career-related programming, including a residency mock interview program, personal statement workshops, and peer career advising programs.
Develop and maintain a residency application/match database.
Develop and maintain a residency interview offer monitoring program.
Support the Senior Associate Dean's fourth year class meetings on residency.
Manage the P&S Career Advising Resources (ex. Residency Guide, Website, Courseworks site)
Support Match Week activities, as well as post-match analyses.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent in education and experience, plus five years of related experience.
Masters degree in educational, developmental, or counseling psychology; social work; higher education administration, or human resource management.
Experience in a medical education and/or career advising environment.
Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
Strong writing and presentation skills.
Must be able to work under minimal supervision and to set priorities and exercise sound judgment.
Ability to multi-task and perform as part of a team. Ability to learn and use new technologies as needed.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
Columbia University is committed to the hiring of qualified local residents.
Internal Number: 514052
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