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Medical School Advisor

Posting Details

Posting Details

Position Title Medical School Advisor
Position Number 988948
Requisition No. S00789
Salary Range/Pay Rate Salary commensurate with education and experience.
Position Notes

Compensation commensurate with education and experience. For more information on Oakland University’s salary structure and fringe benefits, please go to our website at

Employee Group/Grade AP Band N
Job Category Administrative-Professional
Work Schedule FT/Reg (40 hours)

This is a full-time position.
First consideration will be given to those who apply by November 16, 2017.

Pay Schedule Month
Number of Hrs./Wk. 40

Position Information

Position Information

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in counseling or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience. One year of academic advising experience. Excellent organizational and analytical skills. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to adapt to a changing and growing environment and to manage multiple tasks. Ability to communicate effectively with others.

Desired Qualifications

Three years experience with academic advising. Experience in a medical school environment.

All Qualifications

Unless otherwise required by an applicable collective bargaining agreement, all minimum, additional and desired qualifications are preferred, but qualifications, degrees, and/or experience deemed comparable and/or equivalent by Oakland University in its sole and exclusive discretion may be considered.

Additional Qualifications
Position Purpose

Reporting to the Director of Academic Success, the Medical School Advisor (Advisor) will play a critical role in providing academic, well-being, career advising and other student support services, essential to a successful medical student experience. The Advisor will provide specialized academic support for at-risk students within the School of Medicine including, but not limited to, meeting with students and developing course of action for improvement in academic performance. The Advisor will contribute to the development and delivery of academic support workshops and USMLE Step1 and Step2CK exam workshops. The selected candidate will serve as a wellbeing coach for first year medical students, following those students throughout their medical school career. The individual will advise first and second year medical students on the basics of career opportunities in medicine. The Advisor will meet with students to review their CVs and personal statements for internship and research application opportunities.

Job Open Date 11/03/2017
Job Close Date

Position Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Are you currently a member of the Oakland University Administrative-Professional Group?
    • Yes
    • No
    • No Response
  2. * Tell us about your experiences working in student support and advising and how it has prepared you to work with medical students as an advisor providing learning assistance?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experiences responding to adult students in distress or crisis. What training have you had to prepare you for working with students in distress or crisis?

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents