Career Advisor and Graduate Education (GME) Specialist - Student Affairs for Health Professions

Marian University
Indiana, United States
Salary Commensurate with experience
Aug 18, 2020
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Marian University has an opening for a Full-Time Career Advisor and Graduate Medical Education (GME) Specialist. This position reports to the Director of Graduate Medical Education (GME) Advising and Applications and serves as a lead career development advisor in the doctor of osteopathic medicine, master of biomedical science, and doctor of nursing practice academic programs. This position takes a lead role in planning and implementing major career-related events such as the DO Match Day celebration and the health-related job fair known as Hospital Day. The Specialist also coordinates activities related to the medical residency match process and assures that all elements of residency application for all students are created, collected, and uploaded in a timely manner.

 Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Provide one-on-one and group career development advising to the DO, BMS, and DNP student populations. Directly advise 1st and 2nd year medical students in self-exploration and medical specialty fit.
  • Maintain accurate records of individuals and groups utilizing services to maintain and generate reports that have value to institutional management & planning.
Guide and support students through the creation and submission of their match portfolios (CV, LORs, PS, and all supporting documents). Assist in the assembling of major medical residency application items like the Medical Student Performance Evaluation (MSPE) document. Identify, implement, and maintain career exploration tools. Organize the planning of major events including Military Match Day, Match Day Celebration and Hospital Day. Maintain and connect 1st year DO students and BMS students to summer experiential opportunities. Serve as an integral member of student success teams or committees as assigned in designing support interventions for struggling or at-risk students. Other duties as assigned.  University Expectations:

  • Knowledge of and a commitment to the mission of Marian University
  • Adheres to Marian University’s policy and procedures
  • Shows courtesy and respect in interactions with fellow employees, students subordinates, and supervisors
  • Communicates regularly with supervisor about Department issues
  • Meets department productivity standards
  • Participates in developing department goals, objective, and systems
  • Assists to establish department measurements that align and support the accomplishment of the University’s strategic goals
  • Adheres to the department budget

Bachelor’s degree required, master’s preferred. Experience in a medical residency program or healthcare recruitment environment is preferred. Knowledge of and commitment to the mission of Marian University. Previous experiences in academic and/or health related field.   Excellent verbal, written, collaborative, and interpersonal skills. Strong computer skills with a proficiency in Microsoft Office. Ability to prioritize and perform multiple projects concurrently, and work under minimal supervision Founded in 1937 by the Sisters of St. Francis, Oldenburg, Indiana, Marian University is the only Catholic university in Indianapolis and central Indiana. In 2019, Marian is serving more than 2,400 undergraduate and 1,160 graduate students earning degrees in the arts, business, education, engineering, math, medicine, nursing, ministry, and the natural and physical sciences. The university’s high-impact, experiential curriculum is designed to provide hands-on, collaborative learning opportunities for students from 45 states and 23 nations. Marian climbed in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Midwestern rankings to be named #6 Most Innovative Regional University, #15 Best Value University, and #30 Best Regional University. Marian University opened its College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2013, making it the first new school of medicine in the state of Indiana in 110 years. Marian’s national champion varsity athletic programs include the 2012 and 2015 NAIA Football National Championship, the 2016 and 2017 NAIA Women’s Basketball Championship, and more than 40 USA Cycling national championships.

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.   Applications require a current resume, a cover letter, and names and contact information of three current references.  Only complete applicant packets submitted to will be considered.

Marian University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.