The Director of Pre-Professional Center for Health and Law
(PPCHL) is a full-time, twelve-month, administrative position
reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice-President. The
Pre-Professional Center for Health and Law supports a community of
pre-health as they prepare to apply to health programs. PPCHL
services are available to students in any major. Using a student
success advising model, PPCHL supports students as they explore
career options, plan and complete pre-requisite coursework and gain
experiential learning experience in preparation for applying to
programs in health and law. Students are guided from initial health
and law career exploration through the program application
The candidate must have credentials and/or experience in advising
within a science, health and/or law related field and be
knowledgeable about entrance requirements for medical, dental,
veterinary, nursing, allied health programs.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Responsible for overseeing professional advising for
registration for pre-health students. Works collaboratively with
other departments on campus such as Center for Academic Success,
the Academic Resource Center, the Career Center, Student Services,
and Admissions. Provides customer service and support to parents in
accordance with FERPA regulations. Participates in University
Advising Academy professional development and upholds university
- Develop and maintain relationships with health professions
schools/programs’ admissions personnel and other relevant
- In collaboration with the Career Center, provides assistance in
professional coaching and campus resource referral to students who
are in jeopardy of academic probation or dismissal.
- Designs and implements innovative student workshops,
orientation sessions, and enrichment opportunities.
- Works closely with Pre-Health student organization clubs.
- Monitors and provides specific outreach to students in jeopardy
of academic probation. Contact students in response to
faculty-submitted course alerts.
- Provide regular and on-going individual and group advising for
pre-health students. Those workshops/meetings would provide
information such as prerequisites for programs, requirements for
progression and/or admission to graduate programs, the application
process, and financial aid.
- Stay apprised of changes in health professions requirements and
processes to ensure up to date information.
- Provides candidates with feedback on essays, choice of schools,
timing of application, preparing for and taking of appropriate
entrance exams, and interviewing skills.
- Provide introductory health professions information sessions,
participate in Open Houses and relevant workshops and presentations
for students preparing for and applying to health professions.
- Focus on helping and supporting diverse qualified students to
successfully advance in programs as well as their future careers in
health professions. Identify strategies designed to recruit and
support the success of a diverse student population. Update current
advising website, to create user friendly interface with current
and up-to-date information.
- Master's degree, health and related field of study
Seton Hall University is
committed to programs of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and the
principles of affirmative action.