Associate Dean, Medical School Admissions - Quinnipiac University in Hamden Connecticut

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Quinnipiac University

Hamden, Connecticut 06518

United States


Detailed Job Description

Quinnipiac University is launching a new School of Medicine in 2013. Join us!
for more information:

1. In consultation with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs, the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, and the Chair of the Admissions Committee, recruit faculty and students to serve on the
admissions committee and to interview applicants to the school.
2. Provide ongoing education and instruction to admissions committee members and applicant
interviewers on the conduct of their responsibilities, especially with regard to existing school policies, State and Federal laws, and the school's goals for diversity of the student body.

3. Evaluate all applications to the School of Medicine and implement the selection process by triaging
applications for further review, interviewing, and committee deliberations.
4. Serve as the primary contact person for all inquires and communication about application and
admission to the School of Medicine. Such activities include, but are not limited to; pre-applicant
advising, ongoing dialogue with applicants, interviewing all on-site applicants, post-interview contact
to recruit accepted applicants and to counsel non-accepted applicants.
5. Coordinate and conduct a broad range of applicant recruitment activities, especially to undergraduate colleges and universities that represent "feeder schools" to the School of Medicine. Such activities include, but are not limited to: college campus visits, attendance at appropriate health professions
conferences (local and national), and provision of annual updates to pre-professional advisors on the School of Medicine's programs.

6. Work closely with the Assistant Dean for Health Career Pathways to ensure the recruitment and
matriculation of a diverse student body.
7. Serve as the SOM liaison to the Quinnipiac University Pre-Medical Studies Program.

8. Work in conjunction with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs on the organization and
implementation of new student orientation, convocation, senior awards, and commencement.
9. Work with the Associate Dean for Student Affairs in the preparation of the Medical School Performance Evaluation (Dean's Letter).
10. Maintain all records (statistics, demographics, etc.) on applicants and matriculants, and file all related School, University, State and Federal reports (e.g., IPEDS).
11. Other duties as assigned by the Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.

Advanced degree is required.
Extensive previous knowledge of and experience with health professional student admissions.
Excellent communication skills.
Ability to work with and collaborate across all disciplines of the University.
Ability to develop contacts and relationships that will promote medical school admissions and to serve as an ambassador for the medical school.
Willingness to travel.

Special instructions for applicants>

Review of applications will begin immediately. Applications should be submitted electronically at and should include a resume, contact information for three references and a cover letter that thoughtfully addresses the following points:

1. Explain why you are interested in this position.
2. Describe how your previous experience is relevant to this role, and
3. Explain what you perceive the challenges and opportunities are with this position in a new medical school.

Keyword Phrases

  • Medical School
  • Admissions
  • student affairs
  • enrollment management
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Masters
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: Commensurate with Experience
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume