Washington State University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Location: Spokane, Washington
Type: Full Time
We offer comprehensive benefits including medical, dental, life, short and long term, and vision insurance, excellent retirement options and an Employee Assistance Program. Please refer to the Benefits page on our HR website for more information. https://hrs.wsu.edu/employees/benefits/
Annual Leave 16.67 hours and 8 hours of sick leave accrued monthly
Monthly Salary: Dependent on qualifications and experience
Pharmacy Admissions Advisor 2 Salary Range: $4,000-$4,417
Pharmacy Admissions Advisor 3 Salary Range: $4,750-$4,972
Internal Number: R-4053
The Office of Student Services in the College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS) is seeking a Pharmacy Admissions Advisor 2 or 3 to work in Pharmacy Admissions and Recruitment.
The Pharmacy Admissions Advisor oversees the admissions team and plays a key role in supporting the overall admission efforts of all new pharmacy students and ensure the timely completion of prospective student applications. You will serve as the primary point of contact for prospective Doctor of Pharmacy students, advising prospective and current pharmacy students looking to transfer into the program. As the primary recruiter for the program, you will travel to college and recruitment fairs located in states such as, Washington, Idaho, Oregon, California, Nevada, Arizona, and Hawaii. You will work collaboratively with other academic units on campus to support recruitment and visitation events of prospective students and various stakeholders. You will play a key role in the marketing, communication, and advertising efforts to prospective students.
The ideal candidate will be outgoing, have a high level of organizational skills, be a self-starter and work independently with limited direction, be willing to travel, including some periods of extensive travel, and be committed to building relationships and expanding networks to support recruitment efforts of Doctor of Pharmacy Students. Candidates who qualify as the Pharmacy Admissions Advisor 3 will serve the role as the Assistant Director of Pharmacy Admission and Recruitment.
Exercise extensive organizational/planning skills for numerous assignments ranging from routine to complex.
Work with the Director of Student Services and the Director Communications, Public Relations and Marketing regarding public relations and awareness efforts and creating marketing and promotional items related to admissions.
Supervise the Admissions Coordinator, providing leadership, guidance and support
Develop and manage the admissions process for the Undergraduate and Pharm.D. programs in collaboration with the Director of Student Services. Oversee application processing and applicant communication as students move through the recruitment funnel. Assess prerequisite completion for applicants and creates database of approved courses.
Prospective Student Advising:
Advise prospective students regarding program admission requirements, prerequisite coursework, application completion, evaluate transcripts, and determine course equivalencies for the Doctor of Pharmacy program and undergraduate degrees.
Maintain regular contact with, and advise students admitted through the Save- A-seat on a semester basis.
Create, plan, and implement short- and long-range goals to meet enrollment goals for the College.
Develop a strategic enrollment plan and create recruitment and admission policies essential for the success of the Office of Student Services.
Attend on and off-campus recruitment events and fairs, including travel as necessary. In conjunction with the Campus Recruitment and Visitation Committee, participate in planning and implementation of on-campus recruitment and outreach events.
Collect and analyze application data to support recruitment efforts.
COVID-19 Vaccination Information:
In accordance with Washington State Governor's Proclamation 21.14.2, as a condition of employment, you must be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation by time of hire. People are considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving their last shot in a vaccine series. Full Vaccination or an approved accommodation will be verified prior to your first day of work. Should you not be fully vaccinated or have an approved medical/religious accommodation you will not be able to start employment with WSU. Information regarding vaccine verification and/or requesting a medical/religious accommodation is available at https://hrs.wsu.edu/covid-19/vax-verification/. Please contact HRS at firstname.lastname@example.org or 509-335-4521 if you have questions.
Area/College: College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Department Name: Office of Student Services
Screening Begin Date: Has began and will continue until the position is filled. Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check. Application Instructions: This posting has been updated and will remain open until filled.
Applicants must attach the following documents to their online application: 1) resume and 2) cover letter. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements. Applicants are required to include contact information for professional references within the application.
WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.
WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.
WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or email@example.com.
Pharmacy Admissions Advisor 2: Bachelor’s degree and three (3) years of full-time academic advising experience in a college or university or related experience.
Pharmacy Admissions Advisor 3: Bachelor’s degree and four (4) years of full-time academic advising experience in a college or university or related experience and one (1) year of full-time experience leading or supervising the work of others.
A Master’s degree in a related field may substitute for one (1) year of professional work experience. Any combination of relevant education and professional academic advising experience may be substituted for the education requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Positions who will lead or supervise will require one or more years of full-time experience leading or supervising the work of others.
For all applications:
Working knowledge of learning styles, as well as academic success, career development and retention strategies
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Demonstrated ability to remain professional, courteous, and interact effectively with diverse populations in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust.
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and independently
Ability and willingness to occasionally travel, work weekends, and work after regular business hours
Demonstrated ability to prioritize job tasks effectively and multitasks to meet deadlines
About Washington State University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Washington State University, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPPS) was founded in 1891, and has been accredited since 1912. We are a graduate and professional education college.
Our main degree programs include the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Molecular Medicine. The college relocated from Pullman to the WSU Health Sciences campus in Spokane in December 2013. In 2015 the CPPS established the Doctor of Pharmacy program extension on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus in Yakima.