Senior Educational Advisor

Maryland, United States
10 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
10 Mar 2019
Contract Type

​​Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME 
Starting Salary Range: $50.00 per hour
Employee group: Casual / On Call 
Schedule: Sunday through Saturday 
Exempt Status: Exempt ​​​​​​​ 
Location: 01-MD:Homewood Campus 
Department name: 60003332-Educator Preparation Programs 
Personnel area: School of Education

General Summary/Purpose:

Advisors are Master of Education in Health Professions (MEHP) faculty, alumni, and senior fellows.  He/she will provide advice and guidance to fellows entering the MEHP program and throughout the fellows’ tenure in the program for the purpose of monitoring their progress, sharing their experience, and alerting the program to the need for resources.

The role of the advisor is to guide the fellow to become acclimated to the MEHP content and logistics, and to provide advice regarding the MEHP options in relation to personal career advancement. The advisor assists in course selection and in what to expect in the program. The fellow also reminds fellows to register in a timely manner for each course. The advisor helps the fellow address any issues that interfere with her/his successful and timely course completion.

Specific advising includes:

  • Welcome new fellows and share their experience in the program and its influence on their education work and/or career paths
  • Share their approaches to time management and project selection
  • Check-in with advisees to ensure that they are progressing each semester
  • Encourage advisees to contact the program if they are experiencing academic or personal issues that may interfere with program success

Specific Duties & Responsibilities:

  1. Attendance at an Advisor Orientation session (1 hour online) and an annual debrief meeting.
  2. Attendance at faculty meetings when possible.
  3. Maintain contact with the advisee(s) throughout program tenure following a prescribed  sequence of touch points to ensure candidates’ success in meeting program learning outcomes.
  4. Alert the program of advisee’s need for a conference, support, intervention, or resources.
  5. Commit to support the advisee through graduation (additional support from assigned Capstone instructor).
  6. Complete online reporting for communications with advisee.

Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):

  • Terminal Degree (EdD or PhD)
  • 3 years related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Special Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of MEHP program educational goals and outcomes
  • Familiarity with the MEHP program courses and sequencing
  • Experience as a clinician educator
  • Ability to identify and access resources for fellows


This position is not benefits eligible.

The successful candidate(s) for this position will be subject to a pre-employment background check.

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