Functional Title: Coordinator of the Office of Health Professions
Division: Academics 
Department: B. Ward Lane College of Professional Studies
Primary Function: To oversee and manage the Office of Health Professions, including advising and teaching pre-health professions students.  Other duties may be assigned as needed to serve the Dean and College.

Major Duties: 

  • Advising and scheduling of Pre-Health Professions students
  • Instructor for Pre-Health Professions specific courses
  • Serve as an LCU representative and member of the Texas Association of Advisors for Health Professions, attending the annual conference
  • Supervise student workers employed by the Office
  • Serve as liaison for the LCU student Pre-Health Club
  • Coordinate with LCU Admissions to schedule faculty visits with prospective students
  • Coordinate with Office of Careers for various career fairs related to the health professions
  • Help organize and lead meetings of the Health Professions Advising Committee (HPAC) and advisory board.  
  • Work with LCU MarCom to market pre-health professions through brochure and web-site development.
  • Update and publicize records for internship, shadowing, undergraduate research, and service/mission, and professional development opportunities for various health professions.
  • Update prerequisites and admission requirements for various health professions graduate programs. 
  • Help track acceptances into graduate programs for the health professions.
  • Organize and schedule mock interviews for pre-health professions students.

Other Duties for the Dean:

  • Responsible for phone communication for the Office of Health Professions and Dean’s Suite such as; taking calls and messages, directing calls, scheduling appointments
  • Assist with COPS meeting agenda; take COPS leadership team meeting minutes and distribute to Dept. Chairs and Dean 
  • Process Check Requests, Budget and Credit Card Expense reports for the Dean and other Departments as assigned
  • Other duties as assigned 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to help students, faculty, and staff in a professional manner.
  • Knowledge of spreadsheets.
  • Strong ability to multitask and problem solve.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in the work environment.
  • Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality is essential.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree required.  Master’s degree encouraged.  12 months’ job related experience preferred. 

Physical Requirements:

While performing the essential duties of this job, the employee will be required to do the following:

  • Must be ambulatory around campus and in buildings.
  • Required to regularly sit and stand.
  • Frequently use wrist, hands and/or fingers to make small repetitive movements such as typing, distributing mail and picking up small objects.
  • Ability to talk frequently to convey detailed and/or important instructions or ideas accurately, loudly or quickly.
  • Be able to hear average or normal conversations and receive verbal information.
  • Required to lift packages and/or move heavy objects, 25+lbs.
  • Visual abilities are required to prepare or proof documents or operate basic office equipment.