Kaiser Permanente Dir of Admissions in Pasadena, California
The Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine will offer more than a conventional medical education. It will provide students with the unique opportunity to be taught by the physicians of Kaiser Permanente and immersed in one the nation-s highest-performing health care organizations. Students will gain critical knowledge and real-world experience and benefit from unprecedented access to Kaiser Permanente's people, data and technology. This unparalleled approach, plus our deep commitment to resilience, well-being, and inclusion will create a culture where physicians are better prepared to face the health challenges of the future, while helping the nation-s diverse communities thrive. Learn more about the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine at schoolofmedicine.kp.org .
This position will be working as a part of an extremely dynamic team of professionals supporting all aspects of the School of Medicine and the creation of the infrastructure, process, and procedures for the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine. The team works from an interdependent model of practice and we are looking for someone who thrives in a highly challenging role within a high functioning team-based environment. By joining the team that is designing and implementing the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine, you will have the opportunity of a lifetime to create a medical school that will educate physicians for the 21st century and beyond and be a catalyst for change in medical education.
Oversee and direct all operations and programs related to the admissions of first-year medical students, with minimal supervision. Collaborate with the Dean and Assistant Deans in the development of the strategy for admissions, and lead the implementation of the strategy. Develop policies, procedures and protocols that link the mission of the School of Medicine to the admission of candidates to the Medical Doctor (M.D.) program. Following applicable federal and state laws, accreditation standards, and national best practices, develop and assess criteria for the appropriate evaluation of candidates for admission. Lead efforts to best market the educational offerings. Evaluate the outcomes of the admissions process and present results to the Faculty Admissions Committee and School leadership to continually improve strategies, policies, practices and results. Produce annual reports for the Association of American Medical Colleges and the Liaison Committee on Medical Education. Act as the primary representative of the School to the external organizations concerned with all aspects of medical school admissions, from pipeline programs and community engagement through orientation and student services, in this capacity developing and managing the brand of KPSOM. Collaborate with Leadership in Student Affairs, Diversity and Inclusion, Operations, and Medical Education & Faculty Affairs to develop and implement guidelines for the award of student scholarships.
Essential Responsibilities: - Responsible for all phases of the Admissions process from marketing the program to assisting students in understanding the admission requirements to include: prerequisites, admissions testing, selection through a competitive process, through to enrollment; applicant screener and interviewer training and monitoring; and resolution of the most complex enrollment questions and problems. - Develop and prepare for approval the Admissions Office's policies and programs and, as directed, conducts audits, reports and reviews results to ensure conformance with established policy. - Implement student recruitment strategies as agreed-upon to meet enrollment goals for the Kaiser Permanente School of Medicine for the Doctor of Medicine degree - Manage the Admissions Office and process to assure that the student recruitment and selection process and outcomes align with the mission and vision of the School - to build a diverse community of compassionate healers, life-long learners, and courageous leaders of change within the profession and in society, who will lead the transformation of health care delivery in the nation. - Screen potential applicants via telephone appointments, personal interviews, and the multi-mini interview process. Train faculty, Admissions Committee members, applicant screeners and interviewers on how to fulfill their roles in the admissions process. Assesses prospective students to ensure they have the potential, traits, characteristics and academic and financial wherewithal to be enrolled through graduation. Oversee the review of preliminary applications and transcripts to determine eligibility for admissions. - Advises students in requirements for the program, testing, advising, registration, etc. Evaluate the outcomes of the admissions process and present results to the School of Medicine leadership and the Admissions Committee to continually improve policies and practices. Staff the faculty Admissions Committee; advise the chair of the Committee in achieving admissions strategies and timeline; manage the meeting preparation, including the meeting schedule, agenda, materials, and follow up on action items. Ensure that review policies and procedures adhere to legal requirements and accreditation standards. In coordination with Registrar, work to ensure continuity of the admissions/enrollment process for students. Participate in scholarly activities that lead to the publication of KPSOM methods and outcomes.
Qualifications: Basic Qualifications: Experience - Ten (10) years' experience working in the student admission process of a regionally accredited institution of higher learning, including eight years of senior administrative or leadership experience. Education - Master's degree or equivalent in education, administration, business, social sciences, human resources, marketing or related field - Or, Bachelor's degree plus five (5) years' senior administrative or leadership experience in medical or higher education administration considered equivalency. License, Certification, Registration - N/A
Additional Requirements: - N/A
Preferred Qualifications: - Eight (8) years' experience in a senior administrative or leadership position in a medical school - Experience with a holistic review approach to admissions and the multiple mini interview process - Ability to speak a second language in addition to English
COMPANY Kaiser PermanenteTITLE Dir of AdmissionsLOCATION Pasadena, CAREQNUMBER 615061
External hires must pass a background check/drug screen. Qualified applicants with arrest and/or conviction records will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran, or disability status.