UNIV - Manager of Pathway Programs and Recruitment Strategies- COM Dean's Office: Diversity and Incl

Medical University of South Carolina | Charleston, SC, United States

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Posted Date 1/24/2024

Job Description Summary

The Manager of Pathway Programs and Recruitment Strategies is responsible for the administration and implementation of all pathway and outreach efforts under the auspices of the College of Medicine’s Office of Inclusive Excellence. Under general supervision of the Associate Dean, the Manager of Pathway Programs and Recruitment Strategies establishes and manages all pathway activities and programs related to the recruitment of students from a broad range of backgrounds including individuals from rural, underserved areas, and/or socioeconomically disadvantaged backgrounds, first generation and underrepresented in medicine students, and individuals interested in further diversifying the physician workforce. Coordinates pathway recruitment efforts and collaborates with the Office of Admissions for the coordination of participation in university and community outreach activities. Collaborates with the COM Admissions team to recruit new students for the College of Medicine and serves as an ex-officio member of the College of Medicine Admissions Committee.


Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC - Univ)

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CC004726 COM DO ADMIN Diversity CC

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$45,530 - $64,885 - $84,241

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Job Description

Manages Pathway Programs- 35% E

Develops and manages outreach pathway programs to attract and engage students at the elementary, middle, high school and college levels. Serves as contact person for counselors, college pre-health advisors, parents/guardians of pathway participants and COM students serving as leaders for pathway programs.  Manages the preparation of application packets, brochures and other pertinent program information for schools K-12, colleges and community leaders during the course of each program. Coordinates all activities including ceremonies, regularly scheduled sessions, trainings for COM student leaders, and calendars for each program. Attends all pathway program events. Serves as contact person for external vendors. Prepares and distributes pertinent materials to program participants.

Communicates with pathway participants throughout their time in pathway programs and leading to the admissions process.  Counsels all pathway participants regarding their path to medicine.  Regularly disseminates relevant information to all pathway participants to assist with progress toward careers in healthcare. Informs of shadowing and volunteer opportunities, test prep resources, and college scholarship opportunities.

Prepares report outlining students’ progress in all pathway programs. Writes, edits, and publishes reports for pathway programs. 

Creates and maintains a database of MUSC attendings and residents that have expressed interest in serving as a resource to pathway participants.

Provides oversight of webpage updates as it relates to pathway programs.

Management of Database Warehouse 30%E

Maintains a longitudinal tracking database for potential applicants.  Database will include demographic information, documentation of contact including date and type of contact, updated school and graduation information, medical school or other health professions school application status, matriculation date. 

Develops and maintains a database of elementary, middle, and high schools in the tri-county area to track students interested in a career in medicine.

Database management of Community Partners: 15%E

Creates, maintains and updates a database of elementary, middle and high school guidance counselors, admissions counselors, and pre-med advisors at Colleges and Universities in South Carolina with the purpose of disseminating information regarding pathway programs and activities.  

Interpret data from all databases, analyze results using statistical techniques and provide ongoing reports. Work closely with Inclusive Excellence and Admissions leaders to identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets as it relates to students from diverse backgrounds.   

Produce tables, graphs, and charts for reports and presentation.

Develops partnerships with schools and community organizations 15%E

Develops and manages partnerships with schools, community organizations and education programs for recruitment of students from a broad range of backgrounds. Engages and connects student advisors with the Office of Admissions for training. Contacts advisors at State Colleges, including but not limited to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, to coordinate campus visits. Keeps a detailed listing of faculty contacts at the various colleges and periodically updates them of special events specifically hosted by the Office of Inclusive Excellence. Maintains training and is fully knowledgeable regarding the admissions criteria for the medical school. Counsels and advises students regarding admission requirements as well as course requirements to enter the College of Medicine. Serve as a liaison between the College of Medicine Admissions and middle schools, high schools and colleges. Provides guidance and counseling to student clubs and organizations, including fraternities and sororities at the various college campuses throughout the state. Arranges for speakers (students and faculty) to visit and discuss various topics in medicine as it relates to addressing health disparities and further developing the physician workforce to address the needs of patients from a broad range of backgrounds. Directly engage in the recruitment of students for pathway programs at the Colleges and Universities. Reviews policies and procedures to ensure conformance with state, federal and institutional guidelines. Validates and controls all requests for information related to prospective students disseminated by the Office of Inclusive Excellence.

Collaborates with the Office of Admissions on recruitment activities.  Attends admissions committee meetings.

Performs other duties as assigned 5%E

Accepts other assigned duties by the Senior Associate Dean and Associate Dean


Excellent presentation and public speaking skills

Proficient in computer skills.

Must possess excellent telephone skills.

Ability to set-up and use technology for the presentations.

Strong verbal and written communication skills, plus analytical, organizational, interpersonal, and problem-solving skills.

Must be customer service oriented.

Ability to meet or exceed the company’s attendance and punctuality standards.

Ability to evaluate trends objectively, fairly, and consistently.

Initiative and creativity.

Proven leadership, communication, and writing skills.

Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

MUSC Minimum Training and Experience Requirements:

A bachelor's degree and three years experience in student services programs.

Additional Job Description

Physical Requirements: (Note: The following descriptions are applicable to this section: Continuous - 6-8 hours per shift; Frequent - 2-6 hours per shift; Infrequent - 0-2 hours per shift) Ability to perform job functions in an upright position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions in a seated position. (Frequent) Ability to perform job functions while walking/mobile. (Frequent) Ability to climb stairs. (Infrequent) Ability to work indoors. (Continuous) Ability to work outdoors in all weather and temperature extremes. (Infrequent) Ability to work in confined/cramped spaces. (Infrequent) Ability to perform job functions from kneeling positions. (Infrequent) Ability to bend at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to twist at the waist. (Infrequent) Ability to squat and perform job functions. (Infrequent) Ability to perform 'pinching' operations. (Infrequent) Ability to fully use both hands/arms. (Continuous) Ability to perform repetitive motions with hands/wrists/elbows and shoulders. (Frequent) Ability to reach in all directions. (Frequent) Possess good finger dexterity. (Continuous) Ability to maintain tactile sensory functions. (Continuous) Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to push/pull objects, up to 50 lbs., unassisted. (Infrequent) Ability to maintain 20/40 vision, corrected. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects close at hand. (Continuous) Ability to see and recognize objects at a distance. (Continuous) Ability to match or discriminate between colors. (Continuous) Ability to determine distance/relationship between objects; depth perception. (Continuous) Good peripheral vision capabilities. (Continuous) Ability to maintain hearing acuity, with correction. (Continuous) Ability to perform gross motor functions with frequent fine motor movements. (Continuous) Ability to work in dusty areas. (Infrequent) Additional New Requirements: Ability to obtain and maintain a valid drivers license. Computer literacy. Ability to work odd shift as required. Ability to work overtime as required. Ability to learn new processes, tools and equipment as required.

If you like working with energetic enthusiastic individuals, you will enjoy your career with us!

The Medical University of South Carolina is an Equal Opportunity Employer. MUSC does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, age, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, protected veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by state laws and/or federal regulations. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment based upon applicable qualifications, merit and business need.

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Salary45,530.00 - 64,885.00 Annual
Employment Type
Full time
Healthcare & Public Health | Management

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