Science and Health Professions Specialist, Williams College

Williams College is hiring a Science and Health Professions Specialist.

Opening Details

Williams is pleased to announce an opening for a Science and Health Professions Specialist with the ’68 Center for Career Exploration! We are seeking a dynamic and motivated professional to join our advising team and to support the Science and Health Professions Career Community in our robust and fast-paced 12-month career education and preparation program. This individual provides critical administrative, operational, logistical, advising, and program development support for all initiatives associated with the Science and Health Professions program within the ’68 Center as well as for the Director of Science and Health Professions Advising.

The Science and Health Professions Specialist will support the mission of the college to provide a nurturing educational environment. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and strongly encourage candidates from underrepresented groups or who have experience working with a broadly-diverse student population to apply.


Support the operations of the Science and Health Professions Career Community in serving the academic and postgraduate advising needs of the science and pre-health professions student and alumni populations:

  • Provide advising for first-year students interested in science and health professions.
  • Provide general information and administrative support to students and alumni pursuing a health professions career and/or a career in the sciences.
  • Contribute to the development of and participate as an active member in critical faculty advisory groups such as the Health Professions Committee.
  • Conduct Health Professions Committee applicant interviews and contribute to the writing of committee letters for medical and dental school applications.
  • Provide training, mentorship, and direct supervision for Peer Career Advisor(s).
  • Collaborate with the Director and Peer Career Advisor to design and facilitate learning opportunities for students throughout the calendar year (including Winter Study).
  • Maintain and manage the pre-health email listserv, newsletter, and communications.
  • Develop resources and digital content for the website; edit and maintain the website.
  • Participate in and support the overall functioning of the ’68 Center and its initiatives.
  • Serve as member of the Career Access Fund committee.
  • Perform other duties as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree plus at least 2 years relevant experience, or equivalent combination of experience and education required.
  • Excellent writing and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work effectively with students, alumni, and faculty and demonstrate sensitivity to the needs of a diverse population of constituents.
  • Proficiency in office computer applications (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and knowledge of website design/editing is highly desirable.
  • Working knowledge of health professions programs, selection criteria, and application requirements and systems is a plus.
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an inclusive community and working with students, alumni, faculty/staff and potential employers from a wide variety of backgrounds, experiences, and fields.

How to Apply

Application review will begin on March 22, 2022, and will continue until the position is filled. Pay range is $48,000-$56,000, commensurate with experience. Job band 3-C. To apply for this position, please visit If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at

About Williams College

Situated in the Berkshire Mountains of Western Massachusetts, Williams College offers a rich academic environment in a beautiful setting. Williams College has been around for more than 200 years, yet we’re constantly evolving and growing. As a liberal arts college, Williams has always taught fundamental problem-solving skills that students can use well beyond their four years here. We also recognize that facing complex issues within our history and culture is necessary for sustaining an equitable, just, and environmentally-responsible community. We strive to create an inclusive culture in which every voice is heard. The college is committed to ensuring that everyone is able to find their place and thrive.

Williams invests in our employees, offering generous health care, tuition reimbursement, professional development opportunities, paid leave, access to gym facilities, discounts with local vendors, retirement plans and more. Our vibrant 450-acre campus is home to around 2,000 students who benefit from a 6:1 student-faculty ratio, and their energy is the heartbeat of an active population. You’re more than a person doing a job; you are joining our community.

Conditions of Employment

Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable. COVID-19 vaccination with booster or approved exemption and participation in our testing program is required as a condition of employment at Williams.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive. As part of this commitment, we will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process please feel free to contact us via phone at (413) 597-2681 or email at


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2022-05-13T16:17:04-04:00May 6th, 2022|Categories: Careers, Education, Entry-Level, Health/Human Services|

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