Northwestern Health Sciences University
  • Student Affairs
  • Bloomington, MN, USA
  • Full Time


Our Mission:

Northwestern Health Sciences University prepares the next generation of healthcare professionals to deliver and advance health care.

NWHSU Overview:

Founded in 1941, NWHSU is a progressive institution educating the next generation of health care professionals. While the institution's history is rooted in the chiropractic profession, NWHSU now focuses more broadly on integrative care, health, and wellness. In addition to our Doctor of Chiropractic, we offer a Doctor in Chinese Medicine, and offerings in massage therapy, nutrition, undergraduate health sciences, and the allied health professions - medical assisting, medical laboratory science, medical laboratory technology, radiation therapy, and radiologic technology. We are a mission- and vision-driven university, preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals to not only deliver, but advance health care.

Position Information:

This is a full-time, benefits eligible opportunity working Monday-Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm (with weekends and nights as needed).

The Career and Professional Development Program Manager creates and administers programs and services to support the holistic growth of NWHSU students. Specifically, this individual works with academic partners to offer cocurricular professional development programming, develops and manages mentorship programs in collaboration with the Alumni Services office, and provides individual advising services to assist students in their job seeking and job application efforts. The Program Manager serves as a liaison between the University and external stakeholders and employers to cultivate and advertise employment opportunities for NWHSU students, and works with University partners to track job placements for NWHSU graduates.

Work Location:

Bloomington, MN with flexibility to work 1-2 days per week remotely; must live local and be able to come to campus as needed.


  • Provide leadership for career development programming across all majors that support NWHSU's strategic goals in collaboration with Academic Affairs, Alumni Services, Clinical Education, and external partners.
  • Establish and build relationships with a wide range of employers and external partners to increase job opportunities for students.
  • Collect, record, and maintain records on employers, recruiters and graduate employment outcomes.
  • Research current best practices and employment trends.
  • Create and disseminate marketing materials and increase online social media presence.

Minimum requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree is required
  • Master's degree in the field of higher education, college student personnel, career counseling, human resources, or related field is strongly preferred
  • 1-3 years of experience.

Our Benefits:

NWHSU is proud to offer you and your eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package. Our package is designed to change with you meeting current needs and anticipating your future needs. We offer medical, dental, and vision care insurance. Flexible spending accounts that allow you to pay for out of pocket medical and daycare or eldercare expenses with pre-tax dollars. Life insurance, short-term disability and long-term disability that allow you to be protected for an unexpected loss or income interruptions. As your partner in building retirement income, NWHSU provides a 403(b) Plan. On-site clinic services for you and your immediate family. Tuition reimbursement to support employees in job-related courses outside of NWHSU and Tuition Remission for academic courses and continuing education classes offered by NWHSU. Our generous time away program helps you enjoy a health work/life balance.

Equal Opportunity Employer:

Northwestern Health Sciences University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to creating an inclusive environment that values the diversity of its employees and does not discriminate against any employee or candidate.

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