Kamryn Shepherd | Pre-Pharmacy Academic Advisor

screen-shot-2020-02-04-at-9.53.27-am.pngContact Information:

30 South 2000 East, Rm 105A
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
Office: (801) 581-7046 
Email: Kamryn.Shepherd@pharm.utah.edu





Job Description

Advises a diverse population of students in regards to their admissions applications by utilizing professional advising and guidance skills. Staffs Admissions Committee and makes data-driven recommendations to supervisor regarding recruiting initiatives.


  • Collects and disseminates information to pre-pharmacy students, faculty and departments about changes in University policies and adjusts advising strategies as appropriate
  • Maintains students’ academic files to include a record of the advising activity that takes place during each visit
  • Serves on University committees and makes recommendations that affect curriculum requirements, advising processes and program development and published materials
  • Coordinates data compilation, statistical reports and correspondence for incoming PharmD students
  • May plan and participate in continuing education for advising staff
  • May participate in hiring, cross-training, and evaluating fellow staff and/or student employees
  • Manage admissions processes including Graduate School application tracking and file review
  • Manages the COP Admissions e-mail inbox exclusively, and disseminates emails as necessary to staff and faculty
  • Strategically research the best recruitment opportunities to increase exposure for the PharmD program, and execute recruitment opportunities in order to increase applicant pool
  • Oversee and plan Interview Days for the PharmD program
  • Front desk coverage for lunch breaks
  • This job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.


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