Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.
Reporting to the Senior Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Studies, the Assistant Dean for Seniors works in collaboration with other class deans, the personal and professional development staff, and colleagues throughout the business school and University to ensure the academic success of the senior class at the Rose Hill campus. The position works with students individually on registration, curricular requirements, academic progress, graduation clearance and leads large-group mentoring sessions on topics that contribute to student development.
Advises seniors on issues relating to registration and degree requirements.
Monitors academic progress, and implements probation, suspension, and/or termination decisions.
Develops and leads large group advising sessions and relevant workshops for students related to academics and personal and academic development.
Works with each senior student to ensure that degree requirements have been met.
Collaborates with faculty to ensure mission and objectives of the school are achieved.
Develops and maintains a strong working knowledge of the undergraduate curriculum.
Implement strategy to improve graduation rates for the Gabelli School of Business.
Maintains records of individual student meetings and curriculum progress.
Serves as the primary advisor for the Rose Hill campus Dean’s Council.
Manages annual graduation and advisor updates each summer.
Initiates and organizes retreats other co-curricular activities to improve student engagement.
Leads business school related awards ceremonies and commencement activities and serves as primary liaison related to University-wide commencement programs.
Assists in admissions, orientation, graduation, and other college-related events.
Collaborates with Personal and Professional Development Office and University Career Services in gathering data about seniors’ post-graduation paths.
Serves as a member of one or more cross-functional teams that bring together staff from admissions, academic advising, personal and professional development, and alumni relations.
Interacts with University departments including, but not limited to, Registration, Career Services, and Student Services.
Business or Education/ Educational Leadership - Mastered Required, PhD preferred
Business experience preferred, and/or at least three to five years of experience advising students in a business education setting.
Demonstrated ability to advise and teach in an AACSB-accredited business school.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories