Assistant Dean for Juniors
Office of the Dean
Fordham College at Rose Hill
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.
The Assistant Dean for Juniors at Fordham College at Rose Hill
(FCRH) is responsible for supporting the academic progress and
degree matriculation of all juniors in the college, collaborating
with departments and programs to strengthen major advising, and
supporting the college’s priority of improving student retention
and graduation rates. The assistant dean works in close
collaboration with the other administrators in the FCRH Dean’s
Office and across the university. Part of Fordham University, FCRH
is an arts and sciences college located in the Bronx that enrolls
approximately 4,000 undergraduate students. The college offers
majors, minors, and programs of study across the arts and sciences,
along with degree programs in partnership with other schools at
Fordham. The Assistant Dean for Juniors reports directly to the
- Provides academic advising related to the core curriculum to
FCRH juniors, as needed.
- Develops programming and provide resources to all FCRH juniors
in support of their academic progress and career development.
- Works collaboratively with departmental associate chairs,
program directors, and major advisors, and faculty on student
academic progression and student concerns
- Serves as an important resource for faculty in support of
advising and student success; develops guidance and support for
faculty-led major advising.
- Contributes to the effectiveness of academic advising and
student support through team-based work with other deans in the
FCRH Dean’s Office and with the class deans at Fordham College at
Lincoln Center and the Gabelli School of Business.
- In collaboration with the Office of Prestigious Fellowships,
identifies and supports students for fellowship and post-graduate
- In collaboration with Career Services, supports students with
career discernment and provides information about opportunities for
post-graduate volunteer experiences, fellowships and scholarships,
and graduate school options.
- Uses data-based tools such as SSC Navigate to identify and
prioritize students who need intervention and support.
- Attends Counseling Concern Case Conferences and works
collaboratively with others across the institutions, including
Campus Ministry and Student Affairs, in identifying and supporting
- Responds to regular inquiries from students, parents, faculty,
and other administrators with regard to academic and course related
issues for juniors.
- Represents the College at various evening and weekend events as
- Master’s Degree required; PhD and/or other terminal or
professional degree strongly preferred.
- Three to five years of advising experience in a higher
education setting, as well as familiarity with best practices in
academic advising and in working with a varied, diverse population
- Knowledge of national trends and literature regarding current
issues and best practices in student success, retention, and
graduation, especially in the context of a private, highly
- Deep understanding of campus climate research and the impact of
college environments on academic achievement and sense of
- Proven ability to juggle multiple responsibilities, organize,
prioritize, and work collaboratively.
- Experience with data-driven approaches to strengthening
retention and graduation rates.
- Proficiency in various software tools such as Microsoft Office
Suite and G-Suite. Experience with Banner, SSC Navigate, and web
management systems a plus.
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and
- Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment
to the goals of Jesuit Education.
SALARY: Commensurate with experience
FLSA CATEGORY: Exempt
START DATE: ASAP
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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
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer –
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