Assistant Dean for Seniors
Gabelli School of Business Undergraduate, Rose
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.
- Fordham University offers a comprehensive and
competitive benefits package to its employees, which
includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability
- We offer tuition remission for
employees and their dependents
- A generous immediate employer match towards a
403(b) retirement plan.
- As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the
Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a
qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan
Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program
designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain
public and certain nonprofit employers.
- As part of its work-life
balance program, the University
provides generous PTO including 15
vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays,
and holidays that
include paid time off between Christmas and New
- University employees have access to the Employee
Assistance Program (EAP). EAP
provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help
employees and family members address a variety of personal, family,
life, and work-related issues.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Honors Opportunities and
Dual Degree Programs and Director for Rose Hill Advising, 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; expected caseload is approximately 625 students.
- 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
- 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
- Implements strategy to improve graduation rates for the Gabelli
School of Business.
- Maintains records of individual student meetings and curriculum
- Serves as the primary advisor for the Rose Hill campus Dean’s
- Manages annual graduation and advisor updates each summer.
- Initiates and organizes retreats and 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
- Collaborates with the 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
- Advanced degree required. Ed.D or PhD preferred
- Business experience preferred, and/or at least three to five
years of experience advising students in a business education
- Demonstrated ability to advise in an AACSB-accredited business
- Commitment to student development and meeting the higher
education needs of students
- Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment
to the goals of Jesuit Education.
FLSA CATEGORY: Exempt
START DATE: ASAP
APPLY HERE: https://careers.fordham.edu/postings/3077
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 –
Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories