Job Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities

Announcing several professional development opportunities within Fordham University for GSAS students.

More job opportunities will be posted closer to Fall 2017. Please check back in August.

To apply for these positions, please go to Application for GSAS Professional Development Assignments.
These positions include hourly compensation as follows:

  • Master's Students: $17.35/hour
  • Doctoral Students: $19.55/hour

Form Management Specialist

Department: Fordham College at Rose Hill Dean’s Office
Dates of Employment: August 14, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Approximately 15 hours/week
Rate: M.A.- $17.35/hour and Ph.D. $19.55/hour

The Form Management Specialist will be responsible for reviewing and processing the high volume of forms and applications submitted to the Class Deans, the Pre-Health Deans, and the Pre-Law Director in the FCRH Dean’s Office. The position will require focused training in College policy/procedure and relevant software. The Specialist will need to consult regularly with Dean’s Office and other University staff for their approval to process forms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Tracks, reviews and processes electronic forms and applications including:
    • Excused Absence Requests
    • External Summer Course Requests
    • Course Withdrawal Requests
    • Fifth Course Requests
    • Pass/Fail Grade Requests
    • Faculty Advisor Student Assistant (FASA) Applications
    • Transcripts for incoming transfer students
  • Serves as the point person for inquiries related to abovementioned forms
  • Collaborates with FCRH Dean’s Office, University Health Services, Academic Records, Student Accounts, and other University offices to complete form workflows
  • Maintains and updates electronic forms and applications as necessary
  • Must attend training sessions for the My.Fordham portal, Cognito Forms, OnBase and Jadu.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be enrolled in a Fordham University graduate program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with the academic requirements and procedures of Fordham College
  • Excellent systematic, organizational, and communication skills

Must understand and maintain privacy of student records

Reports to: Fr. John Dzieglewicz, SJ, Associate Dean and Senior Class Dean


Assistant to FCRH Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives

Department: Fordham College at Rose Hill Dean’s Office
Dates of Employment: August 14, 2017 - June 30, 2018
Approximately 15 hours/week
Rate: M.A.- $17.35/hour and Ph.D. $19.55/hour

During the summer of 2017, Dean Mast and Dean Annunziato will begin planning for several large-scale strategic initiatives. The Graduate Assistant for Strategic Initiatives will provide continuity for these efforts throughout the 2017-2018 academic year.  

1.  Undergraduate Research at FCRH (estimated 8 hours/week): The FCRH Undergraduate Research program is a signature program of the college and gives students an unparalleled opportunity to participate in research with faculty.  Over the summer months, an overhaul of current procedures is planned as well as establishing a database to track outcomes. The student worker would assist with the implementation of these efforts. Responsibilities may include:

  • Researching and summarizing undergraduate research best practices (organizational structure, funding, communication, events, etc.) at peer and aspirant peer institutions;
  • Collecting and organizing outcomes data related to student and faculty participation in FCRH-funded undergraduate research (e.g., presentations, journal articles, graduate school attendance);
  • Organizing submissions for fall, spring and summer research funding requests in preparation for the faculty review team;
  • In addition, the Assistant will support our large-scale initiatives including organization of our research grant review process as well as serving as a reviewer for the annual Undergraduate Research Symposium (8 hours/ week).

2. Matteo Ricci Seminar (estimated 2 hours/week): The Matteo Ricci Seminar is a prestigious offering extended to exceptional students (primarily sophomores, with some juniors). With new faculty leadership in the college, the program is being refreshed and reorganized.  The Assistant would support this program with the following responsibilities:

  • Collecting and organizing outcomes data related to student participation in the Matteo Ricci program since its origin (e.g., fellowships and prestigious scholarships, graduate school attendance);
  • Providing organizational support to the co-directors, such as collecting student essays and coordinating information for meetings. 

3. Web and Social Media Management (estimated 2 – 4 hours/week): The Assistant will provide support for the management of the FCRH webpage and other social media outlets by:

  • Making recommendations for web content and revisions;
  • Outlining and implementing a social media strategy;
  • Monitoring and providing regular analytics on user interactions.

4. Event Support (hours vary depending on time of year): The student will assist the FCRH Dean’s Office staff with planning and implementing key events such as the Dean’s List Ceremony, Faculty Day, the Undergraduate Research Symposium, Encaenia, and Commencement.

5. Implementation of Other Strategic Initiatives (2 – 4 hours/week): The Assistant would have the opportunity to learn more about and contribute to the different projects being developed and spearheaded in FCRH.

6.Providing operational support to the Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, as requested.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be enrolled in a Fordham University graduate program
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent systematic, organizational, and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and to manage several ongoing responsibilities
  • Must understand and maintain privacy of student records
  • Experience with communications, public relations, or social media strategy preferred

Must be willing to participate in Jadu web design training