Job Opportunities

Professional Development Opportunities

Hourly rates for all GSAS students:
Master's Students - $17.35/hour
Doctoral Students - $19.55/hour


Professional Development Assignments for GSAS Students

Department of Modern Languages and Literatures

Start date: As soon as possible
Schedule: 5 hours per week for 15 weeks (flexible hours will accommodate to student's schedule)

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures seeks assistance on a research project on medieval German crusaders. The project will design a number of interrelated maps which show the movements of the crusaders within Germany and to the Holy Land. The graduate student will work with Dr. Susanne Hafner and will design and code these maps. Training in the relevant platforms (TEI, Omeka, Neatline, Carto) is desirable.

If interested, please apply to Dr. Susanne Hafner, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at hafner@fordham.edu.


Other Job Opportunities

Office for International Services Graduate Assistant

Start Date: As soon as possible
Hours: 12-19 hours/week
Hourly Rate: M.A./M.S./M.B.A. - $16.00/hour
Location: Must be located at Rose Hill campus

Responsibility
The graduate assistant is expected to be a welcoming presence to our international students and scholars. As the first point of contact, we are looking for a capable and professional graduate assistant to:

  • Comprehend, trust and follow the established office processes and procedures;
  • Understand the complex nature of advising and be able to determine when to escalate issues to an OIS official for handling;
  • Handle the requests/inquiries of visitors to the OIS office
  • Responsible for completing routine service requests from students (e.g. letter requests, document pickups, etc)
  • Monitor and manage the office email accounts to assure that inquiries are addressed and responded to in a timely manner,
  • Take direction well and be able to follow instructions,
  • Assist with monitoring our online appointment calendar,
  • Learn and use specialized programs to manage student/scholar information,
  • Handle general office duties, including checking voicemail, filing, sending packages, making copies, replenishing office documents, etc.;
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Proficiency in basic computer functions, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google services (e.g. Gmail, Google Drive)
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills (in person and on the phone)
  • Exercise great attention to detail
  • Willing to learn about the office functions and regulations, and to effectively utilize those in the position
  • Second language helpful but not necessary.
  • Reliable, proactive, and professional team player.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to ois@fordham.edu and include availability date.


Part-time Tutor Positions

Hours: Flexible Hourly Rate: $18 and up

The Higher Education Opportunity Program (HEOP) at Rose Hill seeks to hire graduate students in part-time tutor positions for our undergraduate students at Rose Hill. Support students in their efforts to realize their academic goals and successfully meet the challenges of today's higher education. The hours are flexible and the tutoring is on an individual basis and on campus.

If interested, please contact Biswa Bhowmick at Bhowmick@Fordham.edu.


Office of Study Abroad Program Assistant

Start Date: Early January
Posting Date: November 29
Hours: Up to 20 per week (10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 4 days per week)

Responsibilities

  • Guide students through the early stages of the study abroad application process
  • Help office staff with general reception and office tasks
  • Maintain the study abroad website and social media accounts
  • Manage the transcript evaluation process
  • Other tasks will be assigned as necessary

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Microsoft Office fluency
  • Attention to detail
  • Office management experience
  • Study abroad experience
  • Familiarity with Fordham administration
  • Ability to work in a collaborative, fast-paced environment

If interested, send a CV and cover letter t Joseph Rienti, Ph.D. at studyabroad@fordham.edu.


IIHA Graduate Assistantship

Schedule: 9 hours/week

To apply: Please email your resume and cover letter to Mr. Brendan Cahill at bhcahill@gmail.com

Description: The position will offer the student worker the opportunity to learn and sharpen professional and academic research skills as well the opportunity to further explore their interest in international humanitarian affairs.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assisting the IIHA Executive Director, Senior Fellows and academic staff with the undergraduate and graduate humanitarian studies programs;
  • Coordinating with GSAS to improve graduate program operations;
  • Acting as one of the primary points of contact between students and their internship placement sites for both the undergraduate and graduate programs (communicating with internship placement sites, organizing mid-term and final evaluations, confirming that internships fulfill all IIHA requirements, etc.);
  • Assisting the Executive Director for all work as the New York Liaison Office for the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS);
  • Assisting the Executive Director for all work relating to the NOHA Universities partnership;
  • Assisting with tracking student progress and grades (for both graduates and undergraduates);
  • Working directly with the Executive Director on developing and executing new relationships and projects.

Qualifications:

  • Graduate student with a concentration in Humanitarian Affairs, International Relations, Political Science, IPED or a related field
  • A general interest in and basic understanding of current humanitarian affairs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently with a high level of professionalism
  • Ability to complete projects ahead of or by deadlines
  • Ability to multitask

About the Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs: The Institute of International Humanitarian Affairs (IIHA) at Fordham University, working with external humanitarian partners, offers programs throughout the world at both the graduate and undergraduate level. Through these programs, IIHA trains students for careers in the humanitarian field by combining an academic approach with the shared practical experience of faculty, external speakers and students. To learn more, please visit the IIHA website.