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Office for International Services Graduate Assistant
Start Date: As soon as possible
Rate: M.A./M.S./MBA - $16.00/hour
Location: Must be located at Rose Hill campus
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
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org and include availability date.
The Office of Undergraduate Admission is seeking several current graduate students in the Fordham community to assist with our application review process. This position would involve the evaluation of application materials for freshmen candidates applying for Fall 2018 admission. A part-time reader is expected to work between October 15, 2017 - March 15, 2018 for approximately 15-18 hours/week. This position is flexible and allows the reader to work remotely. It includes a stipend that is disbursed bi-weekly over the course of 5 months.
Preference will be given to individuals with higher education experience, and to individuals who plan to pursue a career in admissions, college counseling, and post secondary education. This position requires strong analytical skills, the ability to manage time effectively, and to work independently.
For further information and to apply for the part-time reader position in the Office of Undergraduate Admission, please submit a resume and cover letter by Friday, September 15th to Robyn Winstanley, Associate Director of Admission, at email@example.com
Part-time Tutor Positions
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.
Hourly Rate for Graduate Students: $18 and up
For further information or to request an application, please contact: Biswa Bhowmick at Bhowmick@Fordham.edu.
Fordham College Rose Hill Academic Counselor
Dates of employment: August 14, 2017 – June 30, 2018
Hours: Approximately 19 hours per week
Salary: Masters Students - $17.35/hr, Doctoral Students - $19.55/hr
In accord with the Ignatian principle of cura personalis, the FCRH Dean’s Office has endeavored to help students who demonstrate academic struggle and who require special academic coaching. The Academic Counselor works directly with students to foster and strengthen crucial academic skills. The Counselor also provides updates to professors, class deans, and Core Advisors on students’ academic status and well-being.
- 19 hours/week of one-on-one tutorial meetings and targeted outreach
- Meets with academically at-risk and struggling students on a weekly or bi-weekly basis
- Works with students to craft tailored goals and academic plans
- Coordinates efforts with professors, advisors (core, student-athlete, transfer, and major), class deans, Student Health Services, and Counseling and Psychological Services
- Provides students with essential knowledge of all of the University-offered resources available to them (including: Writing Center, Math Help Room, Language Learning Center, CPS Office etc.) and follow up to ensure that students are utilizing such resources
- Takes and uploads detailed notes of every student meeting to the data-driven EAB SSC platform to keep advisors and deans apprised of each student’s work with the Counselor
- Reaches out on behalf of the Dean’s Office, professors and advisors to students who have been habitually absent from courses and/or meetings and facilitate student communication with deans, professors, and advisors
- Provides monthly intensive counseling for multiple students enrolled in the Maguire Foundation Scholars Program
- Co-presents at periodic Core Advising information sessions (particularly ones for pre-health students)
- Integrates academic counseling services more fully into the culture of Core Advising
- Must be enrolled in a Fordham University graduate program
- Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
- Familiarity with the academic requirements and procedures of a college/university
- Excellent systematic, organizational, and communication skills
- Must understand and maintain privacy of student records
Send letter and resume to: Dr. Robert Parmach, Freshman Dean (firstname.lastname@example.org)