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

No available Professional Development Assignment positions at this time. Please check back at a later date. 


Other Job Opportunities


Office for International Services Graduate Assistant

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

DUTIES:

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

SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 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.


Application Readers

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 rwinstanley@fordham.edu


Part-time Tutor Positions

Hourly Rate for Graduate Students: $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. 

For further information or to request an application, please contact: Biswa Bhowmick at Bhowmick@Fordham.edu.


Faculty Senate Seeks Part-time Office Assistant and Media Coordinator

Compensation starts at $17.35/hr for Master's students and $19.55/hr for doctoral students, and may vary based on expertise.

The Faculty Senate seeks a part-time office assistant and social media coordinator. In addition to typical office skills (reception, answering the phone, handling paperwork, and working with the Senate's Executive Secretary with various aspects of her docket), skills in social media (e.g. MailChimp, and especially Jadu) are important. In the absence of specific skills in social media, basic technological literacy and the ability to learn new content management systems is a must.

To apply, please email senate@fordham.edu.


Office of Research Support Staff

19 hours/week
Rate: M.A./M.S./MBA - $17.00/hour; Ph.D. $20.00/hour

The Research Support Staff position plays an integral role in supporting the Office of Research. The candidate needs to have a genuine interest in research administration, have excellent written and oral communication skills, and have experience with general clerical duties. This position will start as soon as possible and run throughout the academic year with possibility for reappointment in the following year. Training will be provided.

Responsibilities

  • Organizes, maintains and updates essential office records and electronic files.

  • Handles all initial telephone and email inquiries.

  • Maintains complete accounting records for all paperwork; follows up and resolves accounts payable issues.

  • Coordinates the implementation of Office of Research initiatives and awards, including identifying non-eligible applications, and provides guidance to faculty on procedures.

  • Creates announcements and other communications as requested.

  • Updates Office of Research website as needed.

  • Completes special projects as assigned by Budgets & Operations manager and Chief Research Officer.

  • Excellent judgment, diplomacy, and discretion necessary in handling confidential and/or sensitive materials.

The successful candidate will meet occasionally with the Chief Research Officer at his Rose Hill office, as well as maintain regular contact through telephone and email correspondence.

Qualifications

  • Independent, proactive approach to responsibilities, planning, and project management.   

  • Excellent writing, speaking, and organizational skills; attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel, and Google apps.

Previous experience working/interning in an office setting is preferred. The ideal candidate will possess a high degree of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and Jadu. Candidates must have excellent organizational skills; strong interpersonal skills; and demonstrated ability to multitask and complete projects with multiple and sometimes overlapping deadlines.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and résumé to Office of Research Budgets & Operations Manager, Tihana Abiala at tsarlija@fordham.edu.