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Assistant Director of Pre-College and International Student Programs

Fordham University
Crotona Park, NY
Closing date
Apr 7, 2024

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Program Development
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
About Fordham:
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 nine 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.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program ( EAP ); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: FSPCS Dean RH
Position Summary:
Reporting to the Dean of Summer Session, the Assistant Director of Pre-College and International Programs is responsible for recruitment of and programming support for visiting high school and international student populations for the Summer Session in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies.
The ideal candidate will be a highly responsible and responsive individual with experience anticipating and serving students' needs; communicating effectively with student, parent, and faculty populations; and coordinating across university departments.
Essential Functions:
- Manages Summer Leaders Academy ( SLA ) and Pre-College and international student inquiries and applications
- Manages the promotion of programs through email campaigns and social media
- Liaises with Marketing on print brochures and ad design
- Assists with outreach to potential feeder high school or third-party college counselors
- Attends select Summer Programs Fairs
- Liaises with Office of International Services to secure visas for international students
- Assists with coordinating and welcoming international students on arrivals and assists with coordinating departures
- Assists with structuring and delivering a communication strategy designed to retain
parent and student engagement with the program post-acceptance, before arrival and
during the program (parents)
- Assists with post-Summer communication with students and parents
- Coordinates orientations and class trips
- Supervises student workers
- Liaises and coordinates with Residential Life on program support
Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor's Degree
- Minimum 2+ years related experience in college or high school program planning (Admissions, Residential Life, Alumni Relations)
Preferred Qualifications:
- Master's Degree
Minimum Salary: $62,400
Maximum Salary: $75,000

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