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Student Services Advisor

Fordham University
Crotona Park, NY
Closing date
Apr 9, 2024

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
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: Social Service
Campus: Westchester (WC) - West Harrrison
Position Summary:
Reporting to the Assistant Dean for Student Services, the Student Services Advisor assists in the development and implementation of GSS Student Services policies, procedures, requirements, activities, and events.
The Student Services Advisor provides direct support to students, including academic advisement, planning, registration, problem-solving, information and referral. They assist with the implementation of GSS /department events and activities, including, but not limited to, orientation, registration, and graduation.
Essential Functions:
- Provides information on curriculum/plans of study to students, faculty, alumni, and all GSS and University departments.
- Provides individual advisement to MSW / BASW students on academic programs, rights, requirements, policies, and procedures.
- Ensures the accuracy and integrity of all student and Student Services data and documentation.
- Effectively and consistently utilizes specialized systems of record such as DegreeWorks, Banner, & Slate.
- Supports BASW / MSW students' social & emotional well-being and provide information & referrals when appropriate (e.g., Office of Disability, Counseling/Psychological services).
- Demonstrates awareness and respect for diversity, equality, and inclusion in work with students and all GSS , University, and community stakeholders.
- Monitors and maintains GSS and the University academic advising system.
- Manages and maintains systems and processes for all Student Services-related communications.
- Assists with implementing student-related events and activities, including, but not limited to, orientation, registration, graduation, career development, conferences, workshops, and other social/academic events.
- Participates in Student Services Department meetings and GSS /University meetings and events as required.
- Periodic travel, weekend, and evening work required.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree
- Minimum 3+ years of student service experience
Preferred Qualifications:
- MSW Degree
- Minimum 3+ years of student service experience within a higher education setting
Minimum Salary: $63,000
Maximum Salary: $68,000

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