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: Academic Advising Student Athletics
Campus: Rose Hill (RH) - Bronx
The Assistant Academic Advisor for Student-Athletes provides advising support and is a key member of the Student-Athletic Advising Office. This individual reports to Mr. Frank Taylor and is part of a small group that works directly with student-athletes, instructors, coaches, and others in support of academic success.
Track academic progress and provide advising and support to student-athletes participating in NCAA athletics.
Meet individually with all assigned students (in person, online, or by phone) on a regular basis to provide academic advising and degree planning.
Apply best practices in academic advising to assist students in selecting programs of study, discerning fields of study, and connecting to experiential opportunities.
Fully leverage the potential of Salesforce – our student success hub – to provide wraparound student support.
Use data-based tools to identify and prioritize students who need intervention and support. Monitor mid-semester performance of assigned advisees and consult, as needed, with faculty and deans.
Attend regular case conferences and works collaboratively with others across the institution, including Assistant Deans for Student Support and Success, Counseling and Psychological Services, Campus Ministry and Student Affairs, in identifying and supporting at-risk students.
Respond to regular inquiries from students, parents, faculty, and other administrators with regard to academic and course related issues. Understands and complies with all FERPA regulations and maintains appropriate confidentiality.
Assist in the coordination and administration of tutorial support.
Monitor and provide key support for compliance with regard to Fordham, conference, and NCAA expectations.
Assist with oversight of daily supervised study sessions.
Additional duties as assigned.
At least one year of previous experience working with collegiate students is required.
Preferred consideration will be given to applicants who possess familiarity with the time and scholastic challenges faced by student-athletes seeking excellence in scholarship and sports at a rigorous Division I institution.
Significant preference will be given to candidates who have familiarity with Fordham University's commitment to Jesuit education and its rigorous academic programs.
Applicants must have an understanding of multicultural student development issues with extra consideration given to applicants who possess collegiate athletic playing experience.
Excellent communication skills.
Familiarity with best practices in academic advising and in working with a varied, diverse population of students.
Experience in organizing and supporting academic success (such as study sessions and workshops) preferred.
Knowledge and experience working with BANNER, NCAAAPP, and G-Suite preferred.
Understanding of and commitment to furthering the Catholic, Jesuit mission in liberal arts higher education.
Fordham University is committed to excellence through diversity and welcomes candidates of all backgrounds.
Fordham is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories
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 9 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.