Assistant Director for
Fordham London and Granada Study Abroad Programs
ISAP, Rose Hill
Fordham University has an excellent reputation as a dynamic institution located in New York City. Founded in 1841, Fordham enrolls more than 16,000 undergraduate and graduate students in its 9 Colleges and Schools.
Reporting to the Director of the Office of International & Study Abroad Programs, the Assistant Director for Fordham London and Granada Study Abroad Programs is a key member of the study abroad office team. They contribute to advancing Fordham’s global mission by managing recruitment, advising, and enrollment for 400-500 undergraduate study abroad students for Fordham’s London and Granada-based programs.
In collaboration with the Director, London Centre staff, Granada staff, and other University offices, the Assistant Director manages key enrollment processes including student registration, housing selection, visa advising, and pre-departure orientation.
- Develops and implements a recruitment strategy for internal and external students
- Manages recruitment and advisement materials including program websites, email campaigns, printed materials, fairs, and other events.
- Serves as primary contact for London and Granada study abroad students in New York.
- Works closely with overseas staff and director on program development with focus on diversity initiatives, STEM academic fields, internships, and community engagement
- Works closely with staff in the organization of study abroad events such as fairs, advising sessions, orientation, and pre-departure sessions
- Attends study abroad fairs to promote Fordham Abroad Programs as requested.
- Reviews applications and maintains Fordham’s Roster of Study Abroad Programs and Study Abroad Guidelines and Policies as a member of the Review Committee.
- Assume role of principal advisor for London Liberal Arts, Gabelli School of Business in London, London Internship, Discover Spain, Spain in Context, and Spanish Immersion study abroad programs
- Participate in familiarization visits and professional conferences as needed.
- Bachelor’s Degree required
- Three years’ experience working in an education abroad/international education office at the undergraduate level is required with preference given to candidates with experience studying, living, and/or working abroad
- Excellent computer skills: internet, Word, Excel.
- Experience using Terra Dotta software for a study abroad office is preferred
- Knowledge of basic principles and issues of study abroad advising
- Strong oral and written communication skills, including inter-cultural and interpersonal communication; the ability to perceive context and audience and to adapt oral and written communication accordingly.
- Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a busy office
- Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
FLSA CATEGORY: Exempt
START DATE: ASAP
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Dr. Joseph Rienti
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.
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