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Global Initiatives Manager
Fordham University in New York, New York
 
 
 
Date Posted 06/15/2022
Category
Admin-International Programs and Services
Employment Type Fulltime
Application Deadline Open until filled
 
 
 
 
 

Global Initiatives Manager

Gabelli Undergraduate Lincoln Center

Fordham University

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.

  • Fordham University offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package to its employees, which includes medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance.
  • We offer tuition remission for employees and their dependents
  • A generous immediate employer match towards a 403(b) retirement plan.
  • As a tax-exempt organization under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code (IRC), Fordham is considered a qualifying employer for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program, a federal program designed to forgive student loan debt for employees of certain public and certain nonprofit employers.
  • As part of its work-life balance program, the University provides generous PTO including 15 vacation days, 12 sick days, 2 personal days, 6 summer Fridays, and holidays that include paid time off between Christmas and New year.
  • University employees have access to the Employee Assistance Program (EAP). EAP provides no-cost, professional, and confidential services, to help employees and family members address a variety of personal, family, life, and work-related issues.

Position Summary

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Global Initiatives and Partnerships, the Assistant Dean of International Student Support operates within the Global Initiatives area and works to provide across-the-board support for the Gabelli School of Business’s international students with Cura Personalis as a guiding theme.

Essential Functions

  • Serves as the primary contact and visible resource for Gabelli School of Business international students with the charge to “personalize the experience” for this student segment, ensuring smooth facilitation of various procedures related to international student paperwork and requirements.
  • Serves as the key Gabelli School liaison to the Office of International Services (OIS).
  • Assists OIS in preparing and presenting orientations and employment sessions targeted to Gabelli School international students and provides other needed support as directed.
  • Collaborates with key Undergraduate and Graduate Fordham units including OIS, Admissions, Advisement, Enrichment, Student Affairs and Enrollment Services for international student enrollment, programming and support.
  • Troubleshoots on behalf of international students when internal and external issues arise.
  • Develops robust orientation and ongoing co-curricular programming at the Gabelli School to build community, academic success and vibrancy among international students in collaboration with the Assistant Dean for Advisement (Global Initiatives), Graduate Advisement, Enrichment, OIS, and other key units, · Works closely with the Assistant Dean for Advisement (Global Initiatives) with international matriculated students and student exchange. Provides needed and required support for this segment when academic and other issues arise.
  • Develops an evaluation and assessment process to measure international student success. Formulates and reports yearly metrics / goals for continuous improvement.
  • Assists with advising Gabelli School international student organizations.
  • Serves as the key advisor for all international Collaborative Programs and Advanced Certificate initiatives. This includes the smooth facilitation of advisement, registration and program completion for these visiting delegations, as well as liaising with partner schools.
  • Actively participates with all international visiting delegations including MS Collaborative Program, NYC Immersions, Executive Education and meetings with senior leadership from visiting institutions.
  • Works closely with all international students with the goal to display individualized care and to be outward facing.
  • Serves as point of contact and provides resources to families of international students.
  • Completes additional tasks as determined by the Associate Dean of Global Initiatives and Partnerships.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree required. PhD or EdD considered a plus
  • Experience working in Student Advising and International Education
  • An understanding of the international student lifecycle and familiarity with AFCOE, I-20 Issuance, OPT, CPT and STEM
  • Strong communication/presentation skills are required along with a robust cultural mindset
  • Experience in working with multiple University stakeholders
  • Fluency in more than one language a plus
  • Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

FLSA CATEGORY: Exempt

START DATE: ASAP

APPLY HERE: https://careers.fordham.edu/postings/3164

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 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

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