Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfer Students

Fordham University
New York City, New York
Feb 01, 2019
Executive Administration Jobs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfer Students

Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC)

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. 

The Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfer Students at Fordham College at Lincoln Center (FCLC) is responsible for supporting the academic progression of all juniors and the integration of transfer students into the college.  FCLC is an arts and sciences college in the heart of Manhattan that enrolls approximately 2,000 undergraduate students from a wide range of social, economic and cultural backgrounds.  The college provides majors in the humanities, social sciences, and natural science, as well as outstanding programs in theater, visual arts, music, social work, and education, as well as a BFA in Dance in collaboration with the Alvin Ailey School. The Assistant Dean for Juniors and Transfer Students reports to the Dean of FCLC and works closely with the other FCLC class deans, the pre-law director, the pre-health advisor, faculty, academic department leadership, Student Affairs and Campus Ministry.


  • Serves as a member of the FCLC Dean’s leadership team and of the student advising office
  • Supports the Catholic and Jesuit mission of the University
  • Represents the College at various evening and weekend events
  • Advises students regarding college and university curricular requirements and academic policies
  • Counsels students using technology software about the core curriculum, academic progress, course registration, major declaration, internship opportunities, study abroad, research, fellowship and scholarship opportunities, the job market, post graduate volunteer opportunities, and graduate school application
  • Works collaboratively with departmental associate chairs, program directors, and faculty
  • Develops programs for juniors, including convocation and workshops to build students’ capacities.
  • Serves external and internal transfer students with credit evaluation, orientation, course registration, and advising
  • Leads and coordinates annual Ars Nova, the FCLC’s Arts & Sciences Research Showcase


  • 3-5 years’ experience in a higher education setting, preferably experience in undergraduate student advising.
  • Master’s Degree required.
  • Excellent organization, communication, and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and G-Suite required and Banner student information system preferred.
  • Experience advising students with technology software, such as the Student Success Collaborative.  
  • Knowledge of national trends and literature regarding best practices in advising students from diverse social, economic, and cultural backgrounds.
  • Fluency in a foreign language preferred.
  • Understanding of, and ability to work well with all students, including students of color, students with disabilities, commuter students, first-generation college students, and international students.
  • Knowledge of and commitment to the goals of the Catholic, Jesuit mission in higher education.
  • Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education



SALARY: Commensurate with experience





Dean Frederick J. Wertz

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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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