Assists the office staff in the development and execution of programs related to the First Year Experience at Fordham Lincoln Center.
Assists the Associate Director in the organization of the New Student Orientation program including a comprehensive three-day program at the start of the fall semester as well as a January one day program.
Coordinates the Commuter Freshmen Mentor (CFM) program which pairs every incoming first year commuter student with an upper-class mentor; recruits, hires, and supervises 1 Program Coordinator and 7-9 mentors to assist new students with their transition to college.
Advises Fordham University Emerging Leaders (FUEL) Program; recruits, selects and advises FUEL Student Leader Team to develop and implement the leadership development program hosted in the Spring Semester.
Participates in the Family Weekend planning committee. Oversees and executes logistical operations, and assists with staffing the weekend’s activities each October.
Assists the Associate Director with program assessment including, but not limited to, administering, collecting, and analyzing data/ administers the national assessment instruments offered through the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) related to the First Year Experience.
Assists in maintaining the departmental web pages related to First Year Experience programs.
Collaborates with the Associate Director and the Office of Residential Life on large-scale events for the freshmen class as part of the First Year Experience initiatives.
Participates in long-term planning related to the Division of Student Affairs strategic planning process.
Assists the Office for Student Involvement in realizing its departmental and divisional goals for the academic year.
Assists with program development and execution of New Student Orientation, Winterfest Concert, Spring Fling, Senior Week and Commencement events.
Assumes additional duties, as deemed appropriate and as assigned by the Associate Director and Director.
Bachelor’s Degree required.
Must be currently enrolled in a graduate program; preference will be given to individuals enrolled in a higher education or related field of study.
Previous involvement/experience in Orientation/Student Activities/Organizations preferred.
Must be able to work evenings and weekends.
An understanding of working at a Jesuit institution is required.
Internal Number: H03030
About Fordham University
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.