The Student Service Advisor contributes to the development and implementation of GSS student services policies, procedures, requirements, activities, and events under the direction of the Assistant Dean for Student Services. As a vital member of the Student Services team, the Student Service Advisor participates in providing a variety of direct support services to all GSS students including information and problem solving, academic advisement, registration, orientation, and professional development opportunities.
Provide consultation to GSS community on most current academic course curriculum and plans of study.
Assist in coordination and monitoring of academic advising system and student assignments.
Provide students with information and support, providing appropriate resources/referrals and follow-up. Provide individual academic advisement to students when necessary.
Participate in coordination and implementation of a range of student activities such as orientation, professional development series, conferences, workshops, graduation, student advocacy and other social/academic events.
Assist in Student Service Dept. trainings for faculty, administrators, staff and the community.
Assist in ensuring the accuracy and timely revision of all Student Services information and administrative materials including the GSS Student Handbook and Website.
Oversee effect systems and processes for communication with students.
Perform other duties as needed.
Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum 5-8 years of student service experience within accredited graduate school of social work
Ethical, sound judgment, detail-oriented, with strong organizational and time management skills
Clear, professional written and oral communication skills
Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills
Able to function independently as well as part of a team and able to adapt to changes in priorities.
Able to work some evenings and weekends
Technical proficiency in specialized applications such as DegreeWorks and Banner, & Slate
Internal Number: A09285/A09290/A09295
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.