• Full Time
  • New York, NY
  • This position has been filled

Website Fordham University

Admissions and Academic Services Coordinator, Lvl 5

Graduate Religion & Religious Education, Rose Hill

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 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 10 vacation days, 12 sick days, 4 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 Dean of the Graduate School for Religion and Religious Education (GRE), the Admissions and Academic Services Coordinator is the central point of contact for the GRE Dean’s Office and is essential in expediting admissions and academic operations.


Essential Functions        

Assists with recruitment and admissions: processes applications using Slate; provides prospective students and applicants with academic information; and troubleshoots issues related to the application process.
Assists with information sessions, open houses, and other admissions-related events.
Coordinates academic events such as new student orientation, academic workshops, open houses, information sessions, diploma ceremony, and January winter session.
Coordinates room reservations, food catering, and seating assignments for meetings and events.
Manages all phone lines and general email correspondence.
Assists the Office of the Assistant Dean as needed.

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Additional Functions      

Serves as liaison with various groups involved in event planning (e.g., campus space coordinators): 25 Live Reservation platform, food services, outside caterers, facilities, and custodial services).
Assists with the collection of faculty syllabi and other correspondence, works with the Assistant Dean on GRE social media platforms, engaging students and alumni.

Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

High School Diploma or equivalent required.
Minimum of 1 year of administrative experience in higher education

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Google mail and related Google apps
Programs such as Slate, 25 Live, and Zoom
Excellent communication skills.
A team player with strong interpersonal skills
Mandatory Competency Testing
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications 

Bachelor’s degree

Minimum Biweekly Salary for All Others: $2,051.06


Union Affiliation: Local 153




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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