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Assistant Director of Pre-College and International Student Programs

FSPCS Dean, Rose Hill, Lincoln Center, Westchester

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 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.

Hybrid Policy:       

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Dean of Summer Session, the Assistant Director of Pre-College and International Programs is responsible for recruitment of and programming support for visiting high school and international student populations for the Summer Session in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies.


The ideal candidate will be a highly responsible and responsive individual with experience anticipating and serving students’ needs; communicating effectively with student, parent, and faculty populations; and coordinating across university departments.


Essential Functions        

Manages Summer Leaders Academy (SLA) and Pre-College and international student inquiries and applications
Manages the promotion of programs through email campaigns and social media
Liaises with Marketing on print brochures and ad design
Assists with outreach to potential feeder high school or third-party college counselors
Attends select Summer Programs Fairs
Liaises with Office of International Services to secure visas for international students
Assists with coordinating and welcoming international students on arrivals and assists with coordinating departures
Assists with structuring and delivering a communication strategy designed to retain
parent and student engagement with the program post-acceptance, before arrival and
during the program (parents)
Assists with post-Summer communication with students and parents
Coordinates orientations and class trips
Supervises student workers
Liaises and coordinates with Residential Life on program support

Essential Functions Note

This list is not intended to be an exhaustive list.

The University may assign additional related duties as necessary.


Management Responsibilities  

Guides work of other employees who perform essentially the same work and/or student workers. Organizes, sets priorities, schedules and reviews work, but is generally not responsible for final decisions in hiring, performance management or compensation.


Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

Bachelor’s Degree
Minimum 2+ years related experience in college or high school program planning (Admissions, Residential Life, Alumni Relations)

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Excellent communication and organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail essential
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously, capacity to adapt quickly to changing circumstances, and ability to perform non-routine work required
Helpful and friendly attitude
Ability to work mid-May to early August, including weekends, nights, and holidays as needed
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications 

Master’s Degree

Minimum Starting Salary: $62,400


Maximum Starting Salary: $75,000


Note: Salary is commensurate with qualifications, experience, and skills.


FLSA: Exempt







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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