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Assistant Director, Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program

FSPCS Westchester, 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.

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Position Summary

Reporting to the Associate Dean of Strategy and New Programs in the School of Professional and Continuing Studies (PCS), the Assistant Director of the Post-Baccalaureate Pre-Health Program facilitates the administration and advising of the program as outlined in the essential functions.


The program provides pre-health candidates with the opportunity to take aspirant program prerequisites. Additional responsibilities include supporting projects associated with additional programs in the Allied Health Professions area.


This position requires travel between campuses.


Essential Functions        

Provides academic advice to current pre-medical and pre-health students.
Provides new student intake and academic advising.
Guides students through meeting both academic and career-related aspirant program admissions.
Collaborates with PCS Admissions and all departments as necessary throughout the University.
Serves on the committee of the Health Professions program and performs the following duties:
Vets applications
Conducts information sessions
Manages files (Blackboard site, interview packets, student status tracking)
Chairs committee interviews
Writes committee letters
Addresses student inquiries
Manages documents and uploads to centralized application systems (AMCAS, etc.)
Presents program overview at post-baccalaureate information sessions and express admissions day.
Assists with post-baccalaureate course schedule each semester.
Works with Fordham College academic departments to approve Fordham College of Rose Hill and Lincoln Center undergraduate PCS science course requests.
Works with Associate Dean on enhanced post-baccalaureate student communications and 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.


Additional Functions      

Supports for post-baccalaureate student events (workshops, panels, medical school presentations)
Assists with operational and program administration in the area of Allied Health professions as directed
Researches as needed (e.g., marketplace trends)

Required Qualifications: Education and Experience        

Master’s degree from an accredited college or university
Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a higher education setting
Minimum of 3 years of student advising

Required Qualifications: Knowledge and Skills     

Demonstrated strong interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
Ability to travel to and between multiple campus locations as required
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.

Preferred Qualifications 

Familiarity and experience with STEM academic programs
Experience with STEM careers and aspirant programs
Familiarity and experience working with pre-medical and/or pre-health students

Minimum Starting Salary: $65,000


Maximum Starting Salary: $85,000


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







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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