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Associate Director of
Diversity Initiatives
Office of Undergraduate
Admission, Rose Hill

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.??
The role of the Associate Director of Diversity Initiatives is
to recruit, review and yield traditional, full-time, first-year
undergraduate students with specific functions related to
increasing diversity in the class. The Associate Director is a
member of a larger admission team, all of whom are responsible for
conveying the mission and essence of the University experience to
both students, parents, counselors and other influencers. In this
role, the team member manages a smaller travel territory with a
suite of in office responsibilities focused diversity initiatives.
The Associate executes independent domestic travel as needed;
presents at local, regional or national conferences; works nights
and weekends as required and is an expert in the area of diversity
recruitment. The Associate Director reports to the Dean who is the
immediate supervisor.?

Contribute to strategy related to the recruitment and review
and processing of diversity candidates including, but not limited

Adhere to holistic reading standards as set forth by the Dean
and senior team.
Provide positive and proactive customer service to families and
students at all stages in the process.
Assist team in meeting goals through teamwork during critical
Ability to be flexible and professional during periods of high
volume activities.
Possess solid critical thinking and decision making
Understand and advance university and admission goals with the
context of the
University and office wide strategic plans.
Convey nuanced diversity reading metrics that are inclusive and
provide access.

The role includes relationship building, employment of
creativity with travel/recruitment strategies, independent
management of assigned processes.
Possess a developed and nuanced knowledge of University
mission, identity, academic programs and admission related
Execute one's own expression of the Fordham story that
effectively communicates information about the University and the
admission process that is personal, yet consistent with office
guidelines, and adheres to standards.
Represent the University and/or Office of Admission at
off-campus events.
Represent the Office of Admission at college panels and other
special off campus events.
Demonstrate execution of responsibilities with minimal
Develop collaborative relationships with team members, other
members of the University community, students and families, and the
guidance community.
Communicate effectively (verbal, written) in both one on one
settings and group presentations (5-100+ people).
Participate in staff meetings and retreats.?

Bachelor's Degree required. Master's Degree desirable.
Minimum 5+ years' experience in Undergraduate Admission,
notably diversity and inclusion recruitment.
Possess the requisite skills to read and synthesize information
within compressed periods and for a high volume of
Strong interpersonal, communication and organizational skills
are critical.
Possess requisite skills to manage and coordinate the efforts
of others.
Adept at public speaking.
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
Management experience strongly preferred.
Familiarity with Technolutions SLATE or like Admission CRM
Advanced quantitative and analytical acumen preferred.
Driver's license is required.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment
to the goals of Jesuit Education.

SALARY: Commensurate with experience



Patricia Peek
Dean of Admission

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
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