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Assistant for the London Dramatic Academy (Part-time)

Fordham University - Fordham University London Centre

Location: London
Salary: £19,000 to £21,000 (per annum, paid over 9 or 12 months)
Hours: Part Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th August 2019
Closes: 30th August 2019

Fordham University London Centre (FULC) is part of Fordham University, the Jesuit University of New York, USA ( The FULC organizes academic programmes for undergraduate students (approximately 200 each term) in business, liberal arts and practical theatre and drama studies (the London Dramatic Academy – LDA).

This is a part-time, permanent position consisting of 9 months (mid-August to mid-May) working 30 hours per week, generally Monday – Thursday 8:30-15:00 and Friday 8:30-12:30. There will also be occasional late afternoon meetings or evening events scheduled.

Working as part of a small and dedicated team the successful applicant will possess excellent interpersonal communication skills, a collaborative spirit, a friendly disposition and the ability to relate to university students. Experience with study abroad preferred.


  • Provide administrative support to the Director
  • Provide support and assistance to faculty, students and visitors
  • Work closely with the Director on timetabling for the programme
  • Prepares faculty letters of agreement
  • Attends and assists at faculty meetings (6 per year)
  • Video recording and photography of masterclasses and workshops
  • Attends LDA on and off site showings and outings
  • Maintain social media presence of LDA
  • Support recruitment of new students
  • Assists with orientation and other FULC events

Performs other duties as assigned, for example:

  • May be asked to attend scheduled student events that occur in the evening or on weekends.

Questions or queries should be sent by email to Vanessza Kaloczy


  • Bachelor’s degree required.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills and friendly disposition.
  • Administrative experience, preferably in a college or academic setting.
  • Strong computer skills and proficiency in social media are required.
  • Good organizational and office management skills, attention to detail, ability to effectively plan and prioritize.
  • Familiarity with classroom technology (computers, projectors, etc.) desirable
  • Must be able to work as part of a team, collaborating successfully with colleagues and faculty in support of the students and the Centre.
  • Must be qualified to work in the UK

Starting date: As soon as possible

Send CV and covering letter by email to: Kathryn Pogson at

Fordham Univrrsity is an equal opportunity/affirmative action institution

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