Associate Director, Programs

New York City, New York
May 29, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Associate Director, Programs

Posting Number 2018-4565

Location : Location  US-NY-New York

Department DPB - Graduate Degree Programs (Administrators)

School/Division School of Professional Studies (CP1108)

Compensation Grade Band 53

Union N/A

FT/PT Full-Time

Job Family Academic Program Support

Position Summary

The Public Relations and Corporate Communications Program in the Division of Programs in Business (DPB) is seeking a professional to direct administration of graduate degree and noncredit programs within the School of Professional Studies (SPS).  Responsibilities include: direct administration of graduate degree and noncredit program, develop and oversee all administrative processes and procedures including semester course schedules, faculty onboarding, appointments and compensation. Contribute to the development of a strategic plan and conduct competitive analyses for degree and noncredit programs. Manage administrative processes to provide support for new program roll out, academic planning, course and curriculum development. Manage adjunct faculty recruitment, evaluation and promotion processes. Prepare degree program budgets and income and expense projections. Supervise staff.


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree

Preferred Education:
Advanced degree, MA or MBA

Required Experience:
Five to six years of managerial experience or equivalent combination in higher education. Must have a student-centered service attitude, a collaborative approach to working with faculty, and be able to work well with a multi-cultural community of faculty and students.

Preferred Experience:

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute tactically. Must be able to work well in a changing environment and practice creative problem solving. Ability to create and improve administrative processes, Plan and implement special programs, and develop retention strategies. Possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

Additional Information

The NYU School of Professional Studies offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world applications, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School of Professional Studies captures the expertise of the key sectors that make New York City a great global capital, such as real estate, finance, marketing, public relations, global affairs, hospitality and tourism, sports management, philanthropy and fundraising, communications/media, writing, the arts, and others.  Full- and part-time students enroll in on-site and online credit programs, including graduate and undergraduate degrees for both adults returning to school and traditional-aged students.  In addition, working professionals and other adult learners pursue career objectives or intellectual discovery in over 2,500 courses, diploma programs, conferences, and seminars annually.

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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