Assistant Director, Graduate Programs

Job description

The Division of Programs in Business (DPB) within the School of Professional Studies (SPS) is seeking an Assistant Direct to provide operational oversight and direct administration of day-to-day program activities. Responsibilities include: develop and implement systems and procedures, participate in course planning and develop course schedules. Manage course syllabus and submission processes. Oversee course cancellation and faculty and student notification. Oversee preparation of course-related forms in academic and operational platforms. Ensure courses are scheduled and academic and payroll deadlines met. Develop positive relationships with faculty and serve as a resource to direct problems to appropriate parties or to address and resolve problems. Manage communication to faculty. Ensure facilities and technology issues in the classroom or laboratories are resolved. Assist with the onboarding of new faculty. Provide support and contribute to the successful execution of the department's strategic agenda. Serve as administrative liaison to student clubs. Support the planning of special student programs and manage the implementation of these programs. Present at recruitment events and/or identify guest speakers. Supervise staff. Manage adjunct faculty budget to ensure fund availability.

This position is located at the SPS Midtown Center, 11 West 42nd Street.

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in a relevant field.

Preferred Education:
Advanced degree, MA, MS or MBA strongly preferred

Required Experience:
5 years' relevant experience or an equivalent combination. Must include experience planning and implementing administrative activities

Preferred Experience:
Field related experience in a higher education environment

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills. 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 market programs, solve problems and interact with individuals at all levels.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (NYU-SCPS) 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. NYU-SCPS captures the expertise of the key sectors that make New York City a great global capital, such a 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 degrees, graduate certificates, 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 continuing education courses, certificate programs, conferences, and seminars annually.

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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 1/7/2019
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