Assistant Director, Global Initiatives
New York University
The Office of Global and Strategic Initiatives is seeking an individual to work with the Associate Director to ensure effective administration of NYUSPS global programs and related activities, including noncredit programs in Tokyo and at NYU Shanghai, as well as short-term global programs linked to SPS graduate and undergraduate curricula, and the development of new strategic opportunities for the School.
Responsibilities include: provide support for proposal creation, review, planning and assessment processes for NYUSPS credit-bearing Global Field Intensive programs. Plan, implement and manage projects and programs include scheduling, staffing and budgeting. Evaluate the quality of implemented initiatives and make recommendations for improvement. Supervise staff. Develop income and expense projections, monitor and control expense. Oversee the payment of program-related expense.
Bachelor's Degree and
Advanced degree in higher education administration, international education, or related field is strongly preferred.
5 years' of relevant experience in higher education administration, preferably in international or joint programs, with financial analysis, managing projects, and writing and editing documents.
Demonstrated success managing education program operations, overseeing administrative operations for diverse programmatic areas, and familiarity with higher education administrative systems and processes. Experience working collaboratively across organizations, functional areas and geographic locations is also desired.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Commitment to international education, academic rigor, understanding of intercultural issues, and a dedication to fostering student learning and intercultural competence. The incumbent should be flexible in adjusting to unusual situations and hours of work, with the ability to accommodate the challenges of global communication. He or she should possess excellent operational, analytical, oral and written communication skills and the ability to problem solve and work efficiently. The candidate needs creative and interpersonal skills necessary to work across cultures and within a team and the ability to represent the School in an appropriate way.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency in a second language is preferred but not required.
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 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 courses, diploma programs, conferences, and s
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