Associate Director, Programs

New York University

New York, NY

New York, NY
30+ days ago


Position Summary

The School of Professional Studies (SPS) seeks an individual to serve as the Associate Director of Graduate Degree and Contuning Education Programs for Management and Technology for the Division of Programs in Business. This individual will participate in strategic/academic planning and policy/curriculum development; recruit and hire qualified adjunct faculty to teach courses; oversee the scheduling of courses, market the program, and assist in recruiting students.


Required Education:Bachelor's degree in a business-related discipline.Preferred Education:Advanced degree in management and technology or a business-related discipline strongly preferred.Required Experience:5-7 years' managerial experience or equivalent combination in relevant field. Must include professional experience in relevant field of business/professional services or higher education. Must have a student-centered service attitude, a collaborate approach to working with faculty and be able to work well with a multi-cultural community of faculty and students. Must have direct familiarity with relevant field.Preferred Experience:Experience in management and technology and in higher education with program and curriculum development, supervision of instructional and program staff, and the program budget.Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Ability to plan, develop and implement programs and develop retention strategies based on an understanding of the content area. Ability to engage credibly with industry, effectively communicate verbally and in writing, evaluate programs and staff, and market programs and retain students. Familiarity with emerging technologies.Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:Practical and substantive understanding of business, particularly in the area of management and technology. Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute tactically. Must be able to work in a changing environment and practice creative problem-solving.

Additional Information

For over 85 years, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYU SPS) has been a deeply respected institution of higher education that is grounded in applied learning. From its early years, training returning World War II veterans to fulfill the nation’s urgent need for skilled technical workers, it has evolved into a professional education powerhouse that offers 20 graduate degrees, 13 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of non-degree courses and credentials.


NYU SPS is a thought leader, and serves as an incubator for new ideas in industries that are constantly changing, including real estate, real estate development, and construction management; hospitality, tourism, travel, and event management; global affairs and global security, conflict, and cybercrime; global sport and sports business; publishing; marketing; public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human resource management and development, and human capital analytics and technology; management and systems; translation; and professional writing. It is focused on building skills that open doors to opportunities in emerging fields and global markets. NYU SPS faculty members are leading experts in their areas of discipline, with a hands-on approach that encourages students to push beyond their limits and to break new ground.


Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Capital Markets Conference, REIT Symposium, and National Symposium of Women in Real Estate; and the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the School’s invaluable connections to industry leaders is a truly distinguishing factor in the education that it provides. Through career development services and resources provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS, guest lecturers, site visits, participation in numerous conferences and events, and Global Field Intensives, students benefit from an NYU education that will set them apart. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn from and network with more than 30,000 NYU SPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industry around the world. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit


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