Assistant Director, Service and Civic Engagement

Posting Number 2022-11176
Posted Date 3 months ago(11/10/2022 1:59 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Center for Student Life (Populations)
Student Affairs (WS1705)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Student Services/Athletics

Position Summary

The Assistant Director for Service and Civic Engagement primarily focuses on being responsible for programs and initiatives within the Center for Student Life that support and advance NYU's commitment to service, outreach, civic engagement, service learning, and leadership development. Work with CSL leadership team to set the vision and strategy relating to service and civic engagement and play a lead role in the creation, implementation, and management of programs designed to enhance local and global leadership and service experiences for NYU students. Initial priorities for this position may include, but are not limited to: voter education initiatives to promote civic engagement and increase the number of NYU students participating in voting, experiential service-learning, such as the Alternative Breaks Program, Project OutReach (a pre-orientation program and social impact program), and volunteer engagement opportunities. This role manages the selection, training, and supervision of student staff, site leaders, site advisors, and peer mentors. Serves as the primary point of contact within the Division of Student Affairs for service and civic engagement related topics and represents these initiatives to external constituents. Works collaboratively with other members of the CSL staff, Office of Civic Engagement, Office for Community and Government Affairs, and external community organizations. Works closely with the Office of Risk Management to evaluate contracts and coordinate travel.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education, Public Administration, Public Health, Nonprofit Management, or related field.

Required Experience:
5+ years of related experience working in or with non-profit organizations, developing outreach programs, voter education initiatives, alternative breaks, administering programs and/or services to college students, including planning and implementing programs, advising and supervising students.

Preferred Experience:
Experience working in a college student life environment in civic engagement/community service area. Experience working for or with non-profit institutions. Experience with global service and international travel.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Superior organizational and communication skills. Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment, ability to self-start and take initiative. Exhibits high forms of professionalism, independent judgment, diplomacy, interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships and communicate with diverse populations and stakeholders. Vision: taking an idea and bringing it to fruition with attention to detail. Manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously. Ability to supervise staff and students.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $58,500.00 to USD $95,000.00. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as, market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.

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