Associate Director, Partnerships

Posting Number 2022-11271
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/29/2022 10:54 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Office of Executive Education, International Programs, and Strategic Initiatives (Administrators)
School of Professional Studies (CP1108)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Academic Program Support

Position Summary

The School of Professional Studies (SPS) at NYU is seeking an Associate Director of Partnerships that will work closely with the Director of Career Pathways Innovation and Public Policy, the Assistant Dean, the Admissions department, and the SPS Marketing team to grow external relationships supporting NYU SPS’s degree and continuing education pathways programs. This individual will collaboratively execute strategies to identify, develop and cultivate high-value relationships with educational entities and organizations, as well as employers to refer students for high school programs with pathways into SPS, including continuing education and/or degree programs. Track, analyze, and report on partner prospecting and results and help benchmark data to advise internal and external stakeholders on best practices to support growth. In addition, the Associate Director will manage the Program Administrator, Pathways Programs.


This is a 3-year fixed-term position.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree in a related area.

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree

Required Experience:
5+ years relevant work experience in business development, account management, sales, marketing, human resources, corporate relations, career development, or admissions.

Preferred Experience:
7+ years Background in or understanding educational programs and partnerships at the secondary and/or postsecondary level, graduate education, marketing, or partner training/facilitation is desirable.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
The ability to understand fundamental concepts of several technical/computational fields of study. Candidates must possess a proven ability to cultivate strong customer relationships. Exceptional presentation, written and oral communication, and interpersonal and organizational skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Understanding of high school and higher education landscapes, education nonprofits, and the ability to identify opportunities for and facilitate cross-sector partnerships related to education and career-connected learning is a plus. Excellent Excel, PowerPoint, Salesforce, social media, and presentation skills.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $70,000.00 to USD $120,000.00. 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.


For 88 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, 14 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of continuing education 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.


NYU SPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.


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