Associate Director, Global and Strategic Initiatives

Posting Number 2023-12599
Posted Date 4 months ago(10/9/2023 1:17 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
Hybrid: 60% to 80% Onsite
Office of Executive Education, International Programs, and Strategic Initiatives (Administrators)
School of Professional Studies (CP1108)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

The Associate Director will support the School of Professional Studies’ global strategic goals. This position will develop strategic plans and new programs to expand global opportunities. They will oversee the implementation and management of projects and revenue-producing initiatives. Supervise global operational activity and act as a liaison with the NYU Office of Global Programs.  Manage relationships and communication with NYU Offices, institutional partners, and external organizations. Supervise research and prepare analyses on the financial, market, and operational aspects of potential initiatives; draft and review proposals; collaborate with the SPS Learning and Teaching Nexus to build quality assessment protocols and ensure ongoing evaluation of global programs. Communicate with internal individuals to clarify and interpret policies and procedures. Negotiate, clarify and establish terms and conditions for initiatives with external organizations. Ensure that projects are in compliance with University legal, procedural and operational requirements. 


Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in higher education administration, international affairs, or related field.

Preferred Education:
Master’s degree in higher education administration, international education, international affairs, or related field.

Required Experience:
5-7 years' relevant experience in higher education administration or equivalent combination. Must include experience in global program administration, international education or similar area.

Preferred Experience:
Demonstrated success managing global programs, establishing partnerships, and negotiating programmatic or service agreements between institutions of higher education both domestically and abroad. Experience representing an organization to external parties.

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 must be flexible in adjusting to unusual situations and hours of work, with the ability to accommodate the challenges of global communication. He/she should possess excellent operational, analytical, oral and written communication skills, the ability to problem solve and work efficiency. He/she must also have the creative and interpersonal skills necessary to work across cultures and within a team.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Proficiency in a second language.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is USD $77,000.00 to USD $97,000.00. 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. This pay range represents base pay only and excludes any additional items such as incentives, bonuses, clinical compensation, or other items.

Since 1934, 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 undergraduate 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.  We prepare students for in-demand jobs in fields including real estate,  hospitality and tourism; global affairs; global sports management;  publishing; marketing and public relations; project management; executive coaching and organizational consulting, human capital management; information technology, management and systems; translation; publishing and professional writing. NYU SPS 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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