The Division of Programs in Business in the School of Profesional Studies is seeking an individual to manage administrative activities related to academic services. The Division serves about 2000 graduate students. Responsibilities include: implementation and supervision of strategic communication and outreach related to yield efforts following students’ admission to the Division's graduate programs to increase enrollment and revenue. The Assistant Director will serve as liaison to Admissions Office and Office of Student Affairs regarding the recruitment, conversion, and retention of new and continuing students. Other responsibiities include: plan and implement student orientations and participate in and make presentations at recruiting and new student events; coordinates student activities with academic departments, SPS, and University Offices; supervise office support staff. Advise a minimum of 250 credit students.
Master's degree in higher education administration, student personnel, counseling, or a related field.
5 years' experience in student advisement and services and working with instructional staff.
Professional experience in higher education or advising and counseling
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to work with diverse populations; effective public speaking and group facilitation. Knowledge of database applications and familiarity with Peoplesoft.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to work in a changing educational environment. Able to plan and execute program-related deliverables on time. Must have strong creative problem solving abilities and the ability to work in a high-volume environment while practicing good customer service skills.
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 continuing education courses, diploma programs, conferences, and seminars annually.
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