The Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs in the School of Professional Studies is seeking an Assistant Director, Faculty Affairs to create and implement processes, procedures, and corresponding timelines that align with new and existing policies developed by the SPS Faculty Council, school-wide committees and administration. Other responsibilities include: manage and oversee faculty reappointment review process. Manage contracts for full-time faculty and MOUs for adjunct faculty. Independently plan, implement and direct execution of all faculty-related events for the SPS Office of Academic and Faculty Affairs. Create and implement secure and confidential nomination and selection processes for staffing existing and future school-wide and University-wide committees in collaboration with the Faculty Council. Interact with and advise faculty committees on the overall governance structure at SPS as well as school and university policies. Manage budget; project expenses, review and approve expenditures. Develop content for website, newsletter, and other materials. Shared supervision of staff. Execute special projects.
Master’s degree in higher education administration, human resources, or other related field.
5 years' progressively responsible experience with human resources management and/or faculty services or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must include experience in interpreting and communicating policies to various stakeholders.
Related experience at a large, complex, decentralized higher education institution.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent customer service, problem solving, organization, interpersonal, and communication skills. Ability to deliver consistently high quality, timely service and handle multiple complex tasks simultaneously in a high volume academic environment. Ability to establish priorities and to work independently and as part of a team, take initiative, and follow through to completion. Ability to interpret policies to faculty and senior level executives. Ability to develop relationships with key constituents at all levels of the school and throughout the University. Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information with integrity and discretion. Knowledge of standard office software. Demonstrated ability to adapt successfully to fast-paced and changing work environment and needs.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
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 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 courses, diploma programs, conferences, and seminars annually.
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