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:
Founded in 1934, the NYU School of Professional Studies (NYUSPS) offers a broad range of degree and noncredit programs that are professionally oriented, integrate theory with real-world practice, and are taught by faculty members who are leaders and innovators in their fields. The School plays a critical role in workforce development in emerging and evolving sectors of industry in New York City and around the globe including: real estate; marketing and PR; technology and project management; global affairs; hospitality, travel, and tourism; human capital management; sports business; communications/media; publishing; professional writing; translation; and the arts, among others. NYUSPS has grown to become the third-largest graduate school of NYU, attracting students from around the world. The School also serves the undergraduate market with traditional, four-year degrees in real estate, hotel and tourism management, and sports management in addition to programs for post-traditional students. Working professionals and adult learners can enhance their careers and/or enrich their intellect through more than 1,500 noncredit courses, certificates, and diploma programs, as well as through world-renowned industry conferences, seminars, and events.
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