Associate Director, Programs

Posting Number 2021-7988
Posted Date 6 days ago(7/21/2021 1:54 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
DPB - Graduate Degree Programs (Administrators)
School of Professional Studies (CP1108)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Academic Program Support

Position Summary

The School of Professional Studies (SPS) seeks an individual to serve as the Associate Director of graduate degree and continuing education programs for the Public Relations and Corporate Communications programs in the Division of Programs in Business (DPB). They will develop and oversee all administrative processes and procedures including semester course schedules, faculty onboarding, appointments and compensation. Contribute to the development of a strategic plan and conduct competitive analyses for degree and continuing education programs. Manage administrative processes to provide support for new program roll out, academic planning, course and curriculum development. Manage adjunct faculty recruitment, evaluation and promotion processes. Prepare degree program budgets and income and expense projections. Supervise staff.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:
5+ years managerial experience or equivalent combination in higher education. Must have a student-centered service attitude, a collaborative approach to working with faculty, and be able to work well with a multi-cultural community of faculty and students.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute tactically. Must be able to work well in a changing environment and practice creative problem solving. Ability to create and improve administrative processes, Plan and implement special programs, and develop retention strategies. Possess effective verbal and written communication skills.

Additional Information

The NYU School of Professional Studies – Celebrating More Than 85 Years of Excellence in Applied Professional Education


For over 85 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, 13 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional students, four associate’s degrees, and a plethora of non-degree 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.


Home to some of the largest and most prestigious industry conferences in the world, including the Schack Institute of Real Estate’s Capital Markets Conference, REIT Symposium, and National Symposium of Women in Real Estate; and the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality’s International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference, the School’s invaluable connections to industry leaders is a truly distinguishing factor in the education that it provides. Through career development services and resources provided by the NYU Wasserman Center for Career Development at NYU SPS, guest lecturers, site visits, participation in numerous conferences and events, and Global Field Intensives, students benefit from an NYU education that will set them apart. In addition, they have the opportunity to learn from and network with more than 30,000 NYU SPS alumni who live, work, and contribute to innovation in industry around the world. For more information about the NYU School of Professional Studies, visit


NYU aims to be among the greenest urban campuses in the country and carbon neutral by 2040. Learn more at

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