Assistant Director, Industry Programs

Posting Number 2021-8578
Posted Date 3 months ago(8/27/2021 11:13 AM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Schack Institute of Real Estate
School of Professional Studies (CP1108)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio

Position Summary

The Schack Institute of Real Estate at the School of Professional Studies (SPS) is seeking an Assistant Director to develop, plan and implement strategic communication and outreach to corporate, industry and alumni stakeholders in conjunction with the associate dean. This individual will provide administrative support to all Schack Centers by planning and facilitating industry facing events, conferences, and alumni engagement activities. The position is instrumental in building and maintaining relationships with a variety of constituents on behalf of the Centers. Serve as liaison with the Wasserman Center at SPS. Manage Centers' website and digital marketing initiatives including email blasts, social media and networking initiatives to generate interest and awareness of the Schack Institute. Supervise staff. 


This position will be located at 11 W 42nd St.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Education:
Master's Degree

Required Experience:
5+ years related experience or equivalent combination. Must include experience developing, marketing and administering programs and events, supervising staff, and developing and managing budgets.

Preferred Experience:
Experience in higher education

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to research, plan, create, and implement new and existing programs and events. Ability to market programs to target groups, recruit, advise, and retain students. Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, make strategic decisions, evaluate programs and instructional staff. Ability to provide customer service and manage relationships with diverse populations.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Ability to manage multiple projects and systems with great attention to detail. Ability to communicate ideas and strategies for program growth and sustainability. Ability to work well with a diverse group of people and liaise with multiple departments and personnel. Familiarity with emerging technologies including distance learning and digital platforms.

Additional Information

For 87 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, 14 bachelor’s degrees for traditional and post-traditional 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, 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.


NYU SPS is committed to inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity, and access throughout the School.


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

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