Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives (and Community Engagement) - NYU CDS

Posting Number 2022-9820
Posted Date 8 months ago(3/18/2022 4:21 PM)
Location : Location
US-NY-New York
Hybrid Remote Work Classification
60% to 80% Onsite
Center for Data Science (Administration)
Center for Data Science (CM1035)
Compensation Grade
Band 53
Business/Professional Administrative

Position Summary

Reporting to the Director of Administration and Operations, the Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives will be a key thought partner in the Center for Data Science to enhance CDS’s reputation and impact. The Associate Director of Strategic Initiatives will be responsible for planning, executing, and overseeing CDS’s strategic events, projects, communications, initiatives, industry relations, and public relations. In addition, the Associate Director will be tasked to represent and promote CDS in public and private settings to build and enhance relationships with industry partners and collaborators. This position will be a critical part of the CDS Administration and Operations team to meet CDS’s strategic objectives.


Required Education:
Bachelor's Degree

Required Experience:
5+ years Experience working in higher education institutions and experience in communications, marketing, branding, and/or industry relations.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills, including a strong customer-service orientation. Outstanding presentation skills. Proficient project management skills, and ability to work in teams (CDS career development team and operations team). Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills and event management skills. Ability to make sound judgments. Ability to synthesize large amounts of information, focus on results, manage competing priorities successfully. High-level of organizational skills with superb attention to detail. Ability to work in a fast-paced work environment. Multicultural competency and ability to work with diverse populations; demonstrated commitment to and understanding of IDBEA.

Additional Information

In compliance with NYC's Pay Transparency Act, the annual base salary range for this position is $65,000 - $115,000. New York University considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and organizational considerations when extending an offer.


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