Position Summary The Center for Publishing in the School of Professional Studies is seeking an Assistant Director to assist with administration of its three division:? the Master of Science in Publishing: Digital and Print Media program; the Summer Publishing Institute, and external events including global student trips and Executive Education Programs. The Center for Publishing trains industry professionals for positions in book publishing and digital/magazine media companies.? The Assistant Director will have primary responsibility for the graduate program but assist with the administration of all programs.? In collaboration with the director, the individual will participate in strategic academic planning and policy development for the program, serve as primary student liaison and advisor and provide onsite administrative oversight of all program functions.? Responsibilities include: participate in course planning and develop course schedules. Manage course syllabus and submission processes. Oversee course cancellation and faculty and student notification. Oversee preparation of course-related forms in academic and operational platforms. Ensure courses are scheduled and academic and payroll deadlines met. Develop positive relationships with faculty and serve as a resource to direct problems to appropriate parties or to address and resolve problems. Manage communication to faculty. Ensure facilities and technology issues in the classroom or laboratories are resolved. Assist with the onboarding of new faculty. Provide support and contribute to the successful execution of the department?s strategic agenda. Serve as administrative liaison to student clubs. Support the planning of special student programs and manage the implementation of these programs. Present at recruitment events and/or identify guest speakers. Supervise staff. Manage adjunct faculty budget to ensure fund availability.? Must be willing to travel and chaperone students on trips if needed. ? Qualifications Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Publishing or Higher Education preferred Required Experience: 5+ years or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must include experience planning and implementing administrative activities. Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills. 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 market programs, solve problems and interact with individuals at all levels. Willingness and availability to travel to recruiting events and both domestic and international programs. Additional Information 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. ? EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Associated topics: admin secretary, admin support specialist, administrative assistant ii, administrative support, administrative support specialist, analyst iv, business support, fellow, information technology support associate, support staff
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